Ongoing & Upcoming Shows

Jake's Women

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
September 09 - 24, 2022  
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The play centers on Jake, a writer with a struggling marriage. Jake talks to many of the women he knows, both in real life and in his imagination, as he works to save his marriage. Jake is a successful novelist with a host of personal problems, all of which are related to (you guessed it) women. Although women in his life accuse him of fearing intimacy, he actually spends most of the play imagining conversations between him and the prominent females in his life.

Halfway There

Markham Little Theatre at Markham Little Theatre Backsta
September 14 - October 01, 2022  
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There’s no such thing as a secret in Stewiacke. Not when the gossips meet for coffee every day at the local diner. Vi, Rita, Mary Ellen, and Janine are all as close as can be, and they know everybody’s business. But when Sean, a heartbroken doctor, moves in to take a temporary job at the clinic, he tips the Maritime town that’s famous for being halfway between the North Pole and the equator off its axis. While Sean decides to pursue Janine, it only brings her closer together with her friends, who each have their own messy love lives. Vi just turned down her boyfriend’s proposal, Mary Ellen is tired of doing everything for her husband and sons, Rita just wants to find a date, and Janine already lives with a man she loves a “little bit. ” Can everyone find what they’re looking for in Stewiacke? And what happens when someone finds out a secret that managed to be kept hidden?

Suburban Standoff

The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
September 16 - October 02, 2022  
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Ty, down on his luck, attempts a home invasion with the help of his ex-stripper girlfriend, Candy in hopes of some quick cash. However, they may have picked the wrong home. The home owners, Hank and Nancy, seem to know more about guns and violence than they do. Who's really in control of this crazy evening? Are Ty and Candy really bad people? Only time will tell

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
September 16 - October 08, 2022  
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Edna and Mel are a struggling, middle-aged couple living in New York City. Mel has just lost his job, the walls of their apartment are much too thin, and the city is in the middle of a heat wave. Their troubles escalate when Mel suffers a nervous breakdown. Mel becomes slightly paranoid, the apartment is robbed, and their neighbors, well, they don’t help matters much. Throughout it all, Edna does her best to support her husband, even getting a job of her own after Mel is fired. Her efforts aren’t enough, however, and Mel’s siblings are called in as backup. Quickly, in a crowded apartment in the most crowded city in the world, all hell breaks loose, and it becomes apparent that the only thing Mel and Edna can rely on are the people closest to them.

Opal's Husband

Newmarket Stage Company at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 426 , Newmarket
September 22 - October 01, 2022  
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Bent as usual on a good deed, Opal tries to round up a husband for her friend Rosie and answers a lonely hearts ad placed by "Mister Handsome"—who, when he shows up, proves to be a ninety-five-year-old escapee from a nursing home. As expected, complications ensue, and when Rosie rejects her would-be suitor, Opal reluctantly agrees to marry him in order to keep the old man from the clutches of his scheming daughter. It seems that he really is quite rich, and his desire is to spend his last days (and his fortune) with a nubile maiden on a South Pacific island while his daughter wants him to expire quickly, and quietly, in the old folk's home. Thereafter the plots and counter-plots multiply hilariously as the daughter and her husband try to discredit the marriage (and convince Opal that she is cuckoo), while the old man devises his own plan to catch them in their dirty work. Happily he succeeds, and off he goes to his fond reward, leaving Opal with both an annulment and another delightful lesson in life to pass on to her myriad admirers.

Storm Warning

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
October 07 - 22, 2022  
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Set in 1953, this is the story of a damaged World War II veteran and the free-spirited woman who attempts to change his outlook on life. Jack and Emma are thrown together by fate one weekend and their lives will never be the same.

Proposals

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
October 19 - 22, 2022  
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A nostalgic memory play, Proposals recalls one idyllic afternoon in the summer of 1953, the last time the Hines family gathers at its retreat in the Poconos. Clemma, the family's African-American housekeeper (and the story's narrator), dreads a visit from the husband who deserted her years before. Burt Hines, a recovering workaholic convalescing from a second heart attack, looks forward to the arrival of the ex-wife he still loves. Burt's daughter Josie has just broken her engagement to Ken, an intense Harvard law student, and she yearns for his buddy Ray, an aspiring writer with whom she had a brief affair. Ray shows up with a striking but dim-witted model on his arm, and a young Miami gangster with a gift for malapropisms adds a note of hilarity to the gathering.

The Hen Night Epiphany

Toronto Irish Players at Alumnae Theatre, Toronto
October 20 - November 05, 2022  
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Five women come together to help clear out a run-down cottage a week before the wedding of its new owner, Una. Joining her on this hen night of sorts are her two best friends, Kelly and Tríona, and her soon to be mother-in-law, Olive, and Olive's best friend, Anta. But Una is keeping a secret that, if revealed, will destroy all hopes of her dream wedding and living happily ever after with the love of her life. As the play unfolds we see the women, one by one, forced to confront awkward truths of their own.

