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Concession Street
Hamilton, ON
Canada

905.902.LOVE

The Zoetic is more than a theatre, it's a creative way of life on Hamilton Mountain. 
THEATRE - INTERACTIVE MOVIES - DANCE - LIVE MUSIC - MAGIC - MORE
The Zoetic Theatre & Creative Arts Company, 526 Concession Street, Hamilton ON  L8V 1A6

Tickets & Info

See what's up and coming at The Zoetic.

Sep
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Chicago Sing-Along!

Introducing our brand new Chicago Sing-Along! So many people can't get enough of our Sing-Alongs, so we're bringing you more, more, more! This is one of our favourite movies packaged up with our Signature Prop Bags, Specialty Cocktail, Costume Contest, and, well... you singing!

Don't know all the words, don't worry. We'll have them onscreen for you. It's a whole new way to enjoy this sassy Oscar®-winner.

About the film:
From the master of the movie musical, director Rob Marshal, starring Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and René Zellweger... Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn't going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

PG/2003/114min

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7pm ONLY

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Sep
30
8:00pm 8:00pm

Laugh Night @ The Zoetic featuring K. Trevor Wilson

We're super pumped to announce a hilarious Laugh Night @ The Zoetic featuring comedian K. Trevor Wilson from Crave TV/Comedy Network's hugely popular "Letterkenny", heading into its 3rd season on Crave. He was also a finalist on Comedy Centrals Roast Battle hosted by Jeff Ross. He headlines our Laugh Night on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 8pm.

ABOUT K. Trevor Wilson:

K. Trevor Wilson, the Man Mountain of Comedy has spent over 20 years in entertainment industry. A star from Crave TV’s award-winning television show “Letterkenny”, he’s also appeared on What Would Sal Do, Showcase’s Billable Hours, NBC’s Darcy’s Wildlife and A&E’s Breakout Kings.

Debuting at age 14 on the TV show Goosebumps, he is best known for his work as Squirrelly Dan on Crave TV’s Letterkenny.

As a stand up comedian he’s performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central’s Roast Battles and multiple times at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal as well as the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and JFL 42.

Join us
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AT 8PM ONLY
Don't miss out on our limited VIP package that includes up-close seating and aftershow Meet & Greet!

Check out his recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. 

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Oct
13
8:00pm 8:00pm

Friday The 13th

They were warned... They are doomed... And on Friday the 13th, nothing will save them.

We're going back to 1980 to relive one of the definitive slasher films which is now a cult classic. Directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller, the film tells the story of a group of teenagers who are murdered one by one by an unknown killer while attempting to re-open an abandoned campground, and stars Kevin Bacon!

As an added bonus, we've got a horror short film thanks to the Hamilton Film Festival. Local director, Kyle Hytonen's Massacre at Femur Creek, a 19 minute horror-comedy!

It's all part of our Halloween thrills at The Zoetic!

Friday, October 13th at 8pm ONLY! 
1980/Rated R/95 min

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Oct
15
2:00pm 2:00pm

The Second City's Big Bad Wolf (vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker)

Get ready for a massive dose of Halloween Family fun with The Second City! Get your gang dressed up in your Halloween costumes and enjoy the masters of improvisational comedy, as well as kids crafts, games, and prizes before the show! Come early.

Big Bad Wolf vs Lord Underwearface Von Schtinker is a hilarious musical romp that takes a new look at a children’s classic. Our unlikely hero, Big Bad Wolf, must enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always as they seem. Big Bad Wolf Vs. is one of our favourite Second City Family shows ever. 

This show is sure to entertain everyone, and is ideal for ages 5-12.

Running time: Approx 80 mins including our pre-show fun and costume contest.

OCTOBER 15, 2017 at 2pm ONLY, Doors open at 12:30pm for Kids Crafts, Games, and Prizes!

Save big with families of 4 or more!

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Oct
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

An Evening with Medium Sherry Gallant

The death of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult experiences. The struggle with many intense and frightening emotions, including depression, anger, and guilt.  Feeling isolated and alone in your grief, but having someone to lean on can help you through the grieving process.

In this live event, Sherry will validate messages from loved ones who have crossed over to members of the audience and educate them that our loved ones are always with us.   

She creates a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere in order to ensure a peaceful and spiritual experience. She continues to encourage her sceptics to not let discomfort prevent them from receiving validation and loving messages from their loved ones who have crossed over.

