Stage Door Listings

July 2019

Drayton Entertainment presents 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose at the Huron Country Playhouse II from July 18 to August 3.

Photo: Poster for Drayton Entertainment's 12 Angry Men.

TORONTO

Larger Theatres

Come From Away (musical) by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. On September 11th, 2001, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers are stranded in Gander, Newfoundland. Opened Feb 13, 2018, booking to Sep 29, 2019. Elgin Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com. Runtime: 1h40m. ✭✭✭✭✭

The Lion King (musical) by Elton John & Tim Rice. A stage adaptaion of the 1994 animated movie. Runs Jun 13 to Aug 4. Princess of Wales Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.  

Waitress (musical) by Sara Bareilles & Jessie Nelson. Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker, dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. Runs Jul 9 to Aug 18. Ed Mirvish Theatre,1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

Smaller Theatres (Professional)

Earnest, The Importance of Being (operetta) by Victor Davies & Eugene Benson. A musical version of the famous comedy by Oscar Wilde. Opens Jul 27, runs Jul 30, Aug 2 & 4. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 416-366-7723, 214 College St, www.solt.ca.

Fool for Love (drama) by Sam Shepard. On the edge of the desert Eddie has come to bring out of hiding why a strange looks on. Previews from Jul 13, opens Jul 18, runs to Aug 4. Young Centre, Distillery District, 416-866-8666, soulpepper.ca.

Gianni Schicchi / Riders to the Sea (operas) by Giacomo Puccini / Ralph Vaughan Williams. Two operas -one a comedy and one a tragedy about death. Opens Jul 27, runs Jul 31, Aug 2 & 3. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 416-366-7723, 214 College St, www.solt.ca.

Made for Measure (comedy) by William Shakespeare. An adaptation of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Runs Jul 4 to Sep 1. High Park Amphitheatre, 416-368-3110, https://www.canadianstage.com.

Magic Tonight (magic). James Alan presents a weekly live magic show with guest magicians. Every Sunday. The Cage, 292 College St., 416-995-1736, www.magictonight.ca.  

Much Ado About Nothing (comedy) by William Shakespeare. Beatrice and Benedick argue so much it could be they're really in love. Runs Jul 4 to Sep 1. High Park Amphitheatre, 416-368-3110, https://www.canadianstage.com.  

Jillian Jiggs (children). Phoebe Gilman's stories about an enterprising troublemaker. For ages 4+. Runs Jul 6 to Sep 2. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., 416-368-8031, solarstage.on.ca.  

The Promised Land: Steinbeck Through Song (cabaret) by Mike Ross & Sarah Wilson. Songs from America's master singer/songwriters illuminate the works of John Steinbeck. Opens Jul 12, runs to Jul 27. Young Centre, Distillery District, 416-866-8666, soulpepper.ca.

Toronto Burlesque Festival (festival). A sizzling four-day extravaganza of performances and parties.  Opens Jul 18, runs to Jul 21.  Revival Bar & The Virgin Mobile MOD Club, torontoburlesquefestival.com.

Toronto Fringe Festival  (festival).  A festival of over 150 shows at more than 30 venues.  Opens Jul 3, runs to Jul 14.  Various venues, fringetoronto.com.

La Traviata (opera) by Giuseppe Verdi. A father disapproves of his son's relationship with an elegant courtesan. Opens Jul 26, runs Jul 28, 31 & Aug 3. Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 416-366-7723, 214 College St, www.solt.ca.

Smaller Theatres (Community & Student)

The Ladies Foursome (comedy) by Norm Foster. The day after their friend’s funeral, three golf mates gather for a round of golf in honour of their departed friend. Opened Jun 28, runs to Jul 13. [community] Scarborough Village Theatre, 416-267-9292, theatrescarborough.com.


BLYTH

Cakewalk (comedy) by Colleen Curran. A Canada Day cake-baking competition brings out the worst in the competitors. Opened Jun 28, runs to Aug 10. Memorial Hall, 1-877-862-5984, blythfestival.com.

