COMING SOON TO THE LESTER CENTRE STAGE

The Prince Rupert Performing Arts Centre — later renamed the Lester Centre — was built as a state-of-the-art 700-seat facility and opened in 1987. Tickets for all performances listed here are available at the Lester Centre box office (open weekdays 2:00 to 5:00) and at Cooks Jewellers in downtown Prince Rupert.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 7:30 PM

Rupert's Got Talent

A showcase of stellar entertainers! Auditions are being held Sunday, October 28 and Monday, October 29 — call to book 250 627-8888 or email talent@lestercentre.ca.

Tickets: Prices coming soon

Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:30 PM

Great Canadian Songbook

Performers Ken Lavigne, Tiller’s Folly and Diyet feature music by Leonard Cohen, Stan Rogers, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Buffy St. Marie, Anne Murray & Stomp’in Tom Connors in addition to contemporary artists including the Bare Naked Ladies, Blue Rodeo and original songs by the Songbook performers themselves.

Tickets: Adults $25 · Students/Seniors $15

Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:30 PM

9 to 5: The Musical

Charles Hays Secondary School presents 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. It's based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.

Tickets: Adults $15 · Students/Seniors $10

Friday, December 7, 2018 7:30 PM

9 to 5: The Musical

Charles Hays Secondary School presents 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. It's based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.

Tickets: Adults $15 · Students/Seniors $10

Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:30 PM

9 to 5: The Musical

Charles Hays Secondary School presents 9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick. It's based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s. this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.

Tickets: Adults $15 · Students/Seniors $10

Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:30 PM

Cheng2 Duo

Brother and sister cellist Bryan Cheng and pianist Silvie Cheng make classical music accessible to audiences of all backgrounds. Their playing is steeped in a rare balance of infectious joy and enthusiasm, reflected in mature, historically-informed and profound interpretations.

Tickets: Adults $25 · Students/Seniors $15

Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:00 PM

MG3: Montreal Guitare Trio

Described by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 is an interactive force in various musical forms. The trio’s virtuosity, rigour, creativity and impressive stage presence have been winning over audiences around the world.

Tickets: Adults $25 · Students/Seniors $15

Friday, February 8, 2019 7:30 PM

J.J. Shiplett

Rugged, raspy and reserved, roots rocker J.J. Shiplett brings passion and reverence for the art of performance to the stage. Unapologetically himself, the Alberta-born singer-songwriter and performer is bold in range and broad in musical creativity. 

Tickets: Adults $25 · Students/Seniors $15

Friday, March 8, 2019 7:30 PM

Luke McMaster: Icons of Soul

Luke McMaster takes the Motown and soul influence that has always imbued his music to a new level. Icons of Soul combines brand new music co-written with Motown songwriters, fresh covers of their favourite hits, along with catchy classics spanning McMaster’s twenty-year career.

Tickets: Adults $25 · Students/Seniors $15

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