Sherry brings comfort, hope and closure to people who are grieving the loss of their loved ones.  She continues to help countless people. Having suffered a tremendous amount of grief herself, Sherry understands the emptiness inside.  Her inspiration and motivational communications with the spirt world has truly been unbelievable.

For more information & tickets, click here. To contact the event producer, go to www.sherrygallant.com:

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Oct
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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It's here! We're proud to present The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a one-of-a-kind movie experience just in time for Halloween! 

Costumes and traditions are encouraged, of course. Don't dream it, be it! Be sure and do it up with our Signature Prop Bags and Cocktails! What a night!

About the movie: Newly engaged couple, Brad and Janet, encounter car trouble on a rainy night. When they stop to ask for help, they find themselves in a bizarre place! It's the castle of a charming transvestite, Dr. Frank-N-Furter. They are offered shelter for the night, but will they want to stay?(R/100min/1975) 

Join us for an unforgettable experience!

October 28, 2017  Two Shows ONLY - 7:00pm & 11:00pm
This is a 19+ event.

This event is expected to sell out.

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Sep
16
7:00pm 7:00pm

Blade Runner - The Epic Experience

Just ahead of the release of Blade Runner 2049, we bring you the original BLADE RUNNER (1982), and we've Zoetic-sized it to create an awesome night for cinema-lovers like you.

Get ready for our pre-show Costume Contest, Prop Bags, and our aftershow Trivia Lounge with prizes!

PLUS, before the show, we've got a slimy, slithery surprise for you, thanks to our friends at the Reptile Store! Then enjoy one of the most influential and talked-about sci-fi films of all time.

Oscar®-winning director Ridley Scott directs Harrison Ford... Robots are employed in off-world mining and exploration too dangerous for the human colonists. Fleeing from a polluted home planet, the human-like robots establish themselves across the solar system.

RATED AA

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
SHOW AT 7pm (114 mins) 
TRIVIA LOUNGE 9pm (no cover with show ticket)

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Aug
19
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Wizard of Oz Sing-Along!

It's a Summer of Song as we bring back our most popular events from the year, including our one-of-a-kind The Wizard of Oz Sing-Along!

It's an old-school musical classic. Experience the first Technicolor movie like never before. This is your chance to sing out to Judy Garland's Over the Rainbow, and pipe it out for We're Off to See the Wizard. Don't hold back! 

Don't know all the words? Don't worry, we'll have them onscreen for you. Plus, get the full experience with one of our signature Prop Bags. It's old meets new at The Zoetic!

THE STORY: When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.

Saturday, August 19, 2017
7pm ONLY

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Aug
3
to Aug 5

Zamprogna Arts Presents RENT (LIVE)

Presented by Zamprogna Arts (zamarts.ca) and performed by students of the Summer Theatre Programme, RENT School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.  

An inspiring musical about friends and artists struggling with addiction, poverty, AIDS and – most of all – love. (MTIshows.com)

Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7pm
Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7pm
Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 2pm & 7pm

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Jul
22
7:00pm 7:00pm

Grease Sing-Along!

It's a Summer of Song as we bring back our most popular events from the year, including our Grease Sing-Along!

Experience the thrill of singing out your favourite songs with a theatre-full of other Grease-lovers. It doesn't get much better than that!

Oh wait, or does it...

How about prizes for Best Costume! Prop bags available to enjoy the full experience! And don't worry, we'll teach you the hand jive before the show and have the lyrics onscreen for all the big musical numbers!

The most popular movie musical of all time, "Grease" merges the talents of solid gold recording star Olivia Newton-John as good girl Sandy and John Travolta of "Saturday Night Fever" fame as greaser Danny in this nostalgic look at the Fabulous Fifties.

1978/110min/PG

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7pm ONLY

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Jun
24
7:00pm 7:00pm

Dirty Dancing - The Triple Threat Experience

It's a Summer of Song as we bring back our most popular events from the year, including our one-of-a-kind Dirty Dancing screening. We've jam-packed one of our favourite movies full of audience participation to get you and all your friends out of your shell and having "the time of your life" in our sexy vintage theatre! It's a Sing-Along, Quote-Along, Dance-Along!

