Stage Door Listings

February 2021

The Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls continues to present renowned Canadian magician Greg Frewin in “Wild Magic” booking through May 2021.

Photo: Greg Frewin and white Siberian tiger. © Greg Frewin Theatre.

TORONTO

Larger Theatres

Katya Kabanová (opera) by Leoš Janáček. Trapped in a loveless marriage, Katya begins a doomed affair. In Czech with English surtitles. Opens Feb 6, runs to Feb 20. Four Seasons Centre, www.coc.ca. cancelled

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (musical) by Dave Molloy. A contemporary adaptation of a section of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Runs Jan 26 to Feb 14. Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St, www.crowstheatre.com. cancelled


Smaller Theatres (Professional)

Cliff Cardinal’s CBC Special (performance) by Cliff Cardinal. Cardinal imagines what he would do if the CBC had commissioned a variety special from him. Preview Feb 11, opens Feb 12, runs to Feb 28. Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, www.crowstheatre.com. cancelled  

Miigis (dance) by Sandra Laronde. An exploration of the power of nature and prophesy in Anishnaabe culture. Runs Feb 14 to Feb 21. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St, www.canadianstage.com. cancelled

Merrily We Roll Along (musical) by Stephen Sondheim. The musical moves backwards in time to show how a man lost friendship, fame and fortune. Previews from Feb 11, opens Feb 13, runs to Feb 28. Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, www.crowstheatre.com. cancelled


CAMBRIDGE

The Gondoliers (operetta) by Arthur Sullivan & WS Gilbert. One of two humble gondoliers unknowingly may be the King of Barataria. Feb 14 only. [community] Cambridge Arts Theatre, 47 Water St South, www.vcopera.ca.


HAMILTON

Admissions (drama) by Joshua Harmon. A liberal mother faces conflict when her son is not admitted to his university of choice. Runs Jan 27 to Feb 13. Dofasco Centre, 1‑800-465-7529, theatreaquarius.org. cancelled


KITCHENER/WATERLOO

The Gondoliers (operetta) by Arthur Sullivan & WS Gilbert. One of two humble gondoliers unknowingly may be the King of Barataria. Feb 13 only. [community] Waterloo Collegiate Institute, 300 Hazel St, www.vcopera.ca.

Pinkalicious The Musical (musical) by John Gregor & Elizabeth Kann. Pinkalicious can’t stop eating pink cupcakes and comes down with Pinkitis. Runs Feb 3 only. Centre in the Square, 1-800-265-8977, centreinthesquare.com.


LONDON

Cyrano de Bergerac (drama) by Edmond Rostand. A large-nosed soldier-oet agrees to woo the woman he secretly loves on behalf of  of a good-looking young man. Previews from Feb 16, opens Feb 19, runs to Mar 6. Grand Theatre, 519-672-8800, www.grandtheatre.com. cancelled

Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes (drama) by Hannah Moscovitch. A star professor catches himself admiring a female student who is a fan of his work. Previews from Feb 2, opens Feb 4, runs to Feb 13. Grand Theatre, 519-672-8800, www.grandtheatre.com. cancelled


NIAGARA FALLS

Wild Magic (magic) by Greg Frewin. Frewin performs stunning large-scale illusions including one with a white Siberian tiger. Runs July 30, 2020, booking to May 12, 2021. Greg Frewin Theatre, 905-356-0777, gregfrewintheatre.com. ★★★★☆ Physical distancing in place.


OTTAWA

Fiddler on the Roof (musical) by Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick. In Ukraine in 1905 Tevye tries to maintain tradition while raising five daughters. Opens Dec 29, 2020, runs to Jan 3, 2021. NAC, 1-866-850-2787, nac‑cna.ca. cancelled

She Kills Monsters (comedy) by Qui Nguyen. Agnes becomes involved in the Dungeons & Dragons game of her dead sister. Preview Feb 4 opens Feb 5, runs to Feb 13. The Gladstone, 613-233-4523, www.thegladstone.ca. postponed


PICKERING

Performances at the Herongate Barn Theatre suspended for the 2020/21 season.


SUDBURY

Performances at the Sudbury Theatre Centre suspended for the 2020/21 season.


THUNDER BAY

The Birds and the Bees (comedy) by Mark Crawford. A turkey-farming daughter moves back in with her beekeeping mother and is attracted to the bee researcher also living there. Runs Jan 30 to Feb 15. Magnus Theatre, 807-345-5552, magnustheatre.com.