Brampton Music Theatre. Hairspray Jr. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the film. Lester B. Pearson Theatre, 150 Central Park Dr., Brampton. 905-874-2800. $15; $13(sr/st). Opens May 12, 7:00pm. Also May 13.

Canadian Opera Company. Louis Riel. Music by Harry Somers, libretto by Mavor Moore. Russell Braun, baritone; and others; Peter Hinton, director. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $35-$235; $22(under 30). In English, French and Cree. Also May 2, 5, 13.

Canadian Opera Company. Tosca. Music by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Adrianne Pieczonka and Keri Alkema, sopranos (Tosca); Paul Curran, director; Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $35-$235; $22(under 30). English Surtitles™. Also May 4, 6, 7(2:00), 9, 11, 12, 14(2:00), 17, 18, 19, 20(4:30).

Canadian Stage. The Return. Created by Yaron Lifschitz with Quincy Grant and the Circa Ensemble. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 416-368-3110. $39 and up. Opens May 3, 8:00pm. Runs to May 7. Wed/Thurs/Sat(8:00pm), Fri(7:00pm), Sun(1:00pm).

Civic Light Opera Company. Brigadoon. Music by Frederick Loewe, lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner. Zion Cultural Centre, 1650 Finch Ave. E. 416-755-1717. $28. Opens May 31, 7:00pm. Runs to Jun 11. Visit civiclightoperacompany.com for details.

Clarkson Music Theatre. Be Our Guest. Concert of songs from Disney musicals. Eden United Church, 3051 Battleford Rd., Mississauga. 905-829-1546. $25. May 12, 7:30pm. Also May 13(2:00pm).

Curtain Call Players. Legally Blonde: The Musical. Music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, book by Heather Hach. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Dr. 416-703-6181. $28. Runs to May 6. Thurs-Sat(8:00pm). Sat/Sun(2:00pm). Note: May 6(aft only).

Drayton Entertainment. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. Drayton Festival Theatre, 33 Wellington St. S., Drayton. 1-855-372-9866. $27-$46. Opens May 17, 10:30am. Runs to Jun 4. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details.

Drayton Entertainment. Marathon of Hope: The Musical. Music and lyrics by John Connolly, book by Peter Colley. Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372-9866. $27-$46. Opens May 15, 10:30am. Runs to Jun 4. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details.

Drayton Entertainment. Marathon of Hope: The Musical. Music and lyrics by John Connolly, book by Peter Colley. King’s Wharf Theatre, 97 Jury Dr., Penetanguishene. 1-855-372-9866. $27-$46. Opens Jun 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 17. Days and times vary. Visit draytonentertainment.com for details.

Drayton Entertainment. Million Dollar Quartet. Features music of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, 46 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 1-855-372-9866. $27-$46. Runs to May 7. Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sat/Sun(2:00pm), Thurs-Sat(7:30pm).

Gallery 345/Opera Scenes. Pastorale. Works by Verdi, Thomas, Massenet, Strauss, Offenbach and others. Holly Chaplin, soprano; Meagan Largos, mezzo; Patrick Jang, tenor; Diego Catala, baritone. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. $25; $20(sr/st). An Opera Scenes concert in support of Forests Ontario. May 25, 8:00pm.

Grand Theatre. Colours in the Storm. Music, lyrics and book by Jim Betts. Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St., London. 519-672-8800. $29.95-$82.50. Runs to May 6. Tues-Thurs(7:30pm), Fri/Sat(8:00pm), Sat/Sun(2:00pm). Also May 3(1:00pm).

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company/DanCap Productions. The Jazz Singer. Written by Michael Ross Albert, based on the play and with additional music. Greenwin Theatre, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 1-800-985-2787. $37-$95. Opens May 23, 8:00pm. Runs to Jun 18. Tues-Thurs/Sat(8:00pm), Wed(1:00pm), Sun(2:00pm/7:00pm). Note: also May 29, 8:00pm.

Lower Ossington Theatre. Little Shop of Horrors. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics and book by Howard Ashman. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. $54.99-$64.99. Runs to May 14. Fri-Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm). Sun(4:00pm).

Milton Philharmonic Orchestra. Voices of Milton. Featuring opera arias and tunes from popular musicals. Lesley Andrew, soprano; Michelle Truman, soprano; Cassandra Warner, mezzo. Milton Centre for the Arts, 1010 Main St. E., Milton. 905-878-6000. $28.59; $23.50(sr/st). May 6, 7:30pm.

Mirvish. An Evening with Stephen Schwartz. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. $29-$175. May 7, 7:30pm.

Mirvish. Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge St. 416-872-1212. $25-$79. Opens Jun 7, 8:00pm. Runs to Jun 25. Tues-Sun(8:00pm), Sat/Sun(2:00pm).

Mirvish. The Sound of Music. Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St. 416-872-1212. $38-$150. Opens Jun 6, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 11. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(1:30pm). 

Mirvish. Strictly Ballroom, the Musical. Created by Baz Luhrmann. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. W. 416-872-1212. $38-$139. Runs to Jun 25. Wed-Sat(8:00pm), Wed/Sat/Sun(2:00pm).

Musical Stage Company. Onegin. Music, lyrics and book by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille, based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky. Berkeley Street Theatre, Downstairs, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. $28-$59. Opens May 13, 8:00pm. Runs to Jun 4. Tues-Thurs, Sat(8:00pm), Fri/Sun(7:00pm), Wed/Sun(1:00pm). Note: no eve show Jun 4.

National Ballet of Canada. A Streetcar Named Desire. Music by Sergei Prokofiev and Alfred Schnittke. John Neumeier, choreographer, designer. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. $39-$265. Opens Jun 3, 7:30pm. Runs to Jun 10. Visit national.ballet.ca for details.