Mother of the Maid

Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora
October 20 - 29, 2022  
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The story of Joan of Arc's mother, a sensible, hard-working, God-fearing peasant woman whose faith is upended as she deals with the baffling journey of her odd and extraordinary daughter. This riveting play is an epic tale told through an unexpected and remarkable perspective.

Murder At The Howard Johnson's

The Blackhorse Village Players at Zoom,
October 27 - November 13, 2022  
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Is all fair in love? Even murder? That's the question posed by this light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. The play presents a love triangle involving a woman, her lover, and her husband in three scenes. In the first scene, the wife and her lover plot to murder the husband. In the second scene, the wife and her husband are plotting to murder the lover. The third scene has the husband and the lover plotting to murder the wife, but this attempt, like the others, fails.

Clue

Milton Players Theatre Group at FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton
November 04 - 12, 2022  
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It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.

42nd Street

Etobicoke Musical Productions at Meadowvale Music Theatre, Mississauga
November 04 - 13, 2022  
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High hopes are riding on director Julian Marsh's new show, Pretty Lady. But Julian has doubts about his star, Dorothy Brock, whose wealthy admirer is also the show’s backer. Events take an unexpected turn, however, when newcomer Peggy Sawyer wins a place in the chorus, and in Julian’s heart.

Treasure Island

Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
November 04 - 13, 2022  
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It's a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the innkeeper's granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in-and her dangerous voyage begins. Jim Hawkins Jr. is a girl rebelling against gender roles in this imaginative adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of murder, money, and mutiny.

Other Desert Cities

Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
November 09 - 26, 2022  
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"Other Desert Cities" involves a family with differing political views and a long-held family secret. The play's name refers to a control city guide sign on eastbound Interstate 10 in California, which indicates that the freeway is headed towards Indio, California and "other Desert Cities" (that is, the rest of the Coachella Valley). The play's events occur around the Christmas 2004 holiday, when the family of Polly and Lyman Wyeth gather in Palm Springs, California. Their daughter Brooke Wyeth returns home after six years. Polly's sister Silda is also visiting, out of a time spent in rehab. Polly and Lyman are Republicans, while Silda is a liberal. The sisters co-wrote a series of MGM comedies in the 1960s. Brooke announces to her family that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history—a wound they don't want reopened. That event is the suicide of her late brother Henry, who had been involved with the radical underground subculture.

Silver Dagger

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
November 11 - December 03, 2022  
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Steve Marsh is a mystery writer, the protagonist of David French’s gripping thriller Silver Dagger. Soon after his third novel is published, Marsh’s wife receives a series of phone calls and letters that threaten to destroy their marriage. Adultery, blackmail, murder, a figure lurking in the rain – all these elements of Marsh’s fiction become part of his life as the mystery’s twists and turns carry us to its surprising conclusion.

The Sound of Music

Oshawa Little Theatre at Oshawa Little Theatre
November 17 - December 10, 2022  
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Maria is a sweet young postulant whose love of freedom makes it obvious to her superiors that she is not suited for religious life. Thus, she is sent off to be the governess to Captain von Trapp's seven troublesome children. Unlike previous governess', Maria becomes friends with the children due to their mutual love of music. Soon, even the strict Captain begins to admire Maria. Eventually, the Captain and Maria fall in love and are married. Unfortunately, when the Nazis invade their homeland, Austria, the whole family is forced to flee over the alps to escape.

Clue

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
November 24 - December 03, 2022  
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It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.

Rodgers & Hammerstein"s Cinderella (Broadway Version)

Clarkson Music Theatre at Meadowvale Music Theatre, Mississauga
November 25 - December 04, 2022  
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Join Cinderella and her Prince Topher in this revised classic. Set in a fairy land with giants, dragons and magic, our tale explores the idea of being true to yourself and the notion that we can all rescue ourselves if we think we can. Life’s journey is filled with the promise of possibility. As Fairy Godmother says: “Go to the ball. In the name of every girl who has ever wished to go to a ball in a beautiful dress. In the name of every girl who has ever wanted to change the world she lived in. Go… with the promise of possibility.” For nothing is “impossible”. Favourite melodies include: “Impossible”, “In My Own Little Corner”, “Ten Minutes Ago”.

