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September 20, 2013

Category: Performing Arts

Waiting for Godot

“What are we doing here, that is the question,” says Vladimir as he and Estragon await their rendezvous with the mysterious Godot. The question takes on a cosmic significance as the two hapless tramps struggle to make sense of their predicament, abandoned in a universe of comic absurdity shot through with moments of nameless terror.

For tickets: Box office at 1-800-567-1600 or www.stratfordfestival.ca

Location: Tom Patterson Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: June 13, 2013
End: September 20, 2013
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Location: Stratford Festival

Serena Ryder

Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival – September 19 – 21, 2013
THREE DAYS OF 100% CANADIAN ENTERTAINMENT.

The fourth annual Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival is three days of music featuring some of Canada’s most popular and iconic performers. For complete Festival information go to www.canadaswalkoffame.com

Serena Ryder, the soulful Canadian songstress and four-time JUNO Award-winning artist known for her powerful vocal range and hits like “Stompa” and “What I Wouldn’t Do,” will make her Massey Hall headline performance debut on Friday, September 20. Her most recent album, Harmony, went platinum in early 2013, and earned her a JUNO Award for Best Adult Alternative Album of the Year.

For more details and tickets: www.MasseyHall.com

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

 
Date: September 20, 2013
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Location: Massey Hall

Live Jazz

4:00pm:
HOGTOWN SYNCOPATORS.
6:30: CHRIS GALE QUARTET
with Jon Maharaj-Bass.
9:45pm: Montreal’s
FRANK LOZANO:
Frank Lozano-Sax, Jim
Lewis-Trumpet, Dave Restivo-Piano, Dan Fortin-Bass
& Ethan Ardelli-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: September 20, 2013
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Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart, former Queen of Scots, is imprisoned in England, where her very existence poses a threat, both personal and political, to her Protestant cousin, Elizabeth I. As Elizabeth hesitates over decreeing her rival’s fate, Mary pleads for a face-to-face meeting – but in the swirl of intrigue that surrounds both women, whom can either one trust?

For tickets: Box office at 1-800-567-1600 or www.stratfordfestival.ca

Location: Tom Patterson Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: May 3, 2013
End: September 21, 2013
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Location: Stratford Festival

Measure for Measure

Reviving draconian laws to combat immorality in Vienna, the temporary governor Angelo sentences a young man, Claudio, to death for fornication. But Angelo’s own moral failings become apparent when Claudio’s devout sister, Isabella, pleads with him for her brother’s life, only to be presented with a shocking ultimatum.

For tickets: Box office at 1-800-567-1600 or www.stratfordfestival.ca

Location: Tom Patterson Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: May 18, 2013
End: September 21, 2013
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Location: Stratford Festival

Taking Shakespeare

An aging and disenchanted professor whose career is on the wane agrees to tutor the university president’s son, Murph, who is floundering in his freshman English course and in his life. A chasm of difference lies between teacher and student, yet as they explore Othello together, both draw new strength from Shakespeare’s extraordinary insights.

For tickets: Box office at 1-800-567-1600 or www.stratfordfestival.ca

Location: Studio Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: July 13, 2013
End: September 22, 2013
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Location: Stratford Festival

The Thrill

Successful lawyer, fiery activist and self-described “bedpan crip” Elora Dixon uses a well-aimed banana cream pie to protest a public appearance by Julian Walker, a celebrity champion of the right-to-die movement. But this first meeting of two passionate souls on opposite sides of a painfully divisive issue has consequences that neither has anticipated.

For tickets: Box office at 1-800-567-1600 or www.stratfordfestival.ca

Location: Studio Theatre — Stratford, Ontario

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Start: July 28, 2013
End: September 22, 2013
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Location: Stratford Festival

Cats

Be one of the first to experience an all-new Canadian production of CATS.

For the first time in over 25 years, an all-Canadian cast graces the Toronto stage with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musical masterpiece.

For packages: www.reservations.seetorontonow.com/theatre.asp

Venue: Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street

Cats
Start: May 28, 2013
End: September 22, 2013
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Location: Mirvish Productions

JFL42

Hey Toronto, the second annual JFL42, presented in association with Air Canada, is back from September 19 – 28th! This year’s three headliners include the entire cast of Family Guy (Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, and Mila Kunis) joined by a 40-piece orchestra, Aziz Ansari and Sarah Silverman.

1 pass gives you a seat to 1 or all 3 of our star headliners (depending on the pass you choose) PLUS with your Festival pass you have access to 42 other really cool comedy things. For the hardcore comedy fans out there, don’t miss the ultimate VIP pass that gets you 3 nights of headliners (the same time, the same seats, pretty sweet).

The other 42 acts include Bill Burr, Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Hannibal Buress, Maria Bamford, Set List, Sam Simmons, Andy Kindler, Ryan Belleville, Graham Chittenden, Chris Locke, Second City, Alt.Com, Yuk Yuk’s, Comedy Bar, Mark Little and Kyle Dooley…and there are still way more to come!

“The 42” will perform across the city in venues of all sizes, all depending on passholder demand. It’s the comedy festival of your dreams where you get to create your own schedule and design your festival experience. Go to JFL42.com for more information about the Festival and everything your pass gets you.

Sarah Silverman – September 20th, 7:00pm & 10:00pm.
Aziz Ansari – September 27th, 7:00pm & 10:00pm.
Family Guy Live – September 28th, 7:00pm & 10:00pm.

For tickets: www.sonycentre.ca

Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front Street East

 
Start: September 19, 2013
End: September 28, 2013
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Location: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts

Faith Healer

Three versions of the same story – but which one is true? This mesmerizing tale centres on a small-time faith healer who travels the countryside, miraculously curing the sick (or does he?) in every small town along the way. We also meet his wife (or is it his mistress?) who tells us her own tale of faith and healing; and his manager Teddy, who has his own version of events. Brian Friel is one of Ireland’s master playwrights, and Faith Healer one of his many worldwide successes.

For more details: www.shawfest.com

Location: Royal George Theatre — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Shaw Festival 2013
Start: June 13, 2013
End: October 6, 2013
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Location: Shaw Festival