Acting Up Stage Picks


Playing at the Shaw Festival, this powerful musical portrait paints a sweeping saga of turn-of-the-century America, seen through the eyes of three very different families. Headlining the show is Caroline, or Change star Alana Hibbert who played Dotty.

Until October 14th – Festival Theatre, Shaw Festival – or 1-800-511-SHAW

42nd Street42nd Street

This Stratford Festival hit stars veteran Cynthia Dale and tells the story of a Broadway producer and his efforts in mounting a glitzy musical during the height of the Great Depression. You’ll be wowed by the non-stop tap dancing!

Until October 28th – Festival Theatre, Stratford Shakespeare Festival – or 1-800-567-1600 

The Pirates of PenzanceThe Pirates of Penzance

Another Stratford musical that has received nothing but rave reviews! An apprentice to a notoriously soft-hearted band of pirates falls in love, however his keen sense of duty keeps their love apart. How will this comic love story end?

Until October 27 – Avon Theatre, Stratford Shakespeare Festival – or 1-800-567-1600

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