Announcement, Dance, Events, Music, Stand Up Comedy

NYE BASH!!!

NYE_2012_webThe Staircase is having it’s New Years Eve Bash again this year. Monday December 31st is the date. From 9pm to 1am. $35 per person and a $30 early bird admission if you purchase before December 25th. This is year has a collection of spectacular entertainment, snacks and New Year Eve Bash. Back by popular demand is our tune dealing songstress dj Dupree filling the space with dancibles from every music genre. Vocal songsplosions from the amazing Annie Shaw and lovely Lyla Miklos. Nothing like ending the year with a laugh brought to you in the form of the universally loved stand up comedy of Cliff Myers. Singers and comedians are not enough talent for you at The Staircase’s New Year’s Eve Bash dancing this year will be our resident Tahitian dance specialist Alex H.

That is just the live talent at this year’s bash. As always Colette will supply a scrumptious and opulent supply of elegant finger foods. The staples of every year end are standard options at The Staircase when you drive off the lot of into 2013: Auld Lang Syne, Balloon Drop, Champagne toast, Video countdown, party favours, dancing, and our unique quiet zone theatre for chatting with friends and family.

To get your tickets for NYE BASH 2012 contact Colette at 905.529.3000 or email info@staircase.org

Cash only. Not a kid event. Ask Colette about what we can do to help entertain older kids.

Announcement, Comedy, Improv Comedy

Improv Jam Mon Dec 17th at 7pm

Looking for something a little naughty and nice, we’ve got a year end Christmas Improv Jam for you that will definitely put a shine on your jingle bells! Performers of all levels of improv are welcome to play and all are welcome to come watch for a night of comedy that will have even have the most die hard Scrooges laughing! All tickets are $ 5 and we recommend you reserve your tickets at 905 529-3000! As always accidental adult humour may occur so parents you have been warned!

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CHRISTMAS COMEDY COMEDY COMEDY THIS WEEKEND

This weekend packs in the laughs before we take a quick break for the Holiday Season.

FRIDAY DEC 14…A CHRISTMAS COMEDY SHOW WITH CLIFFORD MYERS

Book your tickets now for a Christmas comedy show at the Staircase Theater. Bringing together four of the most electric comedians in Canada for a festive night out like no other! Featuring: Adam David, Chris Roberts, Julien Dionne, and Nick Carter with host Clifford Myers.

Save the date and bring a date for some laughs around the holidays!

DETAILS:
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TICKETS ARE $15
CALL CLIFFORD FOR TICKETS: 289-683-9071
SHOW STARTS AT 8PM
ON: DECEMBER 14th, 2012

 

STICK AROUND AND CONTINUE THE GOOD TIMES WITH HAMILTON’S OWN THE UGLY STIKS

THE UGLY STIKS PRESENTS THE HOLIDAY EXPRESS

Get all your holiday laughs in 1 hour with the Ugly Stiks.

Tickets $10 – or $5 with a gift for the Ugly Toy Drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

SANTA SURVIVOR…THE HOLIDAY STAPLE AT THE STAIRCASE…SATURDAY DEC 15TH DETAILS BELOW!

Announcement, Comedy, Improv Comedy

Santa Survivor Sat Dec 15th at 8pm

Santa Survivor is an improv comedy parody of the infamous Survivor reality TV series where Santa’s elves out wit, out play, and out laugh each other — North Pole style. Santa only has space on his sleigh for one elf, and each year this spot goes to the funniest elf at the North Pole. The rest of the elves are sent back to Santa’s Sweatshop.

Come on out to Santa Survivor and using tribes, challenges and immunity, you can help Santa pick the funniest elf. This show has been a Staircase seasonal comedy staple and is now in its 10th year. Hosted by the jolly guy himself, there will be plenty of laughs and prizes. This is not a Christmas show for children, as accidental adult content may occur. $10 info@staircase.org for reservations.

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MACBETH NOV 29-DEC 8

“Macbeth, an executive’s barbarous rise up the corporate ladder, while tragic, reveals compelling consequences.
William Shakespeare’s Macbeth is brought to the twenty first century, with acts of villainy and witchcraft taking place in the modern corporate world. The stage is set, and the ingredients provided, to spark one’s deep rooted insanity.”

Thurs Nov 29 8pm

Fri Nov 30 8pm

Sat Dec 1 8pm

Thurs Dec 6 8pm

Fri Dec 7 8pm

Sat Dec 8 3pm

Sat Dec 8 8pm

Tickets $15 each email peter@classicaltheatre.ca or phone: 289-442-2266,

Directed by Peter Anderson and Tyler Brent

Cast In order of appearance:

Annie McLean – First Witch
Teresa Janes – Second Witch
Michael Zimmerman – Third Witch and Second Murderer
Ron Collingwood -Bar patron
Jim Jeffrey Bar patron
Steve O’Brien – Duncan, Macduff and First Murderer
Nick Kozij – Malcolm, Fleance, Son, and Seyton
Tyler Brent – Sergeant, Doctor, and Siward
Aha Blume – Ross, Porter, Attendant
Peter Anderson – Macbeth and Third Murderer
William LeGood – Banquo and Servant
Laura Ellis – Lady Macbeth
Justine Dennis – Servant
Theresa Cooke – Hecate, Lady Macduff and Gentlewoman

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CRAFTSTOCK TODAY! SAT DEC 1ST 10-5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first ever Craftstock in Hamilton is being held Saturday December 1st, 2012. From 10am to 5pm at The Elaine Mae Theatre you will find fantastic artists who will be selling their handmade goods, as well as free hot chocolate, a holiday themed photobooth and live acoustic music!!!! There are so many amazing things going on in Hamilton on December 1st, so make sure you make us a stop along your way!

