Amid the shows, workshops, and talks that the newly revived Magnetic North Festival is bringing to town from this Saturday to next Sunday (June 1 to 9), here’s a sampling of more events worth checking out.
Oh What a Beautiful Morning!
May 29 to June 9 at the Russian Hall
Think waving cornfields, not big show tunes, as Fight With a Stick Productions deconstructs the iconic 1955 movie musical Oklahoma!, complete with projected film imagery, live action, and even a sing-along.
June 6 and 7 at the Scotiabank Dance Centre
In the Off Mag North series, Vancouver-based Filipino-Canadian dance innovator Alvin Erasga Tolentino joins a topnotch culturally diverse group of Ontario artists—William Lau, Hari Krishnan, and Peter Chin—to put their own spins on styles from bharata natyam to Peking opera.
Inheritance: A pick-the-path experience
June 7 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Alley Theatre lets the audience vote to decide the fates of an urban couple and a land inheritance in this early reading of the work in progress.