Don't know all the words? The dance moves? Don't worry, we'll give you everything you need to enjoy. You "never felt like this before!" We'll even have Prop Bags and a themed Signature Cocktail for those who want the full experience. Don't forget to dress up in your best costume or 80s dance attire!

You already know and love the original movie:
Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor Johnny Castle. Starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze.

1987/PG-13/100min

Saturday, June 24 at 7:00pm ONLY
Then join us in our after-show lounge.

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Jun
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Jaws - The Epic Experience

To celebrate Shark Week, we're taking an old favourite and super-sizing it into an Epic Experience. How do we do that, you ask?

It starts with a pre-show Costume Contest, Prop Bags, and our aftershow Trivia Lounge with prizes!

Enjoy one of the greatest films of all time with other adventurers like you!

Steven Spielberg's 1975 masterpiece about a giant great white shark that arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23
SHOW AT 7pm (124 mins) 
TRIVIA LOUNGE 9:30pm (no cover with show ticket)

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Jun
10
11:00am11:00am

Concession Streetfest

For one day, we shut down the street and fest it up! Join us June 10 from 11-7pm for live music, food, tons of shopping, and all kinds of local culture.

Here's the main stage schedule:

1:00am:  Opening Ceremonies with MP Scott Duvall and MPP Monique Taylor
1:30am:  Kasapi Biradi
12:30am:  Zumba by Pam
1:00pm:  Cathy Anne as Connie Francis
:30pm:  Anthony Joseph as Elvis
:00pm:  Alegria Dance Company
2:30pm:  Hip Hop by Avery
:00pm:  Forecast
:30pm:  Chris Precius Fire Show
4:00pm:  Artillery Dance Company
4:30pm:  Lennox Maximus
:30pm:  Alegria Dance Company
:00pm:  Close

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Jun
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

The Door You Came In

Created and performed by
David Macfarlane and Douglas Cameron

The Door You Came In isn’t quite a play and it isn’t quite a concert.  It’s a musical story – sometimes funny, sometimes tragic – that tells the tales of family, and memory, and war.

A writer visits his dying mother.   He brings a book that he’d written twenty-five years ago to read to her.  It’s about her family.   But it’s also about the terrible battle – Beaumont Hamel – that sits at the heart of both Newfoundland’s and her family’s history.   So begins The Door You Came In -- a two-man performance based on David Macfarlane’s acclaimed memoir, The Danger Tree. 

The songs and the music of The Door You Came In are Douglas Cameron’s department.  A seasoned, Juno-nominated singer and performer, Cameron plays banjola, mandolin, ukulele, and accordion.  His engaging, foot-tapping performance combines popular tunes of the day (“Pack Up Your Troubles,” and “If You Were the Only Girl in the World”) with original compositions.  Macfarlane’s narrative weaves seamlessly throughout the music.  

Visit the producer's facebook page 

ONE SHOW ONLY
SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2017
1pm

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Jun
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

It Was 50 Years Ago Today

A live music celebration of the 50 year anniversary of The Beatles' breakthrough album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

"Hamilton's Beatles' Guy" musician and looping master Christopher Clause gets us involved in a trip down memory lane from Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds to the epic A Day in the Life and everything in between, set alongside a visual journey back in time.  This is an amazing one-man recreation of the historic album, with a few special surprises "from his friends". 

This all-ages show is designed to get you singing along and reliving that nostalgic feeling that goes with this incredible piece of Beatles' history.

LIVE CONCERT
FRIDAY, JUNE 2nd at 8pm (doors at 7pm)
Adults $20 +HST
Children under twelve & Seniors $18 +HST

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May
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Sidewalk Sounds On Concession St

NEXT SIDEWALK SOUNDS IS FRIDAY, MAY 19!

The Zoetic Theatre, along with the Concession Street B.I.A., invite you to join us on the 3rd Friday of every month from May to September for Sidewalk Sounds! Come experience a sampling of Hamilton’s Local Music Community along the sidewalks of Concession Street.

Six musical artists will be showcasing their talents outside various locations along the strip - including on our very own doorstep at The Zoetic. Plus, our licensed snack bar will be open for your enjoyment.

There will be lots of activities, shopping, food and music to check out all along the street. 

Don't miss it! We hope to see you #UpTown!

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May
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Hairspray Sing-Along!

