Live Theatre

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

    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 >>

    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 >>

    30 Sep

    Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue Toronto

    September 30, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    $54.99 - $64.99

    AVENUE Q tells the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who moves to NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Read More >>

    14 Oct

    Ed Mirvish Theatre, Victoria Street, Toronto

    October 14, 2017 To December 24, 2017

    $22.75 to $139

    The streets are heating up as young, rebellious leader Strat falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the most powerful man in post-apocalyptic Obsidian. Originally written as a musical, BAT OUT OF HELL went on to become one of the most iconic and successful albums of all time. Read More >>

    01 Nov

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

    November 1, 2017 To December 10, 2017

    $65 to $85 + charges

    You’re the one that I want! You’ll leave the theatre laughing, singing and ready to dance after seeing this Grease the way it was meant to be seen – in its original 1950s Chicago setting. Read More >>

    03 Nov

    Village Players Theatre, 2190e Bloor Street West, Toronto

    November 3, 2017 To November 25, 2017

    $20 to $24

    Evelyn Strange makes this great entrance right out of a ’50s film noir. Read More >>

    04 Nov

    Greenwin Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

    November 4, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    (416) 932-9995

    $25 to $90.40 + charges

    A young Jewish artist is torn between his Hassidic upbringing and his desperate need to fulfill his creative promise. As his genius threatens to destroy his relationship with his parents and community, he must make a difficult choice between art and faith. Read More >>

    07 Nov

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    November 7, 2017 To December 17, 2017


    $22 – $60 + fees

    An espionage scandal rocks the political world in this intriguing contemporary opera about the delusion of love. Featuring performers from Toronto and Macau, Mr. Shi and His Lover illuminates the real-life affair of a French diplomat in China who falls in love with a mysterious opera singer. Read More >>

    08 Nov

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    November 8, 2017 To December 17, 2017


    $29 –$55

    Save the world or save yourself? This romantic comedy sees Sylvia, an ecological activist, caught between her own environmental extremism and falling in love with a man who has a secret dependency on plastic. Read More >>

    11 Nov

    Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge Street, Toronto

    November 11, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    $37.75 - $92

    A New York dinner party. A shattering cultural collision. When discussion turns to politics and religion, the match is lit on a combustible powder keg of identity politics. After smashing box office records last season, the Hope and Hell Co. production of DISGRACED returns for a strictly limited engagement. Read More >>

    Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
    11 Nov

    Susan Reubes Main Stage, 165 Front Street East, Toronto

    November 11, 2017 To December 31, 2017

    $10 to $49

    The Young People’s Theatre Production of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, Book by Linda Woolverton Originally Directed by Robert Jess Roth Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions Directed by Allen MacInnis What is there to learn from this beloved… Read More >>

    12 Nov

    The Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

    November 12, 2017 To December 3, 2017


    $25 to $42.50+hst

    Alone in a room for the first time in years, a couple is brought back together again after a harrowing breakup. As the play progresses, old wounds re-open, new truths surface, and the real reason behind their separation is learned. Read More >>

    16 Nov

    Factory Studio Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto

    November 16, 2017 To December 3, 2017


    The world premiere of trace, a one-man-two-piano-play written, composed and performed by former Factory Artistic Associate Jeff Ho (Ophelia, Prince Hamlet/Why Not Theatre), and directed by Factory Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino. Read More >>

    17 Nov

    Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

    November 17, 2017 To December 16, 2017



    A funny and frank insight into heterosexual female desire, read out loud by a man. The show begins with a male comedian being given a script they have never seen before. They read the script out loud, sight unseen, in front of an audience. Read More >>

    17 Nov

    Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto

    November 17, 2017 To December 2, 2017

    $17 to $33

    “A man earns. However little, however nefariously, he earns.” Oba is holding on to the last threads of his old life and is determined to maintain what he can by any means necessary. Read More >>

    20 Nov

    Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, Toronto

    November 20, 2017 To December 9, 2017

    (647) 341-7390


    A&R Angels is a rock-fable by Kevin Drew, co-founder and de facto bandleader of Canada’s baroque-pop collective Broken Social Scene. Read More >>

    21 Nov

    Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

    November 21, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    $56 to $139+ charges

    ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. Read More >>

    22 Nov

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

    November 22, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    $25 to $265

    In addition to being one of contemporary choreography’s most important voices, John Neumeier is a world authority on the life and work of Vaslav Nijinsky. Read More >>

    23 Nov

    The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    November 23, 2017 To January 5, 2018


    There are two kinds of people in the world, those with holiday cheer and those with . . . out. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Sweater will make fun of all the washed up, broken down traditions that tend to plague the holiday season. Read More >>

    24 Nov

    Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto

    November 24, 2017 To November 25, 2017


    $25 - $45

    he contemporary dance company Bridge To Artists (BTA) is back by popular demand and coming to the FLECK DANCE THEATRE at Harbourfront this Fall. Every year BTA brings together professional dancers and emerging artists to work with renowned choreographer Vlad Novitzki. Read More >>

    25 Nov

    Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, Toronto

    November 25, 2017 To November 26, 2017

    (647) 341-7390


    A beautifully designed puppetry work performed without words to an enchanting musical score, this production has received unanimous praise from children, parents, grandparents, and teachers for its artistry and its story of newfound friendship. Old Man and the River is the perfect introduction to theatre for the very young and their grownups . Read More >>

    28 Nov

    Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

    November 28, 2017 To December 17, 2017

    from $35

    Amidst the bustle of a London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. Read More >>