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What's On: Schools on stage

Education has been prominent in the news agenda of late. So it's fitting that the school classroom is a setting for theatre in the city"


Parents Night/The Bigger Issue
Apr 23 to May 17
Theatre Passe Muraille

Frustrated teachers. Angry parents. Students caught in the middle. These are not just headlines from the news, but the plot point a double-bill by George F. Walker. He says it's all about, "connections with an audience, of showing them parts of their lives on stage. Real things that provoke and move and even baffle."

For more information, check out the theatre company Crazy Lady website.


Brantwood: 1920 - 2020
Until May 3
Sheridan College

Go to the main entrance of Sheridan College and catch a ride on the school bus to Brantwood. It's musical theatre and an immersion production, where you can discover 11 era specific story lines. All while exploring an old school locker or wandering down the halls. Who knew going back to school could be so much fun!

For more information, check out the Sheridan College website.


SheDot Festival
Apr 30 to May 3
Various Locations

Despite the success of comics such as Tina Fey, Kristen Wiig and Mindy Kaling, it's not easy being a female comic. This festival celebrates funny women from the city and beyond.

For more information, check out the SheDot Festival website.


YouTube Fan Fest
May 2
Yonge Dundas Square

See you favourite YouTubers live! The line up includes Lilly Singh aka Superwoman, who might just sing her new T Dot anthem IVIVI.

For more information, check out the YouTube Fan Fest trailer.


In Concert: Nu'Est
May 2
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

K-pop stars Nu'Est are in town for the K-pop convention that features panel discussions, meet and greet with YouTubers and dance performances.

For more information, check out the Toronto KPop Con Facebook page.

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