Burlington Performing Arts Centre. A Night at The Opera. Music from Act II of Bizet’s Carmen. Julie Nesrallah, mezzo; Lauren Margison, soprano; Richard Margison, tenor; Gary Relyea, bass-baritone; Robert Kortgaard, piano. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Main Theatre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $69.50. Feb 3, 8pm.
Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Celebration of Youth. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-872-4255. Free. Feb 2, 12pm.
Canadian Opera Company. Rigoletto. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $35-$225. Opens Jan 20, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 23. Days and times vary, visit coc.ca for details.
Canadian Opera Company. The Abduction from the Seraglio. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto by Christoph Friedrich Bretzner with adaptations by Gottlieb Stephanie. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. $35-$225. Opens Feb 7, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 24. Days and times vary, visit coc.ca for details.
Canadian Stage. Musica Nuda. Created by Petra Magoni and Ferrucio Spinetti. Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St. 416-368-3110. $35-$69. Opens Feb 22, 8pm. Also Feb 23(7pm), Feb 24(8pm).
Coal Mine Theatre. Rumours, by Fleetwood Mac: A Coal Mine Concert. Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Ave. coalminetheatre.com. $45. Opens Feb 4, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Tues-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm).
Don Wright Faculty of Music. Pirates of Penzance. Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W.S. Gilbert. Tyrone Paterson, music director; Theodore Baerg, stage director. First-St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Ave, London. 519-672-8800. $30; $20(sr/st). Opens Jan 26, 8pm. Runs to Feb 4. Fri/Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm).
East Side Players. [title of show]. Music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell. Papermill Theatre, 67 Pottery Rd. 416-425-0917. $24; $15(st). Opens Feb 23, 8pm. Runs to Mar 10. Wed-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm).
Electric Bond Opera Ensemble. Another Sunrise and Farewell, Auschwitz. Music by Jake Heggie, libretto by Gene Scheer. Sara Schabas, soprano; Georgia Burashko, mezzo; Sean Watson, baritone; Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; Michael Shannon, conductor; Aaron Willis, stage director. Beth Tzedec Congregation, 1700 Bathurst St. 416-781-3511. $40; $18(arts/under 36); $10(under 18). Feb 10(8pm). Also Feb 11(2pm).
Kempenfelt Community Players. Oliver! Music, lyrics and book by Lionel Bart. Georgian Theatre, 1 Georgian Drive, Georgian College Campus, Building C, Barrie. 705-739-4228. $25; $20(sr/st). Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 18. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm).
Lower Ossington Theatre. The Wizard of Oz. Music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, book by L. Frank Baum. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. $54.99-$74.99. Opens Dec 8, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 18. Fri-Sat(7:30), Sat(3:30), Sun(12pm, 4pm).
Lower Ossington Theatre. Cabaret. Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Ave. 1-888-324-6282. $54.99-$64.99. Opens Feb 16, 7:30pm. Runs to May 6. Fri/Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(4pm).
Lower Ossington Theatre. Beauty and the Beast. Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 1-888-324-6282. $49.99-$69.99. Opens Mar 3, 7:30pm. Runs to May 13. Fri/Sat(7:30pm), Sat(3:30pm), Sun(12pm/4pm).
Meadowvale Music Theatre. The Producers. Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from the film. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. 905-615-4720. $30; $28(sr/st). Opens Feb 16, 8pm. Runs to Feb 25. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Extra show Feb 24(2pm).
Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto. Chasing Rainbows: Louise Pitre Sings the Songs of Judy Garland. Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 115 Simpson Ave. 416-406-6228. $30. Feb 17, 7:30pm.
Mirvish. Come From Away. Music, lyrics and book by Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W. 416-872-1212. $69 and up. Opens Feb 13, 8pm. Runs to Sep 2. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm).
Musical Theatre Productions. Lovelash. Written by Terence Vince. The ARTS Project, 203 Dundas St, London. 519-642-2767. $20. Opens Feb 22, 8:00pm. Runs to Feb 24. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm).
National Ballet of Canada. Made in Canada. Music by Lubomyr Melnyk, Antonio Vivaldi, and Owen Belton. Robert Binet, James Kudelka, Crystal Pite, choreographers. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-345-9595. $39-$265. Opens Feb 28, 7:30pm. Runs to Mar 4. Wed-Sat(7:30pm), Thurs/Sat/Sun(2pm).
Opera by Request. Norma. Vincenzo Bellini with libretto by Felice Romani. In concert with piano accompaniment. Antonina Ermolenko, soprano (Norma); Shantelle Przybylo, soprano (Adalgisa); Paul Williamson, tenor (Pollione); Andrew Tees, baritone (Oroveso); Fabian Arciniegas, tenor (Flavio); Daniela Agostino, mezzo (Clotilde); William Shookhoff, piano and music director. College Street United Church, 452 College St. 416-455-2365. $20. Feb 10, 7:30pm.
Opera York. Marriage of Figaro. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, libretto written by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Geoffrey Butler, artistic director; Renee Salewski, stage director. Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811. $40-$50; $25(st). Mar 2, 7:30pm. Also Mar 4(2pm).
Rose Theatre. Chasing Rainbows: Louise Pitre Sings the Songs of Judy Garland. Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. $35-$45. Feb 15, 8pm.
