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The latest news on live theatre in Toronto from Broadway shows on tour to regional theatre.

Review: AGE IS A FEELING at Soulpepper
by Ilana Lucas - June 20, 2024

McGee snaps spellbinding shots of existence, exquisitely distilling an emotion, moment, or rumination until it’s almost unbearable. As she goes on through the decades, you can hear a pin drop; that is, when audience members aren’t laughing or sobbing with recognition.

Review: ALL MESSED UP & NOWHERE TO GO at Second City
by Ilana Lucas - June 20, 2024

The frequently witty and always entertaining offering from the comedy troupe will make you happy that you put on pants and left the house.

Todd Thick Joins Producing Team of New Musical THIS STRANGE PARADISE
by Joshua Wright - June 18, 2024

TSPP1 Productions announced today that entertainment industry legend Todd Thicke is joining the production team of the new stage musical THIS STRANGE PARADISE as Executive Producer.

Interview: Alexis Spieldenner And Howard Reich of KIMIKO'S PEARL at FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
by Ilana Lucas - June 18, 2024

BroadwayWorld spoke to two of the show's creators, Bravo Niagara! Festival of the Arts founder Alexis Spieldenner and Emmy Award-winning writer Howard Reich, about the real-life inspiration behind the ballet, three generations of artistic collaboration, and why these stories need to be told.

Single Tickets on Sale for Grand Theatre 2024/25 Season: A Time for Play
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 17, 2024

Single tickets are now on sale for Grand Theatre's 24/25 season. Learn about the season and see how to purchase tickets.

Tickets To Canadian Premiere Of MOULIN ROUGE! On Sale Next Week
by Stephi Wild - June 17, 2024

The first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is making its Canadian Premiere in Toronto this November. Moulin Rouge! The Musical will play the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre beginning performances November 19, 2024 through January 12, 2025. 

Review: R.A.V.E. at Outside The March
by Ilana Lucas - June 16, 2024

Like its main character, R.A.V.E. is weighed down by some overly ambitious intersectional goals; however, as a party and as an emotional experience, it earns a R.A.V.E. review.A.V.E. at Outside The March?

Massey Hall Celebrates 130th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - June 14, 2024

June 14th marks Massey Hall's 130th anniversary and Mayor Olivia Chow and Toronto City Council honoured the National Historic Site's immeasurable cultural impact with a celebratory scroll to commemorate this milestone occasion.

New Adaptation Of THE ORPHAN OF CHAO Begins This Week At Shaw Festival
by A.A. Cristi - June 13, 2024

The Shaw Festival presents a new adaptation of THE ORPHAN OF CHAO, exploring themes of justice and family.

Tickets On Sale Tomorrow for TITANIQUE at Toronto's CAA Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 13, 2024

Titanique is set to slay Canada, the mother country of the O.G. Québecois international sensation, Céline Dion. Learn how to purchase tickets.

HYPROV, Pink Martini & More Set for The Living Arts Centre 24/25 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 13, 2024

Discover the exciting lineup for the Living Arts Centre's 2024/2025 season. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.

Volcano (Canada) Welcomes Andrew Adridge as Managing Director
by Stephi Wild - June 13, 2024

Volcano has announced the appointment of the company's first Managing Director ​​(a new position), following a months-long international search for the ideal candidate.

by A.A. Cristi - June 12, 2024

Experience THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW at Roy Thomson Hall this Halloween season.

Jesse Cook Returns to Canada in 2025 With 15-Date 'In Concert' Tour
by Josh Sharpe - June 12, 2024

Nuevo Flamenco sensation Jesse Cook has just announced the spring 2025 leg of his “Jesse Cook in Concert” world tour, adding 15 shows that will take him to five Canadian provinces between February and April. The extension is the clearest testament yet to the unprecedented success of the tour, which started in 2024 and has been bringing the already wildly in-demand Cook to new markets and bigger venues than ever before.

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Begins This Week at the Shaw Festival
by Stephi Wild - June 11, 2024

 Marcus Gardley’s acclaimed drama The House That Will Not Stand begins previews tomorrow at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre.

The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet Reveal Harrison James Will Be on Both Rosters This Season
by Stephi Wild - June 11, 2024

Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, in partnership with Tamara Rojo, Artistic Director of San Francisco Ballet, have announced that Harrison James will perform as a Principal Dancer with both companies in the 2024/25 season.  

CORPUS to Present The North American Premiere Of MUKASHI, MUKASHI
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 11, 2024

CORPUS will present the North American premiere of MUKASHI, MUKASHI in Toronto this fall. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Crow's/Musical Stage Company's THE GREAT COMET & More Take Home 2024 Toronto Theatre Critics' Awards
by Joshua Wright - June 11, 2024

After a four-year hiatus, the Toronto Theatre Critics’ Awards (TTCAs) have returned to honour excellence in the city’s professional theatre scene from the 2023-24 season. The 11th TTCAs, announced Tuesday morning, boast 19 winners across 14 categories, including a special citation for artistic achievement. 

Special Offer: 2024/ 2025 SUBSCRIPTIONS at Scarborough Music Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - June 10, 2024

SMT has something for everyone

Yo-Yo Ma Comes to Roy Thomson Hall in June 2025
by Stephi Wild - June 10, 2024

Roy Thomson Hall will present internationally renowned cello player and 19-time GRAMMY Award winner Yo-Yo Ma on Friday, June 6, 2025 for his presentation, Reflections in Words and Music.

Cast Set For THE FULL MONTY at The Capitol Theatre Port Hope
by Stephi Wild - June 10, 2024

The Capitol Theatre Port Hope shared a casting update for its third show of the summer mainstage season coming up this July, The Full Monty the Broadway Musical!

Anesti Danelis Returns to the 2024 Toronto Fringe Festival this July
by Stephi Wild - June 10, 2024

Back by popular demand, award-winning Greek/Canadian comedian and viral sensation Anesti Danelis is coming back to this year's Toronto Fringe Festival with his brand-new show, ‘Artificially Intelligent.’ With nearly 1 million followers and over 400 million views, this is one of the most anticipated returns to the Fringe this year.

Tirion Law Promoted to Principal Dancer at National Ballet of Canada
by Blair Ingenthron - June 09, 2024

The National Ballet of Canada has announced that Tirion Law has been promoted to Principal Dancer.

Review: Thank Goodness for WICKED at Mirvish's Princess of Wales Theatre
by Lauren Gienow - June 09, 2024

The North American tour of the hit Broadway Musical WICKED has finally returned to Toronto and whether you have seen it before or are experiencing it for the first time, this current cast has something very special to offer!

The Dream in High Park Returns This July with Qasim Khan as HAMLET
by Stephi Wild - June 07, 2024

This annual event returns this July with a new production of one of Shakespeare’s definitive tragedies, HAMLET, on stage under the stars from July 21st to September 1st.


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Tarragon Theatre (7/3 - 7/14)
Twinkle Twinkle in Toronto Twinkle Twinkle
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86 ME: The Restaurant Play in Toronto 86 ME: The Restaurant Play
Supermarket Bar and Variety (7/3 - 7/14)
Shrek the Musical (Non-Equity) in Toronto Shrek the Musical (Non-Equity)
Princess of Wales Theatre (8/6 - 8/18)
Fiddler on the Roof in Toronto Fiddler on the Roof
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