Did you know that throughout the year, we present a range of work which the Harbourfront team have proactively sourced from across Canada and beyond, and are proudly presenting ourselves for the enjoyment and entertainment of our local communities?
You can identify these shows and events by looking out for the ‘Harbour Highlight’ logo, indicating that this is a piece of work we believe should be seen by the largest possible audience, and which we know you will love as much as we do!
Our Harbour Highlights in our fall 2023 season (Sept – Dec) are as follows:
The Wonder of it All – a new romantic comedy
Friday, September 22 – Sunday, September 24
Evenings 7:30 pm. Matinee Sunday, 2 pm
Full of humour and heart, The Wonder of It All is a witty, touching and accutely observed new comedy by Canadian playwright Mark Weatherley, which has been entertaining audiences across the country for the last few years,including a highly successful run at PEI’s Victoria Playhouse last summer.
Singer songwriter Rachel Beck
Friday, September 29, 7:30 pm
Prince Edward Island’s Rachel Beck is one of the most exciting singer songwriters to have emerged in recent years. Captivating audiences across Canada with her catchy pop hooks, distinctive piano melodies and emotive vocals, she now returns to Harbourfront Theatre.
A Good Catch Circus: Casting Off
Saturday, October 14, 7:30pm
This joyful, witty and poignant circus show is a refreshing and uplifting conversation between three generations. Funny and heartfelt, these powerhouse women win you over within minutes of hitting the stage.
Jimmy Rankin Trio
Friday, October 27, 7:30pm
This fall, we are delighted to welcome back to our stage legendary and multi award-winning east-coast singer songwriter Jimmy Rankin with a new show that is not to be missed.
One of the most famed Canadian songwriters, Jimmy Rankin wrote such classic Rankin hits as “North Country,” “You Feel The Same Way Too,” and the Juno winning single “Fare Thee Well Love,” recently inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Gord Bamford: Canadian Dirt Tour
Wednesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Australian-born and Alberta-raised, Gord Bamford stands as one of the most decorated artists in Canadian country music. We are delighted to welcome him back to our stage this fall.
He has built a loyal fanbase over the past decade with his traditional Country persona and captivating live shows and has been the recipient of 26 Canadian Country Music Association awards including Album of the Year, Single of the Year and Male Artist of the Year wins, along with receiving multiple JUNO Award nominations.
Thursday, November 2, 7:30pm
Lifelong friends, and colleagues, Nico Rhodes, and Patrick Courtin, shocked and appalled by the realization that piano just isn’t cool anymore, set off on a divine quest to redeem the keyboard and reinstate its reputation as the greatest instrument of ALL TIME!
Raine Maida & Chantal Kreviazuk: The Forgive Me Tour 2023
Tuesday, November 7, 7:30 p.m.
Chantal Kreviazuk, a two-time JUNO Award winner and Raine Maida — a four-time winner with Our Lady Peace — are one of Canada’s most influential cultural couples.
Kreviazuk made her critically acclaimed full-length debut, Under These Rocks and Stones, in 1997. Since then, the Winnipeg born singer-songwriter has released five more studio albums, and garnered five JUNO Award nominations. Maida has forged a dynamic career as a solo artist and the front man for the band Our Lady Peace, 25-time JUNO Award nominees, including winners for Rock Album of the Year in 2003 (Gravity) and 1998 (Clumsy).
Jesse Cook: The Libre Tour
Thursday, November 30, 7:30 p.m.
A career spanning twenty-five years has brought this Canadian guitarist multiple accolades including a coveted Acoustic Guitar Magazine ‘Player’s Choice Silver Award’, eleven Juno Award nominations (he won for 2001’s ‘Free Fall’), a Gemini Award and, most impressively, ten platinum and gold studio albums.
Lennie Gallant: The Innkeeper’s Christmas
Saturday, December 2, 7:30pm
Following his sell-out visits in 2021 and 2022, island favourite singer songwriter Lennie Gallant returns to Harbourfront Theatre with his ever-popular festive show to warm even the coldest night!
A Classic Country Christmas with Lisa Brokop
Tuesday, December 12, 7:30pm
This season, Lisa Brokop is filling the stage with Christmas cheer and is excited to present A Classic Country Christmas.