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She Stoops to Conquer

Oct 18, 2012
Oliver Goldsmith’s bawdy 18th-century comedy is one of the few dramatic works of that era that still easily engages. Probably because it’s a comedy of manners that focuses on sexual manners—with an emphasis on tomfoolery. Mistaken identities (inlaws for hired help, maids for lovers) fuel the effervescent narrative.
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The Far Side of the Moon

Nov 1, 2012
A career-defining masterpiece by Canada’s most critically acclaimed theatre artist. Robert Le-page’s epic solo drama (from 2000) centres on one man’s search for connection and meaning in a world overwhelmed by loss. Performed by Yves Jacques. (French performance on Nov. 6.)
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Chelsea Hotel

Sep 28, 2012
A work in homage to the music of Leonard Cohen sees a lonelyhearts musician holed up at the famous New York hotel. (This return production features live performances of Cohen songs.)
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Theatre Under the Stars

Jul 8, 2012

You've seen it on the big screen, now experience it live. For their 66th Season, Theatre Under the Stars is bringing the Tony Award-winning Titanic: A new Musical to the Malkin Bowl. 100 years after that disastrous maiden voyage, the epic event has become a musical in the hands of composer Maury Yeston and librettist Peter Stone. For those after some  zanier adventures, the award-winning Broadway classic The Music Man will play alternating nights.

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Blue Box

May 1, 2012

Revolutionary or terrorist? Dubbed the latter by Canada Reads panellist Anne-France Goldwater, Carmen Aguirre performs her one-woman show—adapted from her memoir, Something Fierce—recounting a childhood fighting Pinochet's brutal Chilean regime.