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Wednesday, September 25

 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...

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with a brutal, unforgiving reality....

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...

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL- ALEGRÍA, IN A NEW LIGHT

In a New Light Beloved by fans around the world, iconic Alegría is reinterpreted in a renewed version to share its timeless story once more. The classic...

Curators in Conversation: Sandrine Colard with Julie Crooks

Join Sandrine Colard, guest curator of The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture, and Julie Crooks, Associate Curator at the AGO,...

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...

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...

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...

Jazz Series

The Offering Canadian jazz pianist, Thompson Egbo-Egbo leads his trio with music from his latest album, The Offering, which follows his acclaimed debut, A...

Just for Laughs Toronto Festival

JFL42, Toronto’s Comedy Festival, is a completely interactive festival featuring headlining acts and 42 of the most hilarious, r¡veting and amazing...

Man and Superman

John Tanner doesn’t want to get married, least of all to Ann Whitefield. No one can force him. So why is he so scared? Bernard Shaw’s joyous, life-affirming...

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...

Robert Houle: Histories

This exhibition presents a selection of works by the leading Saulteaux artist Robert Houle who grew up in Sandy Bay First Nation on the western shore of Lake...

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 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 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...

The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture

Photographs from The Walther Collection Drawn from the extraordinary holdings of The Walther Collection, The Way She Looks revisits the history of African...

Toronto Biennial of Art

Launching September 21, 2019, the 75-day Toronto Biennial of Art presents local, national, and international contemporary art in a citywide event as...

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...

Wednesday, September 25