Theatre Guide: What’s On

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From riveting drama to show-stopping production numbers, this is a theatre lineup worthy of a standing ovation.

Come From Away

February 13, 2018 to April 28, 2019 at Royal Alexandra Theatre (moving to Elgin Theatre in February 2019).

After a sold-out, standing-room only Toronto engagement before heading to Broadway, Come From Away is back! Set in Newfoundland, where the weather is wild, but the locals never lack for warmth, this remarkable true story is filled with unusual characters, unexpected camaraderie and uncommon generosity.

The Second City: The Best Is Yet To Come Undone

The Best Is Yet To Come Undone

June 1 to December 30, 2018 at Second City.

The Second City crashes into the modern world in The Best Is Yet To Come Undone this brand new comedy commute down the hyper-conscious highway. An all-star cast weaves in and out of the danger zone, tackling our generation’s minefield of crushing clichés and relatable revelations.

Mary Poppins

November 5 to January 6, 2019 at Young Peoples Theatre.

When Jane and Michael write a want ad for the nanny of their dreams, they’re answered with the practically-perfect Mary Poppins! The entire Banks Family learns a great deal about each other through Mary, who has the uncanny ability to turn everything upside down and, miraculously, just right.

Roald Dahl’s Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

November 20 to January 6, 2019 at Princess of Wales Theatre.

It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Now’s your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more at this perennial family favourite!

Soulpepper Theatre’s Family Festival

December 2018 to February, 2019 in the Distillery Historic District.

Celebrate the joy of the holiday season with the fifth annual Family Festival. From a yuletide classic to a circus performance, returning favourites to an exciting world premiere, this year’s programming offers something every family can enjoy all the way through the holidays into February.

Dear Evan Hansen

March 5 to September 1, 2019 at Royal Alexandra Theatre.

A winner of 6 Tony Awards, Dear Evan Hansen is a deeply personal and contemporary new musical about life and the way we live it. The show has struck a cord with audiences and critics everywhere and the The New York Times calls it “a gorgeous new musical for anyone with a beating heart.”

Hamilton Coming in 2020

Tickets for Hamilton, the hottest show on Broadway, will go on sale for the Toronto production in early 2019. Check back for more info!