Artwork for The Crooner

The Crooner

A Salute to the Greats from Bing to Bublé

Conceived and Directed by Alex Mustakas
Musical Arrangements by Mark Payne
Music Direction by Jim Hodgkinson
Set Design by Dayton Taylor
Costume Design by Jenine Kroeplin
Lighting Design by Jeff JohnstonCollins
 

June 29 to September 4 calendar icon

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

Starring acclaimed Canadian crooner Michael Vanhevel, this entertaining musical tribute celebrates iconic voices throughout the decades with that distinct smooth and snappy crooner style.

This upbeat show is packed with popular hits made famous by all the greats – unforgettable legendary singers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and Bing Crosby, mid-century stalwarts like Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Perry Como, Paul Anka, and Bobby Darin, and modern-day superstars like Michael Bublé.

Set in the historic Schoolhouse Theatre, you'll feel like these memorable songs are being sung right to you as you enjoy a nostalgic musical journey that's sure to put a skip in your step and a song in your heart.


SHOW PROGRAM
Performance programs are available digitally to ticket purchasers. This is part of our effort to minimize physical touchpoints during the pandemic and simultaneously reduce our carbon footprint, as paper production, distribution, use, and disposal requires considerable energy and raw materials. Thank you for supporting this greening initiative!

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THEATRE ADDRESS
St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre
11 Albert St. W. 
St. Jacobs, Ontario N0B 2N0

AUDIENCE
Recommended for ages 10 and up. There is no official rating system for live theatre. We encourage you to use your judgment based on your child's age and maturity level. Click here to read our complete Ticket Policy.

RUNNING TIME
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Meet The Artists

Starring

Michael Vanhevel headshot
Michael Vanhevel
The Crooner


The Band

Jim Hodgkinson headshot
Jim Hodgkinson
Music Director/Keys 
Junior Riggan headshot
Junior Riggan
Bass
Kevin Dempsey headshot
Kevin Dempsey
Drums


The Creative Team

Alex Mustakas headshot
Alex Mustakas
Director
Mark Payne headshot
Mark Payne
Music Arrangements
Jim Hodgkinson headshot
Jim Hodgkinson
Music Director
Dayton Taylor Headshot
Dayton Taylor
Set Designer
Jenine Kroeplin headshot
Jenine Kroeplin
Costume Designer
Jeff JohnstonCollins headshot
Jeff JohnstonCollins
Lighting Designer
Nadene Riehl headshot
Nadene Riehl
Stage Manager
Molly Muck headshot
Molly Mück
Apprentice Stage Manager

Photos & News

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DUTY OF CARE
Our number one priority is ensuring that audiences feel safe, comfortable, and confident with the decision to enjoy live theatre again. Our Duty of Care adheres to local and provincial health guidelines and is subject to change in response to current conditions throughout the season. Learn More

HOW TO BUY
Tickets are available for purchase online, in person at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge and St. Jacobs Country Playhouse Box Office, or by calling 1-855-372-9866