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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, and more. The Zoetic Theatre & Creative Arts Company, 526 Concession Street, Hamilton ON  L8V 1A6

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See what's up and coming at The Zoetic.

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Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Freedom Arts Project presents "PEACE"

Introducing an Original Christmas Ballet that celebrates PEACE. In support of the Freedom Arts Project - a Hamilton-based initiative that provides dance and drama programs in Equal Opportunity schools - this performance features talented ballet dancers from across the city, who have come together for a beautiful and emotional evening of dance and artistry.

Featuring the choreography of Christena Hampson and Victoria Gennaccaro, this show promises to be a Christmas treasure with an important theme for all ages.

Plus, take part in the silent auction. All proceeds from this event support the Freedom Arts Project.

You and your family are invited to join us Friday, December 7th at 7pm ONE NIGHT ONLY!

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Oct
27
to Oct 28

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 27th, 2018  - 11:00pm /Doors open at 10:00pm
This is a 19+ event.

This event is expected to sell out.

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Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

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 27th, 2018  - 7:00pm /Doors open at 6:00pm
This is a 19+ event.

This event is expected to sell out.

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Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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We continue our Halloween Thrills at the Zoetic with a family-friendly Steven Spielberg masterpiece, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Take a break from violent superhero sequelmania and introduce this loveable, uplifting friendship story to your children... or just enjoy it for yourself.

And of course, it wouldn’t be right without some Zoetic-style excitement, like our Costume Contest, and Signature Cocktail.

THE STORY: An alien botanist who gets stranded on Earth and is found and befriended by a young boy named Elliot (Thomas). Nicknamed E.T., the alien learns from Elliot about life on Earth, while Elliot learns about the true meaning of friendship and love. As government agents close in on E.T.'s location, the pair embark on the adventure of a lifetime as Elliot tries to help E.T. return to his home planet.

Its all part of our Halloween Thrills at the Zoetic! By the way, all of October at The Zoetic is Dress-up!

Saturday, October 20th at 7:30pm (doors at 6:30pm)

1982/PG/121min

Advance Tickets $12 | At The Door $14

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Oct
12
7:30 PM19:30

The Lost Boys

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Presenting the winner of our Facebook Halloween poll - it’s The Lost Boys from 1987! It’s Corey, Corey and Kiefer in this vampire-fighting classic film.

And of course, it wouldn’t be right without some Zoetic-style excitement, like our Costume Contest, and Signature Cocktail.

The story…

Teenage brothers Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam (Corey Haim) move with their mother (Dianne Wiest) to a small town in northern California. While the younger Sam meets a pair of kindred spirits in geeky comic-book nerds Edward (Corey Feldman) and Alan (Jamison Newlander), the angst-ridden Michael soon falls for Star (Jami Gertz) -- who turns out to be in thrall to David (Kiefer Sutherland), leader of a local gang of vampires. Sam and his new friends must save Michael and Star from the undead.

It’s okay - be a teen again for one night! Its all part of our Halloween Thrills at the Zoetic! By the way, all of October at The Zoetic is Dress-up!

1987 / 97 mins

Friday, October 12th 7:30 PM (Doors Open at 6:30pm)

Advanced Tickets $12 | At The Door $14


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Oct
6
to Oct 7

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 6th, 2018  - 11:00pm /Doors open at 10:00pm
This is a 19+ event.

This event is expected to sell out.

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Oct
6
7:00 PM19:00

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 6th, 2018  - 7:00pm /Doors open at 6:00pm
This is a 19+ event.

This event is expected to sell out.

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May
11
8:00 PM20:00

POESY: Live in Concert

The Zoetic is proud to present POESY: Live in Concert. A winning artist from CTV's The Launch, POESY has been top 40 for eight weeks with "Soldier of Love" (which is also the promo song for TV's This Is Us). Not only is she an incredible musical talent, but she's also a hard-working inspiration, and we're honoured to bring POESY to Hamilton's Funky Vintage Theatre.

