Openings & Closings – Week of January 8

OPENINGS

These are the shows that are opening the week of January 8, 2018.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10


HAMLET, Tarragon Theatre

Young Prince Hamlet seeks to avenge his father’s death in a world torn apart by political deception. Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy is reimagined on the Tarragon stage through the powerful lens of rock and roll.

At Tarragon Theatre, closes February 11

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11


MY FUNNY VALENTINE, Zee Zee Theatre

In February 2008, a fifteen-year-old boy asked another boy in his class to be his valentine. The next day, that boy shot and killed him during first period. My Funny Valentine enters the minds of people on the fringes of a murder that will forever affect them and examines the ripple effect of hatred in a community.

At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, closes January 21

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11


LEAR, Groundling Theatre

Widely considered Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Lear tells the story of an aging monarch’s loosening grip on the reigns of power and the slow, lonely descent into madness that follows.

At Harbourfront Theatre, closes January 28

CLOSINGS

These are the shows that are closing the week of January 8, 2018.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14


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