Ryleepuss Productions. The Drowsy Chaperone. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin. Uxbridge Music Hall, 16 Main St. S., Uxbridge. 416-702-6604. $20; $18(sr); $13(st). Opens Feb 14, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Thurs-Sat(7:30pm), Sun(2pm). Extra show Feb 24(2pm).
Scarborough Music Theatre. The Addams Family. Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, based on characters created by Charles Addams. Scarborough Village Community Centre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416-267-9292. $30; $27(sr/st); $25(ch). Opens Feb 1, 8pm. Runs to Feb 17. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm). Note: Feb 17 show at 2pm.
Soulpepper Concert Series. Prohibition, The Concert. Mike Ross, music director. Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. 416-866-8666. $25-$79. Opens Feb 9, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 22. Days and times vary. Visit soulpepper.ca for details.
Southern Ontario Lyric Opera/Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. La Traviata. Music by Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Knox’s Galt Presbyterian Church, 2 Grand Ave. S., Cambridge. 905-681-6000. $20-$65. Mar 1, 7:30pm.
Southern Ontario Lyric Opera. Gianni Schicchi and Pagliacci. Music by Puccini and Leoncavallo. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $20-$65. Mar 3, 7:30pm.
St. Anne’s Music & Drama Society. Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse. Music by Arthur Sullivan, lyrics by W. S. Gilbert. St. Anne’s Parish Hall, 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. $27; $22(sr/st). Opens Jan 26, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 4. Thurs/Fri(7:30pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Also Jan 27 at 7:30pm.
Symphony on the Bay. All the World’s a Stage. Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Applebaum: Three Stratford Fanfares; Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Bernstein: West Side Story, Selections for Orchestra; Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No.3 (1st Mvmt); and other works. Joshua Lee, violin, and Christina Bell, soprano; Tim Carroll, narrator; Claudio Vena, conductor. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St., Burlington. 905-681-6000. $43; $36.50(sr); $24.50(16-24); $12(under 16). Feb 18, 3pm.
Tarragon Theatre. Hamlet. Written by William Shakespeare, music by Thomas Ryder Payne. Richard Rose, stage director. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave. 416-531-1827. $55; $49(sr); $29(st). Previews begin Jan 2, 8pm. Runs to Feb 11. Tues-Sat(8pm), Wed(1:30pm), Sat/Sun(2:30pm).
Tapestry Opera. TAP EX: Forbidden. Music by Afarin Mansouri, libretto by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard. Neema Bickersteth, soprano; Shirin Eskandani, mezzo; Alexander Hajek, baritone; Saye Sky, Farsi rapper/spoken-word artist; Michael Shannon, conductor. Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, 9 Trinity St. 416-537-6066 x243. $45. Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 11. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(4pm).
Theatre Aurora. If/Then. Music by Tom Kitt, lyrics by Brian Yorkey. Theatre Aurora, 150 Henderson Dr, Aurora. 905-727-3669. $25; $23(sr at box office); $10(st at box office). Opens Jan 25, 8pm. Runs to Feb 3. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sun(2pm).
Theatre Sheridan. Kiss Me, Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Macdonald-Heaslip Hall, 1430 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville. 905-815-4049. $25. Opens Feb 13, 7:30pm. Runs to Feb 25. Tues-Thur(7:30pm), Fri-Sat(8pm), Sat/Sun(2pm). Note: no show Feb 18..
Toronto Masque Theatre. The Peasant Cantata/All the Diamonds. Music by J. S. Bach and others. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity St. 416-410-4561. $20-$50. Opens Feb 8, 8pm. Runs to Feb 10. Thurs-Sat(8pm), Sat(2pm).
TTSS Musical Theatre Ensemble. Jekyll & Hyde (The Musical) Highlights in Concert. Music by Wildhorn; lyrics by Bricusse. Linda Eyman, director. Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst St.. 416-455-9238. $30; $25(sr/st).
University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursdays at Noon: Opera Spotlight. A preview of UofT Opera’s production of Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free. Mar 1, 12:10pm.
Unsung Heroes Productions. Sing for Tomorrow 5. Vaughan City Playhouse Theatre, 1000 New Westminster Dr, Thornhill. unsungheroesproductions.com. $40-$90. Opens Feb 6, 7:30pm. Also Feb 7, 8.
Voicebox/Opera in Concert. I due Figaro. Music by Saverio Mercadante. Beste Kalender, mezzo-soprano; Ilana Zarankin, soprano; Holly Chaplin, soprano; Nicholas Borg, baritone. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E. 416-366-7723. $22-$52. Feb 4, 2:30pm.
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music. The Tender Land. Music by Aaron Copland; libretto by Horace Everett; Anna Theodosakis, stage director; Leslie De’Ath, conductor. Wilfrid Laurier University, Theatre Auditorium, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-1970 x2432. $20; $10(sr/st). Mar 2-3(8pm), 4(3pm).
York Symphony Orchestra. A Night at the Opera. Overtures and arias by Mozart, Donizetti, Bizet, Verdi, Rossini, Di Capua and Delibes. Carla-Grace Colaguori, soprano; Katerina Utochkina, mezzo; Zachary Rioux, tenor; Diego Catala, baritone. Trinity Anglican Church (Aurora), 79 Victoria St., Aurora. 416-410-0860. $28; $23(sr); $15(st). Feb 17, 8pm. Also Feb 18, 3pm.