Jumbo (drama) by Sean Dixon. In 1885 a train speeding through St. Thomas killed the most famous pachyderm in the world. Opened Jun 14, runs to Aug 10. Memorial Hall, 1-877-862-5984, blythfestival.com.

The Team on the Hill (comedy) by Dan Needles. Austin's grandson, fresh from agricultural college, has very different ideas about how to manage the family farm than Austin does. Previews begin Jul 31, opens Aug 2, runs to Sep 5. Memorial Hall, 1-877-862-5984, blythfestival.com.


BOBCAYGEON

The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby (comedy) by Norm Foster. Opens Jul 17, runs to Jul 27. Lakeview Arts Barn, 1-800-304-7897, lakeviewartsbarn.com.

The Numbers Game (comedy) by John Spurway. Opens Jul 3, runs to Jul 13. Lakeview Arts Barn, 1-800-304-7897, lakeviewartsbarn.com.

Opry Gold (revue) by Leisa Way. Opens Jul 30, runs to Aug 10. Lakeview Arts Barn, 1-800-304-7897, lakeviewartsbarn.com.


CAMBRIDGE

Grease (musical) by Jim Jacobs & Warren Casey. In 1959 popular tough guy Danny Zuko has a secret romance with sweet new girl Sandy Dumbrowski. Preview Jul 11, opens Jul 12, runs to Aug 3. Hamilton Family Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


CAMPBELLFORD

The Snow Queen (opera) by John Greer. Gerda embarks on a journey to the far north to rescue her friend Kai from the icy clutches of the Snow Queen. Jul 7 only. Westben Theatre, www.westben.ca.


COLLINGWOOD

Summer of '69 (revue) by David Rogers. A sunny celebration of one of the most iconic years in music and pop culture. Opens Jul 9, runs to Jul 13. Theatre Collingwood, 1-866-382-2200, theatrecollingwood.ca.


DRAYTON

Fiddler on the Loose (revue) by David Rogers. Fiddler Jesse Grandmont and his band play over 60 songs running from country and bluegrass to Celtic, classical and pop. Preview Jul 24, opens Jul 25, runs to Aug 10. Drayton Festival Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

Glory (comedy) by Tracey Power. In 1933, four women set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. Opens Jul 10, runs to Jul 20. Drayton Festival Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


GANANOQUE

Anne of Green Gables: The Musical (musical) by Norman Campbell & Don Harron. A young red-haired orphan girl is mistakenly sent to a farm in Avonlea, PEI. Opened Jun 22, runs to Jul 29. Springer Theatre, 1-866-382-7020, www.1000islandsplayhouse.com.

Glory (comedy) by Tracey Power. In 1933, four women set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. Preview Jul 24, opens Jul 25, runs to Aug 17. Springer Theatre, 1-866-382-7020, www.1000islandsplayhouse.com

Made in Italy (comedy) by Faren Timoteo. A teenager in 1970s Alberta decides to reinvent himself as a crooner. Preview Jul 5, opens Jul 6, runs to Jul 28. Firehall Theatre, 1-866-382-7020, www.1000islandsplayhouse.com.


GRAND BEND

Newsies (musical) by Alan Menken & Jack Feldman. In old New York teenaged newsboys strike against unfair conditions. Opened Jun 30, runs to Jul 12. Huron Country Playhouse, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

Rocky: The Musical (musical) by Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens. A musical based on the 1976 movie. Opens Jul 18, runs to Aug 3. Huron Country Playhouse, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

12 Angry Men (drama) by Reginald Rose. A jury is ready to rule a youth guilty of murder, but one juror tries to convince the other 11 that there is reasonable doubt. Preview Jul 18, opens Jul  19, runs to Aug 3. Playhouse II, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

You'll Get Used to It!... The War Show (drama) By Peter Colley. Six Canadian infantrymen experience everything from training and the anguish of leaving loved ones, to the fear and danger of battle. Opened Jun 27, runs to Jul 13. Playhouse II, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


GRAVENHURST

Dean & Jerry: What Might Have Been (revue) by Jesse Collins. A tribute to the songs and comedy routines of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Opens Jul 24, runs to Aug 16. Gravenhurst Opera House, www.gravenhurst.ca.

