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Friday, May 31

 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...

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...

DENK PLAYS MOZART

The sensationally gifted American pianist (and MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship recipient) Jeremy Denk leads and performs the solo part of two of Mozart’s most...

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...

It's On at Ontario Place this Summer

Join us from Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2 for the start of our summer programming! The summer of 2019 at Ontario Place will be the place you want to...

Jewish Music Week in Toronto

A fabulous festival of concerts, recitals and musical events throughout the Greater Toronto Area. It features the different styles of Jewish music, such as...

Lot X

Adelheid’s LOT X is an interactive dance experience that transports performers and audiences and through several locations at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre,...

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...

Melanie Sifton Talk | ‘The Life of a Dead Tree’

Experience The Life of a Dead Tree by Mark Dion through a series of talks, workshops, and guided walks that open up an appreciation for dead trees and the...

Nature Drawing and Journaling - 'The Life of a Dead Tree'

Join botanical artist Nellie Sue Potter for a workshop that explores the world of nature drawing and journaling. In this workshop, participants will learn...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

The Sound of Music

The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Princess of Wales Theatre. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical...

The Streetsville Founders'  BREAD AND HONEY FESTIVAL

Since 1973 our festival has been held annually on the first weekend in June, in the Village of Streetsville, Mississauga, Ontario. Where's the best location...

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...

Union Summer- Presented by TD

Union Summer- Presented by TD, returns May 31st for the annual summer market, bringing together Toronto’s top chefs, musicians, film screenings and live...

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...

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 31