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Salt- Wa­ter Moon’s Mayko Nguyen and Kawa Ada ( pic­tured); Theatre list­ings

How to find a list­ing Theatre list­ings are com­pre­hen­sive and ap­pear al­pha­bet­i­cally by ti­tle. New this week lists shows that open or pre­view this week; Con­tin­u­ing shows have al­ready opened. Re­views are by Glenn Sumi ( GS) and Jon Ka­plan ( JK). The rat­ing sys­tem is as fol­lows: NNNNN Stand­ing ova­tion NNNN Sus­tained ap­plause NNN Rec­om­mended, mem­o­rable scenes NN Se­ri­ously flawed N Get out the hook B= Black His­tory Month event

Crit­ics’ pick ( highly rec­om­mended) How to place a list­ing All list­ings are free. Send to: events@ now­toronto. com. In­clude ti­tle, au­thor, pro­ducer/ com­pany, synop­sis, dates & times, prices, venue name and ad­dress, and box of­fice/ info phone num­ber or web­site. List­ings may be edited for space. Dead­line is the Thurs­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion at 5 pm. If your free list­ing re­quires a cor­rec­tion, send info to: fix­events@now­toronto.com.

New this week

ANNE BO­LEYN by Howard Bren­ton ( East Side Play­ers). Henry VIII’s se­cond wife takes on the vi­cious world of Tu­dor Court pol­i­tics. Opens Feb 25 and runs to Mar 12, Wed- Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $ 24, stu $ 17. Pa­per­mill Theatre, 67 Pot­tery. 416- 425- 0917, east­side­play­ers.ca. BLITHE SPIRIT by Noel Coward ( Mor­tar & Pes­tle Pro­duc­tions). The ghost of his first wife pesters an au­thor and his new spouse. Opens Feb 25 and runs to Mar 5, Feb 25- 27 and Mar 3- 4 at 8 pm, mat Feb 27 and Mar 5 at 2 pm. $ 15. Ger­rard Art Space, 1475 Ger­rard E. mor­tarand­pestlepro­duc­tions@gmail. com. BLOOD WED­DING by Fed­erico Gar­cía Lorca ( Soulpep­per Theatre). A young cou­ple’s en­gage­ment rekin­dles buried pas­sions and threat­ens a deep- seated blood feud in a small ru­ral town. Mar 2- Apr 9, see web­site for de­tails. Young Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 50 Tank House. 416- 866- 8666, soulpep­per. ca. BOE­ING BOE­ING by Marc Camo­letti ( Hart House Theatre). A man jug­gles three fi­ancées in this com­edy. Opens Feb 26 and runs to Mar 5, Wed- Sat 8 pm, mat Mar 5 at 2 pm. $ 28, srs $ 17, stu $ 12-$ 15. Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Cir­cle. hart­housethe­atre.ca. CUL­TURES OF CHINA, FES­TI­VAL OF SPRING Per­for­mance of Chi­nese tra­di­tional arts in­clud­ing dance, folk mu­sic, Bei­jing opera singing, ac­ro­batic per­for­mances, Chi­nese Kung- Fu and more. 7: 30 pm. $ 28-$ 118. Sony Cen­tre for the Per­form­ing Arts, 1 Front E. sony­cen­tre.ca. DIE FLE­D­ER­MAUS by Jo­hann Strauss ( Toronto City Opera). The com­edy of mis­taken iden­tity, trick­sters and love is sung in English. Opens Feb 25 and runs to Mar 6, Feb 25, 27 and Mar 4 at 7: 30 pm, Mar 6 at 2 pm. $ 28, srs $ 20, stu $ 15. Bick­ford Cen­tre Theatre, 777 Bloor W. 416- 978- 8849, toron­toc­i­ty­opera.com. DIS­NEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Linda Woolver­ton ( NET­works). This mu­si­cal is based on the an­i­mated fea­ture film. Opens Mar 2 and runs to Mar 6, Wed- Sat 7: 30 pm, Sun 6: 30 pm, mat Wed & Sat 1: 30 pm, Sun 1 pm. Sold out. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King W. 416- 872- 1212, mirvish. com. FOXFIN­DER by Dawn King ( Vil­lage Play­ers). Per­sonal tragedy, so­cial para­noia and scape­goat­ing are themes of this dystopian drama. Opens Feb 26 and runs to Mar 19, Wed- Sat 8 pm, mat Mar 6 & 13 at 2 pm. $ 22, stu/ srs $ 18. Vil­lage Play­house, 2190 Bloor W. 416- 7677702, vil­lage­play­ers.net. GOOD­NIGHT MOON by Chad Henry ( YPT).

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