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- The Shaw Festival 2015
The New AM 740 is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2015 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake.
This year’s line-up includes Tony Award winning musical “Sweet Charity”, Shaw’s “Pygmalion”, “Light Up The Sky”, “Peter and the Starcatcher” and more.
To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW.
- Apr 17
- Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.
For tickets go to mirvish.com.
- May 5
- A Tribute to Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra
The New AM 740 presents the ARB production of “A Tribute to Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra”
Tickets are available by calling 1-800-753-9857 or go to carmens.com.
- May 26
- The Wizard and I: Broadway Hits
The Wizard and I: Broadway Hits – June 16 and 17 at Roy Thomson Hall.
This scintillating concert showcases the music of the GRAMMY® Award– and Oscar-winning composer, Stephen Schwartz. Enjoy all the greatest songs from such fabulous hit musicals as Godspell, Wicked, and Pippin.
- Jun 16
- Bette Midler
Multiple Grammy Award®-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler will return to the stage for her first major tour in a decade. The Divine Miss M comes to The Air Canada Centre on June 20.
For tickets or more information go to livenation.com
- Jun 20
- The Shaw Festival 2015
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