Harvest (comedy) by Ken Cameron. A retired couple discovers that the young man leasing their country home has been growing a different crop that they expected. Opened Jun 26, runs to Jul 19. Gravenhurst Opera House, www.gravenhurst.ca.


HALIBURTON

The Ladies Foursome (comedy) by Norm Foster. After the funeral of their golf partner, three women head out for a memorial round with a new fourth. Opens Jul 29, runs to Aug 8. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 1-855-457-9933, www.highlandssummerfestival.on.ca.  

Mary Poppins (musical) by Richard M. Sherman & Robert S. Sherman. A magical nanny improves the lives of everyone in the household. Opened Jun 30, runs to Jul 9. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 1-855-457-9933, www.highlandssummerfestival.on.ca.

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (comedy) by Richard Alfieri. A gay dance instructor gives dance lessons to the elderly wife of a Baptist minister in a Florida. Opens Jul 15, runs to Jul 23. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 1-855-457-9933, www.highlandssummerfestival.on.ca.

Trudeau Stories (drama) by Brooke Johnson. Johnson talks about becoming friends with Pierre Trudeau when she was a student. Opens Jul 10,runs to Jul 12. Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, 1-855-457-9933, www.highlandssummerfestival.on.ca.


HAMILTON

La Bohème (opera) by Giacomo Puccini. The lives and loves of starving artists in 19th-century Paris. Jul 18 only. FirstOntario Concert Hall, brottmusic.com.

Hamilton Fringe Festival (festival). More than 50 companies offering musicals, dance, comedies, magic shows, dramas and family entertainment. Opens Jul 18, runs to Jul 28. Various venues, hamiltonfringe.ca.


KINGSTON

Storefront Fringe Festival (festival). A festival of productions of new, independent theatre. Opens Jul 19, runs to Jul 27. Various venues, www.theatrekingston.com/storefront-fringe.html.


LONDON

Fools and Lovers (comedies) by Hilda Mary Hooke & Merrill Denison. Two early Canadian comedies. Opens Jul 10, runs to Jul 25. Fanshawe Pioneer Village, 519-457-1296, alvegoroot.wikifoundry.com.

The Wind in the Willows (children) by Adam Corrigan Holowitz. A stage adaptation fo the beloved novel by Kenneth Graham. Opens Jul 10, runs to Jul 24.  Fanshawe Pioneer Village, alvegoroot.wikifoundry.com.


MILLBROOK

Bloom: A Rock 'n' Roll Fable (musical) by Beau Dixon. Two small-town best friends share a lifelong love affair with rock ’n' roll music from 1950s to the 1970s. Previews from Jul 2, opens Jul 4, runs to Jul 27. Winslow Farm, 1-800-814-0055, www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca.


MORRISBURG

Don't Dress for Dinner (comedy) by Marc Camoletti. Two sisters' retirement on Manitoulin Island is irrupted by the visit of the adult daughter of one of them. Previews from Jul 4, opens Jul 6, runs to Jul 28. Upper Canada Playhouse, www.uppercanadaplayhouse.com.


NEWMARKET

Newmarket National 10-Minute Play Festival (festival). Readings of 24 new plays and more. Opens Jul 22, runs to Jul 28. Main Street and Riverwalk Commons, 905-535-5122, www.nationalplayfestival.ca.


NIAGARA FALLS

Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show (revue). Two hours of all-Canadian music; from Maritime folk songs to modern pop. Runs Apr 20 to Oct 19. Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show, 8585 Lundy's Lane, 1-800-467-2071, www.ohcanadaeh.com.

Wild Magic (magic) by Greg Frewin. Frewin performs stunning large-scale illusions including one with a white Siberian tiger. Runs Jan 2 to Jun 30. Greg Frewin Theatre, 905-356-0777, gregfrewintheatre.com.


NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

THE SHAW FESTIVAL 2019:

The plays run in repertory from Apr 6-Dec 22 in Niagara-on-the-Lake, two hours south from Toronto. For tickets and information phone 1-800-511-7429 or visit the website at www.shawfest.com.