Elf The Musical Jr

Kempenfelt Community Players at Georgian Theatre, Barrie
November 25 - 27, 2022  
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Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and that his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

The Christmas Spirit

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
December 02 - 17, 2022  
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On Christmas eve, JULIA DOWLING gets a visit from an Angel of Death, who has come to spirit her away to the afterlife. Julia pleads to be spared for at least one more day, so that she can spend Christmas with her family. The VISITOR agrees, with the stipulation that he get to join in the celebration of this strange holiday. Once the Visitor leaves, Julia, who had no such party planned, has to scramble to get her estranged relatives to her house for a very unique Christmas dinner.

An Inspector Calls

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
January 13 - 28, 2023  
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The Fighting Days

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
January 13 - February 04, 2023  
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Set in the 1910's, the play follows Frances Beynon's journey into the Winnipeg feminist movement, where she eventually clashes with Nellie McClung over pacifism and universal suffrage.

An Ideal Husband

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
January 18 - 22, 2023  
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An Ideal Husband opens during a dinner party at the home of Sir Robert Chiltern in London's fashionable Grosvenor Square. Sir Robert, a prestigious member of the House of Commons, and his wife, Lady Gertrude Chiltern, are hosting a gathering that includes his friend Lord Goring, a dandified bachelor and close friend to the Chilterns, his sister Mabel Chiltern, and other genteel guests. During the party, Mrs. Cheveley, an enemy of Lady Chiltern's from their school days, attempts to blackmail Sir Robert into supporting a fraudulent scheme to build a canal in Argentina. Apparently, Mrs. Cheveley's dead mentor, Baron Arnheim, convinced the young Sir Robert many years ago to sell him a Cabinet secret, a secret that suggested he buy stocks in the Suez Canal three days before the British government announced its purchase. Sir Robert made his fortune with that illicit money, and Mrs. Cheveley has the letter to prove his crime. Fearing both the ruin of career and marriage, Sir Robert submits to her demands.

Wrong Window!

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
February 02 - 11, 2023  
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This witty comedy whodunit pays tribute to Master of Horror Alfred Hitchcock ... Off-and-on New York couple Marnie and Jeff enter an even more complicated phase of their relationship when they think they spy their cross-courtyard neighbor do away with his wife After they draw their torn curtain, the lady vanishes, and suspicion places murder beyond a shadow of a doubt The bumbling witnesses sneak into their neighbor's apartment - 39 steps away - and the fun begins Among multiple door-slammings, body-snatchings, and a frantic flashlight chase scene, two questions remain ... Who killed Lila Larswald?

Matilda the Musical

Meadowvale Music Theatre at Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga
February 03 - 12, 2023  
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Matilda the Musical is a musical based on the 1988 children's novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and directed for the stage by Matthew Warchus. The musical's narrative centres on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis, who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life.

Steel Magnolias

Milton Players Theatre Group at FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton
February 03 - 11, 2023  
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The action is set in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.

Unveiling the Great Canadian Caper

Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
February 03 - 12, 2023  
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It's 1950 and at the Lark Radio station the voice actors and Foley artists have arrived to broadcast the second installment of a series featuring the charming private eye, Susan Cleary. As they await the arrival of Richard Lark with the show's scripts, his tearful wife, Mabel arrives with instructions to take his place. During the backstage antics the cast and crew will present the melodramatic mystery, The Great Canadian Caper with the Foley artist executing the sound effects on stage while the pianist adds the dramatic musical effects.

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Centennial Building
February 08 - 25, 2023  
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Murder At The Howard Johnson's

Newmarket Stage Company at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 426 , Newmarket
February 09 - 25, 2023  
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Is all fair in love? Even murder? That's the question posed by this light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. The play presents a love triangle involving a woman, her lover, and her husband in three scenes. In the first scene, the wife and her lover plot to murder the husband. In the second scene, the wife and her husband are plotting to murder the lover. The third scene has the husband and the lover plotting to murder the wife, but this attempt, like the others, fails.

The Seafarer

Toronto Irish Players at Alumnae Theatre, Toronto
February 16 - March 04, 2023  
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THE SEAFARER is a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth. It’s Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who’s recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

City Centre Musical Productions at Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga
March 03 - 12, 2023  
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The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be "Out There," observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies – and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

Dead Accounts

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
March 03 - 25, 2023  
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Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back… with no questions asked.

Innocence Lost: A Play About Steven Truscott

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
March 10 - 26, 2023  
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Innocence Lost is a riveting take on the Steven Truscott criminal case that follows the events prior to the murder, the subsequent trial and conviction, and a decades-long crusade to have the verdict overturned and Truscott’s name cleared. Still within living memory of many of the baby-boom generation, this is the story that rocked the country for decades, and set in motion seismic changes to the Criminal Justice system in Canada.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
April 07 - 22, 2023  
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Christopher John Francis Boone is a 15-year-old boy who has behavioural problems and lives with his father, Ed. He explains in his narration that his mother, Judy, apparently died two years before. Then one day, the boy discovers the dead body of the neighbour's dog, Wellington, speared by a garden fork. Mrs. Shears, the dog's owner, calls the police, and Christopher comes under suspicion. He is arrested, then released with a police caution. He decides to investigate the dog's death. Throughout his adventures, Christopher records his experiences in a book. During his investigation, Christopher meets the elderly Mrs. Alexander, who informs Christopher that his mother had an affair with Mr. Shears.

