Mar 09, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Zoomer Radio is the Official Media Partner of TIFF’s “Cinematheque” programme. This year-round programme at the TIFF Bell Lightbox is devoted to film classics and favorites, rarities and recent restorations. Each season “Cinematheque” features curated retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema and in-cinema conversations and special guests. For tickets and info go to tiff.net.
March 3 to March 24
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s Canadian Premiere production of Idomeneus. The Trojan War is over, but for Idomeneus the greatest struggle awaits his return – a crucible of the soul. A chorus weaves fates and stories into a wrenching lyrical epic from one of Europe’s most exciting contemporary playwrights. On stage March 3 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
March 9 to April 7
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s World Premiere adaptation of Animal Farm. The tyrannical Farmer Jones must be overthrown! How long will the animal utopia last when a charismatic new leader emerges? An innovative new adaptation of Orwell’s classic satire bites just as much today as when it was first written. On stage March 10 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
THE OVERCOAT – A MUSICAL TAILORING
March 27 to April 14
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of “The Overcoat – A Musical Tailoring ” March 27 to April 14 at The Bluma Appel Theatre. 20 years after it took the world by storm, Morris Panych’s darkly-funny theatre phenomenon is re-mastered into a world premiere musical experience. A co-production from Canadian Stage and Tapestry Opera. For information or tickets call (416) 368-3110 or go to canadianstage.com.
A MOVEABLE FEAST: PARIS IN THE 1920s
March 30 to April 8
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s concert presentation of A Moveable Feast: Paris in the 1920s. In the decade following the First World War the French economy boomed, and Paris re-established itself as a capital of art, music, literature and sophisticated Bacchanalia….Hemingway, Joyce, Picasso, Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein were all there… as was Josephine Baker, Igor Stravinsky, Man Ray and Kiki of Montparnasse. Bienvenue. On stage March 30 for a limited time at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
THE SHAW FESTIVAL
April 4 to October 28
Zoomer Radio is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2018 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake from April 4 to October 28. This year’s World-class theatre line-up includes 14 plays on 3 stages. See “Grand Hotel”, “The Magician’s Nephew”, “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and more. To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW
Zoomer Radio is the proud media sponsor of ‘ABBAMANIA’ at Roy Thomson Hall… Friday April 6 at 8 pm. The world’s number one production of ABBA returns to Toronto with special guest The British Legends with the Adele, Bee Gees, and the Paul McCartney Show. Sing along to your favourite hits from these legendary artists.For tickets and information visit roythomsonhall.com.
April 10 to 12
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Media Partner” of the TSO’s Pops Series sponsored by Air Canada. Coming up next is “On Broadway”, April 10 -12 at Roy Thomson Hall. Join Steven Reineke with Broadway superstars Stephanie J. Block and Ramin Karimloo for an unforgettable tribute to the Great White Way! The program draws together the crème de la crème of American musical theatre, presenting favourite, toe-tapping songs from such vintage classic shows as Carousel, Funny Girl, The King and I, and Gypsy, and from more recent hit productions including Wicked, Company, and Into the Woods. For more information or to order tickets visit TSO.CA or call 416.293.1285.
April 19 to 22
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of “Betroffenheit” April 19 to 22 at The Bluma Appel Theatre. After two sold-out runs, Crystal Pite and Jonathan Young’s internationally applauded dance-theatre masterpiece returns for a limited return engagement as part of a major international tour. For information or tickets call (416) 368-3110 or go to canadianstage.com.
Roy Thomson Hall and Rubin Fogel Productions welcomes icon, Engelbert Humperdinck on Friday, April 20, 2019 at Roy Thomson Hall for ‘The Man I Want To Be’ Tour – his 50th Anniversary Tour and celebration of his latest album, released just this past November, ‘The Man I Want To Be’. For tickets and more info visit: www.roythomsonhall.com/engelberthumperdinck.
MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM
May 4 to 27
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s presentation of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Chicago in the 1920s is a city on a collision course with change – and through it all plays the Blues. In August Wilson’s masterpiece a routine music recording session becomes the front line for issues of race, power, and opportunity. On stage May 4 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in the Distillery Historic District. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
May 14 to June 10
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of Soulpepper’s production of Innocence Lost. It’s 1959 in a small Ontario town with summer vacation on the horizon. And then a girl goes missing. Innocence Lost is a riveting take on the Steven Truscott criminal case that rocked the country for decades, and scarred a generation forever. On stage May 14 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. For tickets call (416) 866-8666 or visit soulpepper.ca.
Zoomer Radio is the proud “Media Partner” of Nana Mouskouri’s “Forever Young Tour” coming to Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall on May 16, 8 pm. She’s sold over 400 million records and is among the “Top 25 Recording Artists of All Time”. For tickets go to roythomsonhall.com.
LOVE, LUST AND ROCK & ROLL
May 29 to 31
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Media Partner” of the TSO’s Pops Series sponsored by Air Canada. Coming up next is “Love, Lust and Rock & Roll”, May 29 – 31 at Roy Thomson Hall, featuring hits from Frank Sinatra to Elton John, Led Zeppelin, and Queen, featuring the incredible rock vocalist Storm Large! For more information or to order tickets visit TSO.CA or call 416.293.1285.
POWER BALL XX: CAROUSEL
Zoomer Radio is the proud sponsor of the 20th Edition of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery’s annual fundraiser “Power Ball XX: Carousal” presented by Max Mara – May 31 at Harbourfront. Come celebrate the Power Ball event’s 20th year as one of the most provocative and influential art galas in Toronto. Experience one-night-only art projects, musical performances, the best in food, cocktails, contemporary culture and more. Join us for an evening in support of The Power Plant’s year-round program of exhibitions and educational events. For tickets or for more information go to: powerball.thepowerplant.org
OH! WHAT A NIGHT
“OH! What A Night” A Star Filled Gala Event of Rock ‘n Soul Music featuring Pauly and the Goodfellas in support of Abuse Hurts with celebrity guests Robbie Lane, Liona Boyd, Kelly Gruber, Kim Todd (FARGO). Michael Williams, Spider Jones, Steve Anthony, George Olliver, Chuck Jackson and more! Tickets $ 150.00 available 416.699.2067 or email [email protected] or at The Oasis Convention Centre, Mississauga. For tickets and more info visit: www.ohwhatanight.ca.
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ELTON JOHN: FAREWELL TO YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR
September 25 and 26
Zoomer Radio welcomes “Captain Fantastic” Sir Elton John and his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour” to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre for 2 final concerts… September 25 & 26. For information and tickets go to ticketmaster.ca.
ZOOMER RADIO PET OF THE WEEK
We’re proud sponsors of The Toronto Humane Society and each week we highlight a different pet who is in need of finding it’s “forever home”. Check our website every Monday for each weeks updated pet or learn more about the adoption process by visiting torontohumanesociety.com.