At the Festival Theatre

Brigadoon (musical) by Frederick Loewe & Alan J. Lerner. Tommy meets a girl who lives in a magical village that appears only once every century. Opened May 25, runs to Oct 13.

The Horse and His Boy (children) by Anna Chatterton. Shasta and his talking horse flee a life of servitude and fight to save Narnia. Opened May 26, runs to Jul 21.

The Ladykillers (comedy) by Graham Linehan. Five oddball crooks pose as an amateur string quintet to rent a room for a heist from a little old lady. Previews begin Jun 11, opens Jul 6, runs to Oct. 12.

At the Royal George Theatre

Cyrano de Bergerac (drama) by Edmond Rostand. The large-nosed Cyrano helps a handsome young man woo the woman Cyrano really loves. Previews from Jul 27, opens Aug 11, runs to Oct 20.

Getting Married (comedy) by G.B. Shaw. Edith and Cecil call off their wedding after they read a pamphlet about the dangers of marriage. Opened May 25, runs to Oct 13.

Rope (drama) by Patrick Hamilton. Two college students commit murder and host a party for the victim's friends. Opened May 24, runs to Oct 12.

The Russian Play (comedy) by Hannah Moscovitch. A small-town flower girl falls for a gravedigger in Stalinist Russia. Previews from Jun 8, opens Jul 6, runs to Oct 12.

At the Studio Theatre

The Glass Menagerie (drama) by Tennessee Williams. Tom is asked to find a boyfriend for his painfully shy sister so that she won't end up dependent on their mother. Previews from May 22, opens Jul 7, runs to Oct 22.

Sex (comedy) by Mae West. A prostitute in 1920s Montreal meets a rich young lover, but he does know about her past. Previews from Jun 21, opens Jul 5, runs to Oct 13.

Victory (drama) by Howard Barker. After the Restoration a widow fights to give her Puritan husband a proper burial. Previews begin Jul 14, opens Aug 10, runs to Oct 12.


ORILLIA

The Gentleman Clothier (comedy) by Norm Foster. No sooner an experienced tailor open the doors of his new shop in Halifax when two people come by looking for jobs. Runs Jul 24-Aug 9. Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011, www.orilliaoperahouse.ca.  

Where You Are (comedy) by Kristen Da Silva. Sisters Glenda and Suzanne live a peaceful retirement on Manitoulin Island until Suzanne's grown daughter arrives. Runs Jul 3-19. Orillia Opera House, 705-326-8011, www.orilliaoperahouse.ca.  


OTTAWA

Dance Me (dance) by Andonis Foniadakis, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa & Ihsan Rustem. Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal pays homage to the songs of Leonard Cohen. Opens Jul 11, runs to Jul 12. NAC, 1-866-850-2787, nac-cna.ca.  

2 Pianos 4 Hands (comedy) by Ted Dykstra & Richard Greenblatt. The story of two whiz kids who want to become concert pianists. Preview Jul 18, opens Jul 19, runs to Aug 3. NAC, 1-866-850-2787, nac-cna.ca.  

Unnecessary Farce (comedy) by Paul Slade Smith. Two inept undercover cops are trying to catch the embezzling mayor in the act of committing a crime. Runs Jul 3-20. [community] Ottawa Little Theatre, 400 King Edward Ave., 613-233-8948, www.ottawalittletheatre.com.


PENETANGUISHENE

Beauty and the Beast (musical) by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman. A stage version of the 1991 Disney animated musical. Previews from Jul 11, opens Jul 14, runs to Aug 10. King's Wharf  Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

Glory (comedy) by Tracey Power. In 1933, four women set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. Opened Jun 26, runs to Jul 6. King's Wharf  Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


PERTH

Androcles and the Lion (comedy) by G.B. Shaw. A satire on the Roman Empire as seen through the eyes of a Christian slave. Tuesdays, Jun 4 to August 27. [student] Michael's Table, Classic Theatre Festival, 1-877-283-1283, classictheatre.ca.

