Openings & Closings – Week of May 15

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening in Toronto the week of May 15, 2017.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17


CAESAR, Wolf Manor Theatre Collective

A Shakespearean epic with contemporary significance, where five actors take on over forty roles to put the thirty-three wounds into one ruler.

At Kensington Hall, closes May 28

ONEGIN, The Musical Stage Company

When the young and innocent Tatyana falls in love with the self-obsessed aristocrat Onegin, he firmly rejects her, arousing passionate love letters, noble duels, and second chances. A contemporary adaptation of Pushkin’s timeless poem and Tchaikovsky’s renowned opera.

At the Berkeley Street Theatre – Downstairs, closes June 4

(RE)BIRTH: E. E. CUMMINGS IN SONG, Soulpepper

An original collective creation based on the legendary American poet, essayist, painter, and playwright E. E. Cummings, this compelling and humorous musical exploration of Cummings’ extensive canon is an ode to the depth and imagination of his work.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, closes May 20

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing in Toronto the week of May 15, 2017.

SATURDAY, MAY 20


(RE)BIRTH: E. E. CUMMINGS IN SONG, Soulpepper

An original collective creation based on the legendary American poet, essayist, painter, and playwright E. E. Cummings, this compelling and humorous musical exploration of Cummings’ extensive canon is an ode to the depth and imagination of his work.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts

WILDFIRE, RARE Theatre Company

Researched and performed by actors with Down syndrome, Wildfire is a play within a play within a play, exploring both freedom and imprisonment, through a story of forbidden love and institutionalization.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts


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