Acting Up Stage Picks: February 2014

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Marry Me a Little

This emotion-filled New York hit takes audiences on a roller-coaster ride through love in all its guises. Sondheim fans will be thrilled to hear songs cut from such works as A Little Night MusicFolliesA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and more.

Starts Feb 26 – Tarragon Theatre, Toronto – tarragon.com or 416-531-1827


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Tribes

A non-musical pick, but directed by Acting Up Stage’s A New Brain director, Daryl Cloran. Billy is deaf but his unconventional family has tried to raise him as part of the hearing world. It’s not until he meets Sylvia, a young woman who is becoming deaf herself, that he finally discovers what it means to be heard. 

Now on stage until March 2 – Canadian Stage’s Berkeley Street Theatre, Toronto – canadianstage.com or 416-368-3110


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 Soulpepper Salon Series

This February at Soulpepper enjoy a new series of concert travelogues full of joyous and evocative music, dance and text all on the beautiful ‘Grand Hotel’ set designed by Soulpepper Resident Designer Lorenzo Savoini. Each Salon offers a curated journey through some of the most surprising, challenging, and moving moments in the history of 20th-century music. CBC host Tom Allen provides narration through these distinct and immersive concert experiences.

Feb 25 & 26 only – Soulpepper, Toronto – soulpepper.com or 416-866-8666


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