The Forgotten Ones (performance) by Laurel Smith. An historical theatrical walking play returns in 2019 with a new play set during Depression-era Perth. Opened Jun 26, runs to Aug 25.  Matheson House Museum, 11 Gore St. East, 1-877-283-1283, classictheatre.ca.

Pygmalion (comedy) by G.B. Shaw. A linguistics professor bets he can make a common flower girl pass for an upper-class lady. Runs Jul 19 to Aug 11. Classic Theatre Festival, 1-877-283-1283, classictheatre.ca

The Voice of the Turtle (comedy) by John Van Druten. In World War II-era New York City, young people from across the nation converge on the Big Apple and discover new loves. Opened Jun 21, runs to Jul 6. Classic Theatre Festival, 1-877-283-1283, classictheatre.ca.


PETROLIA

Murder for Two (musical) by Joe Kinosian & Kellen Blair. One actor investigates the crime; the other plays all of the suspects. Previews from Jul 2, opens Jul 6, runs to Jul 21. Victoria Playhouse, 1-800-717-7694, thevpp.ca.


PICKERING

Wrong Window (comedy) by Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore. A tribute to Alfred Hitchcock that asks, "Who killed Lila Laswald and if she’s not dead…then who is?" Opens Jul 12, runs to Sep 14. Herongate Barn Theatre, 1-866-902-9884, www.herongate.com.


PORT COLBORNE

Early August (comedy) by Kate Lynch. The performances of the cast of a small town theatre company are starting to unravel. Opens Jul 3, runs to Jul 14. Showboat Festival Theatre, 905-834-0833, showboattheatre.ca.

Hurry Hard (comedy) by Kristin Da Silva. The men's and women's curling teams will have to unite to win the Regional Bonspiel. Opens Jul 24, runs to Aug 4. Showboat Festival Theatre, 905-834-0833, showboattheatre.ca.


PORT DOVER

Prairie Nurse (comedy) by Marie Beath Badian. Two Filipino nurses come to work in small town Saskatchewan in the 1960s but the locals can't tell them apart. Preview Jul 24, opens Jul 25, runs to Aug 10. Festival Theatre, 1-888-779-7703, lighthousetheatre.com.


PORT HOPE

Tuesdays with Morrie (drama) by Jeffrey Hatcher. A career-obsessed journalist reunites with his former teacher who is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Previews from Jul 2, opens Jul 4, runs to Jul 20. Capitol Theatre, 1-800-434-5092, capitoltheatre.com.


PORT PARRY

The Importance of Being Earnest (comedy) by Oscar Wilde. A young impernates his best friend's imaginary brother on a visit to the country. Preview Jul 31, opens Aug 1, runs to Aug 10. Town Hall, www.theatreontheridge.ca.

Tempting Providence (drama) by Robert Chafe. The tale of Myra Bennett, an Englishwoman who served as a nurse along the remote Newfoundland coast. Preview Jul 17, opens Jul 18, runs to Jul 27. Town Hall, www.theatreontheridge.ca.

The Valley (drama) by Joan MacLeod. Four lives intersect and collide in this examination of the complex issue of police interaction with the mentally ill. Preview Jul 24, opens Jul 25, runs to Aug 3. Town Hall, www.theatreontheridge.ca.

Willow Quartet Musical (musical) by Jason Saunders. The heartwarming story of one couple’s recovery from grief. Preview Jul 3, opens Jul 4, runs to Jul 13. Town Hall, www.theatreontheridge.ca.

Wind in the Willows (children) by Michael Shamata. A stage adaptation of the beloved book by Kenneth Graham. Preview Jul 10, opens Jul 11, runs to Jul 20. Town Hall, www.theatreontheridge.ca.


PORT STANLEY

Ed's Garage (comedy) by Dan Needles. Ed used to run a farm, but now he runs a garage and seems to do therapy on the side. Preview Jul 24, opens Jul 25, runs to Aug 10. Port Stanley Festival Theatre, 1-855-782-4353, www.psft.ca.