Good Morning, Baltimore... err, we mean, Hamilton! Presenting our all-new Sing-Along - Hairspray! Get your hair done and your vocal chords warmed up and join us for a hilarious, upbeat, fun-loving, can't stop the beat Sing-Along. 

Don't know all the words, don't worry. We'll have them onscreen to make sure you keep up! Plus, get the full experience with one of our Signature Prop Bags, and well, our Signature Cocktails. And of course, we'll be counting on you to strut onstage for our Costume Contest and Hairdo Contest!

You can't help but feel good surrounded by this film's star-studded cast including Zac Efron, James Marsden, Michelle Pfeiffer, and John Travolta.

In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight, and meets a colourful array of characters. She then launches a campaign to integrate the show.

Hairspray Sing-Along!
PG/117min
May 13 at 7pm ONLY

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Apr
29
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Our Spring Fling continues! And it's about to get very daring!

The antici...pation was killing us. We just couldn't wait until October so we're popping up with an exactly-half-way-through-the-year screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show! We're even prepping a prop bag for you, so you can get the full experience. Plus, we're stirring up a Signature Drink with your name on it from our licensed snack bar. Get dressed up and make it count!

You know you want to! "Let's do the time warp again!" As always, singing encouraged.

About the film: Newly engaged couple, Brad and Janet, encounter car trouble on a rainy night. When they stop to ask for help, they find themselves in a bizarre place! It's the castle of a charming transvestite, Dr. Frank-N-Furter. They are offered shelter for the night, but will they want to stay?

(R/100min/1975)

ONE SCREENING ONLY
April 29, 2017 at 8pm

This is a 19+ event.
Warning: Mature content. Beware of flying toast.

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Apr
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Annie Sing-Along!

A sing-along for the whole family! It's the original Annie movie done Zoetic-style, with lyrics on screen, prop bags, costume contest, face-painting, and most importantly - you singing! If you haven't experienced one of our sing-alongs, it's quite a feeling singing along with 300 other people! 

ANNIE is the story of a plucky, red-haired girl who dreams of life outside her dreary orphanage. One day, Annie (Aileen Quinn) is chosen to stay for one week with the famous billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks (Albert Finney). One week turns into many and the only person standing in the way of Annie's fun is Miss Hannigan, the gin-soaked ruler of the orphanage (played to hilarious perfection by Carol Burnett). Will Miss Hannigan's zany attempts to kidnap the irrepressible Annie succeed?

Join in for unforgettable songs, including "It's A Hard Knock Life" and "Tomorrow."

1982/127min/PG

Saturday, April 22, 2016 at 6:30pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)

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Apr
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

Mighty Mateo's 3rd Annual Orange Crush

The Zoetic is pleased to support the fundraiser, Mighty Mateo's 3rd Annual Orange Crush, hosted by dear friends of the theatre.

On July 29, 2013, a young boy named Mateo was diagnosed with A.L.L. leukaemia. For the next 5 months he bravely fought this awful disease with courage and determination. Unfortunately along with the treatment comes many side effects and sadly due to those side effects Mateo lost his battle on January 2nd, 2014.

For all but a few days during that 5 months his parents Nickie and Justin lived at McMaster Children's Hospital and saw first hand that there are many unnecessary burdens families face on top of a child's diagnosis.

Since Mateo always wanted to help others, his parents started this fund in his honour to help alleviate some of those unnecessary burdens families face. 100% of the money raised goes to helping families with children battling cancer and other serious illnesses. Some examples of how they help are by bringing families meals, providing them with gift certificates, and even parking passes.

Please come out and join us for a night of laughs with comedian Arthur Simeon, great prizes and appetizers.

We hope to see you there!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8pm
Doors at 7:30pm

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Mar
25
8:00pm 8:00pm

Mamma Mia! Sing-Along

Featuring the songs of ABBA and based on the world's number one musical comedy, it's Mamma Mia! Sing-Along Zoetic-style. Get your vocal chords warmed up and experience the movie like never before!

Don't know every word? Don't worry, we'll have the lyrics onscreen. We'll even have Prop Bags to give you the full experience! Don't forget to dress up in your best mediterranean attire cause it's getting "hot" in this theatre!

20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry her boyfriend Sky at her mother's hotel on an island in Greece. She seemingly has it all; a carefree life, loving boyfriend and happy friends but one thing has been missing all her life; a father. Her only wish now is to be given away by her dad at her wedding. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie then secretly invites all three men in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father before the wedding bells start to chime! But not all goes to plan...

