Performing Arts

Live Performing Arts Events – Ballet, Dance, Live Theatre, Opera, Speaker Series, Standup Comedy and more in Toronto.

    24 Mar

    Second City Theatre, 3rd Floor, 99 Blue Jays Way, Toronto

    March 24, 2017 To June 30, 2017

    416-343-0011

    $8

    A new hilarious show every Friday at 8:00PM (excludes April 14th), featuring the Second City’s House Ensemble! See some of comedy’s most talented up-and-comers perform sketch and improv comedy in The John Candy Box Theatre. Read More >>

    03 Apr

    The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    April 3, 2017 To October 23, 2017

    416-343-0011

    $20-$30

    Join The Second City Touring Company for a comedic look at Canada’s 150th birthday! With sketches created and performed by Canada’s greatest comedic talents, laugh along at explorations of Canadian cliches and our… complicated relationship with our southern neighbours. Read More >>

    18 Apr

    30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    April 18, 2017 To May 28, 2017

    416.531.1827

    $15 & up

    By David Greig and Gordon McIntyre Midsummer’s weekend in Edinburgh. It’s raining. Bob’s a failing car salesman on the fringes of the city’s underworld. Helena’s a high-powered divorce lawyer with a taste for other people’s husbands. She’s totally out of his league; he’s not her type at all. Read More >>

    26 Apr

    Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

    April 26, 2017 To June 25, 2017

    $38 to $139

    From the award winning visionary Baz Luhrmann, creator of Moulin Rouge, Romeo & Juliet and The Great Gatsby, comes STRICTLY BALLROOM, a brand new musical for the stage inspired by his classic film. Read More >>

    05 May

    Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Tank House Lane, Toronto

    May 5, 2017 To June 3, 2017

    $32.00–$89.0

    Through music, poetry and dance, seven women weave their stories of love, heartache, violence and joy into a powerful mosaic of the experiences of African-American women. This seminal work celebrates the power of reclaiming one’s voice. Read More >>

    09 May

    Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

    May 9, 2017 To May 29, 2017

    416 504-3898

    $20-$40

    Based on Ian Brown’s candid and moving memoir of raising his son Walker, The Boy in the Moon captures the difficult but joyous journey of a couple raising an extremely disabled child. Read More >>

    13 May

    The Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

    May 13, 2017 To June 4, 2017

    $30 to $59

    A thrilling, contemporary adaptation of Pushkin’s timeless poem and Tchaikovsky’s renowned opera, Onegin features a high-energy musical score to tell a sweeping tale of unrequited love, infatuation, and intrigue. Read More >>

    14 May

    Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, Bloor Street West, Toronto

    May 14, 2017 To May 28, 2017

    10-20

    Orson Whales Presents: Herman Vaudeville! The home of big attractions! Another Talk-of-the-Town Show! Featuring: Definition Of Knowledge (slam poetry with talking and words) Flo & Joan (clever English musical comedy artists) Puppetmongers Theatre (exploring and advancing the theatrical possiblities of puppetry) Hosted (as always) by the debonair Prince Vaudeville III… Read More >>

    23 May

    Greenwin Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

    May 23, 2017 To June 18, 2017

    416-932-9995 x 224

    $54.81 - $66.11

    A co-production with Dancap Productions Adapted by Richard Sabellico Directed by Robert McQueen This production tells the story of a son’s struggle between his passion for a Broadway career, and his father’s plans to have him follow in his footsteps as a cantor. Read More >>

    24 May

    Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, 227 Front Street East, Toronto

    May 24, 2017 To May 30, 2017

    416-537-6066

    $50 - $175

    Tapestry Opera, Canada’s leading contemporary opera company, presents its most ambitious work to date. Starring Ukrainian-Canadian soprano Natalya Gennadi, Oksana G. tells the wrenching story of a young Ukrainian woman lured into the world of sex trafficking by a recruiter who unexpectedly falls in love with her. Read More >>

    27 May

    Various Venues - Hamilton, London, Strathroy

    May 27, 2017 To June 10, 2017

    519-495-7305

    $17.00 - $20.00

    Synopsis: Grace Mission is a musical about seven Grade 12 students in their final year of high school. The guys have a band and want to enter a big music contest but need one more guy to compete. Read More >>

