This week’s happenings: 4 must-see events to catch this week
TORONTO: THE PLAY’S THE THING
Status: Last chance
What: The just-extended run of
Soulpepper Theatre’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, playwright Tom Stoppard’s absurdist take on Shakespeare’s star-crossed fools.
When: On now until Wednesday March 6.
Where: 50 Tankhouse Lane, Distillery Historic District, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: While commenting on death and their lack of understanding thereof, the sparring and fate-tempting Ted Dykstra and Jordan Pettle as the interchangeable yet uniquely whimsical doomed namesakes out to save their melancholy friend called Hamlet, is worth every coin toss. Heads!
TORONTO: DUCK, DUCK…
Status: Launching this week
What: Forget bottle service and opt for the world-class cocktails served at the first-ever Grey Goose lounge opening this weekend at
When: Opens Saturday March 9.
Where: Muzik, 15 Saskatchewan Road, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Sip drinks prepared by Grey Goose mixologists (plus Muzik’s specially prepared food pairings) in this rock star-worthy cocktail lounge.
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TORONTO: HAPPY B-DAY, CANADIAN STAGE!
Status: Comes once a year
Canadian Stage fetes its 25th anniversary at this year’s annual fundraiser gala,
Theatre Ball: Happy 25!
When: Thursday March 7.
Where: The Carlu, 444 Yonge St., Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Dinner plus the live auction your teenage self dreamed about: dinner with Brandon Walsh (
ahem, Jason Priestley), and attend the first and dress rehearsals, plus opening night performance of David Mamet’s
Race (opens April 7), starring Priestley.
VANCOUVER: KITS DINING
Status: Shiny silverware-new
Nosh, the just-opened rotisserie in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.
When: Now open.
Where: 2585 West Broadway, Vancouver.
Buzzworthy notes: A rotisserie holy trinity of country chicken soup, chicken club sandwiches and pork shoulder. Plus vegetables and a blood orange and beet quinoa salad for those so inclined…
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