PG-13/108min/2008

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8:00pm ONLY

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Mar
4
8:00pm 8:00pm

Comedy Night @ The Zoetic: Daryn Jones & Dave Merheje

We're super excited about this one! It's a double-whammy Comedy Night @ The Zoetic featuring Daryn Jones & Dave Merheje. These two guys have been all over TV and around the world with their hilarity.

LIVE Saturday, March 4
8pm
Tickets starting at $25 plus HST

Want to know more about these comics...

Daryn Jones became a staple of Canadian television in 2006 when he was named Star and Creative Producer of MTV Canada's flagship series MTV Live, interviewing mega stars like Tom Cruise, Jake Gyllenhaal, Weird Al Yankovic, Adele, and Quentin Tarantino. He began his standup career in Victoria, BC at age 17, went on to create and co-host the award-winning comedy series Buzz for the Comedy Network where Daryn’s wry humour and guerilla-style attack comedy garnered him a Gemini Award for Best Writing of a Comedy Series in 2001. He was a regular on the Mercer Report, hosted the live national search for Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz on CBC Television, made regular appearances on Hockey Night in Canada, Breakfast Television, The Food Network and The Cooking Channel. He currently lives in Los Angeles and appears regularly at The Comedy Store and The Ice House.  

Dave Merheje is considered to be one of the most original standup acts on the comedy scene today. His multiple award-winning act has gained a loyal following across in North America with his “no fear” approach on stage and a comedy style best described as aggressive in-your-face funny. He is a regular contributor on MTV Canada, won the Just For Laugh's 2011 Homegrown Comic Competition and NOW Magazine's 2011 Best of Toronto Award for Best Male Stand-up. In 2012 he was a part of the NBC Standup for Diversity tour, and a Canadian Comedy Award-nominee for Best Stand-up. In 2013 he was nominated for another Canadian Comedy Award, this time for best taped live performance. Dave has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, JFL42 in Toronto, and the Halifax Comedy Festival. Dave tours clubs and theatres regularly, and most recently shot his own comedy special which will be released in 2017. 

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Feb
25
8:00pm 8:00pm

Grease Sing-Along!

Our Grease Sing-Along was so popular we've brought it back to help get you through the winter! Experience the thrill of singing out your favourite songs with a theatre-full of other Grease-lovers. It doesn't get much better than that!

Oh wait, or does it...

How about prizes for Best Costume! Prop bags available to enjoy the full experience! And don't worry, we'll teach you the hand jive before the show and have the lyrics onscreen for all the big musical numbers!

The most popular movie musical of all time, "Grease" merges the talents of solid gold recording star Olivia Newton-John as good girl Sandy and John Travolta of "Saturday Night Fever" fame as greaser Danny in this nostalgic look at the Fabulous Fifties.

1978/110min/PG

Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 8pm ONLY

If you love Sing-Alongs as much as we do, check out Mamma Mia! Sing-Along on March 25 >>

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Feb
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Truth: It Might Surprise You

Truth: It Might Surprise You. An Evening of Music & Sharing.

With Tom Wolf, Errol Starr Francis, Michelle Thomas, Jane Burning, Guy Crittenden, Melanie Knights, John William Bauld, Shonna Brown, Darryl Switzer & David Hickey

As turbulent times continue to escalate we need time to pause and reflect, to gather and share. The Truth is buried deep and hidden well. Who do we trust? Who do we turn to? What can we do? These important questions can't be answered all at once. This event may guide you closer and may even open a door for you. As people who care deeply about this world, we hope we can Shine a Light for you this evening and lift some of the burden with our truth and our music.

About awakening, Timothy Leary once said, "Find the others..."

We are "the others." Come and join us.

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What to expect at this event:

7pm- David Opening Remarks and Agenda.

7:10-7:20pm Jane Burning & Michelle Thomas Opening Blessings

7:20-7:40pm Jane Burning & Michelle Thomas Discussion

7:45-8:00pm John William Bauld & Shonna Brown Kirtan

8:05-8:25pm Guy Crittenden Discussion

8:30-8:50pm Drum Circle/Intermission

9:00-9:20pm Errol Star Francis Music

9:25-9:45pm Melanie Knights Discussion

9:50-10:15pm Crystal Journey W/Darryl Switzer

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Friday, February 17th 7:00-10:00pm The Zoetic Theatre. 526 Concession St, Hamilton, ON

Cost By Donation. Please Bring Food Item for Hamilton Food Share.

