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Wednesday, August 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...

 Canada vs. Nigeria - Road to FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019

Canada Basketball announced that the Senior Men’s National Team will face Nigeria at Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto on Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 p.m....

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...

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...

Chinese Acrobatic Show

The Chinese acrobats will showcase their amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control as they push the envelope of human possibility with...

Cyrano De Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac is a swashbuckling 17th century swordsman who can do anything … except tell Roxane, the woman he loves, how he feels. He’s just too...

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...

Improv Showdown

Get ready Toronto, The Second City is taking family entertainment to a mind-blowing new level! Two hilarious teams of top-notch improvisers will face off in...

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...

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...

It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection

Famous guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of classic horror and sci-fi...

JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY AT THE CASTLE

Wednesday evenings from June 26th to August 28th, 2019, returning for a second season is Just For Laughs Comedy at the Castle. This side-splitting series...

Janet Nungnik: Revelations

This exhibition of new textile works by Baker Lake artist Janet Nungnik (b.1954) was produced over a period of more than 15 years. Nungnik’s embroidered and...

KHALID

KHALID FREE SPIRIT WORLD TOUR with special guest CLAIRO

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...

Maud Lewis

One of Canada’s most beloved folk artists, Maud Lewis (1903–1970) is known for her brightly-coloured paintings of rural Nova Scotia. Working from her cabin...

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...

Rogers Cup presented by National Bank

The best of the ATP men’s tour return to Toronto this summer, as Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is set to take over Aviva Centre for another...

Saddle Up for the 15th Anniversary of the CNE’s HorseCapades

The CNE’s beloved interactive horse program returns for its 15th consecutive year to delight audiences with a thrilling trick riding show and free pony...

Summer at the Castle

Experience the excitement this summer at Medieval Times! Enjoy a four-course feast fit for royalty while you witness the beautiful pageantry and the...

THE CRUCIBLE

ONE MAN’S SIN. EVERYONE’S TRAGEDY In the Puritan town of Salem, Massachusetts, farmer John Proctor has been conducting an illicit relationship with a young...

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...

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...

The Lady Killers

Is it really so hard to kill one little old lady? Based on one of the best-loved British films of all time (featuring Alec Guinness), this comedy...

The Russian Play

A small-town flower girl falls for a gravedigger in Stalinist Russia. What can go wrong? Well, it’s a Russian play, so: everything. Written by award-winning...

The Shaw Festival Presents: SEX

Mae West created for herself the role of Margy LaMont, a quick-witted, sharp-tongued prostitute in Roaring Twenties Montreal who is looking for a better...

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...

Victory

Brutal and brilliant, this controversial play by Howard Barker is set in the aftermath of Charles II’s Restoration on the throne of England. The central...

Waitress

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara...

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...

Wednesday, August 7