An Aquarius encore for the World's Greatest Mystery Writer! If you loved last season's record-shattering production of The Mousetrap, you won’t want to miss this triumphant teaser from the Mistress of Suspense! When ten strangers arrive on isolated Indian Island at the invitation of a mysterious host, it soon becomes clear that only Murder is here for a holiday! One by one, these "ten little Indians" are put on trial for their sins, and the verdict… is Death! You’ll be guessing until the end with this masterpiece of mystery!
One of the best-known and most-produced plays in Canadian theatre history, Billy Bishop Goes to War is both a sweeping musical drama and a deceptively simple two-man show. It both celebrates heroism and questions the emptiness of fame. A memory play and a love-letter to Canadian history, Billy Bishop Goes to War is raucous and haunting, hilarious and heartbreaking and an evening of theatre you will never forget. Winner of the Governor-General’s Award, the Chalmers Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award.
It's a Jolly Holiday with Mary at Theatre Aquarius! Practically perfect in every way, Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical draws from the beloved 1964 Disney film and the brilliant series of books by P.L. Travers for this Holiday Family Musical that will delight theatre lovers of all ages! A joyous journey through the fantasies and foibles of childhood that's jam-packed with unforgettable theatrical magic, Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical is like meeting old friends for the very first time. You don’t know Mary until you’ve met her in person!
Bernard had it all. Fashionable home in Paris, efficient housekeeper, staggeringly precise knowledge of international airline schedules and engaged to not one, not two but three beautiful stewardesses, none of whom had the slightest idea of the other's existence. What could be finer? But when Boeing suddenly develops a new, faster jet engine, Bernard's intricate web of bachelor perfection comes apart at the seams, with hilarious results! A howlingly funny, achingly sexy romp that will leave you breathless!
The Canadian Rep Theatre production comes to the stage at Theatre Aquarius! Dean is a young ex-sniper, just back from Afghanistan, struggling to find work. His family is disintegrating before his eyes; his wife is ready to divorce him a second time, yet players on both ends of the political spectrum find Dean's special talents oddly appealing. A killer comedy by a master playwright in top form. "Dead Metaphor is dead serious, but it's still seriously funny." - San Francisco Examiner(audience advisory - some strong language)
What happens when the brain-bending irreverence of the famously foolish comedy troupe Monty Python is mixed with the heroic tales of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table and wrapped up in the creamy nougat of a Tony Award-winning Best Musical? You get Spamalot – the laugh-a-minute smash hit show "lovingly ripped off" from the Python's comedy classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Spamalot is delightfully silly, surprisingly clever and unapologetically fun for both fans and the uninitiated alike.
English history at its most brilliantly bloody! The dynastic struggles of the Plantagenet Kings were fodder for some of the great works of the greatest of English playwrights. These eight plays of Shakespeare’s history cycles are reduced and reimagined by a small commando unit of rising young Canadian theatre talent. Thrill as we turn the accomplishment of many years into an hour-glass, and cram into the wooden O of the Studio Theatre the very casques that did affright the air at Agincourt!
The online virtual world of ‘Second Life’ stretches thousands of kilometres and millions of visitors. While searching for her lost sister, Jessica struggles to find out what – and who – are real. Life and its double are at stake in this multi-media exploration of loss in the digital age. Created by Burlington’s Tottering Biped Theatre, a professional company that emphasizes highly physical and social issue oriented work.
A woman spills a family secret. She relives and reinvents her past as a plucky girl with a bow and arrow, as her sweet sixteen rebellious sister, and as her brassy single mom struggling to keep up. A breathtaking drama by Hamilton’s Anna Chatterton, Playwright-In-Residence at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre.