5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, August 20

Aug 19 2019, 7:30 pm

Looking for something fun to do in Toronto today?

Check out these awesome events happening throughout the city including a free movie screening, an outdoor Shakespeare performance, and more.

Call It Spring Discover Your Sole City Pop-Up

What: Footwear and accessory brand Call It Spring is inviting consumers to discover their sole city through a retail journey of interactive and fashionable pop-up spaces at stackt market. Visitors are encouraged to uncover their true selves through a series of self-guided experiences that visualize how they relate to the world around them and express their own unique identity through fashion and footwear.

When: On now until August 20
Where: stackt market, 28 Bathurst Street
Price: Admission is free

The Office! A Musical Parody

What: In case you’ve already re-watched The Office for the umpteenth time on Netflix, you’ll soon have the chance to see your favourite paper company employees live on for another day. This summer, the off-Broadway performance, The Office! A Musical Parody is heading to Toronto for a four-week run at Mirvish’s CAA Theatre.

When: On now until August 25
Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 2 pm; Sunday evening, 7 pm
Where: CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge Street
Price: From $42

Shakespeare in High Park: Measure for Measure

What: The untraditional rendition of Shakespeare returns this summer and runs until September 1. The long-running outdoor theatre event is celebrating its 37th year and takes on two classics this year. This summer’s plays include the comedic tale of love and desire, Much Ado About Nothing, and the timeless story of morality and power, Measure For Measure.

When: August 20
Time: All performances begin at 8 pm
Where: High Park Amphitheatre
Price: Tickets are pay-what-you-can

Fireside Tales: July Edition

What: The coziest storytelling show is returning for its sixth year. Come join hosts Helder Brum and Dan Galea around the fire as they bring together some of the best storytellers in the city. You bring the blankets, snacks and friends, and they’ll supply the hot cocoa and marshmallows.

When: August 20
Time: 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Dufferin Grove Park
Price: Pay-what-you-can

City Cinema: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

What: This summer, you can enjoy free weekly movies in the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square. Running until August 27, Yonge-Dundas Square will once again bring an outdoor film series, City Cinema, but this time, with a hilarious live twist. Every Tuesday, City Cinema will host a live performance by The Second City before screening the funniest films featuring The Second City alumni John Candy, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Mike Myers, and more. Tonight’s screening is Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

When: Every Tuesday through August 27
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free

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