5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, February 18

Feb 17 2020, 8:12 pm

The long weekend is over and while all good things must come to an end eventually, this Tuesday isn’t that day. Find something to do this February 18.

Midwinter Magic

What: It’s a night of wine, music, and incredible food. This year’s version of Midwinter Magic will feature top Canadian musicians in performance. Julie Nesrallah, acclaimed mezzo soprano, as well as PEI’s baritone, Parker Clements, will delight with their favourite songs and arias, along with multiple other classical acts.

When: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 7 pm
Where: Heliconian Hall — 35 Hazelton Avenue
Admission: $40, available online

National Theatre Live: Fleabag

What: Don’t act like you didn’t power watch every episode of this show in two nights and a box bottle of wine. See the original one woman show that launched one of the best television series ever. It’s Fleabag, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, originally broadcast live from the National Theatre in London’s West End.

When: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 9 pm
Where: Paradise — 1006 Bloor Street West
Admission: $19, available online

ROM 3rd Tuesday Nights Free

What: On 3rd Tuesday Nights Free, ROM guests will be able to explore the museum’s galleries and collections, free of charge. With complimentary access and extended hours, visitors are invited to explore art, culture, and nature in the museum’s 40 permanent galleries.

When: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum — 100 Queens Park
Price: Free to attend

If I Could #Throwback Time

What: If I Could #Throwback Time sends audiences through a virtual time machine, mining comedy gold from ancient treasures like old school video games, Power Rangers, and Canada’s long, complicated history of sweeping social injustices. And it’s all set to a soundtrack that’s sure to bring back some of your worst memories.

When: On until March 28
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: Second City Mainstage — 51 Mercer Street
Admission: $28 and $43, available online

Lady Sunrise

What: Set in Canada’s condo and casino playground of Vancouver, this new play from multi-award winning playwright, Marjorie Chan, Lady Sunrise is a tale of social climbing and the fraying social fabric among the wealthy and hangers-on of Vancouver’s Asian Canadian community.

When: Tuesday, February 18
Time: 8 pm
Where: Factory Theatre — 125 Bathurst Street
Admission: $20 to $40, available online