Stage Door Listings

March 2024

Canadian Stage presents The Inheritance, Part 1 & 2, by Matthew Lopez March 22 to April 7.

Illustration: Cover image for Faber & Faber edition of The Inheritance, © 2018.

TORONTO

Larger Theatres (Professional)

Aladdin (musical) by Alan Menken & Howard Ashman. A stage version of the 1992 Disney movie based on the Arabian Nights. Runs Feb 15 to Mar 17. Princess of Wales Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (ballet) by Christopher Wheeldon to music by Joby Talbot. Runs Mar 6 to Mar 17. Four Seasons Centre, national.ballet.ca.

The Inheritance, Part 1 & 2 (drama) by Matthew López. EM Forster’s Howard’s End reimagined as a portrait of the generation after the height of the AIDS crisis.  Runs Mar 22 to Apr 7. Bluma Appel Theatre, www.canadianstage.com.

Message in a Bottle (dance) by Kate Prince to music by Sting. A peaceful village comes under attack, and three siblings embark on perilous journeys to survive. Runs Mar 20 to Mar 23. Meridian Hall, www.tolive.com.

Les Misérables (musical) by Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg. A policeman will not stop hunting an escaped convict even after the man has become a respected citizen. Runs Mar 26 to Jun 1. Princess of Wales Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (comedy) by Tom Stoppard. Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet as seen by two of its minor characters. Runs Mar 5 to Mar 31. CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge St, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

Shen Yun 2024 (dance). A survey of 5000 years of pre-communist Chinese music and dance. Runs Mar 30 to Apr 7. Four Seasons Centre, www.shenyun.com.

SIX (musical) by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss. A modern retelling of the story of the six wives of Henry VIII. Runs Sep 23, 2023, to Apr 28, 2024. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

Stomp (performance) by Steve McNicolas & Luke Cresswell. An 8-member dance troupe plays everything but conventional instruments. Runs Mar 19 to Mar 24. Princess of Wales Theatre, 1-800-461-3333, www.mirvish.com.

UtopiVerse & islands & Suite en Blanc (ballets) by William Yong / Emma Portner / Serge Lifar. A triple-bill of modern ballets. Runs Mar 20 to Mar 24. Four Seasons Centre, national.ballet.ca.

Smaller Theatres (Professional)

As I Must Live It (comedy) by Luke Reece. Reece shares his experiences growing up with a mentally ill father in a mixed-race family. Runs Feb 11 to Mar 2. Theatre Passe Muraille, www.passemuraille.ca.

The Bartered Bride (opera) by Bedřich Smetana. True love prevails over ambitious parents and a scheming marriage broker. In concert. Runs Mar 9 only. College St. United Church, 452 College St., operabyrequest.ca

La Bête (comedy) by David Hirson. A 17th-century acting troupe is asked to bring in an outrageous new actor. Runs Mar 1 to Mar 17. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, harbourfrontcentre.com.

Chaos Menu Disorder Up! (comedy) by The Second City. Satire of the content of pop music, the realities of virtual reality, the unpredictable adventure that is driving a car and more. Runs Nov 9, 2023, to Mar 2, 2024. The Second City, 1 York St, www.secondcity.com.

Dana H. (drama) by Lucas Hnath. A chaplain in a psychiatric ward is abducted by one of the patients and held captive for five months. Runs Mar 12 to Apr 7. Factory Theatre, www.crowstheatre.com.

Dead Elephants (drama) by Alexander Offord. Three stories about killed elephants are braided around the struggle of a young couple grieving the loss of their infant child. Runs Mar 7 to Mar 17. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St East, www.goodoldneon.ca.

Dion: A Rock Opera (musical) by Ted Dykstra & Steven Mayoff. A musical based on The Bacchae by Euripides in which King Pentheus wonders why his people are driven wild by the demi-god Dionysus. Runs Feb 8 to Mar 3. Coal Mine Theatre, 2076 Danforth Ave, www.coalminetheatre.com. ★★★☆☆

The Empire Strips Back (comedy) by Russall S. Beattie. A burlesque parody of the original Star Wars trilogy. Runs Dec 29, 2023 to Mar 17, 2014. The Royal Cinema, 608 College St, theempirestripsback.com.

