Hammer Entertainment has been producing theatre in Hamilton since 2007. After one year producing original musical reviews Artistic Director Jason Dick announced their first full season launch with the off broadway hit A New Brain. Hammer Entertainment produces 4 full musicals each year.
Hammer Entertainment has been called the “best that theatre can be” and in spring of 2010 their production of Lucky Stiff was called the “best entertainment deal of the year” by View Magazine. Gary Smith of the Hamilton Spectator called their production of Rent “one of the best shows I’ve seen all year.”
In 2009, Hammer Entertainment moved to the Westside Concert Theatre on King Street West. In 2011, Hammer Entertainment began touring productions to Niagara Falls. In 2013, Hammer Entertainment continues touring productions in partnership with the Sanderson Centre in Brantford.
In 2012, Hammer Entertainment moved to their new home for the 2012/2013 season: The Citadel Theatre at 28 Rebecca Street in Hamilton. Located at the corner of Rebecca and Hughson right in the heart of Downtown Hamilton. it offers a spacious 300 seat theatre, ample parking and a beautiful stage perfect for our large scale productions.
Hammer Entertainment has grown quickly and has no intention of stopping anytime soon. With the help of their artistic team and a partnership mentality with all of their sponsors Hammer Entertainment has made Hamilton its home now and for years to come.