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April 2020

YPT Drama School – After-School & Weekend

Friday, April 3 @ 12:56 am - Sunday, June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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YPT Drama School After-School and Weekend Classes for JK-Grade 12 are held over three nine-week terms. There are four different locations where you can attend classes: Downtown Toronto, Etobicoke, North York and Scarborough. Led by professional artist educators with extensive teaching experience, students will build core theatre skills in movement, voice and character. Confidence and creative expression are developed through drama exercises and improvisation. Students will be encouraged to express their unique ideas in new ways. In the Spring term,…

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Come From Away

Friday, April 3 - Sunday, May 31
Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1V8 Canada
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It’s been called the “edge of the world.” The weather is wild, but the locals never lack for warmth. And it’s here, in Newfoundland, where a remote town became the epicenter of a remarkable true story filled with unusual characters, unexpected camaraderie and uncommon generosity. Come From Away is the breathtaking new musical that Toronto has embraced with open arms and has audiences leaving the theatre night after night claiming they are “proud to be Canadian!” Written by Tony®-nominated Canadians…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 5
Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St
Toronto, M5S 2R4
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Beauty and the Beast at the Randolph Theatre Toronto

Please note: Ticket sales have been postponed until further notice. See website for more information. "Be Our Guest!" as the Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved production of the classic fairytale! Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and…

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The Second City: In the Game

Friday, April 3 - Thursday, September 3
The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Toronto, ON M5V 9G9 Canada
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Second City in the Game

Please note: Some showtimes have been cancelled. Check website for more details. With tons of audience interaction and improvised fun, this family-friendly comedy plays with the question, “What if we were literally trapped in our screens?” In the Game follows a tech-obsessed family who is literally dragged down a digital rabbit hole by Glitch, the rabbit-eared ruler of the Internet. Our captive family--and our audience--must play along with Glitch’s games in order to return to the real world! Will they…

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Keep Calm & Theatre On

Friday, April 3 - Monday, April 6
ON Canada
Free

The doors are locked. The TP is stocked. The dog's been walked. Sit back and relax, because we've decided to run a little virtual theatre experiment to spread some joy during this difficult time.... We are proud to present KEEP CALM AND THEATRE ON - Direct from Electric Moon's Isolation Station! Since we can't be on stage or in the classroom right now, we decided to virtually give audiences some fun arts education activities to keep their kids occupied -…

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Daily Live Interactive Music for Kids!

Friday, April 3 - Sunday, May 31
Online Canada

Stuck at home with young kids? Monkey Rock Music has moved its parent and child music classes for ages infant to four years online. Subscribe to our Patreon page, and you can participate every weekday at 10:30am - but that's not all you get. We're posting other fun videos, blogs about teaching kids at home (WITHOUT 'home schooling'), guitar and ukulele lessons, and even fun stuff just for parents. You can check out a sample of a live stream here:…

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Troll’s Live!

Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 5
Meridian Hall, 1 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5E 1B2 Canada
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Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on stage in Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour! The journey begins when the Trolls’ Hug Time is unexpectedly put at risk. Knowing that the only way to save it is by doing what the Trolls do best, Poppy hosts a toe-tapping, Trolls-tastic show, jam-packed with all the epic music, glitter, humor and happiness that only the Trolls can create. This is one Trolls…

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Backyard Living Expo

Friday, April 3 - Sunday, April 5
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON Canada
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Please note: This event has been cancelled. Please see website for more details. Backyard Living Expo is the ultimate and only consumer home show in the GTA dedicated exclusively to the exterior of the home. The perfect spot to shop, taste and explore everything backyard living this spring, this consumer show showcases hundreds of quality products and services to best serve outdoor living spaces. The Backyard Living Expo takes place at The International Centre in Mississauga from April 3-5, 2020. …

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Baby Drama Time at YPT

Friday, April 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$10 – $12

Baby Drama Time is a new interactive drama, movement and music class for a caregiver or parent to enjoy with the baby in their life! Expanding on YPT’s hugely successful work with theatre for babies, each term will explore a particular theme through sensory play, storytelling, and song. Meet new parents and enjoy a relaxed environment to spend time with your babies — and have fun introducing the building blocks of storytelling and interactive play to your baby! Baby Drama…

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2020 in Toronto

Saturday, April 4 @ 2:00 pm
Coca-Cola Coliseum (formerly Ricoh), 45 Manitoba Drive
Toronto, ON Canada
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The Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the GTA for 4 games with their Pushing The Limits 2020 World Tour. This is more than a basketball game. It is more than a show. It is the one and only Harlem Globetrotters in an all-new, larger-than-life world tour. You’ll be on your feet, out of your seat, laughing until it hurts and loving every moment. Showtimes: April 4, 2020 @ 2pm & &pm Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to see…

