Theatre Guide: What’s On
From Tony™ award winning musicals to Broadway blockbusters to knee-slapping comedy, this is a line-up worthy of a standing ovation.
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Until July 19 at Rose Theatre Brampton.
Through raucous stories, haunting memories and vibrant song, Billy Bishop recounts his life from humble beginnings to fame and glory as Canada’s greatest flying ace. Part musical, part drama, this inspiring and poignant look at a national hero is not to be missed.
Until July 20, 2014 at Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly The Canon).
Re-live the music that changed rock and roll forever! RETURN TO GRACE traces the greatest musical moments of a generation with song favourites that include “Heartbreak Hotel”, “All Shook Up”, “Love Me Tender”, and more!
Until July 20, 2014 at Panasonic Theatre.
Direct from Australia, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO Live brings an awesome array of prehistoric creatures to life on stage. From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, your family will observe and interact with extraordinary, life-like creatures in this highly imaginative, entertaining and educational live show.
Until August 29, 2014 at The Second City.
Big Bad Wolf (vs. Lord Underwearface von Schtinker) is a hilarious musical romp that takes a new look at a children’s classic. Framed for heinous crimes by the evil von Schtinker, our unlikely hero, Big Bad Wolf, must enlist the help of his fairy tale friends to prove that things aren’t always as they seem. Matinee performances every Wednesday and Thursday, at 1pm. Suitable for all ages.
Opens August 28, 2014 at Port Lands (Under the Grand Chapiteau).
The new Cirque du Soleil® show is coming to Toronto! Delve into a world of curiosity where seeing is disbelieving. The show, KURIOS™ – Cabinet of Curiosities, immerses you in a mysterious and fascinating realm that disorients your senses and challenges your perceptions, leaving you to wonder: “Is it real, or just a figment of my imagination?”
September 3 – November 2, 2014 at Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly The Canon).
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Don’t miss this production about the untold story of the witches of Oz, and that which Variety calls “a cultural phenomenon,”. It continues to break box office records across North America and has been winner of over 50 major awards.
September/October, 2014 at Royal Alexandra Theatre.
This brilliant historical drama tells the powerful, true story of a ragbag cast of those first convicts who put on a play under the guidance of an earnest young marine officer. On the 25th anniversary of its Olivier Award-winning premiere, original, acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark brings us his new production of this great classic!
Opens September 16, 2014 at Princess of Wales Theatre.
Returning to Toronto after its previous success, this Broadway phenomenon from the South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone has been described by various sources as the best musical of the year, the last 25 years and best musical of the century. Winner of 9 Tony Awards, including best musical.
November, 2014 at Panasonic Theatre.
A Canadian premiere! Buyer & Cellar is an OUTRAGEOUS new comedy about the oddest of odd jobs: “an underemployed Los Angeles actor going to work in Barbra Streisand’s Malibu basement.” (The New York Times)
November/December, 2014 at Royal Alexandra Theatre.
See this record-breaking, sell-out, hit Shaw Festival production of an Olivier and Evening Standard Award-winner. Arcadia, a Tom Stoppard tale, is a mystery wrapped in a love story, wrapped in a scandal. In its unraveling, the play zigs and zags from mathematics to poetry, from sex to gardening! It’s a time and mind-bending roller-coaster ride that is also one of Stoppard’s funniest and most moving plays.
December 17 – January 4, 2015 at Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly The Canon).
Jersey Boys is a Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical you won’t want to miss! It is a true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide—all before they were 30! Sing along to “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” and “Oh What a Night”!