Based on Bernard Shaw’s enormously popular Arms and the Man, Straus’ big hit paved the way for My Fair Lady in its seamless interweaving of hummable melodies and a hysterical comedy of manners.
CORONATION ST PETER BARLOW: PRODIGAL SON TOUR
Played by award-winning actor Chris Gascoyne since 2000, Peter is the lovable bad boy on Britain’s longest-running TV drama, Coronation Street.
WRITE OFF THE KEYBOARD MAIN STAGE
The Write Off the Keyboard Main Stage concert showcases those figures who not only interpreted with formidable mastery but wrote exceptional music from the piano’s vantage point: Liszt, Chopin and Rachmaninoff, and Canadians Harry Somers and Adam Sherkin.
The perfect way to celebrate spring, Canada’s trombone wizard, conductor and entertainer, Alain Trudel, brings a display of vernal virtuosity to our stage in an old-fashioned Concert in the Park with a modern twist.
TOMMY EMMANUEL WITH SPECIAL GUEST ANDY MCKEE
11/05/2017 to 12/05/2017
Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel has toured constantly as a solo act, often more than 300 dates a year. However, what really matters is how Tommy makes people feel when he performs. With his powerfully charismatic persona and a simply untouchable musical virtuosity, Tommy draws his listeners into an incredible vortex of happiness from which they are content never to escape. Chet Atkins said, “You can’t watch Tommy play and not feel happy. I just love him.”
O CANADA! THE GOLDEN AGE OF CANADIAN POP
Celebrate great Canadian music from the 60s, 70s and 80s with totally rad group Retrocity plus featured guest, legendary recording artist Lorraine Segato (of Parachute Club). “Let the Sunshine In” with an historic reunion of members of the original cast of the Toronto production of the hit musical Hair, and a special presentation of the Slaight Music SING! Toronto Legacy Award to internationally-renowned vocalist Elaine Overholt.
SING! LOVES NEW YORK WITH NEW YORK VOICES AND BLUE JUPITER
Returning to SING! and celebrating 30 years of touring and recording, this critically-acclaimed vocal group has refined their musical story to a high art. They are known for their close-knit voicings, inspired arrangements and unparalleled vocal blend. With a cappella quartet Blue Jupiter. Hosted by Micah Barnes and FreePlay Duo.
NOTE: $99 VIP tickets include pre-show reception at 6:30 PM.
A tribute to Jacques Offenbach. Offenbach revolutionized music theatre in Paris at a time when polite society feared offence and vulgarity. Soon enough, the adoring crowds could not get enough of the humour, melody and fierce satire of French operetta.
THE LAWYER SHOW 2017 - LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL!
08/06/2017 to 10/06/2017
Nightwood Theatre presents its annual Lawyer Show with the fabulously fun, award-winning musical Legally Blonde: The Musical. Follow Broadway’s brightest heroine, Elle Woods, from her SoCal sorority house to Harvard Law School and all the way to the halls of justice as she battles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal all in pursuit of her dreams.
EN AVANT, MARCHE!
21/06/2017 to 24/06/2017
North American Premiere. A genre-defying tragicomedy from acclaimed Belgium choreographer Alain Platel, featuring nearly 40 performers on stage, with four actors and seven musicians joined by 30 members of Toronto’s Weston Silver Band.
“A dreamer with eyes wide open” and an incorrigible idealist, yet at the same time a visionary and a brave innovator, Josipa Lisac is a unique phenomenon of the music scene. She says of herself that she is terrified of mediocrity and banality, and her whole life is dedicated to finding new, original and often shocking conceptions, which always and everywhere seem attractive, interesting and provocative. In a sentence: Josipa is like no other.