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May 25, 2013

Category: Performing Arts

The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show!

Comedy for Kids!

It’s playtime! The Second City’s performers lace up their sneakers and reach deep into their imaginations to present The Absolutely Positively Completely Made-Up Show! It’s an hour of interactive, family-friendly games and laughs. Young audience members are encouraged to shout out ideas and even join the fun on stage!

Perfect for ages 13 and under. Snacks and beverages available within our comfortable theatre.

Approx running time: 60 minutes

The Second City — 51 Mercer St., Toronto (2 blocks north of the CN Tower)


Saturdays at 1:00pm
Until November 12.

Individual Tickets: $12 plus tax
Family 4-Packs: $40 plus tax (available at box office or by phone 416-343-0011 or 1-800-263-4485)

Visit The Second City website for more information.

Made-Up Show at Second City
Date: May 25, 2013


Over the past year, CBCMusic.ca, Canada’s free digital music service, has connected
music lovers with the very best Canadian and International music, concerts and features. Now,
CBCMusic.ca expands their offering, announcing the inaugural CBCMusic.ca Festival, taking place at
Echo Beach (909 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON) on Saturday, May 25, 2013.

Featuring Sam Roberts Band and Of Monsters and Men.
Plus Kathleen Edwards, Sloan, Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans, Half Moon Run, Jarvis
Church, Elisapie, Aidan Knight, Kae Sun, and Shakura S’Aida. With special guest appearances by CBC Radio’s The Debaters, Jian Ghomeshi, plus additional
CBC Talent and Stars to be announced.

Tickets for the CBCMusic.ca Festival will go on sale Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 am through
Ticketmaster. General admission tickets will be available for $59.50 + service charge at
www.ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets and to charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000. Tickets will
also be available at Toronto independent record shops Rotate This and Soundscapes.

Date: May 25, 2013

Michael Kaeshammer with special guest Kellylee Evans

8pm. Michael Kaeshammer has been drawing crowds since moving to Canada from his native Germany as a teenager. A dynamite pianist, he went his own way in 2011 with the release of his self-titled album of jubilant, pop-tinged jazz originals. Silky-smooth singer Kellylee Evans, whose work ranges from Nina Simone tributes (2010’s acclaimed Nina) to 1960s revivalist soul, appears as Kaeshammer’s special guest.

For tickets: box office at 416-872-4255 or www.masseyhall.com

Venue: Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

Michael Kaeshammer
Date: May 25, 2013
Location: Massey Hall

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones, who rocked London and New York in 2012, announced today that they will kick off their “50 AND COUNTING” tour in Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center. The tour debut will be followed by performances in Oakland, San Jose, Las Vegas, Anaheim, Toronto, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.

“50 AND COUNTING” continues the exhilarating celebration of the band’s first 50 years—five decades of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood bringing their iconic music and ground-breaking stage shows to audiences around the globe. The Rolling Stones were recently crowned the ‘Best Live Band’ at the NME Awards in London, and over the past 12 months have thrilled fans with their release of a greatest hits collection, “GRRR!,” a groundbreaking documentary film “Crossfire Hurricane,” a photographic book “Rolling Stones: 50,” and have taken the stage by storm for their first live shows in many years. The tour is the band’s highly anticipated return to the stage.

For tickets: charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or visit www.ticketmaster.ca

Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Rolling Stones
Date: May 25, 2013
Location: Air Canada Centre – Entertainment Complex

Live Jazz

12 Noon Brunch Matinee:
Jim John’s Jazz Orchestra.
Funk, Soul and R&B Classics.
Bonnie Brett-Vocals, Mike Murley-Sax, Mark Eisenman-Piano, Steve Wallace-Bass & John Sumner-Drums.

For more information: www.TheRex.ca

Venue: The Rex Hotel Jazz & Blues Bar — 194 Queen Street West

Date: May 25, 2013

what we are saying

World Stage Production

Ame Henderson/Public Recordings
Presented in association with The Power Plant

Expanding upon findings from 300 Tapes and relay, Public Recordings asks: “What can we say about our future and how do we say it together?” Using language and movement to explore new perspectives of our world and each other, an assembly of performers responds to uncertainty, potential danger, and possibility in an unobstructed performance space. Since 2003, widely-acclaimed Public Recordings has been supporting and promoting the works of dancemaker Ame Henderson and her collaborators. The Power Plant, part of Harbourfront Centre, is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary visual art.

When: May 23-26, 2013

Location: The Power Plant

More Information: Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: May 23, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Location: Harbourfront Centre


World Stage Production

Hotel Modern (Netherlands)

With an enormous scale model of Auschwitz filling the stage, thousands of eight-centimetre-tall handmade puppets represent the prisoners and their executioners. The performers move through the set like giant war reporters, or silent gods, filming the horrific events with miniature cameras. The audience becomes witness. Hotel Modern attempts to imagine the unimaginable: the greatest mass murder in history, committed in a purpose-built city. Established in 1997, Hotel Modern blends visual arts, puppetry, music and film in evocative productions by representing harsh reality in a refined poetic manner.

When: May 23-26, 2013

Location: Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre

More Information: Visit www.harbourfrontcentre.com/worldstage

Start: May 23, 2013
End: May 26, 2013
Location: Harbourfront Centre

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

May 23 – June 2, 2013. Join Inside Out for the 23rd anniversary edition of Canada’s largest lesbian and gay film festival. Over 11 days, the festival draws audiences of more than 30,000 to an array of events including parties, panels and screenings of Canadian and international films.

For more details: www.insideout.ca

Start: May 23, 2013
End: June 2, 2013
Location: Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

The Book of Mormon

FROM THE CREATORS OF SOUTH PARK. Nine 2011 Tony Awards® say it’s the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says “It’s the best musical of the last 25 years.” And The New York Times says, “It’s the best musical of this century.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart calls it, “A crown­ing achievement. So good, it makes me angry.” Contains explicit language.

For tickets please visit: http://www.mirvish.com/shows/thebookofmormon

Location: Princess of Wales Theatre — 300 King Street West

Start: April 30, 2013
End: June 9, 2013
Location: Princess of Wales Theatre

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz



Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Wizard of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic, totally reconceived for the stage by the award-winning creative team that recently delighted Toronto audiences of all ages with the revival of The Sound of Music.

Developed from the ever popular MGM screenplay, this new production contains all the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

244 Victoria Street, Toronto


Act One – 1 hour 5 minutes
Intermission – 20 minutes
Act Two – 50 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

Visit Mirvish.com for more information.

Start: December 20, 2012
End: August 18, 2013
Location: Mirvish Productions