Openings & Closings – Week of January 1

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening the week of January 1, 2018.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3


NEXT STAGE THEATRE FESTIVAL, Toronto Fringe

A platform for past Fringe artists to take groundbreaking work to the next level—and a gathering place for discerning culture lovers in the city.

At various locations around Toronto, ends January 14

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4


THE LATE HENRY MOSS, Unit 102 Actors

Henry Moss is dead. And no one knows what happened. As Earl and Ray Moss look back to their fathers past, building a story that fills in the gaps of his untimely death, it becomes apparent that memory can be a biased truth. What is true? What has been imagined?

At the Assembly Theatre, closes January 20

MUSTARD, Tarragon Theatre

Mustard still lives under Teenage Thai’s bed, while her recently-separated mother looks for solace at the bottom of a wine glass. Mustard is a twisted fairy tale about an imaginary friend’s quest to stay in our world; a whimsical story about growing up, losing innocence, and our unrelenting quest for love.

At Tarragon Theatre, closes January 28 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5


THE WEDDING PARTY, Crow’s Theatre/Talk Is Free Theatre

A comedy about two families, a wedding, mistaken identities, and love, which invites the audience to take a seat ringside on the big day.

At Streetcar Crowsnest, closes January 20

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing the week of January 1, 2018.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 5


A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE FAMILY MUSICAL WITH A SCROOGE LOOSE, Ross Petty Productions

After 22 years, the Elves this holiday extravaganza factory are jumping for joy. Finally, they can begin creating audience delights for a family musical that’s actually about Christmas!

At the Elgin Theatre

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7


BAT OUT OF HELL THE MUSICAL, Mirvish Productions

The streets are heating up as young, rebellious leader Strat falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the most powerful man in post-apocalyptic Obsidian.

At the Ed Mirvish Theatre

THE ILLUSIONISTS, Mirvish Productions

Prepare yourself to be mesmerized by the mystical powers of The Deductionist. Marvel at the death-defying stunts performed by The Daredevil. Laugh and learn from the master magician, The Unusualist. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated wizardry of unprecedented proportions. Are you ready to believe in magic?

At the Princess of Wales Theatre

GREASE — THE MUSICAL, Irregular Entertainment

A fresh revival of the greatest high school rock musical ever written, sending Grease back to its roots on the gritty streets of 1950s North Chicago, while incorporating the most beloved songs from the film in spectacular new arrangements.

At the Elgin Winter Garden Theatre