Epidermis Circus (puppetry) by Ingrid Hansen. Hansen create characters from her own hands, fingers, tongue, in a saucy vaudeville. For ages 14+. Runs Mar 1 to Mar 3. Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St, www.snafudance.com.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience (performance) by Alison Pollard-Mansergh. Diners have three-course meal while immersed in the world of the 1970s BBC comedy. Runs Mar 6 to Apr 14. Lighthouse ArtSpace, faultytowers.ca.

Der fliegende Holländer (opera) by Richard Wagner. A man is doomed to wander the seas until he finds a woman who will love him. In concert. Runs Mar 16 only. College St. United Church, 452 College St., operabyrequest.ca.

Guilt (A Love Story) (drama) by Diane Flacks. A self-sacrificing Jewish mother becomes the instigator of a family’s dissolution. Runs Feb 14 to Mar 3. Tarragon Theatre, tarragontheatre.com. ★★☆☆☆

In the Kitchen (drama) by Fatuma Adar, Augusto Bitter, Olivier Choinière & Rosa Laborde. An anthology of four plays all sharing a cast and kitchen-sink set. Previews from Mar 8, opens Mar 14, runs to Mar 31. Factory Theatre, www.factorytheatre.ca.

Mononk Jules (comedy) by Jocelyn Sioui. Sioui tells the story of his grand-uncle Jules Sioui, an Indigenous hero of the 20th-century. In French with English surtitles. Runs Mar 20 to Mar 23. Berkeley Street Theatre, theatrefrancais.com.

Mrs. Krishnan’s Party (performance) by Justin Lewis & Jacob Rajan. Actors juggle cooking, music and guests in an unfolding drama in the back room of Mrs. Krishnan’s shop. Runs Mar 13 to Mar 24. Meridian Centre, www.tolive.com.

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (musical) by Dave Malloy. A radical retelling of Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Runs Dec 5, 2023, to Mar 10, 2024. Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, www.crowstheatre.com. ★★★★★

No One’s Special at the Hot Dog Cart (comedy) by Charlie Petch. Petch shares their personal accounts of working at hot dog stands around downtown Toronto. Runs Mar 13 to Mar 23. Theatre Passe Muraille, www.passemuraille.ca.

The One with Friends Roast (comedy) by Sebastiano Fazio. Famous comedians playing characters from the TV show “Friends” roast each other. Runs Mar 1 only. Yuk Yuk’s, 224 Richmond St, www.yukyuks.com.

Replay Story Fest (festival). A showcase of diverse forms of storytelling, from live performances to music, live journalism to poetry. Runs Mar 6 to Mar 10. Burdock Music Hall, 1184 Bloor St West, replaystorytelling.com.

Smokus Pokus: A 420 Magic Show (magic) by Eric Leclerc. Lighters will come to life, objects will vanish and reappear, minds will be read. Runs Mar 9 only. Spadina Theatre, www.smokuspocus.ca.

Song of the North (puppetry) by Hamid Rahmanian. Shadow puppets enact the Persian tale of Manijeh who must resue her beloved Bijan from peril. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 10. Meridian Arts Centre,  5040 Yonge St, tolive.com.

Tease (comedy) by Lindsay Mullan. A burlesque comedy exploring sex,  politics and what it means to be a woman. Runs Mar 13 to Mar 24. Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Ave, www.crowstheatre.com.

Tee Time for Murder (comedy). Characters mingle with guests and then someone you’ve just met dies and a detective is called in to investigate. Runs Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30. Cheslea Hotel, mysteriouslyyours.ca.

El Terremoto (comedy) by Christine Quintana. The three Jurado sisters lost their parents 20 years ago. Now an earthquake in Vancouver splits their world wide open. Previews from Mar 26, opens Apr 3, runs to Apr 21. Tarragon Theatre, tarragontheatre.com.

Three Fingers Back (drama) by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard. A double-bill concerning how we choose to treat each other: the captive, their captors and those who bear witness. Previews from Feb 27, opens Mar 6, runs to Mar 24. Tarragon Theatre, tarragontheatre.com.

The Three Little Pigs (musical) by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe. Three pigs try to build a house safe from the Big bad Wolf. For ages 5-8. Runs Feb to Mar 17. Wychwood Theatre, www.tyttheatre.com.

Three Sisters (drama) by Inua Ellams. Anton Chekhov’s classic play adapted to 1967 Nigeria. Runs Feb 29 to Mar 24. Young Centre, www.soulpepper.ca.

