Openings & Closings – Week of February 6

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening in Toronto the week of February 6, 2017.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8


IN ON IT, emerGENce Theatre

An intricate story about a dying man trying to make plans for the end, a pair of lovers trying to make it work, and two men trying to write a play.

At Theatre Passe Muraille, closes February 12

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, closes February 26

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9


HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU, Factory Theatre

A devastating diagnosis brings Daphne’s estranged daughters home where they are forced to reflect on a traumatic six year separation in their past, and on their individual quests for love, reconciliation, and forgiveness.

At Factory Theatre, closes March 5

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, closes March 18

KIM’S CONVENIENCE, Soulpepper

The journey of a fractured but loving family confronting the future and forgiving the past, set in a Regent Park Korean convenience store.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, closes March 4

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10


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, closes February 26

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11


THE BODYGUARD, Mirvish Productions

Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge—what they don’t expect is to fall in love.

At the Ed Mirvish Theatre, closes April 9

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing in Toronto the week of February 6, 2017.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11


THE LAST WIFE, Soulpepper

War is on the horizon—in France and in the home of Henry VIII and his new wife Katherine Parr. Sex, violence, and women’s rights shape a humorous and powerful contemporary take on the tumultuous relationship that sculpted a dynasty.

At the Young Centre for the Performing Arts

RABBIT HOLE, DEELEN with TROUBLE

A raw and honest look into one family’s experience with the loss of their child.

At Red Sandcastle Theatre

THE WEDDING PARTY, Crow’s Theatre

A comedy about two families, a wedding, mistaken identities, and love, love, love.

At the Crow’s Theatre

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12


IN ON IT, emerGENce Theatre

An intricate story about a dying man trying to make plans for the end, a pair of lovers trying to make it work, and two men trying to write a play.

At Theatre Passe Muraille

LIV STEIN, Canadian Stage

Music is the only thing that matters in the life of concert pianist Liv Stein. When her son Henri dies, she gives it all up. But the unexpected visit of a promising piano student claiming to have shared Henri’s last couple of years forces Liv to face past demons.

At the Bluma Appel Theatre

SEQUENCE, Tarragon Theatre

A man successfully bets double or nothing on the Super Bowl coin toss for twenty years in a row. A professor races the clock on a ground-breaking discovery to cure the disease that is causing her own progressive blindness.

At Tarragon Theatre