Openings & Closings – Week of February 20

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening in Toronto the week of February 20, 2017.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22


THE ELEPHANT GIRLSParry Riposte Productions/The Wilde Festival

The gripping tale of the all-female gang that terrorized London for over one hundred years.

At Red Sandcastle Theatre, closes February 25

HROSES: OUTRAGE À LA RAISON, It Could Still Happen

The sugar mines extend under the paper farm, owned by two rival families. Lily (the pale granddaughter of a paper matriarch) vs. Ellery (né sous terre pendant une éclipse solaire). They meet in the no man’s land between their properties where they discover a horse.

At Waterworks, closes March 4

BREATH IN BETWEEN, Crow’s Theatre

A surreal love story about Roger, the murderer of two willing victims who respond to his ad on a webpage, and Amy, a woman he meets soon afterwards in a bar.

At Crow’s Theatre, closes March 11

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24


OF HUMAN BONDAGE, Soulpepper

When Philip meets Mildred, a disarming tea-shop waitress, he finds his yearning for art and experience consumed by his intense attraction to her. A grand story of lust, unrequited love, and the pursuit of beauty.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, closes March 11

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing in Toronto the week of February 20, 2017.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24


BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS, Good Old Neon

War is in the air. Across a landscape of famine, fear, and the scent of ash, seven children come out to play. Beneath the games of children the ruthlessness of the adult world lies, implacable.

At Artscape Youngplace

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25


THE ELEPHANT GIRLSParry Riposte Productions/The Wilde Festival

The gripping tale of the all-female gang that terrorized London for over one hundred years.

At Red Sandcastle Theatre

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26


THE AUDIENCE, Mirvish Productions

Head into the private chambers of Queen Elizabeth II as she meets with each of her Prime Ministers through her sixty-year reign.

At the Royal Alexandra Theatre

DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS, Storefront Theatre/Favour the Brave Collective

A dark and sexy historical romance that examines the tale of Anne, a French aristocrat, and Marguerite, a pious unwed outcast, through the unique perspective of history’s oft forgotten voices: women and First Nations Peoples.

At the Factory Theatre Studio

MY NIGHT WITH REG, Studio 180 Theatre

At Guy’s London flat, old friends and new gather to party through the night. This is the summer of 1985, and for Guy and his circle the world is about to change forever.

At the Panasonic Theatre

RHUBARB FESTIVAL, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

For two weeks, the Rhubarb Festival transforms Buddies into a hotbed of experimentation, exploring new possibilities in theatre, dance, comedy, music, and performance art.

At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

SUPERIOR DONUTS, Coal Mine Theatre

Set in the historic Uptown neighbourhood of Chicago, a donut proprietor and his young employee swap smart jokes and social commentary as they navigate their cross-racial, cross-generational friendship.

At Coal Mine Theatre