Through My Eyes (children) by Hélène Langevin. Four dancers play together and discover a constantly shifting wonderland. For ages 4-7. Runs Mar 4 to Mar 17.  Young People’s Theatre, www.youngpeoplestheatre.org.

Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (festival). A festival of over 60 sketch comedy troupes from around North America. Runs Mar 6 to Mar 17. The Theatre Centre & The Comedy Bar,torontosketchfest.com.

Vástádus eana - The Answer Is Land (dance) by Elle Sofe Sara. A galvanizing choreographed concert that amplifies the long-repressed voices of the Sámi people. Runs Mar 6 to Mar 7. Fleck Dance Theatre, harbourfrontcentre.com.

White Muscle Daddy (comedy) by Raf Antonio. Jeremy becomes obsessed with a fitness influencer at his gym  who has the kind of life Jeremy craves. Preview Mar 20, opens Mar 21, runs to Mar 31. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, buddiesinbadtimes.com.

Women at Play 6 (festival). A festival of short one-act plays written, directed, and acted by women. Run Mar 1 to Mar 10. Red Sandcastle Theatre, 922 Queen St East, redsandcastletheatre.com.

Magic of  WonderPhil (magic) by Phil Pivnick. A fun, interactive magic show for the whole family. Runs Mar 23 to Mar 24. Wychwood Theatre, www.tyttheatre.com.

Smaller Theatres (Student and Community)

Cendrillon (opera) by Jules Massenet. Massenet’s version of the Cinderella story. In French with English surtitles. Runs Mar 14 to Mar 17. [student] MacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, www.rcmusic.com.

Chelsea Moor Castle (operetta) by Arthur Sullivan, Barb Scheffler & Michael Harms. An operetta with music by Sullivan and new dialogue and lyrics featuring 30 of Sullivan’s best tunes. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 17. [community] PaperMill Theatre, 67 Pottery Rd, www.northtorontoplayers.com.

The Children (drama) by Lucy Kirkwood. The world of a retired married couple of nuclear physicists by the arrival of a long-absent friend. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 23. [community] Alumnae Theatre, www.alumnaetheatre.com.

Dialogues des Carmélites (opera) by Francis Poulenc. The daughter of aristocrats seeks refuge from the French Revolution in a convent. In French with English surtitles. Mar 20 & 22. [student] Koerner Hall, www.rcmusic.com.

Marjorie Prime (drama) by Jordan Harrison. An 85-year-old woman uses an AI companion to help her reassemble memories of her life. Runs Mar 1 to Mar 23. [community] Village Playhouse, villageplayers.net.

Steel Magnolias (comedy) by Robert Harling. A look over three years at the friendship of women who frequent Truvy’s in-home beauty parlour. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 23. [community] Scarborough Village Theatre, theatrescarborough.com.


BARRIE

First Métis Man of Odesa (comedy) by Matthew MacKenzie & Mariya Khomutova. A real-life love story is set against the backdrop of Covid and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Runs Feb 22 to Mar 2. Five Points Theatre, www.tift.ca.


BRAMPTON

Murray the Magician (magic) by Murray Sawchuk. A show by the so-called “Dennis the Menace of Magic and Comedy”. Runs Mar 2 only. Rose Theatre, tickets.brampton.ca.

Tales of Bravery & Stupidity (comedy) by Bruce McCulloch. McCulloch looks at the bravely stupid things he’s done - and things we all do. Runs Mar 9 only. Rose Theatre, tickets.brampton.ca.


BRANTFORD

Aces of Magic (magic) by Chris Westfall & Phil Pivnick. A mind-blowing, family-friendly magic show. Runs Mar 16 only. Rope Factory Event Hall, www.eventbrite.ca.


BURLINGTON

Carmen (opera) by Georges Bizet. A poor soldier neglects his fiancée for the love of a flirtatious gypsy. Runs Mar 2 only. Burlington PAC, burlingtonpac.ca.


CAMBRIDGE

Catch the Impossible (circus) by Charles Peachock. Trailblazing juggling combined with comedy and innovative style. Runs Mar 11 only. Hamilton Family Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

Jersey Boys (musical) by Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe. The story of the rise of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Runs Mar 27 to Apr 21. Hamilton Family Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


DRAYTON

Catch the Impossible (circus) by Charles Peachock. Trailblazing juggling combined with comedy and innovative style. Runs Mar 10 only. Drayton Festival Theatre, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.


