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October 25, 2013

Category: Performing Arts

Jesse Cook

8:00pm. Single Tickets:$51, $59, $67. Subscribe from $38.25.
The Blue Guitar Tour. Platinum-selling world music guitar sensation Jesse Cook, whose latest DVD was filmed here at the Rose Theatre, has explored the limits of popular music, breaking new ground with each recording. His latest album, The Blue Guitar Sessions is no exception. On it, he’s created a beautifully pared back sound which allows listeners to truly appreciate each musician’s contribution. This concert will include songs from more familiar work as well as material from the new album. Joining Cook on stage are the musicians that have become as familiar to fans as Cook himself: Chris Church, Rosendo “Chendy” Leon, Nicholas Hernandez and Dennis Mohammed.

For tickets please visit: www.rosetheatre.ca or via phone at 905-874-2800.

Venue: The Rose Theatre — 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton, Ontario

 
Date: October 25, 2013
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Location: Rose Theatre Brampton

Josh Groban

Tickets can also be purchased at the Air Canada Centre Box Office or by phone at 1-855-985-5000.

Tickets (incl. HST) $47.50, $57.50, $77.50, $107.50.
Reserved Seating / All Ages (plus FMF and service charges).

Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs (25 million sold worldwide), electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances.

Today Josh Groban announces the next stage in his live career with his “In the Round Tour,” which begins October 2nd in Boise, ID, and continues through mid-November. Tickets for the Live Nation produced tour go on sale starting May 10th at LiveNation.com and Ticketmaster.com.

Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Josh Groban
Date: October 25, 2013
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Location: Air Canada Centre – Concert Venue

Live Jazz

4:00PM: HOGTOWN SYNCOPATORS. 6:30pm: SARA DELL: Sara Dell-Vocals/Solo Piano.
9:45pm: KELSLEY GRANT: Kelsley Grant-Trombone, Kevin Turcotte-Trumpet, Dave Restivo-Piano,
Steve Wallace-Bass & Joel Haynes-Drums.

For more details: www.TheRex.ca

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

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Date: October 25, 2013
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Christian Festival Concert 2013

OCMA brings a variety of great Christian music, inspiring gospel songs, exciting choruses and oratorios and toe tapping music to Roy Thomson Hall! Featured artists include: Leendert Kooij, conductor & Musical Director; The Choirs of the Ontario Christian Music Assembly, Liselotte Rokyta, panflute; Andre Knevel, organ; OCMA Vocal Quartet and others.

For tickets or details: www.roythomsonhall.com

Venue: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Date: October 25, 2013
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Location: Roy Thomson Hall

Enchanted April

WWI is over but a gloom still hangs over London. Lotty and Rose are two housewives who need some enchantment in their lives. Impulsively, Lotty answers an ad in the paper that reads, “Small castle on the Mediterranean, Northern Italy. To be let for April. Cook, gardens, ocean view.” And so their adventure begins. Recruiting two other women in need of escape, they dive into the experience of a lifetime, rediscovering themselves among the wine, wisteria and sunshine in a play that is timeless, funny and joyfully restorative.

For more details: www.shawfest.com

Location: Festival Theatre — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Shaw Festival 2013
Start: June 25, 2013
End: October 26, 2013
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Location: Shaw Festival

Peter Grimes

Ben Heppner embodies one of the most iconic roles in 20th-century opera.

After the moral catastrophe of World War II, Benjamin Britten held up a mirror to English life as no other composer has, before or since. Britten earned his reputation – and wrote arguably the best opera of the 20th century – with this gripping psychological study of a village by the sea. His evocative music personifies the unrelenting power and loneliness of the ocean, and reveals the life of an alienated fisherman with spellbinding drama.

Performance time is approximately three hours and 15 minutes including two intermissions.
Sung in English with English SURTITLES™.

For tickets: www.coc.ca

Venue: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West

 
Start: October 5, 2013
End: October 26, 2013
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Location: Canadian Opera Company

Brahms Symphony 2

Oct. 23, 24 and 26. The TSYO joins the TSO side-by-side for Dvorak’s brilliant Carnival Overture. Afterwards, hear the Orchestra perform Brahms’s Symphony No. 2 which breathes the contented air of a warm summer’s day, laced with gentle Viennese charm.

Come for: Skip rush hour with magnificent orchestral music introduced by CBC’s Tom Allen – it’s the perfect way to transition into your evening.

And more: Enjoy free hors d’oeuvres before the concert.

For tickets or details: www.roythomsonhall.com

Venue: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Start: October 23, 2013
End: October 26, 2013
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Locations: Roy Thomson Hall

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Our Betters

If this play were a personal ad, it would read: rich American women in search of nobility seeking poor British men with titles – a forerunner of Downton Abbey? When American Bessie Saunders comes to London, she is thrust into the world of women of wealth and men of status. The games, the lies, the affairs – what she hears and witnesses, particularly in the garden house of her older sister Pearl, is a mercilessly funny look at Europe’s smart set. Sexy, stylish, provocative and very funny – writer and critic Graham Greene called it “the best social comedy of this century.”

For more details: www.shawfest.com

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

Shaw Festival 2013
Start: April 3, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
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Location: Shaw Festival

Venus In Fur

A Canadian Stage production.

A young actress is determined to land the lead in a new play based on the classic erotic novel Venus in Fur. During her audition, she gets caught up in an electrifying game of cat and mouse with the director, blurring the line between fantasy and reality. The hottest ticket on Broadway last year, this brilliant and unexpected showdown of the sexes was nominated for the Best Play Tony Award.

“Smart. Sexy. Hilarious.” – Vogue.

“Ninety minutes of good, kinky fun.” – New York Times.

For more details: www.canadianstage.com

Venue: Bluma Appel Theatre — 27 Front Street East

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Start: September 29, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
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Yukonstyle

A Canadian Stage Production in co-production with the Hopscotch Collective in association with the Theatre Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University.

Three unlikely roommates are enduring the harsh Whitehorse winter as the 2007 Robert Pickton murder trial plays out on the TV. One of them, Garin, must confront the mystery of his missing aboriginal mother’s identity as his father dies of liver failure and threatens to take her story with him.

Yukonstyle is a play for the new generation of Canadians who are less concerned with what it means to be “Canadian” than they are with how to get by in this country of mountains, bison, fast food, serial killers, and snow.

For more details: www.canadianstage.com

Venue: Berkeley Street Theatre — 26 Berkeley Street

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Start: October 13, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
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