Toronto Theatre Guide: Performing Arts and Live Theatre in Toronto

A list of What’s On on Stage in Toronto in April 2018: Stage Shows, Ballet, Opera, Broadway, Musicals, comedy, dance and more.

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What’s On on Stage in Toronto in April 2018

13 Jan

Famous PEOPLE Players, 343 Evans Avenue, Etobicoke

January 13, 2018 To May 31, 2018

(416) 532-1137

$42 to $68+HST

POP & ROCK will explode on stage under the illumination of Black Light. The Color, the Lights and the Sound, will make you feel you are at ...  »

13 Feb

Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King Street West, Toronto

February 13, 2018 To October 21, 2018

$69 to $225

After a sold-out, standing-room only Toronto engagement before heading to Broadway, Come From Away returns due to overwhelming demand! It’s been called the “edge of the ...  »

15 Feb

Orangeville Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville

February 15, 2018 To April 22, 2018

1.866.216.1988

$299.99 plus HST

Head to the Hills of Headwaters!   »

16 Feb

Lower Ossington Theatre, 100 Ossington Avenue, Toronto

February 16, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$54.99 to $64.99

Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub! Inside, the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd! But as life ...  »

03 Mar

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

March 3, 2018 To April 10, 2018

$35.00–$95.0 + charges

The Trojan War is over, but for Idomeneus the greatest struggle awaits his return – a crucible of the soul. A chorus weaves fates and stories into a ...  »

03 Mar

Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto

March 3, 2018 To May 13, 2018

$54.99 to $79.99

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Based on the  Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all ...  »

09 Mar

Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue Toronto

March 9, 2018 To May 20, 2018

$54.99 to $64.99

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical ...  »

27 Mar

Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

March 27, 2018 To April 29, 2018

$59 to $139

An American In Paris is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for ...  »

27 Mar

Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto

March 27, 2018 To April 14, 2018

416-368-3110

$39 - $99

If clothes make the man, they can undo him. A spectacular new musical treatment of Gogol’s beloved story. 20 years after it took the world by storm, ...  »

27 Mar

The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer St, Toronto

March 27, 2018 To July 31, 2018

416-343-0011

Starting at $27

The Second City crashes into the modern world in this brand new comedy commute down the hyper-conscious highway. An all-star cast weaves in and out of the ...  »

29 Mar

Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, Toronto

March 29, 2018 To April 14, 2018

(647) 341-7390

$15-$35

In the library of a fee-paying grammar school outside of Manchester, England, a group of hyper-intelligent seventeen-year-olds prepare for their final exams. As anxiety builds and hormones ...  »

29 Mar

Oshawa Little Theatre, 62 Russett Avenue, Oshawa

March 29, 2018 To April 21, 2018

905.723.0282

$15 to $28

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is a young prince trapped under the spell of an ...  »

30 Mar

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

March 30, 2018 To April 14, 2018

$25.00–$79.0 + charges

You’re invited to post-war Paris, the global capital of art, music, literature, and Baccanalia! Artists like Ernest Hemmingway, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, Picasso, and Josephine Baker ...  »

05 Apr

Orangeville Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville

April 5, 2018 To April 22, 2018

519-942-3423

$22 to $43

The year is 1938 and aspiring reporter Mary Hayes, is struggling to break into the male- dominated world of journalism. Jeff Kincaid may be the hottest reporter in ...  »

06 Apr

Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Toronto

April 6, 2018 To April 21, 2018

$20 to $24

Scarborough Theatre Guild presents The Cemetery Club This sweet-tempered and moving comedy is about three widows who meet once a month for tea before going to visit ...  »

06 Apr

Fairview Library, 35 Fairview Mall Drive, Toronto

April 6, 2018 To April 14, 2018

$27 to $35

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well ...  »

08 Apr

The Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

April 8, 2018 To April 29, 2018

800-838-3006

$25 to $42.50+hst

Belinda Cornish is an English-born, Edmonton-based, award-winning playwright, actor, improviser, and Canadian Screen Award nominee (Tiny Plastic Men). Since moving to Canada in 2000, Cornish founded the all-female ...  »

10 Apr

Theatre Passe Muraille, 16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto

