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 »
Opening Night: Thursday, May 3, 6:30 to 11 p.m.
The class of 2012 invites you to OCAD University’s 97th annual Graduate Exhibition, featuring work from more than 550 graduating students. The exhibition gets underway with Toronto’s biggest exhibition opening party and cultural industry night — with more than 5000 guests — on Thursday, May 3 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. 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 »
DanceWorks, Toronto’s longest-running contemporary dance series, presents Toronto’s BoucharDanse in the world premiere of Histoire d’amour, running May 3-5, 2012 at Harbourfront Centre’s Enwave Theatre.
BoucharDanse Artistic Director Sylvie Bouchard commissioned Susie Burpee, Louis-Martin Charest, Denise Fujiwara and collaborated herself with Louis Laberge-Côté to create performance vignettes that look at love throughout the ages – from Ancient Greece through to Modern Times. More »
The transcendent Fauré Requiem and the Canadian premiere of Missa sine nomine by contemporary Venezuelan composer César Alejandro Carrillo highlight Sanctus, the spring concert by the Upper Canada Choristers. Founder and Artistic Director Laurie Evan Fraser conducts the 45-voice choir of men and women, Friday, May 4, 8 p.m. at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road.
Special guests are baritone Mark Ruhnke, organist Christopher Dawes, and choirs from the Swansea Public School. 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 »
b current’s 11th Annual rock.paper.sistahz Festival:
Old meets New meets Here&Now!
May 4 – 11, 2012
b current is proud to announce the line-up of the 11th Annual rock.paper.sistahz Festival. This year’s event promises something for everyone! From May 4-11, 2012, the highly popular, one-of-a-kind festival will showcase some of Toronto’s most creative visual artists, creators, and hand-picked performance work by Black women artists and artists of colour. 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 »