···Alumnae Theatre. Ten Lost Years. By Jack Winter & Cedric Smith. Play with comedy, monologue, music & song. To February 11. Wednesday-Saturday: 8:00; Sunday matinees: 2:00. Main Stage, 70 Berkeley St. 416-364-4170. , Sunday PWYC. ···Artword Theatre. Cu'Fu? Charly Chiarelli, songs, stories & harmonica. Feb. 8 -March 4. 75 Portland. 416-408-2783. ---Canadia dell' Arte Theatre. Robert Schumann's Dichterliebe. Including choreographed companion piece and experimental film by Peter Reitzel. Stewart Granger, tenor; Jennifer Au Tung, piano; Duncan MacDonald & Julie Reitzel, dancers; Peter Reitzel, director. Thursday-Sunday, February 15 to 2!i: 8:00. Canadia dell' Arte Studio Theatre, 186 Munro St. 416-465· 7393. ,. ·--Canadian Opera Company. Henze: Venus and Adonis. Susan Marie Pierson, Alan Acclaimed choreographer David Earle brings together some of Canada's finest dance artists in this deeply moving . montage of 16th and 20th century music. Performing with the company are the internationally renowned Penderecki String Quartet, saxophone wizard Willem Moolenbeek, and the superlative voices of Tactus. A unique marriage of the living arts in a powerful collaboration! 8 p.m. Music THEATRE •:• L1sT1Ncs: FEBRUARY 2001 Woodrow, Timothy Noble, Shannon MerC'er, Krisztina Szab6 & other performers; Richard ,Bradshaw, conductor. February 3: 8:00. Preperformance Opera Chat, 45 minutes prior to performance. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 416-872- 2262. -5, -(young person). ···Canadian Opera Company. Puccini: The Girl of the Golden West. Elena Filipova, John Fanning, Michael Sylvester, John Kriter, Kyle Ketelsen & other performers; Richard Buckley, conductor. February 1: 8:00; February 4: 2:00. Pre-performance Opera Chat, 45 minutes prior to each performance. Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St. East. 416-872-2262. - 5, $ l 5-(young person). ···CanStage. Larry's Party. Book & lyrics by Richard Ouzounian; music by Marek Norman; starring Brent Carver. Musical based on the novel by Carol Shields. To February 3. Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-368- T e Sacreo ano T e Profane Kitchener, Fri. February 2, Registry Theatre St. Jacobs, Fri. February 9, Schoolhouse Theatre Guelph, Sat. February 24, River Run Cent.re St. Catharines, Sat. March 17, Brock University 16 wholenote FEBRUARY 1, 2001 - MARCH 7, 2001 3110. -. ---Civic Light Opera Company. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The King and/. Joe Cascone, Joanne Kennedy, Larry Gibbs, Carol Kugler, Michael Gentile & other performers. February 15-17"& 21-24: 8:00; February 18 & 24: 2:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview Mall Drive. 416-203- 7839. ,.50, (special) on Wednesdays & Thursdays. ---Great Music jlt St. Anne's. Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance. Laura Schatz, stage director; Ori Siegel, music director; orchestra. February 1 & 2: 8:00; February 3: 2:00 & 8:00. 651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. ,. ---Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. How the Gimquat Found Her Song. With Platypus Theatre Company; Michael Reason, conductor. For ages 6 and up. February 18, 2:00. Hamilton Place, 1.Summers Lane. 905-526-6556. ,. 519-579-1232 519-664-1134 519-763-3000 905-688-5550, ext.3257 ···Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Amazing Journey. Exploration of the history of our planet from the Big Band to the present, with song, full staging, set & . costumes. Dr. David Suzuki, narrator; Mississauga Youth The~tre; Mississauga Youth Orchestra. February 24: 8:00. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. ,. Proceeds to support the David Suzuki Foundation. ---Living Arts Centre Mississauga. Annie. Music by Strouse; lyrics by Charnin; Martin Charnin, director. February 8: 7:30. Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. to ~59. ···Meadowvale Theatre. Lorne Elliott · The Collected Mistakes II. Contemporary satire, music, storytelling, performance art. March 4: 8:00. 6315 Montevideo Rd., Mississauga. 905-821-0090. ,. - ···Mirvish Productions. The lion King. Stage musical of Disney's 1994 animated feature. To July 1. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 416-872-1212. to 5. · ···Music Theatre Mississauga. Fiddler on the Roof. Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Har:nick; Book by Joseph Stein. February 16, 17, 22, 23, 24: 8:00; February 18: 2:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd .. Mississauga. 905-821- 0090. .50,.50. ···North Toronto Players. Gilbert & Sullivan: Ruddygore. February 9, 10, 16 & 17: 8:00; February 11 & 18: 2:00. Leah Posluns Theatre, 4588 Bathurst St. 905- 727-2209. (opening night special), (children under 12). ,(children under 12),(sr, matinees), (opening night), group rates. ---Northumberland Players. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the forum. Music by Sondheim. February 23,24,25 & 28, March 1,2 & 3: 8:00; February 24,25, March 3,4: 2:00. The Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. West, Cobourg. 905-372-2210. (eve),(mat). ---Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts. Oliver! By Lionel Bart. February 15- 17, 20-24: 8:00; February 18: 2:00. 130 Navy Street, Oakville. 905-815-2021. . ···Opera in Concert. Szymanowski: King Roger. Kinga Mitrowska, Kevin McMillan, performers; Kitchener Waterloo Symphony; Mario Bernardi, conductor. 1 :45: Backgrounder with host lain Scott. February 11: 2:30. George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge St. 416-870-8000. to . ···Opera Ontario. Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Lisa Houben, Jason Howard, Melanie Sonnenberg, Bojidar Nikolov, Stefan Szkafarowsky & other performers; Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra; Daniel Lipton, conductor. February 1 & 3: 8:00 at Hamilton Place, 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton. 1-800· 575-1381. February 9: 8:00 at The Centre in the Square, Kitchener. 1-800-265-8977. -. ---Roy Thomson Hall. Les Arts Florissants. Opera in Concert: Purcell: Dido and Aeneas; Charpentier: Acteon. William Christie, director. February 11: 3:00. 60 Simcoe St.
