Princess of Wales Theatre

Location300 King St. W. Official website Official website Phone 416-872-1212; 1-800-461-3333

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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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!

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.

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.

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).

OCT. 9 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.