Odd Opera. Don Giovanni. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Commons on College, 587A College St. 647-836-4132. $25-$35. May 4, 6.

Opera by Request. Don Giovanni. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Norman E. Brown, baritone (Don Giovanni); John Holland, baritone (Leporello); Susan Elizabeth, soprano (Donna Anna); Cristina Pisani, soprano (Donna Elvira); Avery Krisman, tenor (Don Ottavio); and others. William Shookhoff, conductor, piano. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. May 12, 7:30pm.

Opera by Request. Lohengrin. Music and libretto by Richard Wagner. In concert with piano accompaniment. Jason Lamont, tenor (Lohengrin); Stephanie DeCiantis, soprano (Elsa); Andrew Tees, baritone (Telramund); Kristine Dandavino, mezzo-soprano (Ortrud); Norman Brown, baritone (King Henry); Michael Robert-Broder, baritone (Herald); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. May 5, 7:30pm.

Orchestra Kingston/Kingston Choral Society. The Mikado Unstaged. Music by Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W. S. Gilbert. Richard Linley, John Hall, Lee Clapp, Charlotte Stewart-Juby and others; John Palmer and Ian Juby, directors. Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St., Kingston. 613-634-9312. $25; $20(st); free(under 16). May 6, 7:30pm.

Port Hope Festival Theatre. My Fair Lady. Music by Frederick Loewe, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Cameco Capitol Arts Centre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 1-800-434-5092. $24-$39. Opens May 30, 2:00pm. Runs to Jun 24. Tues/Wed/Fri-Sun(2:00pm), Thurs-Sat(8:00pm). Note: also Jun 21, 8:00pm.

Scarborough Music Theatre. Man of La Mancha. Music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, book by Dale Wasserman. Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267-9292. $27; $25(sr/st); $23(ch). Opens May 4, 8:00pm. Runs to May 20. Thurs-Sat(8:00pm), Sun(2:00pm). Note: May 20 show at 2:00pm.

Shaw Festival. Me and My Girl. Music by Noel Gay, book and lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber, with revisions by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent. Festival Theatre, 10 Queen’s Parade, Niagara-on-the-lake. 1-800-511-7429. $35 and up. Runs to October 15. Days and times vary. Visit shawfest.com for details.

Soulpepper Concert Series. Porgy and Bess in Concert. Music by George Gershwin, libretto by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin. Mike Ross, music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. $25-$69. Opens May 27, 1:30pm. Runs to Jun 3. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details.

Soulpepper Concert Series. (Re)Birth: e. e. cummings in Song. Mike Ross, music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. $25-$69. Opens May 17, 8:00pm. Runs to May 20. Wed-Fri(8:00pm), Sat(2:00pm/8:00pm).

Smouldering Masterpiece Productions. I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English). Written and performed by Deb Filler. Factory Studio Theatre, 125 Bathurst St. 416-504-9971. $40; $25(st). Opens May 23, 8:00pm. Runs to May 28. Tues-Sat(8:00pm), Sat/Sun(3:00pm).

Stratford Festival. Guys and Dolls. Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Donna Feore, director and choreographer. Festival Theatre, 55 Queen St., Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. $25 and up. Runs to Oct 29. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details.

Stratford Festival. HMS Pinafore. Music by Arthur Sullivan, lyrics and book by W. S. Gilbert. Avon Theatre, 99 Downie St., Stratford. 1-800-567-1600. $25 and up. Previews begin May 4, 2:00pm. Runs to Oct 21. Days and times vary. Visit stratfordfestival.ca for details.

Talisker Players. A Mixture of Madness. Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-466-1800. $45; $35(sr); $10(st). May 16, 8:00pm. Also May 17.

Tapestry Opera. Oksana G. Music by Aaron Gervais, libretto by Colleen Murphy. Natalya Gennadi, soprano (Oksana), Keith Klassen, Adam Fisher and Krisztina Szabó; Tom Diamond and Jordan de Souza, directors. Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, 227 Front St. E. 416-537-6066 x243. $50/$75(reserved)/$175(VIP premium package). Opens May 24, 8:00pm. Also May 26, 28(mat), 30.

Tarragon Theatre. Midsummer (A Play with Songs). The hilarious story of a great lost weekend of ill-advised romance. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $60; $49(sr); $29(st). Runs to May 28. Tues-Sat(8:00pm), Sat/Sun(2:30pm). Note: no shows May 20(aft), May 27(aft).

Theatre Aquarius. Mamma Mia! Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus and some songs with Stig Anderson. Book by Catherine Johnson. Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William St., Hamilton. 905-522-7529. $30 and up. Runs to May 14. Tues-Sat(8:00pm), Sat/Sun(2:00pm).

Toronto Consort. Helen of Troy by Cavalli: Opera in Concert. Kevin Skelton, tenor (Menelaus); Michelle DeBoer, soprano (Helen); Laura Pudwell, mezzo (Hippolyta). Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-964-6337. $27-$67; $22-$61(sr); $15(st/35 and under). Opens May 12, 8:00pm. Also May 13, 14(3:30).

Toronto Masque Theatre. The Ben Jonson Project: A Vision of Delight. Staged reading of Ben Jonson’s A Vision of Delight, re-imagined and accompanied by array of musical styles. Atrium, 21 Shaftesbury Ave. 416-410-4561. $25. May 1, 7:30pm.

Windsor Light Music Theatre. Jesus Christ Superstar. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice. St. Clair College Centre for the Arts, 201 Riverside Dr. W., Windsor. 519-974-6593. $36; $31(sr/st); $16(ch). Opens May 5, 8:00pm. Runs to May 14. Fri-Sat(8:00pm), Sun(2:00pm).

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