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MOSAIC Storytelling Spring 2020 at Crow’s Theatre

Sunday, April 5 @ 11:00 am
Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4M 2T1 Canada
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Mosaic Storytelling

Crow’s Theatre welcomes back the talented tellers of MOSAIC Storytelling. The Mosaic Storytelling Festival is an East End based, grass-roots collective of artists dedicated to celebrating the diversity and creativity of our rich East End neighbourhoods –and our world –through storytelling events with tellers and tales from all across the globe for everyone aged 5 to 95. Mosaic’s incredible storytellers have been enriching Toronto’s East End Danforth neighbourhood for many years. Crow’s is excited to partner with Mosaic again for…

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2020 in Mississauga

Sunday, April 5 @ 2:00 pm
Paramount Fine Foods Centre (formerly Hershey Centre), 5500 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, Ontario Canada
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Enter to Win a Family 4-Pack to Harlem Globetrotters 2020 World Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the GTA for 4 games with their Pushing The Limits 2020 World Tour. This is more than a basketball game. It is more than a show. It is the one and only Harlem Globetrotters in an all-new, larger-than-life world tour. You’ll be on your feet, out of your seat, laughing until it hurts and loving every moment. Showtimes: April 5, 2020 @ 2pm Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to see the show!

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2020 in Barrie

Thursday, April 9 @ 7:00 pm
Sadlon Arena, 555 Bayview Drive
Barrie, ON Canada
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The Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the GTA for 4 games with their Pushing The Limits 2020 World Tour. This is more than a basketball game. It is more than a show. It is the one and only Harlem Globetrotters in an all-new, larger-than-life world tour. You’ll be on your feet, out of your seat, laughing until it hurts and loving every moment. Showtimes: April 9, 2020 @ 2pm Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to see the show!

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Spring Canadian Pet Expo 2020

Friday, April 10 - Sunday, April 12
The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON Canada
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$8 – $18

Join us for one huge weekend celebrating pets! With free parking, entertainment, hundreds of pet vendors, and interactive activities for you and your pet! More pets in one place than you've ever seen! Meet your favourite breeds and spoil your pet best friend and pet family member! Friday, April 10: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday, April 11: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Sunday, April 12: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM For more information visit http://www.canadianpetexpo.ca/

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The Harlem Globetrotters Tour 2020 in Oshawa

Friday, April 10 @ 2:00 pm
Tribute Communities Centre, 99 Athol Street East
Oshawa, Canada
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The Harlem Globetrotters dribble into the GTA for 4 games with their Pushing The Limits 2020 World Tour. This is more than a basketball game. It is more than a show. It is the one and only Harlem Globetrotters in an all-new, larger-than-life world tour. You’ll be on your feet, out of your seat, laughing until it hurts and loving every moment. Showtimes: April 10, 2020 @ 2pm & &pm Enter for your chance to win 4 tickets to see…

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Jack and the Magic Bean

Tuesday, April 14 - Sunday, May 10
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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YPT Jack and the Magic Bean

From the award-winning creative team of Where the Wild Things Are comes a delightfully innovative Spanish-English spin on a cherished classic. Back by popular demand, join Jack on his journey to the giant’s farmland with this interactive environmental tale, created in collaboration with Mexico City’s Marionetas de la Esquina. Winner of the 2019 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (Theatre for Young Audiences) for Outstanding Performance and Significant Artistic Achievement “Like the best theatre for young audiences, Jack and the Magic Bean…

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Peppa Pig’s Adventure

Wednesday, April 15 @ 6:00 pm
Hamilton Place Theatre, 1 Summers Lane
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y3
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Peppa Pig's Adventure! Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure!, featuring your favorite characters as life-size puppets! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises!

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Paddington Get’s in a Jam

Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, June 21
Lower Ossington Theatre, 100 Ossington Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Z4 Canada
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For the first time ever, Paddington has made his way off the page and onto the stage! In this original slapstick comedy from Jonathan Rockefeller, Paddington goes next door to borrow a cup of sugar from his neighbour Mr. Curry, who is in a panic because he’s expecting a visit from his Great Aunt Matilda. Paddington volunteers to help Mr. Curry with his to-do list before her imminent arrival, but in typical Paddington fashion, nothing goes to plan! Will Paddington…

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Matilda The Musical

Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, May 10
Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M5S 2R4 Canada
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Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. The whole family will enjoy the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny! Winner of over 90 international awards, including 23 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to delight audiences around the world. Running Time: Approx. 2:30 with 15 minute intermission. Ages 4+

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Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes Family Concert

Sunday, April 19 @ 11:00 am
Streetcar Crowsnest, 345 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4M 2T1 Canada
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$5
Bad Luck Woman Family Concert Toronto

Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes are a Toronto based Blues/R&B/rock'n'roll band. They love reviving some obscure and forgotten tunes by sassy ladies of the 50’s and 60's, such as Big Maybelle, Little Sylvia, Dolly Cooper, Carmen Taylor, and Ella Johnson, as well keeping alive classics by icons like Ray Charles, Etta James, Muddy Waters, and Jimmy Rogers. Their high energy original songs and their dynamic stage presence keep audiences of all ages captivated, dancing, and singing along! Join us…

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Blue Planet RELAXED Performance

Sunday, April 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$10 – $39

On a blissful blue planet inhabited only by children, a mysterious travelling salesman arrives to grant their wildest of wishes – the ability to fly! The children soon realize that their whimsy comes at great cost, and that only bravery and ingenuity will rescue their fragile world. Take flight with this clever and cautionary tale of “dreams coming true”. RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 4-8 | AGES 9 & UP Runs approx. 85 min. RELAXED PERFORMANCES Relaxed Performances include extra features to…

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Catapult: The Magic of Shadow Dance

Sunday, April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 Canada
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$40.00 – $50.00

Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. But really, it's a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture! The talented Catapult dancers work behind a screen to create seemingly impossible dancing shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. You won’t believe your eyes as you watch these incredible dancers become a mountain, a full size elephant, a helicopter, a house with a window and people inside the window. You will never…

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May 2020

Jack and the Magic Bean RELAXED Performance

Sunday, May 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$23 – $28

From the award-winning creative team of Where the Wild Things Are comes a delightfully innovative Spanish-English spin on a cherished classic. Back by popular demand, join Jack on his journey to the giant’s farmland with this interactive environmental tale, created in collaboration with Mexico City’s Marionetas de la Esquina. RECOMMENDED FOR JK-GRADE 3 | AGES 3-8 Runs approx. 55 min. RELAXED PERFORMANCES Relaxed Performances include extra features to make the theatre-going experience more sensory-friendly, including a relaxed attitude to our…

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WeeFestival 2020

Monday, May 4 - Sunday, May 24
Multiple Locations in Toronto Toronto, ON Canada
WeeFestival 2020

The Wee Festival event has been cancelled. See weblink for further details. The WeeFestival brings productions from around the world and across the country that delight, stimulate, and inspire the youngest of theatregoers between the ages of 0 to 6 years. Performances in this international festival transcend and blend the disciplines of music, theatre, dance, installation, and puppetry– all designed with the early developmental stages of childhood in mind and with events and activities for the whole family! Visit www.weefestival.ca…

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Jack and the Magic Bean ASL Interpreted Performance

Saturday, May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$23 – $28

From the award-winning creative team of Where the Wild Things Are comes a delightfully innovative Spanish-English spin on a cherished classic. Back by popular demand, join Jack on his journey to the giant’s farmland with this interactive environmental tale, created in collaboration with Mexico City’s Marionetas de la Esquina. RECOMMENDED FOR JK-GRADE 3 | AGES 3-8 Runs approx. 55 min. ASL INTERPRETED PERFORMANCES American Sign Language (ASL) Shadow Interpreted Performances are specifically designed to provide access to YPT performances for…

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Cartography (RELAXED Performance)

Sunday, May 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Young People’s Theatre, 165 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$10 – $39

From New York’s acclaimed ArKtype comes a bold and eloquently told story of one of the most complex issues of our time. Five young people step out from behind today’s headlines to tell the human story of mass migration. Through theatre and interactive video technology, CARTOGRAPHY reveals the plight of young refugees in search of a place to call home. RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 7-12 | AGES 12 & UP Runs approx. 75 min. RELAXED PERFORMANCES Relaxed Performances include extra features…

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June 2020

The Queensway Butter Tart Festival 2020

Saturday, June 20
Queensway Park, 8 Avon Park Drive
Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 3X4 Canada
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Free

The Queensway Butter Tart Festival returns for a mouthwatering second year! A community festival celebrating Canada’s favourite dessert, featuring 15 different butter tart vendors along with many other sweet and savoury treats. Come down to Queensway Park to enjoy delicious offerings from local vendors and food trucks with live music, a beer garden, the PC SuperDogs, a Kids Zone, and more exciting live entertainment! Free admission!

