Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    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, 1454 Danforth Ave, 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 >>

    James and the Giant Peach
    06 Feb

    Young People's Theatre, 165 Front Street East, Toronto

    February 6, 2017 To March 18, 2017

    PWYC -- $41

    James and the Giant Peach Words and Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Book by Timothy Allen McDonald Based on the book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl Directed by Nina Lee Aquino This rollicking musical version of the beloved children’s classic returns due to overwhelming demand… Read More >>

    Spring Mainstage Revue
    07 Feb

    The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    February 7, 2017 To February 28, 2017

    4163430011

    $26-$50

    It’s that time of year where we make it up as we go along! This February, our legendary comedy ensemble brings down the house with audience favourites from their hit show Come What Mayhem!, plus brand NEW material for every night of the week. Read More >>

    kims-2
    08 Feb

    Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

    February 8, 2017 To March 4, 2017

    $32.00–$89.0

    Soulpepper Academy alumnus Ins Choi’s hilarious and touching play set in a Regent Park Korean convenience store has been winning over audiences from coast to coast. The journey of a fractured but loving family confronting the future and forgiving the past is a Toronto classic in the making. Read More >>

    MARY_POPPINS
    10 Feb

    Lower Ossington Theatre, Ossington Avenue, Toronto

    February 10, 2017 To April 2, 2017

    $54.99 - $64.99

    Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins received nominations… 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 >>

    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 >>

    five-faces
    14 Feb

    Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

    February 14, 2017 To March 25, 2017

    $39 - $69

    Five friends vie to increase their online status by revealing their innermost secrets on the Internet – but at what cost? In this historic collaboration between Canadian Stage and Théâtre français de Toronto we are taken to the deepest and darkest corners of virtual reality and the incisive imagination of… Read More >>

    john
    16 Feb

    Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Avenue, Toronto

    February 16, 2017 To March 5, 2017

    PWYC - $38

    John & Waleed is the true story of two men, one from Kitchener in Southern Ontario and one from Khartoum in the Sudan. Read More >>

    breath
    18 Feb

    Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

    February 18, 2017 To March 11, 2017

    $20 - $40

    A surreal love story about Roger, the murderer of two willing victims who respond to his ad on a webpage, and Amy, a woman he meets soon afterwards in a bar. Read More >>

    The Elephant Girls, Wilde Festival
    22 Feb

    Red Sandcastle Theatre, 922 Queen Street East, Toronto

    February 22, 2017 To February 25, 2017

    (416) 845-9411

    $19.62 - $26.87

    Clever, organized, devious & daring; they stole from the rich and gave to themselves. A fascinating piece of lost womens history, only recently brought to light, this is the gripping tale of the all-female gang which terrorized London for over 100 years. Read More >>

    of-human-bondage
    23 Feb

    Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

    February 23, 2017 To March 11, 2017

    $32.00 – $89.0

    Soulpepper’s acclaimed production returns! Of Human Bondage is an epic tale of obsession, lust, and the pursuit of beauty, commissioned by Soulpepper and adapted for the stage by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen. HOW MUCH Tickets : $32.00–$89.0 How to get tickets? Buy Online Phone: 416.866. Read More >>

    Sousatzka
    25 Feb

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

    February 25, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    $70 - $225

    Multiple Tony® Award winning producer Garth Drabinsky’s World Premiere production of SOUSATZKA is a new musical based on the original novel Madame Sousatzka by Bernice Rubens. Read More >>

    shenyun
    28 Feb

    Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Queen Street West

    February 28, 2017 To March 2, 2017

    $90 - $235 plus charges

    IN ANCIENT TIMES, China was known as the Land of the Divine. Everyone, from emperors to the common people, believed that their culture was a gift from heaven. They lived in harmony with the universe and saw a connection among all things. Read More >>

    Tarragon16-17
    28 Feb

    30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    February 28, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    416.531.1827

    $15 & up

    by Erin Shields directed by Peter Hinton Moxy is married and seething, fed up with the constraints of domesticity, and longing for some action. Meanwhile, her long-suffering husband Johnny has decided that enough is enough and contemplates having an affair with Faith, a secret admirer. Read More >>

    The Book of Mormon (Touring)
    28 Feb

    Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

    February 28, 2017 To April 16, 2017

    $49 - $139 + charges

    The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Read More >>

    sfb
    28 Feb

    Pop Up Theatre, 270 King Street West, Toronto

    February 28, 2017 To March 19, 2017

    $20 - $35

    STUPID F**KING BIRD by Aaron Posner sort of adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekhov. Posner’s widely critically acclaimed work was originally produced by legendary theatre group Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co. in Washington DC in May 2013, where it won the Helen Hayes award for best new play. Read More >>

    Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
    01 Mar

    27 Front St. E., Toronto, ON M5E 1B4 CA 

    March 1, 2017 To March 18, 2017

    $39 - $99

    A Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and Canadian Stage Co-Presentation With Cirkopolis, Cirque Éloize presents a show that combines the worlds of circus, dance and theatre. In the heart of a stern and imposing city in appearance, giant gears and dark portals symbolize a mechanism that crushes individuality. Read More >>

    The 12th Annual Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
    01 Mar

    Various Venues, Toronto, ON

    March 1, 2017 To March 12, 2017

    $16-$80

    The 12th Annual TOsketchfest will feature a large and diverse variety of shows in their Festival Series including the singin’ and dancin’ duo The Rumoli Brothers featuring Kurt Firla and Brandon Firla (Suits), musical comedy viral sensation Flo & Joan (The 2016 Song), a revival of the 2016 Fringe favourite… Read More >>

    His Girl Friday
    02 Mar

    Aki Studio, Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E, Toronto

    March 2, 2017 To March 5, 2017

    416-531-1402

    $20-$25

    A 1940s screwball comedy about a pair of divorced reporters forced to work together again to cover the scoop of their careers. Read More >>

    Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell
    02 Mar

    Theatre Aurora, 150 Henderson Drive, Aurora

    March 2, 2017 To March 11, 2017

    $10- $25

    A police investigation leads to an uncomfortable and unexpected conclusion in this psychological drama. When a woman disappears, four marriages become entangled in a web of love, deceit, sex and death. Read More >>