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Regular tickets are $50 to $250, with premium seating for $499 and 40 seats available each day by lottery for $10 Read more

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Girl From The North Country, 2019

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Great performances can’t save this gloomy, plot-challenged bore featuring Bob Dylan songs Read more

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Touring production of the Tony Award-winning musical about an Egyptian band in a tiny Israeli village is heartbreaking Read more

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The Tempest

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Theatre fans and interpreters are pushing Toronto's biggest stage company to make shows like Come From Away accessible in the Deaf community’s native language Read more

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Daniel Lippitt

Set to music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, this musical contrasts upbeat numbers with an important message about women's autonomy Read more

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Julie Taymor and Michael Curry's designs remain spectacular, but I wish this production would get rid of Scar's homophobic subtext Read more

Musicals

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child: Jenny Jules, Matt Mueller, Diane Davis, James Snyder, Jonno Roberts

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Two-part sequel to J.K. Rowling's beloved series will inhabit the Ed Mirvish Theatre, which will be specially refurbished for the show Read more

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School Girls; Or The African Mean Girls Play, 2019

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The Brothers Size, Old Stock, School Girls and Dear Evan Hansen lead the pack in critics' roundup of the year's finest shows Read more

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While some theatres are experimenting with accessible ticket prices, others are charging as much as they can Read more

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Louise Pitre and Ma-Anne Dionisio, Next To Normal

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Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about a family coping with mental illness feels on-the-nose and obvious Read more

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Robert Markus and Jessica Sherman in Dear Evan Hansen

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Mirvish production of the Tony Award-winning musical about a social outcast who becomes an online hero is a highly effective YA fantasy Read more

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Paul Essiembre and Deborah Hay in A Doll's House, Part 2

Nora (Deborah Hay) reunites with husband Torvald (Paul Essiembre) in A Doll's House, Part 2. (Photo by Leif Norman)

Although well-acted, Lucas Hnath's sturdily structured sequel to the groundbreaking play could be more revolutionary Read more

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Director Michael Greif, producer Stacey Mindich and actor Robert Markus discuss high school angst, personal connections and coming of age in the digital era Read more

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From kick-ass sketch comedy to deeply personal stories and reimagined classics, here are some must-see theatre, dance and comedy events to take in this month Read more

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Despite good performances and a couple of memorable songs, Sting's show about the demise of the shipbuilding industry in 1980s Northern England never takes off Read more

Musicals

Mirvish's 2019-2020 season includes Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit, the Toronto premiere of Piaf/Dietrich and Tony Award-winners The Band's Visit and Hello, Dolly! Read more

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Even though I didn't laugh as much as my knee-slapping seat mates, I appreciated the craft and the commitment that went into this touring farce Read more

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Every Brilliant Thing, Coriolanus, Fun Home and two plays from the Howland Company make our list of the year's most memorable shows Read more

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The sight of kids in school uniforms rocking out and playing real instruments is cute, but they can't save this underwhelming musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the guy who created Downton Abbey Read more

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Joan Marcus

This Mirvish musical at the Princess of Wales Theatre bookends a terrifying dismemberment with saccharine songs Read more

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