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Listings culture & recreation Famous PEOPLE Players Dine & Dream Theatre 110 Sudbury St. 888-453-3385, 416-532-1137 www.famouspeopleplayers.org Canada’s Famous PEOPLE Players will change your view of theatre forever. Their unique showcase and exciting music are part of the magic. Lunch or dinner show. Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People 165 Front St. E.; 416-862-2222 www.lktyp.ca The largest not-for-profit theatre company for young audiences in Canada, LKTYP has been producing outstanding professional productions since 1966. This season includes George and Martha and i think i can. Markham Theatre For Performing Arts 171 Town Centre Blvd., Markham 905-305-7469 www.markhamtheatre.ca This first-class performance centre presents award-winning professional entertainment, community and educational performing arts, in addition to the celebration of Canadian talent. Princess of Wales Theatre 300 King St. W. 800-461-3333, 416-872-1212 www.mirvish.com An award-winning and modern theatre, with every modern convenience. Located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District, mega-musicals include Twelve Angry Men (Broadway), Nicholas Nickleby (London’s West End) and The Ha’penny Bridge (Dublin). Royal Alexandra Theatre 260 King St. W. 800-461-3333, 416-872-1212 www.mirvish.com The oldest continuously operating theatre in North America just celebrated 100 years. Now playing: the tradition continues with the North American premiere of Dirty Dancing. Second City 51 Mercer St. 800-263-4485, 416-343-0011 www.secondcity.com Offers live comedy theatre satirizing aspects of everyday life. Enjoy the show in the licensed theatre. Dinner and show packages available. Shaw Festival 10 Queen’s Parade Niagara-on-the-Lake 800-511-7429, 905-468-2172 www.shawfest.com One of the world’s finest theatre companies. Held in historic Niagara- on-the-Lake, Shaw is internationally celebrated for productions by Bernard Shaw and his contemporaries. Ten plays in 3 theatres from Apr-Oct. Sony Centre for the Performing Arts 1 Front St. E.; 416-393-7469 www.sonycentre.ca Canada’s largest performing arts venue, hosting an exciting variety of entertainment including dance, musical concerts, premiere spectacles and popular children’s shows. Soulpepper Theatre Company 55 Mill St.; 416-866-8666 www.soulpepper.ca This actor-founded repertory company, now 10 years old, offers superb interpretations of the classics of world theatre. Year-round at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery District. Stratford Festival P.O. Box 520, Stratford 800-567-1600, 519-271-4040 www.stratfordshakespeare festival.com Located an hour and a half drive west of Toronto, Stratford is home to North America’s largest repertory theatre. Offering musicals, dramas and comedies every season, there’s a play for everyone. Zoos / animal ParKs Reptilia 2501 Rutherford Rd., Vaughan 1-888-REPTILIA, 905-832-2003 www.reptilia.org Canada’s largest reptile zoo with some of the deadliest and most fascinating reptiles and amphibians in the world. Home of Induna—1,000 lbs. and 14 ft. long—the largest crocodile in Canada. Riverdale Farm 201 Winchester St.; 416-392-6794 www.toronto.ca/parks “Country in the city” on 7.5 acres of farmland, woodland, ponds and butterfly, herb, vegetable and flower gardens. Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Toronto Zoo Hwy. 401 & Meadowvale Rd. Scarborough; 416-392-5929 www.torontozoo.com Canada’s premier Zoo offers over 5,000 animals, year-round events and unique and interactive experiences with the NEW Great Barrier Reef and 2008 special exhibit, Stingray Bay-A Touching Experience. See website. See ad below. tiCKet / BooKinG serviCes T.O. TIX One Dundas St. E. 800-541-0499, 416-536-6468 www.totix.ca Toronto’s one-stop ticket shop, featuring day-of discount and fullprice advance theatre, dance, opera, music and special event tickets. Purchase online or at Yonge-Dundas Square. THE Group Tix Company 258 Wallace Ave., Ste. 209 866-447-7849, 647-438-5559 www.thegrouptixcompany.com Providing you with easy access and great savings to Toronto’s hottest shows and events. Their courteous staff will make your booking experience a pleasure. Concierge and FIT ticket orders are always welcome. See the stingrays up close and personal like never before at the Toronto Zoo. Check out Stingray Bay: A Touching Experience between May and October. Plus, come see our mesmerizing Great Barrier Reef that opens in Spring 2008. For more information visit us online at torontozoo.com. GET READY TO TOUCH THE STINGRAYS. toronto | 2008 81

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Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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