Between her mononymous name and her distinctive, powerful voice, there’s something truly mysterious about POESY.

After writing her first song at age 9, POESY has been making a name for herself on Canada's music scene, sharing the stage with acts such as Hollerado, Sloan, FeFe Dobson and Mother Mother. Her songwriting is inspired by literature, 1970s rock, thrift stores, and bus rides, while her sound and style is inspired by the likes of Freddie Mercury for his charisma, Stevie Nicks for her enchantment, Dolores O’Riordan for her power, and Kurt Cobain for his honest raw lyrics.

Get ready for a powerful night of music.

Friday, May 11 at 8pm
VIP Seating available for this event

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS: We're excited to create an opportunity for burgeoning new musicians with an open call for an Opening Act. Send us your audition video by April 27 and POESY will help us choose her opening performer! 

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Feb
10
8:00 PM20:00

Hooking Up With The Second City

ActionCOACH Presents 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 10, 2018
8pm

Special Thanks to our Event Partner ActionCOACH for supporting great ideas in Hamilton!

VIP Seats available for this performance.

This performance contains mature content. The Producers recommend ages 14+.

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Crystal Journey New Year's Eve

On the eve of a Full Moon, David Hickey's Crystal Journey will welcome in the New Year with a special focus on raising your positivity as you enter a new chapter in your life. Known for a powerful, hypnotic sound that blends international instruments such as Paiste Planet Gongs, Quartz Crystal Bowls and Persian Santour - Crystal Journey is a one-of-a-kind experience in the Meditative/Sound World.

The first set will focus on the parallel energies of the "Summer of Love" 1967 and 2017 by touching on the music, peace, social and environmental issues of the day. The second set will be a chance for all of us to set new goals, uncover new energies and to connect with a whole new way of being. In 1968 the energy was dramatically altered just as it will be in 2018. The idea that we cannot continue in the old way and expect things to be different or better... It's time for a whole new makeover.

Are you ready to take the Journey?

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2017
Doors at 8pm, first set at 8:30pm

VIP Packages available for this show (limited quantity)
Children under 12 are free
Save with 2 people!

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Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

Polar Express Pyjama Screening

We're kicking off the Christmas holidays with our famous Polar Express Pyjama Screening!

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!

About the movie: 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

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23 at 10AM

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Dec
17
2:30 PM14:30

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!

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 17 at 2:30pm (doors open at 1:30pm)
This show has an intermission.

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Dec
9
8:00 PM20:00

The Second City: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Sweater

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or at least…. that’s how the song goes. We invite you to laugh along at The Second City Holiday Show as we make fun of all the washed up, broken down traditions that tend to plague the holiday season. The renowned comedy crew serves up a delightful mix of satirical sketches and songs to keep you in a jolly mood from now until the snow melts. 

Get ready for big laughs as the best young comedic actors in the country take the stage, creating hilarious new characters, surprising audiences with their improvisational skill.

***JUST ADDED: Ugliest Sweater Contest - wear your most hideous Christmas sweater and compete for the grand prize - a total Re-Gift!

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th at 8PM ONLY

 
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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Elf: The Epic Experience

We're kicking off the holiday season with a fun twist on a seasonal favourite! Experience the movie Elf like never before, with our signature Quote-Along, Sing-Along, Prop Bags, Costume Contest, and Specialty Drinks for young and old. 

About the movie: A human baby raised as an elf heads to New York City to find his place in the world, and track down his father. But life in the big city is not all sugarplums and candy canes. His father is a "Scrooge" and his eight-year-old stepbrother doesn't believe in Santa. Even the snowmen aren't friendly in New York.

Join us for a playful evening filled with laughs, fun interaction, a great movie, and... candy!