    The Really Real Adventures of Scott Free & Will Do
    27 May

    Solar Stage Children's Theatre, 100 Upper Madison Avenue, Toronto

    May 27, 2017 To June 10, 2017

    416-368-8031

    $17

    THE REALLY REAL ADVENTURES OF SCOTT FREE AND WILL DO An original play by Kate Keenan & Lesley Halferty Music by Mike Gennaro with Arrangements by Ian Goodtimes Directed by Kate Keenan Choreography by Alison Lisa Featuring Jocelyn Adema, Wiley Ly, Lena Maripuu & Thomas Putman Scott Free and Will… Read More >>

    29 May

    Various Venues, Toronto

    May 29, 2017 To May 31, 2017

    $10

    SiriusXM’s Top Comic competition is once again scanning the country in search of Canada’s best comedian. Auditions to select this year’s semi-finalists from amongst some of Canada’s best comedians will be held before a live audience and a panel of industry judges over three nights in Toronto. Read More >>

    30 May

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    May 30, 2017 To June 25, 2017

    $28-$60

    Created by Rebecca Northan Rebecca Northan’s hit show returns to the Tarragon after playing off-Broadway, in London’s West End, and across Canada, including a sold-out run here at Tarragon Theatre last September. Read More >>

    02 Jun

    Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

    June 2, 2017 To June 4, 2017

    Free - $85

    Toffan Rhythm Projects presents the inaugural TORONTO INTERNATIONAL TAP DANCE FESTIVAL, presented in partnership with Harbourfront Centre! Over the decades, tap dancing has taken on many forms but it has never lost its focus on the musicality of dance. Read More >>

    02 Jun

    Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Toronto

    June 2, 2017 To June 17, 2017

    $19 to $22

    Scarborough Theatre Guild presents The Glass Menagerie This is the story of Amanda Wingfield, who once was pretty and popular, but who now seeks happiness in her dreams and memories. And this is the story of her son, Tom, who looks to movies and alcohol for his hope for happiness. Read More >>

    03 Jun

    The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West, Toronto

    June 3, 2017 To June 10, 2017

    4163459595

    $39 - $265

    A Streetcar Named Desire A Ballet by John Neumeier One of the best-known and most canonical of American stage plays – and equally esteemed as a film – Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire is adapted for dance with daring and sensitivity by choreographer John Neumeier. Read More >>

    03 Jun

    Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West, Toronto

    June 3, 2017 To June 4, 2017

    $10 -$15

    After selling out several shows in a row, and eight years of amazing stand up comedy! ‘Saturday At Comedy Bar’ is back on June 3rd for another great show. Don’t miss out on Toronto’s Best Comedians. Kate Davis [ Mike Bullard Show | Sudbury Comedy Festival ] . Read More >>

    06 Jun

    Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria Street, Toronto

    June 6, 2017 To June 11, 2017

    $50 to $175

    The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O’Brien, is coming to Toronto. Read More >>

    07 Jun

    Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge Street, Toronto

    June 7, 2017 To June 25, 2017

    $25 - $79

    Presented by James Seabright, Kevin McCollum, Corey Ross/Starvox Entertainment and Julius Green by arrangement with Suzanna Rosenthal for Showstopper Productions. A new musical is born at every performance of this incredible Olivier Award winning show, each created on the spot by the acclaimed musical comedians The Showstoppers. Read More >>

    09 Jun

    Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue Toronto

    June 9, 2017 To August 27, 2017

    $54.99 - $64.99

    Experience the beloved family tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home! This classic story has entertained audiences for generations, and now you can share the magic with your family! The well-known score includes all your favourite songs: Over the Rainbow,… Read More >>

    09 Jun

    Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Tank House Lane, Toronto

    June 9, 2017 To August 19, 2017

    $25 to $60

    VideoCabaret spectacularly conjures the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts. Confederation – John A. Macdonald masterminds the deal-making that leads to the fireworks on July 1, 1867. In a Montreal hotbed of anti-confederationists, Wilfrid Laurier meets Louis Riel. Read More >>