Toronto Theatre – Caught Our Eye

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

Toronto Playlistings for the Week of November 18, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of November 18, 2019

It’s beginning to look a lot like… winter theatre season! There are some fabulous shows running at any number of theatre spaces in the city, and sometimes it can be hard to choose which show hits the top of the ‘To-Go-To’ list. I have definitely started planning my Holiday ‘wish list’ because theatre tickets are a stellar gift to get. And to give!

All of us at Mooney are excited about so many of the plays, dance performances, and comedies that are coming out over the next while, and there really is something for everyone! I’m going to let you know what has caught my eye this week. Check out my ‘reds’ to see what of this exciting list has made my ‘Theatre Wish List’ this week.

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Toronto Playlistings for the Week of November 11, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of November 11, 2019

Well, there was snow in the air last week, so it’s officially cold enough for scarves and gloves season. It also means that we are deep into the Toronto Theatre Season. Another dusting of new shows open at most of the main company stages this week and next. And, alongside those shows comes many new plays, dance shows, musicals, and comedy as well.

There is just so much to see this week! And I’m lucky enough to get to let you know what shows have caught my eye this week. Check out my ‘reds’ to see what of this exciting list has made my own ‘Theatre Wish List’ this week.

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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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