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MANBORG TONIGHT!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s never too late to be a hero, Hamilton! You asked for it and you got it!

LONG LIVE THE NEW FLESH presents the Astron-6 retropop masterpiece MANBORG

along with their latest short film BIO COP!

Watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPEL0RFtN0A
Hosted by FANGORIA Magazine’s Dave Pace and featuring very special guest,

MANBORG director, Astron-6 member and VFX artist Steven Kostanski in an

intimate live Q&A session!

We are INSANE to only charge ten bucks for this!

 

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Stellar events for the week of Oct 29-Nov 3

It’s non-stop entertainment at the Staircase..catch one or all of these shows for

guaranteed laughs!

THE GLOB…Tues Oct 30th 8pm

Staircase Improv Presents its 12th Annual Halloween Special

Tuesday October 30th at 8pm catch the annual trilogy of terror improv comedy show.

This year’s feature presentation is The Glob. This amorphous improvised comedy show will keep you absorbed as you are consumed with laughter as The Glob consumes it’s victims. Can a pair of 1950s sweet hearts save their city and the world? Only you will know, and you can decide as well.

Catch these three shows for a measly ten Canadian Dollars.
Special rates for groups. Reservations are recommended because we have
quite a few ourselves.

mobilehugh@gmail.com for reservations.

SANTA WANTS YOUR CASH Thurs Nov 1st 8pm

Santa Wants Your Cash

 

The JBMH Emergency Department Christmas Improv Show!20$, tickets through the JBMH ED and at the door.

Doors will open at 7:30

All proceeds go to the ED social fund.

 

ONEymoon ….Fri Nov 1 and Sat Nov 2nd 8pm

ONEymoon in Hamilton

Christel Bartelse/Dutchgirl Productions Present, 2011 Canadian Comedy Award Nominee “Best One Person Show”

For 2 nights only. With Special Guests:

November 2- Shelley Kidwell

November 3- Shelley MarshallA “Solo” comedy about a woman who marries herself.
The audience joins Caroline Bierman as her family and friends, on her unusual wedding day as she opts to re-invent a long standing social convention. Featuring the hit song ” I married myself” by Kathryn Rose

“*****” Victoria Times Columnist

“A showcase for Bartelse’s many talents, an evening of laughs and memorable moments” – NYTHEATRE.com

True showbiz pizazz” – NOW Magazine

“Overflowing with charisma, impeccable comic timing, a manically gifted actor” – Vancouver Terminal City Weekly

“Critics Choice Award” Monday Magazine,Victoria, BC

Tickets $15 Reservations highly recommended 905-529-3000

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HAUNTED HAPPENINGS AT THE STAIRCASE

THE DEVIL'S BALL - Fundraiser/Costume Party

It’ that time of the year again when the Staircase undergoes its macabre transformation to

the spookiest Haunted Hydro Substation in Hamilton!  Massive Devil’s, Demon babies,

Alien autopsy, Morbid Morgues! …and of course we offer the most

screams of laughter with our holiday programming!

 

WED OCT 24 & FRI 26 8PM  ROCKY HORROR with your host DEVLIN BISHOP

Think you know all the shout outs and actions for Rocky?…oh no you don’t sister!!

Rocky Aficionado Devlin Bishop can showyou a thing or two. Lots of fun for just $ 5!

Doors open at 7:45 pm for Devlin’s Preshow featuring shorts, cartoons and music

videos and the movie itself starts at 8:15 pm

Reserve tickets at (905) 529 3000!
Audience participation is  welcomed but no water, rice, confetti, toast or fire please!!!!
After Fridays presentation stick around in the cafe, immediately following the movie
it’s Scareoke! I turn the evening over to two other creatures of the night hosts
Kim & Peter Jonasson ! Grab a drink, hang around and sing to your hearts delight!
Oct 26th 10pm SCARY-OKE
Free!  Simple the best and scariest Karaoke in Hamilton..ok we’re biased but come
on out and you’ll be hooked. Run by H2H entertainment they have over 9000 songs
to choose from and if you want something special send them an email the day
before and they will get it for you. Always a good time and always packed!
Oct 27th 9pm THE DEVIL’S BALL
5th Annual Fundraiser Costume Party in Support of the Staircase Theatre !!!
Well, guys and ghouls, its that spooky time of the year again where we gather
at the theater for fiendish fundraising fun. Last year, with the help of your
generous contributions to this event, we updated our bar and built a new stage for
the cafe space.Tickets are $20 or 2/$30 available during business hours or
at 905-529-3000
Your admission gets you:
Sexy Dancing
Stand up Comedy, Music, Dance and Sketch!
A Costume Contest with Prizes
50/50 Draw
Door Prizes
Delicious Snacks
Cash BarPLUS:Spooky movies screening in our theatre space
through-out the event!!!

Our previous years’ Devil’s Ball Fundraisers were amazingly spooky party-times,

and this year will be bigger and better. All proceeds go directly to The Staircase

Theatre to support our much beloved venue and its programmes.

 

Oct 28th 2pm SCI FI SUNDAY

Join us the last Sunday of every month for Sci-Fi Sunday.  Catch classic science

fiction the way it was meant to be seen, on abig screen with awesome sound.

Each movie is carefully selected for uniqueness and importance from the massive

library of Michael Bennett (Hamilton Spectator editor). Michael Happy (Mohawk College Prof.)

will make a brief presentation about how each film affected science fiction history and

popular culture. The screening will also include historic trailers and possibly popcorn. $4

 

TUES Oct 30th 8pm DOUBLE IMPROVISED FEATURE-BEWARE THE BLOB THING & DUBIOUS DUBBING!

Join the Staircase Improvisers as they improvise the cult movie classic THE BL OB

based on your audience suggestions followed by another classic horror filmed dubbed

on the spot $10