Constructions of Femininity is an exploration of the artifice of feminine dress and identity. This work juxtaposes the extreme silhouettes of 18th century dress with the armour of the modern day hockey warrior and was inspired by young women hockey players who have redefined femininity to include feats of courage, strength, and power. Hockey equipment has been transformed with feminine signifiers of ribbon, sequins and beading paired with silhouettes such as a romantic tutu or panier made out of armour-like mesh. More »
Opening Reception with artist: Thurs May 24, 6 – 9 pm
Artist Talk: Sat May 26, 2 pm
From Brooklyn, New York, Itamar Jobani works at the cusp of contemporary sculpture. Jobani’s signature balance of craftsmanship, innovation, and new technologies has earned him museum shows as well as residencies in Glasgow, Berlin and at the Museum of Art and Design in New York City. His work is informed by studies in fine art, film, and philosophy; it is recognized internationally for its conceptual lucidity. More »
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 »
Theatre Sheridan proudly announces the extension of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical RENT for one week even before it opens! RENT was presented last December to sold out houses and standing ovations at Sheridan College’s Oakville campus, and is being transferring to Toronto’s Panasonic Theatre where it opens May 16 (preview May 15). With the extension, it will now run through to June 3 (instead of May 27). Tickets are on sale through mirvish.com or TicketKing at 416.872.1212. 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 »
Seventh Stage and Nightwood Theatre is thrilled to present the North American premiere of Bryony Lavery’s STOCKHOLM at the Tarragon Theatre Extra Space from May 11th to June 3rd 2012. Passionate,poetic, raw and physical, Stockholm was a critical success in London England and Sydney Australia, and is now making its exciting North American debut for Canadian audiences this spring. More »
Luba, Simply Luba, starring Luba Goy
In her (soon to be) iconic role as… Herself!
Pleiades Theatre in association with Red Boots Canada is thrilled to present the great Canadian comedy star Luba Goy in Luba, Simply Luba from May 7 to 26 at the Berkeley Street Theatre Downstairs. More »