Stuart Hughes stars in The Glass Menagerie (photo by Sandy Nicholson)
ON NOW Four characters struggle to accept their individual realities in Tennessee Williams’ American classic, The Glass Menagerie. One of the first great plays to negotiate perspectives on truth and memory using non-linear storytelling, it centres on narrator Tom Wingfield, who recounts the lives of his mother and insecure sister. Presented by Soulpepper Theatre Company, this beloved play features accomplished performances by Stuart Hughes, Jeff Lillico, Nancy Palk and Gemma James Smith. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, $28 to $65; call 416-866-8666
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Krystin Pellerin and Jeff Lillico star in The Fantasticks (photo by Sandy Nicholson)
OPENS FEBRUARY 14 Part Romeo and Juliet and part A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Soulpepper Theatre Company’s staging of The Fantasticks offers twists and turns worthy of the Bard himself. Krystin Pellerin and Jeff Lillico star in this beloved musical, which combines comedy, romance and tragedy in a tale of forbidden love between the children of feuding neighbours. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, Monday to Saturday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday 1:30 p.m., $22 to $67.81; call 416-866-8666 or visit here for tickets.