Theatrical Delights with Mirvish

There is nothing quite like a night at the theatre. Whether it’s drama, comedy or romance, live theatre allows you to feel a connection to the actors on stage and get immersed in the performance. With Mirvish Productions, there is an extra layer of wonder, as the shows take place in one of their four magnificent theatres in downtown Toronto. Each venue offers a completely unique experience, making your night much more memorable. Here is a list of what to look forward to this season:

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
(Running: June 27, 2017-September 3, 2017) – Ed Mirvish Theatre

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The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring story of Carole King’s rise to fame. Sit back and enjoy the show as you watch the history of the songwriter’s rise to fame unfold, while listening to favourite tunes like A Natural Woman, You’ve Got A Friend, and I Feel The Earth Move.

North by Northwest
(Running: September 19, 2017- October 29, 2017) – Royal Alexandra Theatre

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Before James Bond, there was North by Northwest. This comedy of suspense has been adapted for the stage, directed by Simon Phillips, of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. North by Northwest mixes glamour with espionage to tell the tale of a mixed up abduction.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
(Running: October 10, 2017- November 19, 2017) – Princess of Wales Theatre

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The Tony Award-winning production of the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be making its Canadian debut at the Princess of Wales. Tony Award-winning director, Marianne Elliott and playwright Simon Stephens bring the internationally best-selling novel by Mark Haddon to life on stage. The adaptation follows a unique fifteen-year-old boy with sleuthing skills as he attempts to uncover the frightening mystery of a dead dog in his neighbourhood.

Salt-Water Moon
(Running: October 12, 2017-October 29, 2017) – Panasonic Theatre

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This classic Canadian tale highlights the post World War life in the villages of Newfoundland. Award-winning director, Ravi Jain, re-imagines David French’s beloved story of love, loss and reconciliation.

Bat Out of Hell The Musical
(Running: October 14, 2017- December 3, 2017) – Ed Mirvish Theatre

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The North American premiere of this larger-than-life musical is set to hit the Ed Mirvish Theatre on October 14th. This rocking performance tells the epic tale of love and rebellion, all from the streets of a post-apocalyptic Manhattan. Look forward to Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s greatest hits including I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That), Paradise by the Dashboard Light, and of course, Bat Out of Hell.

(Running: November 11, 2017- November 26, 2017) Panasonic Theatre

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Disgraced returns for a strictly limited engagement starting on November 11th at the Panasonic Theatre. You’ll experience palpable tension when cultural collisions of politics and religion combust at this New York dinner party. Don’t miss what the Globe and Mail called an “Excellent” and “Fearless” show!

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