416-872-4255. '-. Brampton. 905-874-2800. , group rates. 16,21,24, March 2: 8:00; February 18, March 4: ···Sanderson Centre. A Phantom ···Theatre Aquarius./ Can Sing! (Can't/?) 2:00. Bickford Centre Theatre, 777 Bloor St. Valentine's. Moments from some of the By Jo-Ann Waytowich. Musical parody on West. 416-698-9572. ,. great mu~icals. Jeff Hyslop, singer/actor; the art of singing. February 24 to March 3. ··· T ryptych Productions. Verdi: Rigoletto. David Warrack, piano. February 14; 8:00. 88 Monday-Saturday: 8:00; Wednesday: 1 :00; Workshop production. Edward Franko, director; Dalhousie St. Brantford. 1-800-265-071 O. Saturday: 2:00. Studio Theatre, 190 King William Shookhoff, music director. March 3,5,6 ,, (st/sr). William St., Hamilton. 1'800-465-7529. & 8: 8:00. The Stone Church, 45 Davenport Rd. ···Scarborough Music Theatre. Sweeney to . 416489-5349. . Todd. Music Bi lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; ···Theatre Sheridan. Catch A Rising Star. ···U.~. Follies. West Side Story. Music by book by Hugh Wheeler. Feb. 1-3, 8-10, 15· Student-developed work with singing, Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. 17: 8:00; Feb. 4 & 11: 2:00. Scarborough dancing, acting. Rod Maxwell & the ~usic February 8-17: Thursday-Saturday: 8:00 & Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. 416· Theatre faculty, .directors. February 7-10, Saturday matinee: 2:00. Hart House Theatre, 1 396-4049. , sr/st on Thursdays & 14-17, 21-24: 8:00. 1430 Trafalgar Road, Hart House Circle. 416-978-8668. ,. Sundays. ·Oakville. 905-815-4049. to . ...university of Toronto at Scarborough . ... Tarragon Theatre. Midnight Sun. By ... Toronto Opera Repertoire. Bizet: Brecht/WeiH: Three Penny Opera. Directed by Maja Ard al. Play with songs. Music directed Carmen. Giuseppe Macina, artistic director. Paula Sperdakos. Begins March 7: 8:00. Leigha by John Roby. To February 25. 30 Bridgman February 14, 17,23,28, March 3: 8:00; Lee Browne Theatre, 1265 Military T ra~. 416· Ave. 416-531-1827. to ; Sunday February 25: 2:00. Bickford Centre Theatre, 287-7007. matinees PWYC. 777 Bloor St. West. 416-698-9572. ---Winners. Rodgers & Hammerstein: CindereHa. ···The Melodymakers. luv is ... Variety ,. Performers include Eartha Kitt & Deborah Gibson. show. February 16 & 17: 8:00; February 18: ···Toronto Opera Repertoire. Verdi: la Traviata. · To February 4. Pantages Theatre, 244 Victoria. 2:00. Heritage Theatre, 86 Main St. North, Giuseppe Macina, artistic director. February 416-870-8000. Music theatre: last chances, continued from page 15 soine of them original blues compositions, others traditional Sicilian melodies, many of them learned from his father. The structure of these musical interludes reflects the general structure of the play; often the traditional song will simply transform into the blues number, or the blues melody will be accompanied by lyrics that tell of the life his father knew in Sicily. "This reprise of Cu 'Fu? should whet appetites for the April premiere of Chiarelli' s new show, . Mangiacake! Soundstreams Honoured In December the Toronto-based Soundstrea1,11s Canada was honoured with a Lieutenant' Governor's Award for the Arts at the George Ignatieff Theatre on the campus of the University of Toronto. The award, known as the Jackman-Bickell Award, and carrying a value of ,000, recognizes Soundstreams' · increase in support from the public anq private sectors, and from its box office revenues. Soundstreams both develops and presents new music and music theatre. (In late May the company will present a long-overdue performance of Serinette, an opera by the late Harry Somers with a libretto by James Reaney. It was originally commissioned for the tenth anniversary of the Music at Sharon summer festival in 1990.) Other organizations honoured at the same event included the Stratford Festival, Tarragon Theatre, Le Theatre franc;:ais de Toronto, Danny Grossman Dance Theatre and the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. Gatsby's Restaurant 504 Church Street, (416) 925-4545 e.