Located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District, The Princess of Wales Theatre is a modern architectural gem featuring murals and sculptures by renowned American abstract–expressionist artist Frank Stella.
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RAIN A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
March 12-18, 2018
RAIN-A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES
celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band! For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular along with all your favourite early tunes.
This mind blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing The Beatles. Experience the world’s most iconic band and come celebrate 50 years of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with RAIN-A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
March 27-April 29, 2018
An American in Paris is the new Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.
Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2015 season!
The New York Times raves, “AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is a triumph! Pure joy!” and the Wall Street Journal declares, “once you’ve seen it, you’ll find it hard to settle for less ever again.” Don’t miss this stunning Broadway hit when it arrives in Toronto!
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
May 22-June 3, 2018
It began as one man’s story…became everyone’s music…and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
June 7-June 30, 2018
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Toronto as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award-winning original costume design by Maria Bjornson, lighting design by Tony Award-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor.
The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score-with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade”-will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.
THE KING AND I
July 10-August 12, 2018
Two worlds collide in the Lincoln Centre Theater production of this “breathtaking and exquisite” (The New York Times) musical, directed by Bartlett Sher. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score that features such beloved classics as Getting To Know You, I whistle a Happy Tune, Hello Young Lovers, Shall we Dance and Something Wonderful.
Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, THE KING AND I is “too beautiful to miss” (New York magazine).