Danielle Baskerville in Janus Is A God

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From al fresco dance performances and an innovative arts festival to a production of a play that's intentionally offensive, here are the shows in and around the city that are generating lots of heat Read more

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From Luminato to the Fringe Festival and Shakespeare performed outdoors, don't miss these acts on stage Read more

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Slap on your sunscreen and enjoy more than 70 festivals and events happening over June, July and August Read more

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Including SummerWorks, Manifesto and Camp Wavelength festivals Read more


Including an all-female sketch comedy revue at Second City, Summerworks festival, Manifesto Discovery Series, Taste of Danforth and Sail-In Cinema Read more



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Stage offerings for summer 2018 include Luminato, Coriolanus at Stratford, Fringe and SummerWorks. Read more



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Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. Read more

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This year’s performance festival lacked buzz, but it still offered up some innovative shows Read more

SummerWorks 2017

Don't think the stage season ends in the summer. A lot of shows simply move outdoors or happen at festivals like Luminato, Fringe and SummerWorks Read more

Hot Summer Guide 2017

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"From the audience’s perspective, they say, 'This kind of theatre moves me to look at my own life, at my own experiences and at what I want to do differently as a human being,'" artistic director says after launching GoFundMe campaign. Read more

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Ahead of his Summerworks show about teen angst and his favourite band, Graham Isador interviews the punk rocker and author of Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout Read more


Requiem for a community arts hub, which housed Clay and Paper Theatre, Maracatu Mar Aberto, Eva's Phoenix and Samba Elégua in one of downtown’s vanishing warehouses Read more

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Fringe, Summerworks and more comedy, dance and opera than you'll know what to do with Read more


The best of this summer's performance fest Read more

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Win a pair of tickets to see Animalia / Ruth Madoc-Jones: To Cast a Stone at SummerWorks 25! Read more


Win a pair of tickets to see HYPER_ at SummerWorks 25! Read more


Here's a look at SummerWorks' big hits and some news about its hot new initiative Read more

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The eclectic Queen West performance fest wraps this weekend, so there's still time to see the hottest shows Read more

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