HAMILTON

Annie (musical) by Charles Strouse & Martin Charnin. Little orphan Annie escapes the orphanage to find her parents. Runs Mar 5 only. FirstOntario Concert Hall, www.coreentertainment.ca.

Hamlet (tragedy) by William Shakespeare. The ghost of Hamlet’s father demands that Hamlet avenge his death. Runs Mar 1 to Mar 9. The Staircase Theatre, hamlet9m.brownpapertickets.com.

Shirley Valentine (comedy) by Willy Russell. A working-class housewife goes on a trip to Greece. Runs Mar 6 to Mar 23. Theatre Aquarius, theatreaquarius.org.

Staircase Magic & Variety (magic) by Nick Wallace. A monthly show featuring a rotating cast of some of Canada’s best magicians, variety and oddity entertainers. Runs Mar 13 only. The Staircase, www.eventbrite.ca.


KITCHENER/WATERLOO

Darcy Oake: Illusionist (magic) by Darcy Oake. Classic magic blended with cutting-edge technology. Runs Mar 5 only. Centre in the Square, Kitchener, centreinthesquare.com.

Into the Woods (musical) by Stephen Sondheim. Characters of various Grimms’ fairy tales interact in a forest. Runs Mar 15 to Mar 16. [student] Theatre Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, www.eventbrite.ca.

Jagged Little Pill (musical) by Alanis Morissette. MJ’s husband is addicted to pornography, her daughter is making out with her best friend and MJ is addicted to painkillers. Runs Mar 30 to Apr 2. Centre in the Square, Kitchener, centreinthesquare.com.

Mini Pop Kids Live - The Good Vibes Tour (performance). Kids aged 9-15 sing and dance to today's hits in a high-energy show for kids. Runs Mar 16 only. Centre in the Square, Kitchener, centreinthesquare.com.


LONDON

Absolute Magic (magic) by Keith Brown. An enchanting evening of magic and wonder to benefit the Family Service Thames Valley. Runs Mar 16 only. Wolf Performance Hall, www.eventbrite.ca.

Albert Herring (opera) by Benjamin Britten. When no girl is eligble to be the May Queen, Albert is chosen the May King. Runs Mar 7 to Mar 10. [student] Paul Davenport Theatre, Western University, music.uwo.ca.

Annie (musical) by Charles Strouse & Martin Charnin. Little orphan Annie escapes the orphanage to find her parents. Runs Mar 6 only. Budweiser Gardens, www.budweisergardens.com.

Clue (comedy) by Sandy Rustin. A comic mystery based on the family board game. Previews from Mar 12, opens Mar 15, runs to Mar 30. Grand Theatre, www.grandtheatre.com.

In Seven Days (drama) by Jordi Mand. Rachel discover that her father has chosen to end his life through medically-assisted death in seven days. Runs Feb 16 to Mar 2. Grand Theatre, www.grandtheatre.com.

Marion Bridge (comedy) by Daniel MacIvor. Three sisters reunite at the family home in Cape Breton as their mother faces her final days. Runs Feb 29 to Mar 10. Procunier Hall, theatreaezir.com.

Medical Wonder (drama) by Adam Corrigan Holowitz. A London researcher who has a found a cure for a deadly disease must decide if she should treat a deathly ill dictator. Runs Feb 28 to Mar 3. Manor Park Memorial Hall, www.alvegoroottheatre.com.


MARKHAM

Darcy Oake: Illusionist (magic) by Darcy Oake. Classic magic blended with cutting-edge technology. Runs Feb 29 to Mar 3. Flato Markham Theatre, www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca.

Malevo (dance) by Matía Jaime. An all-male group specializing in Malambo, a traditional Argentine folk dance of great virility and dexterity performed to the beat of bombo legüero drums. Runs Mar 9 only. Flato Markham Theatre, www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca.

The Peking Acrobats (circus). A display of technical prowess in such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, contorsion and gymnastics. Runs Mar 30 to Mar 31. Flato Markham Theatre, www.flatomarkhamtheatre.ca.


MISSISSAUGA

As You Like It (comedy) by William Shakespeare. Courtiers flee a tyrannical duke to find love in the forest. Runs Mar 21 to Mar 30. [student] Erindale Studio Theatre, www.utm.utoronto.ca.

