Theatre this Week: March 25 – 31

These are the plays to see in Toronto for the week of March 25th – 31st, 2019.

Shove it Down My Throat

March 26 - April 13

Luke O’Donovan who was arrested after a knife fight at a New Year’s party. While the media portrayed him as a maniac who went on a stabbing spree, he says he’s the victim of a queer-bashing. Theatre artist Johnnie Walker sifts through the different versions of Luke’s story, putting queerness, identity, and complicity through a theatrical kaleidoscope.

At Buddies In Bad Times until April 14th. For tickets and more information, click here.

 


The Cherry Orchard

March 26 - April 13

Anton Chekhov’s final play has been described as “a theatre poem of the suffering of change” or a poem about life and death, transition and change. Director Soheil Parsa’s production, filled with vitality, intimacy, poetry and fluidity, explores the mystery of life, loss of values, human loneliness and the inability of people to comprehend the world in which they live.

At Crow’s Theatre until April 13th. For tickets and more information, click here.


A Blow in the Face

March 26 - April 14

After Alice has had a gorgeous new baby and her husband leaves for a work trip, two fantastical creatures arrive and take an unnatural interest in her child. Rosemary’s Baby meets Fight Club in Lisa Ryder’s play that explores the taboo subject of postpartum depression and the extreme places the mind can go.

At The Theatre Centre until April 14th. For tickets and more information, click here.