The Spotlight Series is the Port Theatre Society’s nationally-acclaimed presentation series that includes some of the most exciting touring artists available, every one of them showcasing artistic excellence and innovation. At the heart of the Spotlight Series is a passion to create access to diverse and authentic experiences for our audiences. Choose from a variety of exciting events. There’s truly something for everyone! And the more events you attend, the more you save with our Spotlight Packages.

UPCOMING SPOTLIGHT SHOWS

UNIKKAAQTUAT A TRIBUTE TO THE INUIT TALE
MIXING CIRCUS, ARTS, MUSIC AND INUIT CULTURE

Monday, January 20, 2020  Show starts at 7:30pm

Unikkaaqtuat is a multidisciplinary production led by Artcirq, Les 7 Doigts de la main and Taqqut Productions. This unprecedented creation will celebrate Inuit culture, its traditions and vision for the future.

Adults $53 | Members $48

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INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT
A CAPTIVATING SHOWCASE OF THE GUITAR

Friday, January 24, 2020   Show starts at 7:30pm

An annual favourite, International Guitar Night’s founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours of North America highlighting the diversity of the acoustic guitar.

Adults $40 | Members $35

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CLASSICAL COFFEE CONCERT SERIES
CHAMBER MUSIC IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, February 4, 2020   Show starts at 10:30am

The charismatic Bergmann Piano Duo return this season joined by violinist Jasper Wood for the series’ third performance featuring music to the film The Red Violin on February 4

Adults $27.50 | Members $24.50 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $96

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LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO
A WORLD-WIDE DANCE PHENOMENON

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020   Show starts at 7:30pm

The fact that men dance all the parts – heavy bodies delicately balancing en pointe as swans, sylphs, water sprites, romantic princesses, angst-ridden Victorian ladies – enhances rather than mocks the spirit of dance as an art form, delighting both ballet connoisseurs and beginners.

Adults $65 | Members $60 | Students $25

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OFF STAGE JAZZ
JAMES McRAE
CABARET STYLE IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, March 3, 2020   Show starts at 8:00pm

Drummer/arranger James McRae is joined by Jennifer Scott, Rene Worst and Astrid Lyre for a unique jazz re-envisioning of Gordon Lightfoot’s iconic songbook.

Adults $30 | Members $26 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $80

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MANUAL CINEMA:
FRANKENSTEIN
A SPECIAL CANADIAN PREMIERE PRESENTATION

Sunday, March 8, 2020  Show starts at 7:30pm

In what will be a most unique live experience and monstrous feast for the senses, internationally-renowned multimedia company Manual Cinema will stitch together the classic story of Frankenstein with Mary Shelley’s own biography to create an unexpected story about the beauty and horror of creation.

Adults $53 | Members $48 | Students $12.50

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AN ARTS CLUB THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION
KIM'S CONVENIENCE
BY INS CHOI

Wednesday, March 25, 2020  Show starts at 7:30pm

Mr. Kim, a Korean shopkeeper, grapples with both a changing neighbourhood landscape and the chasm between him and his second-generation offspring. This journey of a fractured but loving family forgiving the past and confronting the future is a new Canadian classic.

Adults $42 | Members $37 | Students $25

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OFF STAGE JAZZ
QUINN BACHAND
CABARET STYLE IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, March 31, 2020  Show starts at 8:00pm

Brishen, a Romani term meaning ‘bringer of the storm’, is an apt description for this exciting Euro-gypsy swing ensemble headed by musical voyageur Quinn Bachand.

Adults $30 | Members $26 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $80

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OFF STAGE JAZZ
JAMES DANDEFER
CABARET STYLE IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, April 21, 2020   Show starts at 8:00pm

Early jazz meets modern inspiration with James Danderfer’s swinging ‘Gatsby Trio’ evoking the spirit of the small 1930s cabarets of New Orleans and Chicago.

Adults $30 | Members $26 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $80

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CLASSICAL COFFEE CONCERT SERIES
CHAMBER MUSIC IN OUR LOBBY

Thursday, April 30, 2020  Show starts at 10:30am

April’s concert features the return of Sarah Hagen whose outstanding visionary and artistic talents shaped the founding of the Classical Coffee Concert Series in 2011.

Adults $27.50 | Members $24.50 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $96

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DAKH DAUGHTERS
UNDERGROUND ETHNO PUNK CABARET

Friday, May 1, 2020   Show starts at 7:30pm

Armed with musical instruments in hand, these seven actresses create a life-affirming performance about love, freedom and beauty which – at the end of the day – will save the world.

