Category: Performing Arts
November 23, 2013 – December 15, 2013
This hilarious award-winning comedy begins when two sophisticated couples meet to discuss a playground incident involving their children. What starts as a civilized get-together quickly devolves into a scrappy, laugh-out-loud evening that The New York Times called “A study in the tension between civilized surface and savage instinct.”
A David Mirvish Presentation of a Studio 180 Theatre Production.
For tickets: www.Mirvish.com
Venue: Panasonic Theatre — 651 Yonge Street
December 16, 2013
‘A masterclass in performance’ ‘Two hours of uplifting escapism’ – Will Hodgkinson, The Times, UK.
‘The concert had the air of an ancient goddess worship ceremony. Beyoncé was compelling to watch, and often blistering in her vocal attack.’ – Bernadette McNulty, The Daily Telegraph, UK.
THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR starring BEYONCÉ is extending its successful global run with additional dates, just confirmed. The tour dates will include performances in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and over a dozen US cities. Tickets for the newly announced shows go on-sale starting Monday, July 1. The North American tour, promoted by Live Nation Global Touring and produced by Parkwood Entertainment, kicks off on Friday, June 28 in Los Angeles.
THE MRS. CARTER SHOW WORLD TOUR starring BEYONCÉ, the Biggest Tour of 2013, with its explosive special effects and intricate, strobe-laden light show, is an artistic triumph and the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date. It is bigger in scope than any of her previous shows, fittingly designed for the vastness of arenas and stadiums. For an exclusive look at this spectacular live show featuring footage from the European leg in broadcast quality format click here: bit.ly/BeyonceTrailer
For tickets: www.LiveNation.com
Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street
December 17, 2013
December 17, 2013, 12 – 1 p.m. Famous for their infectious energy and uncanny verve, Canada’s premier a cappella vocal ensemble, Cadence, has been wowing audiences across the country and around the world for nearly 15 years with their blend of harmonies, intricate arrangements, vocal dexterity and onstage antics. Whether performing seasonal songs, bebop standards, classics by Joni Mitchell or Louis Prima, or cheeky arrangements of 1980s hits, they are quite simply irresistible.
For more details: www.COC.ca
Venue: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West
December 18, 2013
8:00pm. Single Tickets: $54, $59, $64. Subscribe from $41. In a very special holiday event, the five-time GRAMMY-nominated pianist David Benoit and his quartet present an evening of holiday songs and arrangements made famous on the Charlie Brown Christmas TV specials. Benoit electrified the jazz world when he released a version of “The Peanuts Theme” which became a #1 hit on jazz radio. You’ll remember why A Charlie Brown Christmas is such a beloved and timeless classic when it is brought to life by this incredible group of musicians and a charming children’s chorus.
For tickets please visit: www.rosetheatre.ca or via phone at 905-874-2800.
Venue: The Rose Theatre — 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton, Ontario
November 11, 2013 – December 19, 2013
On the Mainstage | Nov. 11 – Dec. 19, 2013 | Grades SK-7.
Leapin’ Lizards! Everyone’s favourite comic strip heroine takes centre stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals – winner of 9 Tony Awards! After escaping the orphanage, Annie sets off in search of her parents. In a series of adventures, the spunky, optimistic redhead dodges the evil machinations of orphanage matron Miss Hannigan, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and encounters a billionaire looking to improve his image. Some of Broadway’s most popular show tunes, including Tomorrow, It’s the Hard Knock Life and Easy Street are featured in this Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) version of the renowned musical.
For tickets and information: www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca
Venue: Young People’s Theatre — 165 Front Street East
December 17, 2013 – December 22, 2013
The TSO, directed by Christopher Warren-Green, joins forces with the 140 voices of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and internationally renowned vocal soloists for a glorious and stirring performance of this holiday tradition.
Come for: Experience the power of this immortal oratorio.
And more: End the year on a high note!
End the year on a high note!
Program: Handel: Messiah.
For tickets or details: www.roythomsonhall.com
Venue: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street
December 22, 2013
It took Handel only 24 days to complete one of the most enduring oratorios in history. As if the music itself isn’t thrilling enough, Tafelmusik offers up a sing-along version of Messiah featuring 2,700 audience members and incredible guest soloists, all directed by a feisty “Herr Handel.” Bring the whole family; non-singers are welcome! Seating is general admission by voice part.
For tickets: www.MasseyHall.com or 416-872-4255.
Venue: Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street
December 22, 2013 – December 23, 2013
The November 12 and 13 Kanye West shows at the Air Canada Centre have been postponed. The shows have been rescheduled to occur on December 22 and 23.
Fans should hold onto their tickets, as tickets for the November 12 show will be honored on December 22, and tickets for the November 13 show will be honored on December 23.
The Yeezus Tour will resume its scheduled routing on Saturday, November 16th at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Venue: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street
December 27, 2013 – December 29, 2013
Tickets go on sale on June 10th at 10:00am.
No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
Get the ultimate fan experience with Sunny Seats!
The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating, pre-show photo opportunities, music, play, and a pre-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo!
Venue: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts — 1 Front Street East
December 20, 2013 – December 29, 2013
Doors: 1 hour prior to performance.
Event Start Time: Varies based on performance.
Enter a world where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Philip defeat the evil Malificent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon in a race against time to rescue Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora. Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel, and Tiana all come true. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! See Disney on Ice Presents Princesses & Heroes at Rogers Centre where believing is just the beginning!
Location: Rogers Centre – 1 Blue Jays Way