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Variety Show

Hot Date: Donny & Marie Pair Up

photo by Erik Kabik

JULY 5 TO 17 Direct from Las Vegas, famed sibling entertainers Donny and Marie Osmond offer up an exclusive engagement of their theatrical concert showcase. In Donny & Marie Live (page 48), the pair perform their greatest hits like “Paper Roses,” “Puppy Love” and “One Bad Apple” in a multimedia spectacle featuring show-stopping production numbers, a rock band and sizzling backup dancers. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m., no show July 11, $52 to $240; call 416-644-3665 or visit here to purchase.

November Hot Date: The Rockettes and More

The Radio City RockettesNOVEMBER 16 TO 18 Tinsel, candy canes and stockings hung by the chimney with care can put anyone into the festive spirit, but they can’t compare to the epitome of holiday grandeur: the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The world-famous Rockettes are back for only five shows with the toe-tapping precision kick-line dancing that has made them international favourites. Be whisked away to Santa’s North Pole workshop, watch bears perform a rendition of the classic Nutcracker ballet, and marvel as the first Christmas is brought to life in this dazzling holiday extravaganza. Air Canada Centre, Monday 7:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 4 and 7:30 p.m., $30 to $84.50; call 416-870-8000 or click here for tickets.