HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Judith Thompson (Alumnae Theatre). Ibsen’s 19th century Norwegian classic about an unhappily married woman is re-imagined by Canada’s Judith Thompson. Nov 12 – 27. $20 Thu – Sat 8pm, 2-for-1 Wed 8pm, PWYC Sun 2pm. Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley. 416-364-4170, www.alumnaetheatre.com.
DanceWorks, the city’s longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents Montreal’s acclaimed RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) in the Toronto premiere of Loan Sharking, a repertory program that retrieves and appropriates Co-Artistic Director Victor Quijada’s choreographies for special events and commissions since the company’s founding in 2002. More »
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company premiere Espejo de Oro / Mirror of Gold, a provocative and captivating evening of flamenco dance and music, from Thursday, November 25 to Sunday, November 28 as part of Harbourfront Centre’s NextSteps Dance Series at Fleck Dance Theatre. More »
héâtre français de Toronto (TfT) is pleased to pleased to present the original Théâtre PÀP production Abraham Lincoln va au théâtre (Abraham Lincoln Goes to the Theatre) by Larry Tremblay. With his tragicomic sense — full of coincidences, identity crises, and mythic characters — Larry Tremblay has written a piece in which a much-admired director hires two actors, Laurel and Hardy, and suggests that they re-enact Lincoln’s assassination, reconstructing the chain of events of that infamous evening. More »