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Welcome to Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto, Canada's largest theatre-goers group!

If you like going to plays, musicals, comedy clubs and other arts events, but don't want to go alone ... you will love Thumbs Up!

We are a social group and we go to lots of shows in Toronto and beyond. All ages are welcome.

Please read members' reviews of our group.

One of our mandates is affordable theatre. This means we actively seek ticket discounts when possible. We also go to the theatre on days when rush and pay-what-you-can tickets are offered.

We go to a wide range of shows, including:

    Professional theatre: Mirvish Productions (Royal Alexandra Theatre, Princess of Wales Theatre, etc.), Soulpepper Theatre, Canadian Stage, etc.

    Small theatre: Factory Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Tarragon Theatre, etc.

    Community theatre: Bloor West Village, East Side Players, Scarborough Theatre, Stage Centre Productions (North York), Mississauga Players, Oakville Players, Markham Little Theatre, etc.

    Student theatre: University of Toronto (Hart House, UC Follies, etc.), George Brown College Theatre School, etc.

    Stand-up, sketch and improv comedy: Second City, Absolute Comedy, Comedy Bar, Mad Dog Theatre, etc.

    Out-of-town theatre day trips: Stratford Festival, Shaw Festival (Niagara-on-the-Lake), Huron County Playhouse (Grand Bend), St. Jacobs, Cambridge, etc.

    French language theatre: Théâtre français de Toronto, Alliance français de Toronto, etc.

    Concerts: Toronto Symphony Orchestra, jazz music, etc.

    Opera: Canadian Opera Company, etc.

    Dance: National Ballet, etc.

    Filmed theatre productions: Special showings at Cineplex-Odeon Cinemas, etc.

    Other cultural events: Playwright readings, street festivals, art exhibits, garden shows, walking tours, etc.

We also arrange post-production talkback sessions with cast members and directors, attend opening night parties and go on backstage tours. We also go to non-theatrical events like walking tours, dances, afternoon tea parties, fireworks displays and many other events.

There are lots of fun get togethers at affordable cafes and restaurants before and after events.

It's free to join our group. 

You can access a quick month-by-month listing of all our upcoming events. This list is updated on an ongoing basis to keep it current.

By choosing to join Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto, it means you have read and agreed to the Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto Liability Waiver.

Please also review our group's Attendance Policy and Cellphone Policy.

Please note Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto generates a lot of e-mails through notifications and reminders of shows.

Please take a moment to select your e-mail settings when you join. You can receive as many or as few messages as you wish. Instructions are sent to you in the welcome message.

See you at the theatre!

Belinda Sutton

Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto - Founder/Head Organizer

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