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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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).
AINT TOO PROUD—PRINCESS OF WALES THEATRE
OCT. 11 TO NOV. 17, 2018
Ain’t Too Proud is the electrifying new musical about the life and times of The Temptations, the greatest R&B group of all time (Billboard Magazine 2017).
They were five young guys on the streets of Detroit when they were discovered by Berry Gordy, who signed them to his legendary record label. After 24 attempts, they finally had a hit and the rest is history — how they met, how they rose, the groundbreaking heights they hit, and how personal and political conflicts threatened to tear the group apart as the United States fell into civil unrest.
Kennedy Prize-winning playwright Dominique Morisseau, Olivier Award-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo, and two-time Tony Award®-winning director Des McAnuff bring you this thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty, and betrayal. Get ready for iconic hits like My Girl, Just My Imagination, and Papa Was a Rolling Stone and the signature dance moves that made the “Classic Five” Temptations part of cultural history forever.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY-PRINCESS OF WALES THEATRE
Nov. 20 to Jan. 6, 2019
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s amazing tale, snow Toronto’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man, and I’ve Goat a Golden Ticket, alongside a toe-tapping and ear tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
Willy Wonka is opening his marvellous and mysterious chocolate factory…to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with colour and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before-get ready for Oompa-Loomps, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more , more at this everlasting showstopper!