I just happened to be going through the latest Now before recycling it and ran across this short blurb that a company was putting on Maria Irene Fornes' Mud paired with a shorter work (by her as well). This definitely caught my attention. Five years ago, Halcyon Theatre did a summer series focused on Fornes, and I managed to get to all the productions. All were pretty interesting, and I thought What of the Night was pretty incredible. Anyway, I've never seen Mud, though I've wanted to since learning about Fornes. I did a quick perusal of another review site (only glancing at the Mud review to see if it was positive or not) and I decided that I should go. As it turns out, the show closes this weekend, and they are only selling 20 advance tickets each night with another 10 held at the door (I guess a bit in the spirit of the Fringe). Given all the stuff I am doing related to the move, I was sort of glad that they actually had a Sunday evening performance, which is the one I will attend, but I also like the fact that it is supposed to only last 90 minutes, which makes it a bit easier to be out on a Sunday evening. More information about getting tickets here. Get a move on if you are interested.
There is a bit more time to plan one's schedule around the Toronto Jazz Fest, 2015 edition, which is basically the last two weeks of June. I don't think too many of the events will actually sell out, but one never knows. I'm leaning towards going to the Chris Potter/Dave Holland show and perhaps Christian McBride's Big Band. But I think for once the free shows at Nathan Phillip Square look just as interesting as the free shows. Assuming the weather holds, I am leaning towards going on the 23rd and 24th, in part to celebrate getting through this move.