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Events

Saturday, May 11

 A Little Shop of Horrors

IT’S FUNNY HOW LOVE CAN GROW Skid Row florist’s clerk Seymour Krelborn is too shy to declare his love for his co-worker Audrey – until a mysterious exotic...

9 & 99: The Howe - Gretzky Exhibition

Never seen before. Never seen again. An exhibition unlike any other, paying homage to the most prolific scorers of our generations. Witness the greatest...

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken

On February 28, Ai Weiwei: Unbroken will open at the Gardiner Museum, featuring iconic ceramic works, including Sunflower Seeds and Coca Cola Vase, recent...

As in Heaven with Kristín Jóhannesdóttir

Kristín Jóhannesdóttir introduces her 1992 fantastical fable about a time-travelling young girl, followed by a post-screening Q&A. Get tickets at tiff.net

BACH MAGNIFICAT

The final concert in our anniversary season begins with the burst of exuberance and invention that is Bach’s Magnificat, a timeless musical description of...

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY 5

Lauded in the London Evening Standard as a “high-calibre interpreter of a wide range of repertoire,” the electrifying British conductor Nicholas Collon has...

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL

A SHOW TO MAKE YOUR SPIRIT SHINE Dreams don’t come easy in the hardscrabble mining town, riven by a bitter national strike, where eleven-year-old Billy...

Brigadoon

What would you give up for love? Stumbling upon a magical village that appears out of the Scottish mist for one day every century, Tommy, a modern boy, meets...

Canadian Music Week

Recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America, CMW is a combination of informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade...

Dear Evan Hansen

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one...

Françoise Sullivan

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce Françoise Sullivan , an exhibition celebrating the work of Quebec avant-garde artist Françoise...

Getting Married

Edith and Cecil were supposed to tie the knot. But a pamphlet has arrived warning them of the dangers of getting married. So now they’ve called it off,...

Gods in My Home: Chinese New Year with Ancestor Portraits and Deity Prints

Offering a fresh perspective on ancestor worship, this ROM-original exhibition focuses on concepts such as shared family values, ritual concepts, the belief...

LA BOHÈME By Giacomo Puccini

La Bohème, one of the most popular musical love stories ever, returns to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in a revival of the COC’s beloved...

MOTHER'S DAY TEA AT THE GRANGE

Enjoy a Mother’s Day to remember with an Afternoon Tea inspired by Japanese cuisine and the upcoming arrival of Yayoi Kusama’s INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - LET’S...

Marie-Claire Blais: Veils

Marie-Claire Blais (b. 1974, Lévis) is a leading light of contemporary art in Montreal, yet until now her work has not been presented in a major Canadian...

Next To Normal

Winner of three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal explores a suburban household affected by...

Othello

WHEN PASSION MEETS POISON Undeterred by the differences in their backgrounds and life experiences, Othello and Desdemona defy prejudice to be united in...

PRIVATE LIVES

YOU CAN’T FIGHT LOVE – BUT IT’S FUN TO TRY Divorced for five years, Elyot and Amanda are reunited by chance – while honeymooning with their new spouses....

ROPE

Murder comes home to the Royal George. Two college students in 1920s London commit murder and host a party for the victim’s friends with his hidden body as...

Return To Grace

A glorious, heartfelt tribute to a music icon, RETURN TO GRACE traces the greatest musical moments of a generation with song favourites that include...

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

As the largest photography festival in the world, CONTACT is a premiere cultural event with a broad range of international programming. Every May in Toronto...

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival has announced the full program for the 23rd edition of the city-wide event spanning the month of May, including its...

Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is the largest annual photography event in the world, and a premiere cultural experience in Canada, with over 200...

She The People

The future is here and it’s female! The ladies of Second City return with a brand new version of She The People – a sketch show entirely created, designed,...

SongBird North

In previous concerts, top Canadian songwriters such as Steven Page, Sylvia Tyson, Dala, Miss Emily, Dan Hill, and others, have come together with host Blair...

THE BROTHERS SIZE

CANADIAN PREMIERE In the Deep South, music and ritual intertwine with Yoruba mythology, in this explosive story of a prodigal brother’s return home. From...

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

MISTRESSES OF MISCHIEF Pursuing two respectably married women at the same time, a would-be seducer fails to anticipate that his targets will, quite...

TIFF Picture Palace

Immerse yourself in the magic of moving pictures and sound. Learn more about how that magic is made, with lighting, colour, framing, movement, sound, and...

Tastemaker Toronto

Have you ever hung out with chefs after hours? It’s always good times. Toronto’s chefs, restaurants, mixologists, and producers are throwing a party with...

The Boy and His Horse

WORLD PREMIERE. Whisk your family off to Narnia in this mesmerizing story about four runaways — a boy, a girl and their horses — who find themselves called...

The Brothers Size

In the Deep South, music and ritual intertwine with Yoruba mythology, in this explosive story of a prodigal brother’s return home. From the writer of...

Toronto Jewish Film Festival

The TJFF made its debut in 1993 under the direction of our current Artistic Director, Helen Zukerman. At the time there was a limited focus in Toronto on...

Tour and Taste Weekends

Enjoy an afternoon tour of the 1850's farmhouse, then relax over tea and homemade cookies at our harvest table in the historic kitchen.

Treasures of a Desert Kingdom: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India

Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with the Mehrangarh Museum Trust of Jodhpur, this ground-breaking exhibition is the first...

VIJA CELMINS: TO FIX THE IMAGE IN MEMORY

Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory is the first major North American retrospective of the celebrated artist’s work in over two decades. One of the few...

Volleyball Canada 2019 Nationals

The 2019 VC Nationals – Toronto will welcome the nation’s best youth volleyball players over a 6 day period! From May 9th -14th VC will welcome teams from...

WELCOME TO MY UNDERWORLD

CANADA 2019 WORLD PREMIERE Nine blazing hot works written and performed by new Canadian dramatists with gate-crashing ideas, delicious poetry and unique...

Walking On Bombshells

Look both ways before you enter the rapid crossfire of this fast-paced, hilarious take on the minefield we’re all living in. From toxic masculinity to turtle...

Zuul: Life of an Armored Dinosaur

This remarkably well-preserved ankylosaur was recently identified by ROM paleontologists as a new species, and now they can’t help but wonder: what was life...

Saturday, May 11