Plays

Apr 09-27 2018
Are you a risk taker? “Risky” Phil is extremely cautious. He has always lived with his colourful Aunt Gigi, a hairdresser with a flair for the dramatic. When a new client shows up, the story of Phil’s history starts to unravel and he discovers he isn’t the orphan Aunt Gigi always said he was. This comedy about fathers and sons challenges you to consider how much of YOU is actually determined by your roots.
Apr 10-29 2018
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 and Information features an ensemble of actors performing over 100 roles. With an intellectual vigour and dazzling instinct for the absurd, Churchill confronts the data overload that bombards us every day – painting an instantly-recognizable portrait of modern human connection.
Apr 23 - May 11 2018
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 when an incident shatters the connections between three friends? Teenage relationships are complicated enough – especially when you add the reckless power of social media. This smart and intense play delves bravely into the nature of sexual consent.
May 01-12 2018
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. But instead of drowning, she sprouts fins and a tail and discovers she can breathe! Margie’s perspective changes as she learns from animals and elders, of her Indigenous forebearers, the Salmon People. This beautiful dance-drama encourages you to consider your own relationship to the world around you.
May 04 - Jun 02 2018
Chicago in the 1920s is a city on a collision course with change - and through it all plays the Blues. In August Wilson’s masterpiece a routine music recording session becomes the front line for issues of race, power, and opportunity.
May 16 - Jun 22 2018
The intrigues of an amateur theatre company spill from the stage to the pub, as an aspiring actor moves through the ranks of both The Beggar’s Opera, and the show’s assorted players. In his trademark style, Ayckbourn delivers a deeply funny dramatic comedy about deception, ambition, and sexual conquest.
May 14 - Jun 23 2018
It’s 1959 in a small Ontario town with summer vacation on the horizon. And then a girl goes missing. Innocence Lost is a riveting take on the Steven Truscott criminal case that rocked the country for decades, and scarred a generation forever.
Jun 01-30 2018
Weaving Reconciliation gives voice to those who have lived within and around Canada’s long shadow of colonization. A contemporary weaving together of theatre, Indigenous cultural practices and lived experience, this multi-disciplinary production is about our hopes for a good future guided by the principles of our cultural past. Weaving Reconciliation unfolds through the eyes of Old One, whose life story interweaves with his healing journey as he opens up to life’s regrets and hopes.
Feb 01 - Jun 30 2018
Join the fun as you participate to solve a hilarious whodunit with Mysteriously Yours Dinner Theatre, Toronto’s only interactive murder mystery dining experience!
Sep 18 2018 (Tuesday)
A subdued Danny Kaye plays a Polish-Jewish refugee who needs a way out of Paris before the Germans occupy the city. Kurt Jurgens plays his anti-Semitic ride out of France. This charming treasure is one of the first Hollywood films to refer to the Holocaust.
Oct 18-21 2018
In his highly-anticipated final solo performance work, world-renowned dance artist Akram Khan (DESH, TORO) unearths the experience of Indian colonial soldiers in the First World War. Over 4 million Indian men were mobilized for the conflict, but if they did return home their stories were never told. Separated from their own histories, homelands, and countrymen, they became xenoi (foreigners). With text from acclaimed Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill and movement that shifts between classical kathak and contemporary dance, XENOS reveals a story of loss, hope and human redemption.
Nov 04 2018 (Sunday)
Over a decade in the making, Destination Unknown weaves together the first-hand accounts of twelve survivors (some speaking for the first time) into a powerful and pointed testament to survival during and after the war. An intimate and immersive documentary. Toronto Premiere
Dec 16 2018 (Sunday)
It’s 1973 and the members of the newly-arrived Maimon family try to make their way in multi-ethnic Paris. Crime drama meets coming-of-age story in this beautiful film told from the perspective of 11-year-old Michel (Jules-Angelo Bigarnet).
Nov 27 - Dec 16 2018
Ice cream, rollercoasters, the smell of old books — as a mother battles chronic depression, a child creates a list of everything that makes life worth living. As time passes and the list grows, what began as a naive attempt to deal with tragedy becomes an epic chronicle of life's small joys. Staged in an in-the-round setting, this touching, funny and intimate solo piece charts the lengths we will go for those we love.
Feb 21-24 2019
Choreographed by acclaimed Canadian dance artist Peggy Baker, who we are in the dark offers the immediacy of daring contemporary dance, supercharged live music, and sophisticated design elements from artists working with pigment, projection, and light. Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld, both members of Grammy Award-winning rock band Arcade Fire, are joined on stage by seven extraordinary dancers in a work that explores and illuminates shifting identities, betrayals, secrets, and intimacies played out in the dark.