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Weekend Roundup, January 28th to 30th

Friday: Witness Christopher Plummer's tour de force in Barrymore

Friday, January 28th
Don’t miss Canadian icon Christopher Plummer in Barrymore, which celebrates its opening weekend at the Elgin Theatre. In this acclaimed one-man play, Plummer embodies the role of John Barrymore, one of the 20th century’s greatest Shakespearean actors.

Winterlicious starts today! Approximately 150 restaurants—including local favourites like Bier Markt, Bangkok Garden and the newly renovated Canoe—are participating in this popular prix-fixe dining event. It’s a great and affordable way to try some of the tasty food Toronto has on offer. (more…)

Hot Date: Christopher Plummer’s Class Act

JANUARY 27 TO MARCH 9 One of Canada’s greatest modern actors embodies one of America’s original stage legends in Barrymore. Examining the complex life and celebrated work of Shakespearian actor John Barrymore, the William Luce–penned one-man play is also a showcase for its celebrated star, Christopher Plummer, whose turn in the original 1996 Stratford Festival staging earned him a Tony Award. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this sublimely talented performer in one of his career-defining roles. Elgin Theatre, Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 6:30 p.m., $55 to $150; for tickets, call 416-872-5555 or click here to buy.