Theatre Guide: What’s On
From dazzling artistry to classic show-stopping production numbers, this is a lineup worthy of a standing ovation.
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Toronto Theatre Lineup
Until June 28, 2015 at Ed Mirvish Theatre.
Once is the story of a Guy who gave up on his music—and his love—and the Girl who inspired him to dream again. This irresistibly breathtaking production is performed by an extraordinary all-Canadian cast of actor-musicians who sing, dance and play their hearts out live on stage.
TITANIC: The Musical
May 20 to June 21, 2015 at Princess of Wales Theatre.
The haunting story of the great ship is transformed by composer and lyricist Maury Yeston (Nine, Grand Hotel). Before the famed blockbuster hit the screens, the original Broadway production proved its might by winning 5 Tony® awards, including Best Musical. Now, Toronto audiences will be the only North American city to experience the launch of this acclaimed London revival.
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How to Kill a Comedian
Until June 30, 2015 at The Second City.
The Spring 2015 Mainstage Revue is an all new, uncensored comedic collection that’s so funny, it may be lethal. How exactly do you kill a comedian? You shut them up. And in an era where the bounds of free speech are being tested by violence, governments and celebrity scandals, it’s harder than ever to say what you really mean. In response, The Second City’s cast of six writer-performers take a laugh-out-loud satirical look at free expression, privilege, sexism and the media.
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The Best of Second City
Until August 30, 2015 at The Second City.
The Second City Touring Company comes home to Toronto for an unforgettable night of classic and original sketch comedy and trademark improvisation. Featuring the next generation of talent, The Best of The Second City delivers some of the funniest material from the past fifty years, as well as wild unpredictable laughs inspired by the audience’s suggestions.
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Begins June 16, 2015 at Royal Alexandra Theatre.
Broadway’s high-heeled hit! Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie, who has inherited his father’s nearly bankrupt shoe factory. Trying to save his family business, he finds inspiration—and much more—in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos.
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July 1 to August 27, 2015 at The Second City.
Summertime laughs for all ages! Through singing, dancing and lots of interactive bits, The Second City cast tells the story of a spooky, silly gang of ghouls forced to spend their summer at a remedial camp for monsters. Recommended for ages 5 - 13. Running time: approximately 60 minutes. Matinee Performances:Every Wednesday & Thursday at 1:00pm
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July 8 to August 30, 2015 at Ed Mirvish Theatre.
Direct from Broadway comes Newsies, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney! Based on true events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right… and staying true to who you are.