Magic of  WonderPhil (magic) by Phil Pivnick. A fun, interactive magic show for the whole family. Runs Mar 9, Miss Valley Library; Mar 12, Streetsville Library & South Common Library; Mar 13, Cooksville Library. www.magicintoronto.com.

Puppet Festival Mississauga (festival). A festival of puppetry and animation from around the world. Runs Mar 13 to Mar 16. Various venues, www.cranecreations.ca.

Shen Yun 2024 (dance). A survey of 5000 years of pre-communist Chinese music and dance. Runs Mar 22 to Mar 26. Living Arts Centre, www.mississauga.ca.


NIAGARA FALLS

A Bronx Tale (drama) by Chazz Palminteri. Palminteri plays 18 characters in this depiction of his bruising childhood. Runs Mar 9 only. Fallsview Casino, fallsviewcasinoresort.com.

Wonder (magic) by Greg Frewin. Christian Mascia performs new large-scale illusions designed by Greg Frewin. Runs Oct 13, 2022, booking to Jan 4, 2025. Greg Frewin Theatre, 905-356-0777, gregfrewintheatre.com.


OAKVILLE

Spidey - Make Believe (magic) Bedros Akkelian. A family-friendly show brings mind-reading to levels leaving audiences in awe and laughter. Runs Mar 1 only. Oakville Centre, www.oakvillecentre.ca.


ORANGEVILLE

By the Light of a Story (comedy) by Kristen Da Silva. The young widow of a novelist finds herself attracted to the man hired to complete her husband’s fantasy series. Runs Mar 7 to Mar 24. Theatre Orangeville, www.theatreorangeville.ca.


ORILLIA

Julie et l’univers (dance) by Laurence Lemieux. The interior lives of three young women on the cusp of adulthood. Runs Mar 22 only. Orillia Opera House, www.orilliaoperahouse.ca.


OSHAWA

The Canine Circus (circus). World-renowned furry four-legged cast members performing tail-wagging feats of courage, bone-dropping grand illusions and Labrador-able stunts. Runs Sep 30 only. Regent Theatre, regenttheatre.ca.

Mini Pop Kids Live - The Good Vibes Tour (performance). Kids aged 9-15 sing and dance to today's hits in a high-energy show for kids. Runs Mar 17 only. Regent Theatre, regenttheatre.ca.


OTTAWA/GATINEAU

Coucou Passe Partout (children). All the favourites of the hit Télé-Québec show on stage. In French. For ages 3+. Runs Mar 4 only. Salle Odyssée, Gatineau, www.maisondelaculture.ca.

Dance Works by Lina Cruz & Cathy Kyle Fenton (dance) by Lina Cruz & Cathy Kyle Fenton. Two adventurers battle with a pet clock and a celebration of the timeless qualities of two dance artists. Runs Mar 7 to Mar 8. Arts Court Theatre, https://artscourt.ca.

De glace (musical) by Tarjei Vesaas. A timeless coming-of-age story about a friendship between two young girls. In French. Runs Mar 13 to Mar 17. National Arts Centre, nac-cna.ca.

FrostBite (circus). Dance, aerial silks, pole artistry, aerial hoops, trapeze and  burlesque. Runs Mar 15 to Mar 16. The Gladstone, 910 Gladstone Ave, www.thegladstone.ca.

Frozen (musical) by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez. The live stage musical based on the 2013 animated movie. Runs Feb 22 to Mar 3. National Arts Centre, nac‑cna.ca.

Laugha-Cadabra (magic) by Aaron & Caroline Matthews. An evening of magic and comedy. Runs Mar 22 only. Laugh Lounge, 61 York St, www.eventbrite.com.

La Légende de Barbe-d’Or (children) by Les Fabulateurs. A soft-hearted pirate with a golden beard rises up to defend the peace. In French. Runs Mar 14 only. Shenkman Arts Centre, shenkmanarts.ca.

Le Misanthrope (comedy) by Molière. Alceste insists on always speaking the truth although it alienates him from his beloved Célimène. In French. Runs Mar 15 to Mar 16. Salle Odyssée, Gatineau, www.maisondelaculture.ca.

Mixed Program (dance) by Nederlands Dans Theater. A triple-bill of works by William Forsythe, Imre & Marne van Opstal and Shaorn Eyal & Gai Behar. Runs Mar 27 to Mar 28. National Arts Centre, nac-cna.ca.

