Performing Arts

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

    Come What Mayhem!
    29 Aug

    The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    August 29, 2016 To February 5, 2017

    416.343.0033

    $25 pp & up

    The Second City is proud to present it’s latest comedy revue! Join us as our mainstage cast cleverly skewers every inch of the 2016 news cycle, sure to make you laugh, cry and laugh again. Who is it for? adults 16+ Recommended but not mandatory. Read More >>

    Tarragon16-17
    03 Jan

    30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    January 3, 2017 To February 12, 2017

    416.531.1827

    $15 & up

    by Arun Lakra directed by Andrea Donaldson Do you believe in luck? A man successfully bets double or nothing on the Super Bowl coin toss for twenty years in a row. Read More >>

    Infinity @ Tarragon Theatre
    04 Jan

    30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    January 4, 2017 To January 29, 2017

    416.531.1827

    $50-$55

    A co-production presented by Tarragon Theatre and Volcano Theatre “What is time? Everything we think, feel, or do reminds us of its existence. Read More >>

    measureformeasure
    17 Jan

    Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge Street, Toronto

    January 17, 2017 To February 19, 2017

    $20 - $35

    Groundling Theatre is thrilled to announce the remount of our sold-out show of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale along with a new gender-twist production of Measure for Measure. Read More >>

    theaudience
    17 Jan

    Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King Street West, Toronto

    January 17, 2017 To February 26, 2017

    $35 - $119

    THE AUDIENCE takes theatregoers behind the walls of Buckingham Palace and into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II as she meets with each of her Prime Ministers through her 60 year reign, from when she was a young mother to now as a Great Grandmother. Read More >>

    Empire of the Son
    18 Jan

    Factory Studio Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto, 

    January 18, 2017 To January 29, 2017

    416.504.9917

    $25-$35

    Factory is proud to present the Toronto premiere of EMPIRE OF THE SON, the exhilaratingly original multimedia one-man show by actor, comedian, writer and former CBC radio broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu. Read More >>

    THE BIG ‘WHAT NOW?’ presented by Everything But the Kitchens Inc.
    25 Jan

    Fleck Dance Theatre, Queens Quay West, Toronto

    January 25, 2017 To February 5, 2017

    416-973-4000

    $45 & $55

    Sandra Shamas, writer and performer, is marking her 30th anniversary with her seventh show in the series of her life, THE BIG ‘WHAT NOW?’ Looking at life on the other side of 50 with her brilliant wit, candid insights and hilarious physicality, THE BIG ‘WHAT NOW?’ is a personal journey… Read More >>

    Jeff Dunham: Perfectly Unbalanced
    25 Jan

    Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street, Suite 500, Toronto

    January 25, 2017

    $44.5 - $58

    Jeff Dunham is a global entertainment phenomenon with more than 45 years on stage and countless performances, making him one the world’s most recognizable and inventive entertainers. Read More >>

    Louis C.K.
    26 Jan

    Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street, Suite 500, Toronto

    January 26, 2017

    $25 - $65

    Louis C.K. is a comedian and star of the cable television show Louie. C.K. has won a 2012 Peabody Award and six Emmy awards, as well as numerous awards for The Chris Rock Show, Louie, and his stand-up specials Live at the Beacon Theater (2011) and Oh My God (2013). Read More >>

    stomp
    31 Jan

    Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria Street, Toronto

    January 31, 2017 To February 5, 2017

    $25 - $99

    STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. Read More >>

    How Black Mothers Say I Love You by Trey Anthony
    04 Feb

    Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto

    February 4, 2017 To March 4, 2017

    416.504.9971

    From $25-$55

    Factory is proud to present the return engagement of Trey Anthony’s and Girls in Bow Ties Production of HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU, written and directed by Trey Anthony after a sold-out run at Factory last May. Read More >>

    Superior Donuts by Tracy Letts
    05 Feb

    The Coal Mine Theatre, 798 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

    February 5, 2017 To February 26, 2017

    $26.87 & up

    The Coal Mine presents the Toronto premiere of Superior Donuts by renowned American playwright Tracy Letts. Superior Donuts takes place in the historic Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, where Arthur Przybyszewski runs the donut shop that has been in his family for sixty years. Read More >>

    saturdaynightfever
    07 Feb

    Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

    February 7, 2017 To February 12, 2017

    $25 - $150

    Grab your bell-bottoms and take a trip back in time with “Saturday Night Fever.” Based on the 1977 hit film, Saturday Night Fever follows Brooklyn teen, Tony Manero, in his attempt to escape his tribulations by spending weekends at the local discotheque. Read More >>

    Chris Tucker
    10 Feb

    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St E, Toronto

    February 10, 2017

    $42.89 - $72.89

    Chris Tucker is an international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Read More >>

    Les Ballets Trockadero
    10 Feb

    Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St., Toronto

    February 10, 2017 To February 11, 2017

    $35 - $150

    For this Toronto engagement, THE TROCKS repertoire will include one of the company’s signature works, Le Lac Des Cygnes (Swan Lake, Act II); the world-infamous Dying Swan scene; the great 19th century Russian classic Don Quixote; the rarely performed La Esmeralda, based on the Victor Hugo novel Notre-Dame de Paris;… Read More >>

    ballet_gala_1600b
    11 Feb

    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St E, Toronto

    February 11, 2017

    $65 - $175

    The Canada All Star Ballet Gala, the first of its kind celebration of Classical Ballet Masterpieces, performed by the world’s most accomplished artists from The National Ballet of Canada, Royal Ballet of London, Paris Opera Ballet, Rome Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theater, The Bolshoi, Royal Danish Ballet and San Francisco… Read More >>

    bodyguard
    11 Feb

    Ed Mirvish Theatre, Victoria Street, Toronto

    February 11, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    $38 - $175

    Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love. Read More >>

    Hooking Up With The Second City
    13 Feb

    The Second City Theatre, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    February 13, 2017 To February 19, 2017

    416-343-0011

    $25 - $40

    The Second City knows a little bit about heating things up — we’ve been looking at and laughing about relationships for more than 50 years! Hooking Up With The Second City makes light of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love. Read More >>

    Tarragon16-17
    14 Feb

    30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    February 14, 2017 To March 26, 2017

    416.531.1827

    $15 & up

    by Maria Milisavljevic directed by Richard Rose Inspired by the real-life story of Reverend Weibo Ludwig and his decades-long battle with the Alberta oil and gas industry, Peace River Country follows the lives of a close-knit traditional family as their land, health and way of life becomes increasingly threatened by… Read More >>

    cabaret-roundabout
    14 Feb

    Princess of Wales Theatre, King Street West, Toronto

    February 14, 2017 To February 19, 2017

    $38 - $139 + charges

    As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of CABARET. Read More >>

    Jerry Seinfeld
    17 Feb

    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St E, Toronto

    February 17, 2017 To February 18, 2017

    $82.39 - $128.39

    Just For Laughs and JS Touring are thrilled to announce that America’s premier comedian Jerry Seinfeld will return to Toronto to perform his signature stand-up routine live at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Read More >>