Theatre Ancaster

Theatre Ancaster is a community musical theatre company with a reputation for quality productions.  Our mandate is to present excellent quality live musical theatre to the community and to assist in the development of musical theatre among the adults and youth of the community.

Mainstage Musical Revue

The Birth of Rock & Roll

April 28, 29, May 5 & 6 at 8:00 pm
May 7 at 2:00 pm

In the mid 1950s a new sound slammed into the consciousness of North America.  It was the birth of Rock & Roll.  We pay tribute to the originators of Rock & Roll and the cultural phenomenon they created. Featuring the best-known hits of Elvis, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Bill Haley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, and many more!

Performances at the 700 soft-seat refurbished Theatre Auditorium at Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd., Ancaster

Group discount available for this show - purchase 20 or more adult tickets and receive $5 off each ticket. Please call the box office at 905-304-SHOW (7469) to process your order.

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In the News:

Adam Buschlen
Bassist Adam Buschlen is one of six profes­sional musicians playing the unforgettable hits every night. Photo by Marek Michalek Photography.


Theatre Ancaster presents
The Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll

Theatre Ancaster Chorus

We're In The Army Now

May 26 & 27 at 8:00 pm
Added due to demand: May 27 at 2:00 pm
May 28 at 2:00 pm - SOLD OUT

Pack your gear, shine your boots and come hear the bugles play as the Theatre Ancaster Chorus takes you on a musical journey to the WWII era.  Hear iconic tunes from the Andrew Sisters, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Vera Lynn and many more. 

Cabaret performances at The Old Firehall Arts Centre, 334 Wilson Street East in downtown Ancaster. Bar service by Cavallo Nero.

Do you have a vet in your group?  We'd like to know! Please provide as much information about them as you would like to share in the "Comment" section when purchasing tickets online, or tell our boxoffice volunteer if ordering by phone.

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Introducing our new Leaders in Training Program for Youth Ages 14 to 17

Our new Leaders in Training Program (LIT) gives local youth the opportunity to develop leadership and teaching skills in an artistic camp setting. They will be provided with experience working with campers aged 4-15 in our Summer Theatre Program. The LIT program is designed to help creative students develop self-confidence, organizational frameworks, and communication skills while having fun!

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Audition Notice

Auditions for Theatre Ancaster’s September 2017 Old Firehall Arts Centre Show, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will be held May 8 and 9. 

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Theatre Ancaster incorporated as a not for profit organization in 1997, and is also a registered charity.

Theatre Ancaster Season Sponsors

Full Season Sponsors - Nine Shows

Autopro Glendale Motors: Doug Kloet and Peter Boeringa

Beckett Wealth Advisors: John, Jeffrey, and Jason Beckett

Etratech: Michael and Carol Desnoyers

State Farm Insurance:
Steve Dunn

Judy Marsales Real Estate Ltd.

The Meadowlands Retirement Community

Season Sponsor - Three Shows

Brian Biemann, C.A. Professional Corporation

Full Season Restaurant Sponsors:

Present a ticket stub from a Theatre Ancaster produc­tion during the run of the show and receive a 15% discount on your food purchase.

73 Wilson St. W., Ancaster

384 Wilson St E, Ancaster

1242 Garner Road W., Ancaster

Full Season Youth Program Sponsors:

Ancaster Orthodontics:
Dr. Melissa Sander

Avalon Music Academy
Krista Cranston-Laposi

Royal LePage State Realty
Laura Campbell Hustler

Pure Rhythm Dance
Tina Rath

Sammy's Restaurant

Zoom Zooms
Laura Faulkner

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