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Experience a special evening with award-winning renowned environmentalists David Suzuki and Tara Cullis in What You Won’t Do For Love, a unique and intimate theatre experience that asks whether the love we have for each other can inspire us to take action for the planet.

Actors and real-life couple Miriam Fernandes and Sturla Alvsvaag navigate a poetic and playful dialogue on stage with David and Tara (who have been a couple for 5 decades). Through honest reflection and lively conversation, they share powerful insights and captivating stories garnered over a lifetime of environmental activism and the deep bond of their partnership.

Directed by Why Not Theatre Founder and Co-Artistic Director Ravi Jain (Sea Sick, Prince Hamlet) and produced by Broadleaf Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Matthew Wong (The Chemical Valley Project), What You Won’t Do For Love asks us to consider love’s capacity to inspire action and propel us all towards a healthier, sustainable planet.

After the performances, the audience is invited to stay and explore these questions further during an informal Q&A with David, Tara, Miriam, Sturla and special guests.

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Canadian Opera Company Theatre

239 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8 Canada

Presented as the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, in the heart of Toronto’s Corktown neighbourhood, this building houses the Canadian Opera Company’s administrative offices, ample coaching and rehearsal spaces, workshops for props, wigs, and makeup, as well as archives, a music library, and a highly customizable performance venue: The Canadian Opera Company Theatre (COCT). This 19th-century building saw extensive renovations in the mid-1980s and was most recently retrofitted with all new recording and broadcast capabilities.


Thursday, June 9 at 7:30 PM Friday, June 10 at 8 PM Saturday, June 11 at 8 PM Sunday, June 12 at 1 PM Friday, June 17 at 8 PM Saturday, June 18 at 8 PM Sunday, June 19 at 1 PM

How to get here by subway

St Andrew Station is the closest TTC station to get to the Canadian Opera Company Theatre

239 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8 Canada

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