At 651 Yonge St., just south of Bloor St., the Panasonic is in the heart of downtown Toronto, within walking distance of the boutiques and galleries of Yorkville, the fashionable shopping of Bloor West and Church Street, the Royal Ontario Museum and the campus of University of Toronto.
Check www.mirvish.com for a complete season line-up for the Panasonic Theatre and the other Mirvish Theatres.
*NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE*
June 7-25, 2017
A new musical is born at every performance of SHOWSTOPPER! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL, each created on the spot by a team of Olivier Award-winning musical comedians. Audience suggestions are transformed instantly into all-singing, all-dancing shows with unpredictable and hilarious results.
With critically acclaimed West End seasons, a BBC Radio series, and a decade of festivals and touring to their name, The Showstoppers have delighted audiences around the world with their ingenious, unique blend of comedy, musical theatre, and spontaneity.
THE FACTORY PRODUCTION OF
October 12-29, 2017
Ambition tore them apart. Can the stars guide them back together?
The First World War is over, and every day the villages of Newfoundland are abandoned for a new life in the big city. Under the light of the moon, two former lovers meet to confront their past choices and contemplate a possible future-tother.
Award-winning director Ravi Jain has re-imagined David French’s beloved Canadian classic about love, loss, and reconciliation through an intercultural lens. Factory Theatre’s critically acclaimed smash-hit production comes back to Toronto to ask the question, “Can you ever truly return home?”
November 11-26, 2017
A New York dinner party. A shattering cultural collision. When discussion turns to politics and religion, the match is lit on a combustible powder keg of identity politics.
After smashing box office records last season, the Hope and Hell Co. production of DISGRACED returns for a strictly limited engagement. This provocative and daring tale that The Globe and Mail calls “excellent” and “fearless” is a must-see for all theatre-goers.
KING CHARLES III
February 10-March 4, 2018
The queen is dead long live the king?
Charles. Camilla. William. Kate. Harry. One family holds the future of Great Britain in its hands. But what will the future be? The Queen is dead. The “King-in-waiting” finally ascends the throne. Defying centuries of tradition. Charles boldly attempts to reassert the Crown’s power, landing himself-and his country-in a royal mess.
Exploring power and betrayal, the internationally acclaimed play, KING CHARLES III, skillfully reveals the people beneath the crowns as nuanced flesh and blood, and turns a Shakespearean lens on relationships in the world’s most famous and exposed family.
Following sold-out runs in London’s West End and on Broadway, Mike Bartlett’s award-winning new play comes to Toronto for its Canadian premiere.
April 13-May 6, 2018
Winner! 2015 Tony Award
Best Book of a musical
WINNER! Best Musical-New Yrok Drama Critics’ Circle Award, Obie Award, Lucille Nortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Off-Broadway Alliance Award.
Alison, a 43 year-old lesbian cartoonist, struggles to untangle her complex relationship with her deceased father.
Moving between past and present, Alison relives an unusual childhood growing up in a funeral home, her sexual awakening, and unanswerable questions about her father’s secret life.
This ground-breaking new musical based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir was the winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and has received worldwide critical acclaim for its stunning musical score and heartbreaking storytelling.
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