Murder on the Orient Express (drama) by Ken Ludwig. A stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s famous mystery novel. Runs Feb 28 to Mar 16. [community] Ottawa Little Theatre, www.ottawalittletheatre.com.

Oh Canada Eh?! (revue). Archtypal Canadian characters sing over 70 songs from all-Canadian artists. Booking to Oct 14, 2024. Oh Canada Eh?!, 330 Kent St, ohcanadaehottawa.com.

Steel Magnolias (comedy) by Robert Harling. Six fierce women set the world to rights in their small-town beauty salon. Runs Mar 1 to Mar 9. The Gladstone, 910 Gladstone Ave, thegladstone.ca.

Will Somers: Keeping Your Head (comedy) by Pierre Brault. In 1559, the royal court jester recalls his life with four Tudor monarchs. Runs Mar 19 to Mar 23. Meridian Theatres Centrepointe, meridiancentrepointe.com.


PETERBOROUGH

Izzie M: The Alchemy of Enfreakment (performance) by Monique Mojica & Barry Bilinsky. Mojica and Bilinsky present people who have been othered as a circus sideshow. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 9. Nozhem: First Peoples’ Performance Space, publicenergy.ca.

Vástádus Eana - The Answer Is Land (dance) by Elle Sofe Sara. A galvanizing choreographed concert that amplifies the long-repressed voices of the Sámi people. Runs Mar 3. Market Hall PAC, publicenergy.ca.


PORT HOPE

A WeeFestival Weekend (children). Two shows from the upcoming WeeFestival in Toronto – one about the fox and the moon and one featuring music and object puppery. For ages 3-7. Runs Mar 8 to Mar 9. Capitol Theatre, capitoltheatre.com.


SPENCERVILLE

The Diablo Manor an Evening of Enchantment (magic) by Scott McClelland. A sumptuous meal followed by an intimate Victorian production of mystifying wonders and a séance. Runs Jan 5 to Mar 31. Diablo Manor, www.diablomanor.com.


ST. JACOBS

Catch the Impossible (circus) by Charles Peachock. Trailblazing juggling combined with comedy and innovative style. Runs Mar 12 only. St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, 1-855-372-9866, www.draytonentertainment.com.

She Emotes (drama) by Isabel Cisterna & Colectivo Las Violetas. A double bill of an autobiographical play and Chilean dance. Runs Mar 16 only. Neruda Arts Studio, www.eventbrite.ca.


STIRLING

Hilby “The Skinny German Juggleboy” and Friends (circus) by Michael Hilby. The comic juggler and unicyclist brings along some of his circus friends. Runs Mar 12 to Mar 16. Stirling Festival Theatre, www.stirlingfestivaltheatre.com.


SUDBURY

Malaise dans la civilisation (comedy) by Étienne Lepage. A quartet arrives on stage like tourists, completely unaware of theatrical rules. In French. Runs Mar 20 to Mar 22. Le Théâtre de Nouvel-Ontario, letno.ca.

1939 (drama) by Jani Lauzon & Kaitlyn Riordan. Students at an Ontario residential school are meant to perform All’s Well That Ends Well for a visit by King George VI. Runs Mar 15 to Mar 31. Sudbury Theatre Centre, yestheatre.com.


THUNDER BAY

Tell Me on a Sunday (musical) by Andrew Lloyd Webber. A English woman travels to the US in search of love. Runs Mar 7 to Mar 30. Magnus Theatre, magnustheatre.com.


ON TOUR IN ONTARIO

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live (performance). Over 19 dinosaurs brought to life by a team of performers and puppeteers. www.erth.com.au.

• Mar 7: FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton

• Mar 12: Richmond Hill Centre, Richmond Hill

• Mar 13: Rose Theatre, Brampton

• Mar 14: Oakville Centre, Oakville

• Mar 15: FirstOntario PAC, St. Catharines

• Mar 21: Meridian Theatre Centrepointe, Ottawa

• Mar 23: Chrysler Theatre, Windsor


The Peking Acrobats (circus). A display of technical prowess in such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, contorsion and gymnastics. imgartists.com.

• Mar 26: FirstOntario PAC, St. Catharines

• Mar 27: Sanderson Centre, Brantford

• Mar 28: Grand Theatre, Kingston

• Mar 29: Capitol Theatre, Chatham