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun

Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
April 12 - 29, 2023  
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A pregnant young woman and a disabled man meet at a bus stop and begin a friendship that will change their lives forever.

Proof

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
April 13 - 22, 2023  
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On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father's who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that her father left behind. Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father's madness—or genius—will she inherit?

Raising the Frame

Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
April 14 - 23, 2023  
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In this Canadian Premier, disgraced game show host Tad Buchanan attempts to reinvent himself by building homes for Housing the Homeless and filming a documentary about the experience. But when he is joined by two families with modern problems, each struggling to find their new normal, who will really get the spotlight?

Cabaret

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
April 19 - 23, 2023  
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The scene is the Kit Kat Klub, a nightclub in Berlin, as the 1920s are drawing to a close. The Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience to the show and assures them that, whatever their troubles, they will forget them at the Cabaret. The entire orchestra is onstage, and the actors play along with it when they are not part of the dialogue. Cliff, a young American writer, meets Ernst, a German who surprises Cliff by putting his briefcase among Cliff’s luggage at the German border. Musical numbers include Willkommen, Cabaret, Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, The Money Song and Two Ladies. When we revisit the Klub at the end, much is changed, and show ends with a stark foreshadowing of things to come: The Emcee strips off his overcoat to reveal a concentration camp prisoner’s uniform marked with a yellow Star of David and a pink triangle, and the backdrop rises to reveal an electric barbed-wire fence.

The Savannah Sipping Society

Newmarket Stage Company at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 426 , Newmarket
April 27 - May 13, 2023  
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In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate and an impromptu happy hour and decide its high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years.

Mending Fences

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
April 28 - May 19, 2023  
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Harry Sullivan hasn't seen his son Drew in thirteen years. And now Drew is coming to Harry's Saskatchewan ranch for a visit. This poignant comedy tells the story of two men who are too stubborn to give in to feelings of the heart. Canada’s best-loved playwright is the height of his craft, and seamlessly weaves pathos and humour in a play that will resonate with anyone who has ever been a father, mother, son or daughter.

The Foursome

Milton Players Theatre Group at FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton
May 05 - 13, 2023  
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Four old school chums get together for a friendly round of golf during their fifteenth college reunion. An early morning T-off and these fellows are carrying more than just their golf bags! Old rivalries, romances and bragging rights are won and lost in 18 entertaining holes. The Foursome is a piece of Canadiana that an audience can really identify with.

Time After Time

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
June 02 - 17, 2023  
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Amy, attractive, lonely and a little fed up with her dead-end job as a clerk in a San Francisco bank where men doing the same work are much better paid, is having an unusual day. An oddly dressed Englishman comes up to her desk, greatly concerned about an earlier visitor whom he is evidently following. What Amy doesn't realize yet is that both of these men have just left the fog-filled London streets of 1893 to come to these fume-filled streets of present-day San Francisco. Jack the Ripper has used H.G. Wells' Time Machine to disappear into the future, and H.G. decides it's his responsibility to bring him back to London and justice. Befriended by Amy, H.G. begins to close in on Jack, which puts H.G. and Amy into some scenes that will have your audience gasping. H.G. is finally successful in bringing Jack the Ripper to a strange justice and in persuading Amy that she should come back to old London and marry him. Could this possibly be true? We can recite the historical fact. H.G. Wells' wife was named Amy, and back in London she began a major battle for women's rights!

Arms and the Man

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
June 30 - July 15, 2023  
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The play takes place during the 1885 Serbo-Bulgarian War. Its heroine, Raina Petkoff, is a young Bulgarian woman engaged to Sergius Saranoff, one of the heroes of that war, whom she idolizes. On the night after the Battle of Slivnitza, a Swiss mercenary soldier in the Serbian army, Captain Bluntschli, climbs in through her bedroom balcony window and threatens to shoot Raina if she gives the alarm. When Russian and Bulgarian troops burst in to search the house for him, Raina hides him so that he won't be killed. He asks her to remember that "nine soldiers out of ten are born fools." In a conversation after the soldiers have left, Bluntschli's pragmatic and cynical attitude towards war and soldiering shocks the idealistic Raina, especially after he admits that he uses his ammunition pouches to carry chocolates rather than cartridges for his pistol. When the search dies down, Raina and her mother Catherine sneak Bluntschli out of the house, disguised in one of Raina's father's old coats.