Tarragon Theatre proudly presents Michel Tremblay’s ground-breaking classic The Real World? in an English translation by John Van Burek and Bill Glassco, which originally premiered at Tarragon almost 25 years ago.
The final show of Tarragon’s 2011-2012 season, The Real World? is directed by the theatre’s Artistic Director Richard Rose and previews from April 24, opens May 2 and closes June 3, 2012 in Tarragon Theatre’s Mainspace. Tickets range from $20-$51 (inclusive of HST) and are available by calling the box office at 416.531.1827 or by visiting www.tarragontheatre.com More »
Alumnae Theatre’s New Play Development Group has been an incubator for new works by women writers since 2003. Two of their plays so far have premiered on Alumnae’s main stage – Lucy Brennan’s “Daughter of the House” in 2008, and Catherine Frid’s “GuineaPigging” in April 2011. Now for five days in May, audiences can sit in on BIG IDEAS: tabletop readings and staged readings of short plays, long plays, and scenes from full-length plays – a total of 11 new Canadian works from the award-winning writers of Alumnae’s New Play Development group. And admission is free! More »
AUTHORS: Marianne Apostolides, Deni Y. Béchard, Steven Heighton
Wednesday, May 2, 7:30pm, 2012, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Marianne Apostolides presents Voluptuous Pleasure, a collection of non-fiction stories that push the limits of the genre.
Deni Y. Béchard shares Cures for Hunger, a gripping memoir.
Steven Heighton reads from The Dead Are More Visible, a collection of short stories.
Tickets: $10/FREE for members, students, & youth under 25.
Box Office/Info: 416 973 400/ readings.org
Steam Whistle Brewing has been supporting the artist community since 2000 by hosting monthly art exhibitions in their Gallery to showcase local creative talent. During the month of May, Steam Whistle Brewing Gallery will take part in the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival by hosting Heritage Toronto’s successful photo exhibition, Building Storeys, now in its third edition. More »
Live Wrong and Prosper!!
In this age of ill-gotten fortune, scandalous celebrities, and shameless self-promotion, The Second City will go to any lengths to get the biggest laughs.
Canada’s finest comedic performers are ready to admit their absurd addictions and indulge in your guilty pleasures. So occupy a theatre seat and buckle up, as together we explore the deep mysteries of the universe, like what makes marshmallows so irresistibly good? are the police watching when you illegally download your favourite television show? and why does your boyfriend insist on live-tweeting during our most intimate moments? More »
Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) is pleased to present L’Emmerdeur (The Pain in the Ass), the Francis Veber play that gave birth to the “idiot” of Le Dîner de cons (The Dinner Game). Directed by TfT Artistic Director Guy Mignault, it will play at the Berkeley Street Theatre from April 18 to May 5, 2012.
Following the critical and popular success of the Dîner de cons, presented at Théâtre français de Toronto two years ago this spring, Guy Mignault reconnects with Francis Veber, whom he considers “the Modern Molière,” to offer the audience a side-splitting cult piece. More »
Was Spring previews from March 27, opens Wednesday April 4 and runs to May 6 in Tarragon Theatre’s Extra Space. Tickets range from $24-$51 (inclusive of HST) and are available by calling the box office at 416.531.1827 or by visiting www.tarragontheatre.com. More »
Théâtre français de Toronto (TfT) is pleased to present L’Emmerdeur (The Pain in the Ass), the Francis Veber play that gave birth to the “idiot” of Le Dîner de cons (The Dinner Game). Directed by TfT Artistic Director Guy Mignault, it will play at the Berkeley Street Theatre from April 18 to May 5, 2012. More »