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Events

Friday, June 7

 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...

88 KEYS

88 keys, 230 strings, and 7,500 working parts make up every piano. For three hundred years, it has been the vehicle through which genius is conveyed, from...

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...

ADAM SANDLER

COMEDIC SUPERSTAR ADAM SANDLER REVEALS SUMMER DATES FOR HIS 100% FRESHER TOUR

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...

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...

Basketball Playoffs at Ontario Place

Looking for a new and exciting spot in Toronto to watch Sunday’s big game? Starting Sunday, June 2, Ontario Place will be showing the basketball playoffs....

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...

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...

Broadway & the Bard An Evening of Shakespeare and Song

Universally acclaimed theatre and screen veteran Len Cariou returns to the stage for Broadway & the Bard, a union of American musical comedy and Shakespeare....

DUNDAS WEST FEST

Stroll along an old Toronto street that may just be at the most vibrant moment in its history. Dundas West Fest is the perhaps the city’s coolest...

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...

Dr. Sandy Smith 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...

Fantastic Planet Art Exhibition

Watch out! Ginormous illuminated alien figures have landed and are taking over The Distillery District. Keep calm…they are just quietly and gently...

Fusion Of Taste

Fusion of Taste is a signature event of Albion Islington Square Business Improvement Area. Albion Islington Square is a vivacious and multicultural area. ...

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...

In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An unprecedented collection of almost seventy paintings - including works from Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, and Jacob van Ruisdael - provides...

LULAWORLD

International guests, local super stars and emerging projects fill this year’s edition of the LULAWORLD festival with Latin blues, soul and salsa, as well as...

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...

Luminato

Mark your calendars, #Luminato2019 is back June 7-23 at venues across Toronto! We can’t wait to bring you the best theatre, music, dance and more from Canada...

Luminato Festival

Luminato Festival is Toronto’s global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, and more. June 7-23, 2019, the...

MIND BATH

The music is an evocative balance of poetry, far out beats, and intimate vocals. His first EP 'I Was Young' (released on his own imprint Bedroom Dubs, 2016)...

MOUTHPIECE with Patricia Rozema, Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava

Patricia Rozema (I've Heard the Mermaids Singing) adapts the award-winning two-woman play by Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava, about an aspiring writer...

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...

NXNE: North By Northeast

NXNE comes roaring back in 2019, our dates are June 7 - 16. We launch Friday, June 7 with a killer party, of course. Our Game Land eSports tournaments will...

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....

Physical Thinking

However you choose to see William Forsythe—willful provocateur, poet of the anti-ballet, master of anarchic beauty—there is no doubt that he has extended the...

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...

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 Funhouse

The Funhouse is an immersive experience brought to life by visual artists from across Toronto, with featured environments inspired by local musical...

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 Great Ontario Salmon Derby

Sponsored by the Toronto Sun, the Annual Great Ontario Salmon Derby is North America’s largest freshwater fishing derby and takes place in the Canadian...

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...

itee Pootoogook: Hymns to the Silence

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to present a retrospective of over 80 drawings and ephemera by Itee Pootoogook (1951–2014) as part of an...

Friday, June 7