Three Canadian Stage Company productions serve up a much-needed dose of humour and drama. Call 416-368-3110 to purchase tickets for any of these shows.
To March 7
Miss Julie: Freedom Summer twists August Strindberg’s classic to ratchet up sexual and political tension by setting the play in Greenwood, Mississippi on July 4, 1964—two days after Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. Bluma Appel Theatre, 8 p.m. and some matinees, $20 to $61.
Opens March 9
Blackbird flashes back 15 years to when Una and Ray were in love—or were they? Brit playwright David Harrower’s 2007 Olivier Award–winner for Best New Play begs the question: When is love abuse? Berkeley Street Theatre, 8 p.m. and some matinees, $20 to $45.
Opens March 23
Dora Award–winning powerhouse Nicola Cavendish reprises her role as Shirley Valentine in this one-woman show about a bored housewife who gets a new lease on life following a trip to Greece. Bluma Appel Theatre, 8 p.m. and some matinees, $20 to $92.50.