Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    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 August 13, 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 >>

    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 >>

    23 Jun

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

    June 23, 2017 To August 19, 2017

    $25 & up

    VideoCabaret spectacularly conjures the era of Confederation in four tragicomic one-act plays, presented in two parts. Scandal – Business barons compete to own the hottest technology – the railway lines – and Macdonald is caught trading contracts for donations. Read More >>

    27 Jun

    Ed Mirvish Theatre, Victoria Street, Toronto

    June 27, 2017 To September 3, 2017

    $50 & up

    BEAUTIFUL — The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most… Read More >>

    29 Jun

    High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor St W, Toronto

    June 29, 2017 To September 3, 2017

    416.368.3110.

    PWYC or $25

    Directed by Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs Canada’s longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics. Read More >>

    29 Jun

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

    June 29, 2017 To August 5, 2017

    $32 & up

    A group of Canadian soldiers convalesce in a field hospital after facing the horrors of Vimy Ridge in this striking WWI drama from Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen. Read More >>

    01 Jul

    Baillie Theatre, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

    July 1, 2017 To August 5, 2017

    $32 to $89 + charges

    The story of irreverent hero and Canadian WWI flying ace Billy Bishop remains one of the most critically-acclaimed Canadian plays of all time. Read More >>

    25 Jul

    Second City Theatre, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

    July 25, 2017 To August 6, 2017

    416.343.0011

    $26 - $40

    This summer, The Second City serves up live improv in the heart of the Entertainment District. Join our cast for a selection of our favourite scenes from Everything is Great Again, plus a brand new collection of hilarious sketches and characters. Read More >>

    27 Jul

    The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

    July 27, 2017

    $30 - $40

    Brendan Schaub is LIVE in this one man show “The Big Brown Breakdown” brings comedy, UFC and everything in between. As real as it gets is an understatement. If you like the number one rated sports podcast “The Big Brown Breakdown” then you’ll love the live show experience. Read More >>

    27 Jul

    Woodbine Concert Hall, 555 Rexdale Boulevard, Etobicoke

    July 27, 2017

    $35 - $45

    Robert Lane “Bob” Saget is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television host. His television roles include Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House (1987–95) and its Netflix sequel Fuller House, and hosting America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997. Read More >>

    27 Jul

    Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West, Toronto

    July 27, 2017

    6473826296

    $10

    Another amazing sketch comedy show with a stacked line up, featuring: Live Dudes, O Dat Dum, and more! Come check out what the critics are talking about. Who is it for? adults HOW MUCH Tickets : Adults – $10. Read More >>

    28 Jul

    Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W, Toronto

    July 28, 2017 To July 30, 2017

    6478398882/6474028247

    Free

    We are a youth-oriented dance festival, featuring dance schools local and international. Our 3-day event consist of an opening ceremony on the first day (July 28), competition the second (July 29) and closing/award ceremony the third (July 30). Read More >>

    01 Aug

    Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front Street, Toronto

    August 1, 2017 To August 6, 2017

    (416) 907-0468

    $35-$150

    12 Angry Men is a play by Reginald Rose – presented at the St. Lawrence Centre’s Bluma Appel theatre. Following the closing arguments in a murder trial, the 12 members of the jury must deliberate, with a guilty verdict meaning death for the accused, an inner-city teen. Read More >>

    03 Aug

    Majlis Art Garden, 163 Walnut Avenue, Toronto

    August 3, 2017 To August 6, 2017

    6472397309

    $15-$18

    Runaway is a dramatic one act play which follows four years in the lives of Cathy and her disheveled Uncle Mike. After running away with her high school teacher and returning home, Cathy’s life is changed forever. Read More >>

    03 Aug

    Various Venues, Toronto

    August 3, 2017 To August 13, 2017

    416-628-8216

    PWYC to $35

    SummerWorks is Canada’s largest curated performance festival. Widely recognized as one of the most important platforms for launching new work, SummerWorks annually features over 50 performance projects during its 11-day Festival in August. In 2017, SummerWorks celebrates its 27th year. Read More >>

    07 Aug

    Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave, Toronto

    August 7, 2017 To August 13, 2017

    416-504-6429

    Pay-What-You-Can

    Dusk Dances is an enchanting outdoor dance festival that brings high quality urban, contemporary and traditional dance to Withrow Park. Audiences are invited to enjoy works by top Canadian choreographers and participate in free dance workshops. Read More >>