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IN SEVEN DAYS Will Make its World Premiere at The Grand Theatre

Jordi Mand's “comedy about death” In Seven Days will make its world premiere on the Grand Theatre's Spriet Stage from February 13 – March 2. Learn more about the show here!

Feature: Ilana Lucas Picks The Top Toronto Theatre of 2023

It’s been a strong year for Toronto theatre. I saw 145 shows this year in Toronto and beyond, and am happy to report that theatre is alive and well. I’ve laughed, sobbed, coughed (discreetly into a mask), and cheered my way through our stages in 2023. Here are some local highlights.

Review: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Canadian Stage

In Canadian Stage’s production of Italian playwright Stephano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, three powerhouse performances, a surprising and meaningful staging, and a sweeping story outweigh the curious neutrality of the script to create a vital, must-see show with high stock value.

The Shaw's 2024 Casts and Creative Teams Revealed

The cast and creative teams have been revealed for the Shaw Festival’s 62nd season.

Review: HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING at Streetcar Crowsnest

Arbery’s play is a fascinating and multifaceted look into the unexamined front of a burgeoning culture war. The Howland Company gives this 2020 Pulitzer finalist the thoughtful, unsettling and passionate production it deserves. It’s the kind of show that you’ll still be talking about weeks later.

Canadian Stage to Present the Canadian Premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY in November

Don't miss the Canadian premiere of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Canadian Stage. Experience the critically acclaimed play that traces the history of the Lehman Brothers, running from November 14-26.

Canadian Premiere Of HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING Extended

The Canadian premiere of Heroes of the Fourth Turning written by Will Arbery has extended its run after pre-selling over 80 per cent of the run before it even hits the stage. Learn how to purchase tickets!

MY FAIR LADY, CANDIDA & More Set for Shaw Festival 2024 Season

Get a sneak peek into the upcoming 2024 season at the Shaw Festival, including highly anticipated productions like MY FAIR LADY and CANDIDA. Discover the classic and contemporary shows set to captivate audiences next year.

Full Cast Revealed For The Canadian Premiere Of HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING By Will Arbery

The Howland Company and Crow's Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for the Canadian premiere of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, the Pulitzer Prize finalist play written by Will Arbery and directed by Philip Akin.

2023 Marks 40 Years of Dream in High Park

This summer, Canadian Stage celebrates 40 magical years of Dream in High Park by bringing back one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.  The first play ever presented in the High Park amphitheatre in 1983, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM has long been associated with the time-held tradition of Shakespeare under the stars.

Bad Hats/Soulpepper's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Leads Dora Award Nominations

At a press conference held at Meridian Hall, the Toronto Alliance for the  Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 228 nominations for the 43rd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto for the 2022-2023 season. Also announced at the press conference was the recipient of the Province of Ontario’s Pauline McGibbon Award. 

Canadian Stage Announces Thrilling 2023-24 Season Featuring THE INHERITANCE And More

Nearing the end of the company’s first full season since 2019 - a season that saw audiences eagerly returning to the joy and thrill of live theatre, bringing back pre-pandemic subscription levels, full houses, and sold-out shows – Canadian Stage has announced an ambitious 23.24 season defined by thrilling and urgently relevant contemporary theatre and performance work from Canada and around the world.

Crow's Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season

Artistic Director Chris Abraham and Executive Director Sherrie Johnson unveiled Crow's Theatre's 12-show 40th anniversary season, the largest and most ambitious season in the company's history. Learn more about the lineup here!

Grand Theatre Announces CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY And More For 2023/24 Season

Artistic Director, Dennis Garnhum and Executive Director, Evan Klassen have announced the Grand Theatre’s 2023/24 playbill - a “Season of Pure Imagination,” on stage from September 2023 through May 2024.

Canada's Theatre Museum Will Have New Home Within the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre

Canada’s Theatre Museum announced today that it will have a new home located in the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre beginning this Fall. In addition, Colm Feore has signed on as honorary patron for Canada’s Theatre Museum. 

Factory Theatre Presents YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE, VOL. 3, February 23- 25

Factory Theatre presents YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE, VOL. 3: A NIGHTMARE ON BATHURST STREET returning by popular demand with its 3rd volume of new audio dramas. This season of YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE will feature four commissioned audio experiences from award-winning Canadian playwrights Monica Garrido, Catherine Hernandez, Elvira Kurt, and Aurora Stewart de Peña.

Obsidian Theatre & Tapestry Opera Make History With World Premiere Black Opera OF THE SEA

Following previous announcements that Obsidian Theatre and Tapestry Opera have come together to commission a new Black Canadian opera - and the first ever in Obsidian's history -  to be presented by TO Live in March of 2023, the companies are thrilled to share complete details of their upcoming collaboration, OF THE SEA. 

Final Main Season Shows Start Previews at the Shaw Festival

Bernard Shaw's brilliant dark comedy The Doctor's Dilemma, the first of the final trio of main season shows, begins previews July 16 at the Festival Theatre. On July 27, Cicely Hamilton's funny and prophetic Just to Get Married begins previews at the Royal George Theatre, while August Wilson's haunting Gem of the Ocean begins previews on August 5 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. 

The RCM Announces Spring/Summer Concerts Lineup

The RCM has announced its lineup of concerts from May through August, including Live Life Now, Live Music Again @ Koerner Hall, two formidable cellists with two formidable pianists in one weekend Sheku Kanneh Mason with Isata Kanneh Mason Gautier Capuçon with Jean-Yves Thibaudet/ Other classical concerts include Joshua Bell with Peter Dugan Anne Sofie von Otter with Christoph Berner

The Citadel Announces 2022/23 Season

After two years of closures, extensions and a shortened season program, The Citadel is announcing a season complete with six Mainstage productions, three productions in the Highwire Series, two seasonal shows, and a special presentation. 

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