Live Theatre

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

    03 Apr

    The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    April 3, 2017 To October 23, 2017



    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 >>

    08 Aug

    Second City, 51Mercer Street, Toronto

    August 8, 2017 To January 3, 2018



    Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling scores with dance-offs, and taking life advice from a giant banana. Read More >>

    06 Sep

    Backstage - Markham Museum, Markham Road, Markham

    September 6, 2017 To September 23, 2017

    $24 to $26

    A comedy by Norm Foster. This heartwarming Canadian comedy introduces us to David Kilbride, a successful but self-involved novelist who is confronted by his housekeeper of 28 years. Read More >>

    07 Sep

    The Port Lands, 51 Commissioners Street, Toronto

    September 7, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    $49 & up

    Get set to veer off course with Cirque du Soleil as we lead you along the path to freedom with VOLTA! VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Read More >>

    08 Sep

    Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Scarborough

    September 8, 2017 To September 23, 2017

    $20 - $24

    In this funny and sentimental play of love, learning and reconciliation, we find a retired couple who have spent their summers on Golden Pond for the last 48 years. Norman clings to his wits despite his declining health. Ethel enjoys all the things that they have in their life together. Read More >>

    08 Sep

    Michael Young Theatre, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

    September 8, 2017 To October 7, 2017

    $35 to $95 + charges

    On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends wait. While anticipating, they speculate, quarrel, joke and ponder life’s greater questions. As dusk approaches, two figures appear on the horizon. Soulpepper revisits one of the most significant plays of the 20th century. Read More >>

    08 Sep

    Village Players Theatre, 2190e Bloor Street West, Toronto

    September 8, 2017 To September 30, 2017

    $20 to $24

    Imagine returning from a pleasant anniversary celebration to find that your house has been burgled. In this witty thriller, the domestic calamity also results in a number of uncomfortable truths being revealed, disrupting two seemingly happy marriages and one formerly strong friendship. Read More >>

    09 Sep

    Baillie Theatre, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

    September 9, 2017 To October 7, 2017

    $35 to $95 + charges

    For a group of struggling artists, a visiting Hollywood producer could be the key to a glamorous career in show business. Their dreams all hinge on filming a Napoleonic saga in only two weeks. Read More >>

    16 Sep

    Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Front Street East, Toronto

    September 16, 2017 To October 7, 2017

    $15 - $60

    The critically acclaimed Fall for Dance North festival returns for a third season with three nights of dynamic performances. Read More >>

    17 Sep

    The Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

    September 17, 2017 To October 8, 2017


    $25 to $42.50+hst

    Jasper (Will Greenblatt) and KJ (Noah Reid) are two misfit souls who have made the out-back of a Vermont coffee shop their private sanctuary and refuge from the real world. Here they can indulge in their dreams and delusions of being a brilliant writer and a divine healer. Read More >>

    17 Sep

    The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

    September 17, 2017 To October 1, 2017

    $17 to $29

    September 1964. Behind the doors of a public washroom in a Washington D.C. park, two lives linked to two of America’s most important figures collide when a white man seeking sex meets a black male stranger. Read More >>

    19 Sep

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    September 19, 2017 To October 29, 2017


    $22 – $60 + fees

    Rebecca Northan (creator of Dora Award-winning, international sensation Blind Date) and her partners in crime are back at Tarragon to recruit one intrepid audience member for an undercover ride into the criminal mind. Read More >>

    19 Sep

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    September 19, 2017 To October 8, 2017


    $22 & up

    Will Eno, the celebrated and controversial American playwright of The Realistic Joneses, has written a dark, funny, quietly moving examination of one man’s search for “home.” He stands before us, seeking our help. We’re not sure where he comes from. He seems rather like us, but not. Read More >>

    19 Sep

    Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King Street West, Toronto

    September 19, 2017 To October 29, 2017

    $45 - $150

    Every twist, every thrill, every hairbreadth escape from Alfred Hitchcock’s supreme comedy of suspense is retained for this stunning new stage adaptation from director Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert). Roger O. Read More >>

    20 Sep

    Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto

    September 20, 2017 To September 24, 2017



    For anyone who’s been in love – or wants to be. The Drama Desk Award-winning The Last Five Years is a beautifully intimate, vivid picture of the five-year relationship between Jamie, a young, ambitious author and Cathy, a struggling actress. Read More >>

    20 Sep

    The Commons Theatre and Studios, 587a College Street, Toronto

    September 20, 2017 To October 1, 2017


    $15 to $25

    Theatre Inamorata presents the World Premiere of this modern adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic novel about beauty and the human condition. Directed by Dora-award winner Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster and featuring a predominantly female-identifying cast and creative team, the production examines our society’s obsession with beauty. Read More >>

    21 Sep

    Various Venues, Toronto

    September 21, 2017 To September 30, 2017

    $25 & up

    The sixth annual JFL42 Festival, presented by Air Canada in association with SiriusXM, is returning to Toronto from September 21 – 30 with six headliners taking the stage at the Sony Center for the Performing Arts: Bill Burr, John Mulaney, Ali Wong, Tim and Eric, My Favorite Murder, and Tom… Read More >>

    21 Sep

    The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

    September 21, 2017 To October 8, 2017


    $15-$30, PWYC Sundays

    First produced in 2015 at the Royal Court Theatre in London, Lela & Co. is a timely and gut-wrenching play about women’s worth in a capitalist world. Based on a true story, Lela & Co. Read More >>

    21 Sep

    Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto

    September 21, 2017 To September 23, 2017

    $25 - $34

    Choreographer Gerry Trentham returns to the Harbourfront stage with the world premiere of The Apology Project! Performed together with dancer Kevin Ormsby and set in a landscape of art works by visual artist Kaersten Colvin-Woodruff (USA), projections by Toronto filmmaker Valerie Buhagiar, and lighting design by Simon Rossiter, The Apology… Read More >>

    22 Sep

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    September 22, 2017 To October 14, 2017


    $27 - $32 + fees

    Lukumi is an Afro-futurist Dub-Opera set in post-apocalypse Turtle Island in 2167, 150 years after WWIII and 100 years after the Period of Explosions (PoE). The PoE saw the widespread meltdown of nuclear power plants – due to global environmental degradation – making the surface of the earth virtually uninhabitable. Read More >>

    23 Sep

    Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St, Toronto

    September 23, 2017 To October 22, 2017



    Life After By Britta Johnson Plunge into Alice’s overactive inner world as she tries to decipher the events that led to the fateful day that her father, a superstar self-help guru, dies in a car accident. Read More >>

    23 Sep

    Tree of Life Theatre, 888 Dupont Street, Toronto

    September 23, 2017 To October 8, 2017

    $16.52 - $26.87

    emerGENce Theatre presents Brandon Crone’s ‘Turtleneck’. Sex, power struggles, and gender dynamics take center stage in Turtleneck, a play that focuses on Vicki, a woman trying to escape from a dark past that has come back to haunt her. Read More >>

    26 Sep

    Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Toronto

    September 26, 2017

    $57.50 & up

    With over one million YouTube subscribers between them, Rose & Rosie have become known for their unique brand of comedy, banter, and fun building an extremely loyal global fandom along the way. Read More >>