Openings & Closings – Week of August 28

 

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing the week of August 28, 2017.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 31


WARRIOR’S JOURNEY FROM THE HORN, Canadian Stage’s Territorial Tales 

“Where would have the bullets entered, besides the rifle smoke swirling in the Somalia skies, when your womb is attached to the umbilical cord of an escaped refugee. What do you call yourself other than the second survivor?”

At the High Park Amphitheatre, prior to performances of Shakespeare in High Park, select nights

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1


THOSE DAYS ARE GONE, Canadian Stage’s Territorial Tales 

“Ma’s voice echoes in my head, out my ears and bounces off the walls of my poster covered dorm room, so loud my roommate turns around‐ ‘You good?’ I nod without looking. She is always hungry, always asking.”

At the High Park Amphitheatre, prior to performances of Shakespeare in High Park, select nights

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2


AFRO-PERUANA, Canadian Stage’s Territorial Tales 

“My existence is the effect of colonialism. My blood crosses borders. I’m rich with history yet still no one understands the meaning of where I come from.”

At the High Park Amphitheatre, prior to performances of Shakespeare in High Park, select nights

KING LEAR, Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park

As a method of dividing her kingdom in three parts, Queen Lear demands that her daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia compete in declarations of their love for her. Misjudging her children’s loyalty, she soon finds herself in the middle of a civil war, stripped of her family, kingdom and crown.

At the High Park Amphitheatre, closes September 2

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3


BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, Mirvish

The inspiring true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

At the Ed Mirvish Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Shakespeare in the Ruff

Succumb to the magic of a midsummer night and explore where you go when your dreams take flight.

At Withrow Park

TWELFTH NIGHT, Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park

A young noblewoman, Viola, is separated at sea from her twin brother Sebastian and tossed upon the shores of Illyria, where the love-sick Duke Orsino pines for Countess Olivia and mischievous servants plot foolish pranks at each other’s expense.

At the High Park Amphitheatre, closes September 3