April 10, 2018 To April 22, 2018

$20

“This is the story of how I once birthed a cow…kinda…” Jivesh is “Canadian.” And “Indian.” And “Hindu.” And “West Indian.” “Trinidadian” too. Or maybe he’...  »

10 Apr

Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

April 10, 2018 To April 29, 2018

416-368-3110

$35.10 - $69 + charges

Hailed as one of England’s greatest living playwrights, Caryl Churchill has provoked audiences for over four decades. Told through a theatrically-adventurous medley of short vignettes, Love ...  »

11 Apr

Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley Street, Toronto

April 11, 2018 To April 22, 2018

416-534-6404

$19 – $49

NEW TO PARIS, YOUNG DORANTE is immediately lifted into a world of gallantry and prestige. Intoxicated by this new environment, he invents a fictitious identity. But a ...  »

11 Apr

Native Earth Performing Arts, 585 Dundas Street East, Suite 250, Toronto

April 11, 2018 To April 21, 2018

$22 to $25

Addicted follows Penelope Day, an alcoholic at the end of her rope who finds herself at the mercy of Saving Grace, an unconventional rehab facility and its ...  »

11 Apr

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre - Cabaret Space, 12 Alexander St, Toronto

April 11, 2018 To April 22, 2018

$20 to $35

A harrowing, humorous and heart-wrenching journey into the female psyche. In the wake of her mother’s death, Mouthpiece follows one woman, for one day, as she ...  »

13 Apr

CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge Street, Toronto

April 13, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$39 to $99

WINNER! Best Musical—New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, Obie Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, and Off-Broadway Alliance Award. Alison, a 43 year-old lesbian cartoonist, ...  »

13 Apr

Amsterdam Brewery, 45 Esandar Dr, Toronto

April 13, 2018

4377778780

$55

A Dinner to Die For is a murder mystery dinner raising funds for Women’s Habitat of Etobicoke, a community-based organization providing vital support to women and ...  »

13 Apr

Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto

April 13, 2018 To April 28, 2018

416-364-4170, Press 1

$20-2$5

This larger-than-life musical written by Alumnae member Shirley Barrie explores the life and times of actress Marie Dressler, an Ontario native who won international fame in the 1930...  »

13 Apr

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

April 13, 2018 To May 19, 2018

$12 to $350

By Canadian Opera Company. Hailed as a masterpiece at its sold-out world premiere in Toronto and a subsequent tour to New York, the COC is thrilled to ...  »

14 Apr

Cosmo Music Hall, 10 Via Renzo Dr., Richmond Hill

April 14, 2018

9055050844

$15

Marky Monday’s Adventures in Dreamland is a Rock Musical for children of all ages. This 1-hour 10-minute unforgettable performance features comedic sing along catchy rock/funk ...  »

14 Apr

Greenwin Theatre, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

April 14, 2018 To May 6, 2018

(416) 932-9995

$25 to $90.40 + charges

Harold Green Jewish Theatre… Presented by ROSALIE & ISADORE SHARP An Israeli play to honour Israel’s 70th Birthday Inside the secretive world of the ritual bath, ...  »

14 Apr

Susan Reubes Main Stage, 165 Front Street East, Toronto

April 14, 2018 To April 22, 2018

$15 to $34

RISKY PHIL Written by Paula Wing Directed by Stewart Arnott Are you a risk taker? “Risky” Phil is extremely cautious. He has always lived with his colourful ...  »

15 Apr

The Theatre Centre BMO Incubator, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto 

April 15, 2018 To April 24, 2018

$5-$60

The fifth edition of RISER begins with Mr. Truth, an off-the-beaten-sketch-comedy-path parody created and performed by Lauren Gillis and Alaine Hutton. In a series of nightmarish vignettes, ...  »

17 Apr

Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

April 17, 2018 To May 27, 2018

416.531.1827

$29 –$55

“Who run the world? Girls. Who run this motha? Girls!” BEYONCÉ A naked photo of Scarlett goes viral. Rumours spread across smartphones like wildfire and her reputation ...  »

17 Apr

Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street, North York

April 17, 2018

FREE

You are invited to Discover Dance! Join us for the next presentation with Atri Nundy on April 17 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Free, monthly lunch-hour ...  »