Questions regarding this event? Contact the organizer >>
 

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Feb
4
8:00pm 8:00pm

Hooking Up with The Second City

Have a good laugh this Valentines!

The world-renowned comedy troupe, The Second City, takes to the stage at The Zoetic with their hilarious sketch and improv show Hooking Up with The Second City. This show makes fun of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love! 

You know The Second City from their 55-­year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, Colin Mochrie, and Hamilton's own Martin Short.

Saturday, February 4 at 8pm

Special Thanks to our Event Partner Westpro Media for supporting great ideas in Hamilton.

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Jan
21
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Wizard of Oz Sing-Along

Our brand new Sing-Along is an old-school musical classic - it's The Wizard of Oz Sing-Along! Experience the first Technicolor movie like never before. This is your chance to sing out to Judy Garland's Over the Rainbow, and pipe it out for We're Off to See the Wizard. Don't hold back! 

Don't know all the words? Don't worry, we'll have them onscreen for you. Plus, get the full experience with one of our signature Prop Bags. It's old meets new at The Zoetic!

THE STORY: When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
7pm ONLY

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Jan
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

The HPO Presents: Immortal Beloved

Presented by: The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra

Explore the life and loves of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven in this critically acclaimed film. After the composer’s death, his last will and testament reveals that his estate, music and affairs will be left to his “immortal beloved,” but there remains a question as to who this unnamed woman mentioned in one of his letters, may be. Starring Gary Oldman and Isabella Rossellini.

Pre-Film Feature: Learn more about Beethoven’s music in this mini-performance of a Beethoven Piano Sonata.

January 13, 2017, at 7:30pm

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Vintage Midnight - New Year's Eve

Happy New Year Hamilton! Join us for a New Year’s Eve full of music, magic, comedy, cocktails, canapés, and nostalgia. This is our biggest and classiest event ever! And it’s all Hamilton.

Party like it’s 1927! We’re celebrating the 90 years this theatre has been a landmark of entertainment in Hamilton. And we’re ringing in the New Year with Hamilton’s top talent.

We’ve got Juno Nominee Jim Witter, Juno Winner Tomi Swick, mega-talented Liteyears, and the oh so sensational Bonnie Hamilton.

Don’t worry, no prohibition here. We’ll be serving up some delicious drinks and delightful nibblies from the chefs at Pokeh Bar!

Join us for a special night where vintage meet vanguard, and the memories last a lifetime.

Doors at 7:30pm, first performance at 8:30pm. Dress in the classiest attire of your favourite era!

Early Bird Pricing in effect until Dec 25: $55 per person plus HST.
$65 per person plus HST after Dec 25. 
Includes Champagne at midnight and Canapés.

Cash bar.

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7:30 Live piano in the lobby with Cole Holland
8:30 Tomi Swick
9:30 Bonnie Hamilton
10:15 Liteyears
11:00 Midnight countdown with Jim Witter
Timing may vary

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Dec
18
1:30pm 1:30pm

The Sound of Music Sing-Along

The Zoetic Presents... A Christmas Tradition that's fun for the whole family - it's our Sound of Music Sing-Along! A Christmas Classic that you can get involved in. Don't know all the words? Don't worry, we'll have them onscreen for you. Experience the film like never before and sing out to your heart's content!

Plus, we've specially designed a prop bag to go with the movie, so you can get the full experience this Christmas!

And come early for face-painting by Glitterbug Face & Body Art!

A heartwarming story: Often in trouble and doing the wrong things, Maria is sent to the house of a retired naval captain to care for his children. Captain Von Trapp was widowed several years before and was left to care for seven 'rowdy' children. Maria soon learns that all these children need is a little love to change their attitudes. 

PG/1965/155min

Sunday, December 18 at 1:30pm (doors open at 12:30pm)
This show has an intermission.
Special family and group pricing in effect.

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Dec
10
8:00pm 8:00pm

Eat, Buy, Repeat: The Second City’s Guide to the Holidays

A boisterous comedy that will have you laughing all the way through the festive season!

