Openings & Closings – Week of March 13

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening in Toronto the week of March 13, 2017.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15


MRS. HENDERSON PRESENTS, Mirvish

It’s London, 1937, and recently widowed eccentric is looking for a way of spending her time and money when her attention falls on a rundown former cinema in Great Windmill Street.

At the Royal Alexandra Theatre, closes April 23

THREE SISTERS, Wolf Manor Theatre Collective

A re-imagining of the classic—a sweeping exploration of vanquished desire, family, death—in a gender-fluid dreamscape.

At Kensington Hall, closes March 26

THURSDAY, MARCH 16


ASYLUM, Theatre TOnight

In a world that rejects vulnerability, how can we learn to embrace our shame and empathize with other people? Twenty performers create the emotional landscape of a person who was sexually abused as a child and illustrate a lonely/shared journey of healing.

At Berkeley Street Rehearsal Hall, closes March 19

TRIGONOMETRY, timeshare productions

Gabriella wants action. Jackson wants a scholarship. Susan wants a family. Three disparate people find themselves bound together by desire, destiny, and a few scandalous photos.

At Factory Theatre Studio, closes March 25

FRIDAY, MARCH 17


THE ORANGE DOT, Theatrefront

Two city workers are called to take down a large tree blighted with termites. The vehicle they’re meant to use is stuck in traffic, so they are left waiting… armed with their cellphones, a stethoscope, an ancient arrowhead, a soupçon of boredom, and a large dose of existential dread about what the world is coming to.

At Streetcar Crowsnest, closes April 1

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing in Toronto the week of March 13, 2017.

SATURDAY, MARCH 18


CIRKOPOLIS, Sony Centre/Canadian Stage

Eleven multi-talented performers rebel against the monotony of a dark mechanical city in this production by world circus phenomenon Cirque Éloize.

At Bluma Appel Theatre

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Young People’s Theatre

The rollicking musical version of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s classic.

At Young People’s Theatre

SUNDAY, MARCH 19


ASYLUM, Theatre TOnight

In a world that rejects vulnerability, how can we learn to embrace our shame and empathize with other people? Twenty performers create the emotional landscape of a person who was sexually abused as a child and illustrate a lonely/shared journey of healing.

At Berkeley Street Rehearsal Hall

PEACE RIVER COUNTRY, Tarragon Theatre

How does a traditional Christian family living off the land in rural Alberta gain a national reputation as violent eco-terrorists?

At Tarragon Theatre

PROOF, Theatre Unblocked

A young woman put her academic career on hold to look after her father, a once-famous mathematician. Now that he no longer needs her care, she considers returning to mathematics herself, but is haunted by the question: how much of her father’s madness—or genius—has she inherited?

At Red Sandcastle Theatre

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