17 Apr

Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto

April 17, 2018 To April 21, 2018

$45 - $95

100 FASHION DESIGNERS & ARTISTS, 50 SHOWS, 5 DAYS Packed with provocative and avant-garde designs, Fashion Art Toronto 2018 stretches the boundaries of Canadian fashion, art and photography. Featuring runway shows ...  »

18 Apr

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East, Toronto

April 18, 2018

FREE

You are invited to Discover Dance! Join us for the next presentation with Atri Nundy on April 18 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Free, monthly ...  »

19 Apr

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

April 19, 2018 To April 28, 2018

$39 to $194+ charges

Monteverdi’s deeply moving opera recounts the return of the Greek king Ulysses to his family after a twenty-year absence fighting in the Trojan War. This production ...  »

19 Apr

Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto

April 19, 2018 To April 22, 2018

416-368-3110

$35.10 - $99 + charges

Some questions are impossible to answer and some experiences too personal to express. Choreographer Crystal Pite and actor/playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine, with unflinching ...  »

21 Apr

Habourfront Centre & Michael J Baker Studio #314, Toronto

April 21, 2018

416-203-0666

$25-75

danceImmersion presents Doing Our Thing. Our 10-6pm workshops led by d’bi young anitafika artistic director of WATAH Theatre and Dr.Seika Boye Director of Dance ...  »

21 Apr

Factory, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto

April 21, 2018 To May 13, 2018

$20-$50

It’s winter in the prairies, late 1960s. Two young nurses, just off the plane from the Philippines, arrive at a rural hospital in Arborfield, Saskatchewan – population 300. ...  »

24 Apr

Ed Mirvish Theatre, Victoria Street, Toronto

April 24, 2018 To May 27, 2018

$29 to $149

The world’s favourite family musical ANNIE makes its long-awaited return to Toronto this spring, starring television and stage star LESLEY NICOL. Best known as the beloved ...  »

25 Apr

Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

April 25, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$17-$22.50

Sanskrit has 96 words for love. English has one. Armed with the magical poetry of Persian poet Hafez, the musings of French philosopher Alain Badiou, and impossible questions, ...  »

27 Apr

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto

April 27, 2018 To April 28, 2018

$12–$15

Now in its fourth year, Circus Sessions is a week-long creative laboratory where 15 national and international contemporary circus artists from all disciplines (clown, juggling, acrobatics, equilibre and ...  »

27 Apr

Village Players Theatre, 2190e Bloor Street West, Toronto

April 27, 2018 To May 19, 2018

$20 to $24

A bridegroom wakes up in his bridal suite with a hangover on the morning he’s about to be married, and turns to the woman in bed ...  »

27 Apr

The St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front Street East, Toronto

April 27, 2018 To April 29, 2018

$49 to $95+charges

The beautiful Helen got the Golden Apple from Paris and left some rather irate goddesses ‘in the dust!’ Long before her fabled trip to Troy, there was ...  »

28 Apr

Resureccion Hall, 1 Resureccion Road, Etobicoke

April 28, 2018

6478219014

$45 - $80

“Frida Libre”, A musical-monologue, Broadway-style with more than 100.000 spectators in USA and Latin America. The play is based on a worldwide phenomenon and, an inspirational powerful figure ...  »

28 Apr

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

April 28, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$12 to $350

By Canadian Opera Company. The court of Henry VIII is in tumult as the king tires of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, who must now fight for ...  »

28 Apr

John Bassett Theatre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre255 Front St. W, Toronto

April 28, 2018 To April 29, 2018

$15 - $35

Hit The Floor, one of the largest multi-style dance competitions in the world, returns to Toronto for its second edition, that will attract 8,000 spectators and feature 1,500 dancers ...  »

29 Apr

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

April 29, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$19 to $24

The first party of the school year comes packed with expectations. It’s a time to renew old friendships and perhaps find new love. But what happens ...  »

30 Apr

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill

April 30, 2018

$25

The mystical story of the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia comes to life onstage through the powerful storytelling of the renowned Ballet Jörgen Canada. Anastasia is the ...  »