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32nd Annual Beaches International Jazz Festival

Saturday, June 27 - Sunday, July 26
Woodbine Park, The Beaches
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

Toronto’s beloved music festival and summer mainstay, the Beaches International Jazz Festival, returns for a month long, June 27 - July 26, 2020 to celebrate its 32nd year of unparalleled music from both established and emerging artists. Featuring multiple stages and venues, the return of festival favourites and leading musical talent, the 32nd annual Beaches International Jazz Festival is one that can’t be missed. We kick off with new East York Jam Fest, June 27 & 28 featuring performances from…

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July 2020

Q107 Canada Day Picnic

Wednesday, July 1
Woodbine Park, The Beaches
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

We’re featuring Q107 Rock & Roll Tributes to Pearl Jam, Bob Marley, ACDC, Tragically Hip, Foreigner and Rush. Then we’ll cap off the night with Toronto’s largest fireworks display from Ashbridges Bay. The party starts at noon on Canada Day, in Woodbine Park near the beaches. Come down and enjoy children’s entertainment and activities including arts and crafts and a special meet and greet with Peppa Pig and brother George! This will be fun for the whole family!

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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020 Scarborough

Friday, July 24 @ 8:00 am - Monday, August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Bridlewood Mall, 2900 Warden Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1W 2S8
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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020

The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus ® 2020 tour is coming to the GTA from July 24 to August 30, 2020 at Scarborough, Burlington, Mississauga and Etobicoke for 53 sensational shows.   See explosive live acts from around the world bringing tradition, thrill and grace including the Wheel of Destiny, Acrobats, Motorcycle Globe and Incline, High Wire, Argentinian Gauchos, and Unicycles, Aerialists and more! (no animals) The international cast comes from Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, China, the United States, and Canada.…

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August 2020

Royal Canadian International Circus 2020 Burlington

Thursday, August 6 - Sunday, August 9
Corpus Christi Sec School Parking Lot, 5150 Upper Middle Rd
Burlington, ON Canada
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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020

The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus ® 2020 tour is coming to the GTA from July 24 to August 30, 2020 at Scarborough, Burlington, Mississauga and Etobicoke for 53 sensational shows.   See explosive live acts from around the world bringing tradition, thrill and grace including the Wheel of Destiny, Acrobats, Motorcycle Globe and Incline, High Wire, Argentinian Gauchos, and Unicycles, Aerialists and more! (no animals) The international cast comes from Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, China, the United States, and Canada.…

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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020 Mississauga

Thursday, August 13 - Sunday, August 23
Dixie Outlet Mall, 1250 S Service Rd
Mississauaga, ON Canada
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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020

The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus ® 2020 tour is coming to the GTA from July 24 to August 30, 2020 at Scarborough, Burlington, Mississauga and Etobicoke for 53 sensational shows.   See explosive live acts from around the world bringing tradition, thrill and grace including the Wheel of Destiny, Acrobats, Motorcycle Globe and Incline, High Wire, Argentinian Gauchos, and Unicycles, Aerialists and more! (no animals) The international cast comes from Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, China, the United States, and Canada.…

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Afro Carib Fest 2020

Saturday, August 22 - Sunday, August 23
Thomson Memorial Park, 1005 Brimley Rd
Scarborough, ON M1P 3E9 Canada
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Free

The award winning 9th Annual Afro-Carib Fest (SACF) is back, bigger and better!! The 2-day FREE event offers celebrates the culture and diversity of the Afro-Caribbean communities, through showcasing arts, music, dance, food and heritage. Activities include: live musical performances from local and international artists, food trucks, drum and dance, marketplace vendors, Taste of Afro Carib, drum and dance workshops, dance competition, youth and kids zone, prizes giveaway and much more! For more information about the event please visit: www.scarboroughafrocaribfest.com;…

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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020 Etobicoke

Thursday, August 27 - Sunday, August 30
Woodbine Mall, 500 Rexdale Blvd
Etobicoke, ON M9W 6K5 Canada
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Royal Canadian International Circus 2020

The all-new Royal Canadian International Circus ® 2020 tour is coming to the GTA from July 24 to August 30, 2020 at Scarborough, Burlington, Mississauga and Etobicoke for 53 sensational shows.   See explosive live acts from around the world bringing tradition, thrill and grace including the Wheel of Destiny, Acrobats, Motorcycle Globe and Incline, High Wire, Argentinian Gauchos, and Unicycles, Aerialists and more! (no animals) The international cast comes from Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, China, the United States, and Canada.…

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November 2020

Dance Nation

Tuesday, November 10 - Sunday, December 6
Guloien Theatre, 345 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto, ON Canada
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Dance Nation at Crow's Theatre

An army of pre-teen competitive dancers plot to take over the world (and win Nationals) in Clare Barron’s “barbaric yawp of a play” (Vulture) about the unbridled wildness of being a girl at 13. Meg Roe, director of Crow's 2018 hit MIDDLETOWN, takes the helm of DANCE NATION, joined by internationally renowned choreographer Crystal Pite (BETROFFENHEIT), a “dance genius who stages the impossible” (Guardian). Hilarious, fast-paced and ferocious, DANCE NATION will hit you hard.

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