From theatre to music, dance, and everything in between, we’ve crafted a list of marquee productions and festivals lighting up the Escarpment this winter! Get ready for a season packed with sensational performances and unforgettable moments. 

Tom Thomson’s Wake. Photo: Glenn Hubbers

The Historic Roxy Theatre

The Roxy Theatre, owned and operated by Owen Sound Little Theatre, stands as the primary regional hub for live theatre and music performances. The historic soft-seat opera house, which dates back to 1913, can host up to 400 patrons and sits within Owen Sound’s historic downtown area. For box office sales, events listings and more visit

Mudmen in Concert
Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy known to be characters both on and off the stage. With 11 studio Albums, Mudmen have been featured on HBO’s Shameless, NBC’S The Black Donnelly’s, AE Sports games, and more! January 19 

The Ladies Foursome
The day after their friend Catherine’s funeral, four friends gather for a round of golf in honour of their recently departed friend. Over the course of eighteen holes, secrets and confessions unravel as the women discuss love, sex, children, and everything in between. February 8-10 and 14-17 

The Owen Sound Reel Festival
Owen Sound’s Reel Festival returns to the Roxy, featuring presentations from the Toronto International Film Festival’s Film Circuit. March 2 

Something Rotten!
This riotously funny theatrical production follows two brothers on a mission to craft the world’s first musical, blending 16th century Shakespeare with 21st century Broadway. Faced with the daunting shadow of the Renaissance icon “The Bard,” the brothers aim for a smash hit amid a backdrop of characters, lively song and dance. April 11-14, 18-20 and 24-27 

Tom Thomson’s Wake – An Original Folk Musical
Two years after renowned painter Tom Thomson’s mysterious death, his friend, his mentor and his lover gather to share their memories of Algonquin Park’s most famous resident. But did any of them really know the man? Through their diverging songs and stories, a new portrait of the iconic Canadian artist emerges. Featuring high-definition imagery of Tom Thomson and Group of Seven artworks, unforgettable characters and an original folk music score by Shipyard Kitchen Party (creators of the musical 100 Years from Now), this Canadian musical will entertain audiences of all ages.
May 3

Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II
Founded by Craig Martin, this renowned ensemble meticulously recreates iconic albums live on stage, focusing on historical pieces that withstand time’s scrutiny. Distinctly eschewing costumes and impersonations, they channel all their energy into delivering authentic musical renditions. May 4


The Marsh Street Centre in Clarksburg is a community-owned and volunteer-operated facility. With a 200-person capacity, the centre serves various organizations, as well as hosting intimate live music and theatre productions. After nearly 100 years of service to the community, it remains a vital cornerstone of culture. For box office sales, event listings, and further details, explore

Classic Lightfoot Life 
The number one Gordon Lightfoot tribute show in Canada comes to Clarksburg! With over 30 years of entertaining crowds, John Stinson is praised for sounding just like Gord and faithfully recreating Gord’s songs. February 10 

Leash – A Tribute to Pearl Jam
A group of five friends and musicians celebrate Seattle’s Pearl Jam! Known as one of our generation’s greatest rock bands, they bring a vibrant, powerful performance featuring all the hits, B-sides, and cherished songs that made us adore Pearl Jam. January 20 

The Sattalites
The Sattalites blend various styles, ranging from classic rocksteady to lively dancehall beats, infusing a new essence into rhythm and blues and jazz. With a reggae base, their tight harmonies evoke a soulful vibe that resonates with audiences, getting everyone dancing. March 30 


As Collingwood’s foremost and enduring performance company, Theatre Collingwood is committed to enriching the artistic tapestry of our region through inclusive collaboration and through our participation in the creation of a Centre for Arts and Culture in Collingwood. For box office sales, events listings and more visit 

J.S. Bach’s Long Walk in The Snow 
CBC host Tom Allen’s “chamber musical” narrates the tale of a young Johann Sebastian Bach. Following a harrowing fight, he embarked on a 400 km journey north to a dazzling port city where a wise old teacher resided. During his stay, it’s entirely possible he fell in love. Upon his return, he swiftly evolved into the genius artist we continue to revere. January 20 

Any Dream Will Do – The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber 
This show offers a backstage view of the life and music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. With storytelling and songs, top musical theatre talents bring the show to life. It showcases a plethora of hits like Memory, Don’t Cry for Me Argentina and The Phantom of the Opera. February 13-14 

Girls Nite Out Comedy Troupe featuring Elvira Kirt 
Featuring a cast of Canadian Comedy Award winners, Second City alum and CBC comedy darlings, Girls Nite Out with Elvira Kurt includes stand-up performances and improvisation that will have you in stitches. March 7-8 


For more than a century, Meaford Hall has attracted year-round audiences with a wide range of live entertainment, gallery exhibitions, films, and community-driven social gatherings. The 330-seat theatre, characterized by high ceilings, retains its original ornate features while boasting state-of-the-art technology and exquisite acoustics. For box office sales, events listings and more visit  

Carl Dixon 
As the front man for The Guess Who, April Wine, and Coney Hatch, Carl had reached the pinnacle of his career when a life-altering car crash nearly took his life. Despite the odds, he’s here today to share his music and a powerful tale of resilience, positivity, and a life deeply entrenched in rock and roll. January 18 

Tartan Terrors 
Armed with classic bagpipes, fiddles, vibrant drum tones, and distinct guitar styles, the Tartan Terrors captivate standing-room-only audiences. Join us for Robbie Burns Day with a whisky tasting, great music and celebrate in true Celtic style! January 25 

Classic Troubadours Live 
Award-winning singer-songwriter Jacob Moon brings you a dynamic ensemble of incredible singers and musicians paying homage to these four icons, including hits like Fire and Rain, Running on Empty, Big Yellow Taxi and You’ve Got a Friend and more! January 27 

Oscar Peterson – Jazz Legend and The Man I Knew with Lance Anderson 
Award winning musician, composer and producer, Lance Anderson shares his compelling stories about his musical mentor and friend while also sharing some of Oscar’s incredible music. February 8 

Becoming The Beatles 
This show is definitely not a tribute show but rather, a musical documentary about four boys who became the world’s greatest band, featuring musician, producer and music historian, Hailey Marie. Twenty live songs, over 300 images and one unforgettable story. February 22 

Eh! Celebration of Dance, Featuring Ballet Jörgen 
This lively performance presents excerpts from beloved classical ballets like Cinderella, The Nutcracker, and the acclaimed Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet. With its fast-paced, entertaining, and thought-provoking blend of classical and contemporary ballet, this program is perfect for the whole family. April 10 

Sue Foley: One Guitar Woman 
Celebrate International Women’s Month with the incredibly talented, multi-award-winning guitarist, singer and songwriter, Sue Foley, who shares the music and stories of a variety of female pioneers of the guitar. March 7 

Irish Mythen 
Think back to a time in your life when you heard music that was so powerful and beautiful you were instantly engaged. That very well could have been an Irish Mythen show, an experience in the joy of everything. March 27 

Rogers, Richie and Robinson 
This incredible evening, featuring three world class singers, Luke McMaster, Kevin Pauls and Joel Parisien, will celebrate music legends Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie and Smokey Robinson. April 18