01 May

Factory Studio, 125 Bathurst Street, Toronto

May 1, 2018 To May 6, 2018

$20-$35

Theatre-meets-cooking-class when the infamous Chef Maximo is called away from the demonstration kitchen leaving his sous chef to prepare, in real time and in front of a ...  »

01 May

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre - Cabaret Space, 12 Alexander St, Toronto

May 1, 2018 To May 20, 2018

$20 to $40

A young femme fatale fucks her way across Europe and through a series of lovers who all wind up dead, until she meets her end at the ...  »

02 May

The Theatre Centre BMO Incubator, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

May 2, 2018 To May 11, 2018

$5-$60

Inspired by experiences of growing up queer in Jamaica and finding home in Canada, speaking of sneaking is about displacement, desperation and deception. A multidisciplinary mash-up of ...  »

03 May

Orangeville Opera House, 87 Broadway, Orangeville

May 3, 2018 To May 20, 2018

519-942-3423

$22 to $43

Gail used to be married to Frank, and Earl to Sheila. Then one day, Frank ran off with Sheila leaving Gail and Earl sitting alone on opposite ...  »

03 May

Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Scarborough

May 3, 2018 To May 19, 2018

$10 - $30

Scarborough Music Theatre presents Crazy For You Who could ask for anything more? When 1930’s playboy, Bobby, travels to Deadrock, Nevada to foreclose on the only theatre ...  »

03 May

1251 Bloor Street West, Toronto

May 3, 2018 To May 20, 2018

$9-$44

Isolated behind a glass partition a man undergoes an interrogation intending to break his silence, extract a confession, and force him to justify his very own existence. ...  »

06 May

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

May 6, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$15 to $34

As far as Margie is concerned, she is the best fisher in her family. Then one day she slips on the rocks and tumbles into the water. ...  »

06 May

Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front St. E., Toronto

May 6, 2018

$5

The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents the 17th annual STOMP Urban Dance Competition/...  »

09 May

Tarragon Theatre Workspace, 30 Bridgman Ave, Toronto

May 9, 2018 To May 19, 2018

416-531-1827

$12-$22

Margaret and Pierre Trudeau come to life in this riveting one-woman, Dora award-winning show on Canada's most famous couple.  »

11 May

Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd, Mississauga

May 11, 2018

$26 to $31

Second City alumna Anne Marie Scheffler, has a gift for finding the humour in everyday situations. This hilarious one-woman show takes us through every mom’s experience ...  »

12 May

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

May 12, 2018

1-855-872-7669

$55 - $145 + applicable service charges.

“Sutra” is the award winning and critically acclaimed collaboration between internationally renowned Belgium choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, British sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks from the Shaolin ...  »

12 May

Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

Free

Toronto Public Library and The Beguiling present The Toronto Comic Arts Festival With over 400 cartoonists from more than 20 countries on their way to Toronto this May, we’...  »

22 May

Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St W, Toronto

May 22, 2018 To June 3, 2018

$29 to $139

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of ...  »

24 May

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

May 24, 2018 To June 17, 2018

1-855-985-5000

Ticket prices range from $29-$159

This thrilling production, created by internationally acclaimed Broadway choreographer and director Josh Prince, returns Grease to the streets of 1950s Chicago and incorporates the most beloved songs ...  »

25 May

Kawartha Settlers' Village, 85 Dunn Street, Bobcaygeon

May 25, 2018

705-738-6163

$25.00

Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery and dinner at Kawartha Settlers’ Village. Enjoy dinner at 6pm followed by the show at 7pm. Walk around the Village ...  »


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    1. patricia dignan

      is kinky boots at the centre for performing arts june 16th or not?

      March 2, 2016 at 5:25 PM
      1. todocanada (Listing owner)

        Until May 15th (as of now!) at Royal Alexandra Theatre.

        March 2, 2016 at 5:48 PM
    2. Lisa

      Oraltorio got an amazing review/ interview on CBC radio on May 10. What was the point of this unless the run will be extended!?

      May 11, 2016 at 7:36 PM
    3. Just Saying

      This page has problems with titles and descriptions – repeated descriptions under different titles (in September 2016 anyway)

      September 21, 2016 at 10:29 PM

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