Toronto is the third largest theatre centre following on the footsteps of London and New York .

For more than a decade Toronto has staged many successful musicals which have gone on to grace stages on Broadway and throughout North America, and on London’s West End . Some of the more stellar productions which come to mind are:

  • Phantom of the Opera
  • Miss Siagon
  • The Lion King
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Cats
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • Show Boat
  • Kiss of the Spider Woman
  • We Will Rock You
  • Wicked
  • The Sound of Music
  • Jersey Boys.

With such great venues as;

  • The Canon Theatre
  • Princess of Wales
  • Royal Alexandra
  • Toronto Centre for the Arts
  • The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre

Toronto theatres are always full of great entertaining musicals.

Besides the largest shows, the city offers some great small-scaled venues which produce award-winning and thought-provoking productions like;

  • The Tarragon
  • Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Berkeley St. Theatre
  • The Bluma Appel Theatre

The two big players in large-scale musicals are Mirvish Productions and Dancap. Other, just as relevant theatre companies, are Soulpepper and the Canadian Stage Company.

T.O. Tix, located at the southeast corner of Yonge and Dundas, offers discounted tickets for some of the smaller-scaled shows on the day of the performance.

If your cup of tea is dinner theatre there are:

  • Medieval Times
  • Second City
  • Mysteriously Yours
  • Famous People Players