The Second City returns to The Zoetic with an all-new show! Eat, Buy, Repeat: The Second City’s Guide to the Holidays is chock full of original songs, hilarious new sketches, plus some Second City favourites from holidays past.

A great family activity where you don’t actually have to talk to your family. An office outing that’s smart, funny, and over in two hours. What more could you ask from the comedians of The Second City? Alcoholic hot chocolate? We have that.

Eat, Buy, Repeat: The Second City’s Guide to the Holidays
Saturday, December 10 at 8pm ONE NIGHT ONLY

Event Partners: M-Cable Inc. and Freedom Studios
Special thanks to our Event Partners for supporting great ideas in Hamilton!

VIP Seating is available for this event and includes upfront seating, a bar drink and regular popcorn.

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Dec
2
10:00am10:00am

Polar Express Pyjama Screening

It's a special PA Day Pyjama Party. We kick off the Christmas Season with our famous Polar Express Pyjama Screening.

The holidays are almost here and the kids are already climbing the walls! Make it easy for yourself... Bring the kids in their PJs to this special screening of the magical Christmas movie, The Polar Express.

Plus come early for face-painting by Glitterbug Face & Body Art!

Believing in Santa Claus isn't easy when all of your friends and family insist he's just make-believe. A boy's faith is rewarded one Christmas Eve when he's awakened by a steam train that pulls up in front of his house and takes him and other children to the North Pole to meet Santa. 

Friday, December 2
10am
$8 plus tax

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Nov
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

Freedom Arts Project Fundraiser

Join us for an evening in support of Creative Arts and Equal Opportunities in Elementary Education! Funds from this event will support the "Freedom Arts Project", a program that provides arts opportunities in schools where they wouldn't otherwise exist.

Get ready for a wonderful night full of fun, a silent auction and live entertainment, featuring food by 4 local restaurants, including Papa Leo's, Mezcal, Jonny Blonde and Nellie James. Tickets include a cocktail and canapés. There is a fabulous silent auction and live entertainment.

Come on out and support a program near and dear to our hearts. Get advance tickets: www.thezoetic.ca/events.

Thank you for your support!

Saturday, November 26 at 8pm

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Nov
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Debra DiGiovanni - Comedy Night at The Zoetic

It's Comedy Night at The Zoetic featuring Debra DiGiovanni LIVE.

More than likely you've seen her on one of her many television gigs - comedy specials on CTV/Comedy Network, the Match Game revival, Last Comic Standing, or winning her Gemini for best-televised comedy performance. 

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni has been awarded the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Female Comic for the third time in 5 years. She’s been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for three years running, she was named her hometown Toronto’s favourite comedian. Debra’s comedy has a sharp edge while maintaining a playful, happy air. Couple that with a hilarious act that is so personal everyone can relate - and you see why Debra is so popular. We're honoured to have her perform at The Zoetic.

In the meantime, check out her hilarious Twitter feed and incredible following - 58,000 people can't be wrong!

Saturday, November 19 at 8pm
VIP Select Seating available at this event, includes a non-alcohol drink, regular popcorn, autographed photo by Debra DiGiovanni

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Nov
13
2:00pm 2:00pm

HFF Presents: Milton's Secret

HAMILTON FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS...

Milton's Secret
(Canada, Family Drama, )
Producer Fred Fuchs will present
Panel discussion on bullying to follow the film

Milton's Secret
Sunday November 13th, 2pm - Tickets
$10 General Admission
$36 Family of 4 

Twelve-year-old Milton Adams (William Ainscough) feels his world is in crisis. With his parents (Mia Kirshner & David Sutcliffe) stressing about their careers and finances, and the neighbourhood bully (Percy Hynes-White) tormenting him, he is constantly anxious. But when Milton’s optimistic Grandpa (Donald Sutherland) comes to visit, he learns the secret to finding true happiness from a man who has seen the world and who has committed to living life in the ‘now’.

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Nov
12
9:30pm 9:30pm

HFF Presents: Scratch

Scratch
Canada, 95min, Dark Comedy / Action, Maninder Chana)
Saturday November 12th, 9:30pm - Tickets
$12 General Admission

Action and dark comedy collide when the perfect heist goes inexplicably wrong, leaving a young woman
trapped with mobsters and goons headed her way to claim what remains of a 30-million dollar loot.

Filmed in Hamilton

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