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Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

1 Front St. E1 Front St. E., Toronto, ON, Canada
Seats (approximate): 3167

Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts is Canada's premier performance venue and an historical and cultural landmark in Toronto. As Toronto's only mainstream civic theatre in the heart of downtown, it is the largest performing arts venue in Canada with a capacity of 3,187 seats. This theatre is operated to benefit the people of Toronto and to celebrate the cultural diversity of the city, adding to the entertainment excellence in Canada. The Hummingbird Centre has a glorious and prestigious history from its opening in 1960 with Richard Burton and Julie Andrews in Camelot to current day presentations as diverse as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Radiohead, Shaolin Warriors, 12 Girl Band, Burn the Floor, Riverdance, La La La Human Steps, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas and David Copperfield. The Centre also continues its dedication to programming for families and young audiences by bringing quality children's shows to the theatre each season. With Broadway musicals, comedy, fundraisers, speakers and concerts, the Hummingbird Centre's objective is to be relevant to Toronto's increasingly diverse population as well as appeal to visitors from across the border and around the world.


Productions Production Dates
Memphis
Musical, Original
Music by David Bryan; Book by Joe DiPietro; Lyrics by David Bryan, Joe DiPietro
Dec 13, 2011 - Dec 25, 2011
Camelot
Musical, Revival
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Jun 27, 2007 - Jun 30, 2007
Annie
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Mar 06, 2007 - Mar 11, 2007
Bombay Dreams
Musical, Original
Music by A.R. Rahman; Book by Meera Syal, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Don Black
Aug 15, 2006 - Aug 20, 2006
Beauty & The Beast - Second National
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
May 16, 2001 - Jun 10, 2001
Copacabana
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 01, 2000 - Aug 06, 2000
The Wizard of Oz
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Music by Harold Arlen; Book adapted by Robert Johanson; Book by John Kane
Jun 05, 1998 - Jun 28, 1998
The King and I - 1997
Musical, Revival, Comedy,Drama
Jul 22, 1997 - Aug 03, 1997
Grease
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jul 08, 1997 - Jul 13, 1997
Damn Yankees
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Mar 12, 1997 - Mar 16, 1997
Bye Bye Birdie
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Lee Adams
May 26, 1992 - May 31, 1992
Cats - Fourth National
Musical, Original
Jul 02, 1991 - Jul 07, 1991