Toronto Theatre – Caught Our Eye

Weekly listing of theatre in Toronto that caught the eye of Mooney on Theatre editorial team members

Playlistings for the Week of November 4, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of November 4, 2019

Welcome to the post-Hallowe’en sugar crash… and the swiftly impending December Holiday season. I know I’m not ready yet for carols and the holiday shopping crush, how about you? The best place to be if you are looking to avoid the start of the seasonal avalanche of all things ‘guy in the red suit’ is definitely the theatre!

Fortunately, there is definitely ‘something for everyone’ this week to help you evade the coming holly-jolly. New and creative dance shows, comedies, musical revues, and (of course!) plays. And, if you are ready to dive right into the peppermint-scented snowy holiday season there are seasonal pieces opening as well. It’s up to our ‘fearless leader’ Megan to let you know what shows have caught her eye this week. Check out the ‘reds‘ to see what makes her personal ‘Theatre Wish List’ this week.

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Playlistings for the Week of October 28, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of October 28, 2019

Happy Hallowe’en! Blessed Samhain! Feliz Dia de Muertos! I hope you all enjoy the many spooky events going on this week. If you’re as worried about this week’s impending sugar coma as I am, maybe checking out some theatre will curb your cravings for those many mini wrapped treats. After all, you can’t open them in the dark silence of a performance!

Not only are there many great shows whose runs continue this week, but there is something for everyone in the new theatre, opera, sketch comedy and stand-up taking the stage. And – no surprise because it’s the week to celebrate all things eerie – there are some fantastic pieces showcasing all things supernatural and unearthly this week. I – Leanne – am on the job this week of letting you know in red what shows have made my personal ‘Theatre to See’ list this week.

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Playlistings for the Week of October 21, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of October 21, 2019

It finally feels like it’s the nose-tingling fall season, and my kids are SUPER EXCITED for Hallowe’en. Both of those things mean that we are definitely knee-deep in the crunchy leaf-pile of Toronto Fall Theatre season. Check out what has caught our eye from the new and fresh works that have fallen this week. Or, go see one of the several shows that previously caught our eye that have had their runs extended. Either way, put on a warm sweater and head out to rake up some amazing theatre this week. It’s Megan’s turn this week to turn a few of our listings red to highlight what has caught her attention in theatre this week.

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Playlistings for the Week of October 14, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of October 14, 2019

It’s another busy week in the Toronto Theatre scene. Every local theatre company’s season is in full swing, there are many traveling shows, and since it’s almost Hallowe’en there is plenty of seasonal spooktacular. There is really something for everyone on a stage somewhere in the city. Luckily for me, it’s my turn this week to give you my ‘reds’ – the shows that are at the top of my ‘To See’ list this week. Get out there and enjoy some theatre this week!

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Playlistings for the Week of October 7, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of October 7, 2019

We are well and truly swept up in the Toronto’s Fall Theatre whirlwind! There is just so much great theatre to see right now that we feel a bit swept off of our feet. If you are feeling the same way, keep reading below to take a peak at what has caught our eye this week. Our Publisher Megan takes on the challenge of highlighting (in red) what is at the top of their list of things to see this week.

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