Adults $40 | Members $35 | Students $12.50

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PAST SPOTLIGHT SHOWS

OFRA HARNOY
ONE OF CANADA'S MOST CELEBRATED CELLISTS

Sunday, September 29, 2019  Show starts at 3:00pm

Ofra Harnoy has established herself as one of the great cellists on the world’s concert stage. A five-time JUNO award winner, Ofra has recorded over 40 solo albums spanning many musical styles and genres.

Adults $53 | Members $48

ROSANNE CASH
ONE OF COUNTRY'S PRE-EMINENT SINGER/SONGWRITERS

Tuesday, October 1, 2019   Show starts at 7:30pm

“She Remembers Everything” is Rosanne Cash’s current international tour, a poetic, lush and soulful collection of songs that reckon with a flawed and intricate world. This intimate evening marks a return to more personal songwriting after a trio of albums that explored her southern roots and family heritage.

Adults $70 | Members $65

CLASSICAL COFFEE CONCERT SERIES
CHAMBER MUSIC IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, October 8, 2019  Show starts at 10:30am

The charismatic Bergmann Piano Duo return this season joined by the Duo Turgeon for the series’ opening performance Pianopoly on October 8.

Adults $27.50 | Members $24.50 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $96

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BALLET VICTORIA
BALLET ROCKS!
DRAMATIC, ECLECTIC, POWERFUL AND LACED WITH PASSION AND HUMOUR

Wednesday, October 9, 2019  Show starts at 7:30pm

Ballet to iconic rock music like you have never seen before. Expect the unexpected as the beauty and power of these two genres meet in an elegant and passionate performance by professional dance company Ballet Victoria.

Adults $40 | Members $35 | Students $12.50

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LES VOIX HUMAINES
CONSORT OF VIOLS
A LOOK AT THE VAST REPERTOIRE FOR MULTIPLE VIOLS

Sunday, November 3, 2019   Show starts at 2:00pm

Les Voix humaines consort of Viols have thrilled audiences worldwide with dashing performances of early and contemporary music for three decades with arrangements that give new life to the ideology of recycled music.

Adults $40 | Members $35 | Students $12.50

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OFF STAGE JAZZ
JOHN LEE
CABARET STYLE IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, November 5, 2019  Show starts at 8:00pm

Known for being a gifted multi-instrumentalist, the charismatic John Lee can both engage the audience and improvise fluidly on the guitar, piano, bass, drums and vocals.

Adults $30 | Members $26 | Students $12.50 | 4-Pack $80

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AN ARTS CLUB THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION
BED & BREAKFAST
BY MARK CRAWFORD

Wednesday, November 6, 2019  Show starts at 7:30pm

When Brett inherits a family estate, he and his partner, Drew, move to a quiet little tourist town to set up a B&B. But will these big city boys face friction in their new community?

Adults $42 | Members $37 | Students $25

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CLASSICAL COFFEE CONCERT SERIES
CHAMBER MUSIC IN OUR LOBBY

Tuesday, December 3, 2019  Show starts at 10:30am

The charismatic Bergmann Piano Duo return this season joined by Tenor Benjamin Butterfield for the series’ second performance that will melt the winter blues away with his velvety vocals for Wintersong on December 3

Adults $27.50 | Members $24.50 | Students  $12.50 | 4-Pack $96

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WINTER HARP
A MAGICAL MEDIEVAL ADVENTURE

Saturday, December 7, 2019   Show starts at 3:30pm

Winter Harp brings another of its Christmas masterpieces to our stage in a concert that is a feast for the ears, eyes and soul. Velvet gowns, golden instruments, and backdrops of cathedrals and snow – it’s like being in King Arthur’s court.

Adults $40 | Members $35 | Students $12.50

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SAVE WITH SPOTLIGHT PACKAGES AND MEMBERSHIP!

Enjoy up to 25% OFF when you buy multiple shows to mainstage performances.
Save even more by becoming a Port Theatre Member!
SAVE WITH 4-PACKS for CLASSICAL COFFEE CONCERT SERIES  $96

Individual tickets $27.50 | Members $24.50 | Youth/Students $12.50

SAVE WITH 4-PACKS for OFFSTAGE LOBBY JAZZ SERIES  $80

Individual tickets $30 | Members $26 | Youth/Students $12.50

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