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Events

Friday, May 24

 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...

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

When their father vanishes, three daughters return home to support their mother. The result is an epic portrait of the modern dysfunctional family. Fiercely...

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...

August: Osage County

When their father vanishes, three daughters return home to support their mother. The result is an epic portrait of the modern dysfunctional family. Fiercely...

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...

Carassauga Festival Inc.

Carassauga Festival is an incorporated non-profit volunteer community organization celebrating multiculturalism since 1986. The Festival is an annual 3 day...

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...

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...

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

In 1991, a small group of people started a festival with the aim of promoting and exhibiting films by or about members of the LGBTQ community. From humble...

Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival

In 1991, a small group of people started a festival with the aim of promoting and exhibiting films by or about members of the LGBTQ community. From humble...

Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning

Louie Palu’s (b. 1968, Toronto) project documents the vestigial legacies of the Cold War and the increased military presence in the Arctic today. The changes...

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...

Mark Dion: The Life of a Dead Tree

Artist Mark Dion brings a massive, fully grown, deceased tree, along with its inhabitants, into MOCA’s exhibition hall for the museum’s first summer...

Othello

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

PINES OF ROME

Respighi’s spectacular tone poem Pines of Rome takes the listener on a tour of the “eternal” city’s sights and milestones: children play merrily in a park, a...

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...

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival

Canada’s premier a cappella festival, presenting breathtaking concerts and inspiring workshops in jazz, world, barbershop, pop, classical, choral, and folk...

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

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

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,...

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...

THE NEVERENDING STORY

FIND YOURSELF IN A WORLD OF FANTASY Hiding in a closet to avoid school bullies, ten-year-old Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the...

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...

TORONTO POP-UP SHOP AND EQUALITY COIN EXCHANGE

You are invited to the first-ever pop-up shop and coin exchange event in the Toronto area. It is being held at the Marriott Downtown CF Toronto Eaton...

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...

The Glass Menagerie

In his autobiographical masterpiece, Tennessee Williams recalls growing up in the Depression-era Midwest with his shy sister and their overbearing mother. A...

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...

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...

Friday, May 24