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2nd at 7PM ONLY
PG/1hr 37min/2003

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Nov
25
8:00 PM20:00

Live Concert Celebration: Liteyears, Mike Maas, Wild Night

We're celebrating 90 years of entertainment in Hamilton with a rocking hometown concert by Liteyears, Mike Maas & The Late Night Lineup, and Wild Night. With open arms, this city has long embraced music and art of all styles, genres and mediums from artists of all walks of life and given them a voice. Since 1927, The Zoetic Theatre venue has given those voices the opportunity to be heard.

Come celebrate a favourite hometown venue and an amazing line-up of local artists on November 25th and help us prove why Hamilton is the best city in the world!

LITEYEARS:
Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario, LITEYEARS is a pop band on the rise that’s been quickly making a name for themselves on Canada’s national stage. Drawing from a diverse sonic palette ranging from cinematic orchestral arrangements reminiscent of a Hans Zimmer film score to the electronic sensibilities of modern pop music, LITEYEARS has created an honest representation of themselves and their musical tastes: high energy, anthemic alternative-pop with depth.

MIKE MAAS & THE LATE NIGHT LINEUP:
Led by Hamilton native and veteran singer-songwriter Mike Maas , Mike Maas & The Late Night Lineup is a confident pop rock blend of earthy acoustic and echoing ambient soundscapes. With Maas’ powerful and emotive voice at the forefront, the band’s infectious and masterfully-written ballads draw influence from the likes of Coldplay, U2 and The Beatles.

WILD NIGHT:
Wild Night hail from the smoke stacks of Hamilton, Ontario. They play rock and roll like their lives depend on it because, while they were growing up, they did. Carrying the echoes of their parents’ records, Wild Night are out to revive the heart and spirit of everything good that is gone.


Since 1927, The Zoetic Theatre has been a landmark on Hamilton Mountain offering everything from vaudeville to cinema to live performance. Alongside the theatre’s 90th anniversary, The Zoetic itself heads into its fifth year as an arts and entertainment organization. Join us for this live concert celebration!

NOVEMBER 25 at 8PM, Doors at 7:30pm

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Nov
12
1:30 PM13:30

Hamilton Film Festival: Rust and Bone & Author Craig Davidson

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Presented by GritLit and the Hamilton Film Festival

RUST AND BONE

It all begins in the North of France. Ali suddenly finds himself with a five year-old child on his hands. Sam is his son, but he hardly knows him. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali takes refuge with his sister in Antibes. There things improve immediately. She puts them up in her garage, she takes the child under her wing and the weather is glorious. Ali first runs into Stephanie during a night club brawl. He drives her home and leaves her his phone number. He is poor, she is beautiful and self-assured, a princess: his complete opposite. Stephanie trains killer whales at Marineland. When a performance ends in tragedy, a call in the night again brings them together. When Ali sees her next, his princess is confined to a wheel chair: she has lost her legs and quite a few illusions. He simply helps her, with no compassion or pity. And she comes alive again.

AFTER THE FILM

Craig Davidson will be available for a Q&A and will be selling and signing his new book, Precious Cargo. CRAIG DAVIDSON was born and grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, near Niagara Falls. He has published three previous books of literary fiction: Rust and Bone, which was made into an Oscar-nominated feature film of the same name, The Fighter, and Sarah Court. Davidson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his articles and journalism have been published in the National Post, Esquire, GQ, The Walrus, and The Washington Post, among other places. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his partner and their child. 

Get HFF tickets on Bruha >>

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Oct
28
7:00 PM19:00

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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Oct
15
2:00 PM14:00

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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Sep
30
8:00 PM20:00

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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Jun
2
8:00 PM20:00

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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Apr
29
8:00 PM20:00

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
8
8:00 PM20:00

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
8:00 PM20:00

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
8:00 PM20:00

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
8:00 PM20:00

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
4
8:00 PM20:00

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
7:00 PM19:00

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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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.

--- Show Schedule---
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
1:30 PM13:30

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
8:00 PM20:00

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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