Giving Up the Ghost (comedy) by Arlin Dixon & Matthew Gorman. The Christie House is about to become a parking lot and long-time curator won't give up without a fight. Preview Jul 3, opens Jul 4, runs to Jul 20. Port Stanley Festival Theatre, 1-855-782-4353, www.psft.ca.


PRESCOTT

Cyrano de Bergerac (drama) by Edmond Rostand. The large-nosed Cyrano helps a handsome young man woo the woman Cyrano really loves. Runs Jul 13 to Aug 17. Kinsmen Amphitheatre, 613-925-5788, www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca.

The Winter's Tale (drama) by William Shakespeare. Leontes' sudden fit of jealousy against his wife causes a tragedy only time can heal. Runs Jul 13 to Aug 17. Kinsmen Amphitheatre, 613-925-5788, www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca.


ST. CATHARINES

Beside Myself (musical) by Steve Thomas & Norm Foster. Paula and Steve are planning to divorce and wonder what would have happened if they had never met. Previews fom Jul 31, opens Aug 2, runs to Aug 17. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 1-855-515-0722, www.fosterfestival.com.

Hilda's Yard (comedy) by Norm Foster. Hilda and Sam are happy empty-nesters but then their children come home to roost. Previews from Jul 10, opens Jul 12, runs to Jul 26. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 1-855-515-0722, www.fosterfestival.com.

The Writer (comedy) by Norm Foster. The paternal care-giver finds he has become the cared for. Opened Jun 21, runs to Jul 5. FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 1-855-515-0722, www.fosterfestival.com.


ST. JACOBS

Newsies (musical) by Alan Menken & Jack Feldman. In old New York teenaged newsboys strike against unfair conditions. Preview Jul 18, opens Jul 19, runs to Aug 3. St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


STRATFORD

THE STRATFORD SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2019:

The plays run in repertory from Apr 16-Nov 3 in Stratford, two hours west from Toronto. For information and tickets phone 1-800-567-1600, visit the website at www.stratfordfestival.ca.

At the Festival Theatre

Billy Elliot (musical) by Elton John & Lee Hall. A young boy in a coal mining town discovers he has a talent for dancing ballet. Opened May 28, runs to Nov 3.

The Merry Wives of Windsor (comedy) by William Shakespeare. The fat knight Falstaff tries to woo two married women at the same time. Opened Jun 1, runs to Oct 26.

Othello (tragedy) by William Shakespeare. Spurred on by Iago, Othello starts to believe his wife is unfaithful. Opened May 27, runs to Oct 27.

Trident Moon (drama) by Anusree Roy. In 1947 three Hindu women and abducted three Muslim women. Reading. Jul 14 only.

At the Avon Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors (musical) by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman. A meek florist raises a plant that feeds on human flesh. Opened May 31, runs to Nov 2.

The Neverending Story (children) by David S. Craig. A stage adaptation of Michael Ende's book about a boy who literally gets drawn into the adventure novel he's reading. Opened Jun 15, runs to Nov 3.

Private Lives (comedy) by Noel Coward. Ex-spouses discover they have booked adjacent honeymoon suites with their new spouse. Opened May 30, runs to Oct 26.

'S Wonderful (revue). A survey of the music of George and Ira Gershwin, Noel Coward and Cole Porter. Jul 6 only.

At the Studio Theatre

Birds of a Kind (drama) by Wajdi Mouawad. An Arab-American woman and a Jewish geneticist fall in love and travel to Israel. Previews from Jul 30, opens Aug 14, runs to Oct 13.

Henry VIII (history play) by William Shakespeare & John Fletcher. England’s king defies papal authority by seeking to divorce his wife, Katherine of Aragon. Opened May 29, runs to Oct 12.

Mother's Daughter (drama) by Kate Hennig. Henry VIII's daughter Mary is haunted by the ghost of her mother, Katherine of Aragon. Opened Jun 14, runs to Oct 13.

Nathan the Wise (drama) by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. In 12th-century Jerusalem, a wealthy Jew whose daughter loves a Christian faces a dangerous question from the Muslim sultan. Opened Jun 15, runs to Oct 11.