Season Announcement: TO Live 2019-2020

“We are proud to present a season of top artists from around the world and around the City all of which reflect the dynamic diversity of Toronto,” said Clyde Wagner, President and CEO, TO Live. “Our new season builds on our commitment to celebrate, inspire and connect our audiences by showcasing a wide variety of innovative creative expressions.”

The Greatest Showmance

“Showmance” is not a real word; it was invented by people in the acting industry. For those of you not familiar with the term, this is how Steffi DiDomenicantonio’s dictionary defines the word: two co-stars are working together in a show and are playing love interests. Time passes and the onstage feelings get confused for real-life feelings.

In Conversation: Esther Jun

In conversation with Esther Jun about her upcoming concert The Promised Land, presented by Soulpepper. Esther talks to us about the pursuit of that Promised Land, the power of music to elevate a concept, the relevance of Steinbeck’s work today, and the joy this production has brought her.

A Man, a Rope, a Cowboy

Fool for Love marks Eion Bailey’s Soulpepper debut and his return to the stage after decades of film and television work. Soulpepper invited us to watch a rehearsal of Fool for Love, and we spoke with Eion and others about the process of learning the unique skill of lassoing.