TAPA’s Top-Value Theatre Packages partner with Toronto’s favourite theatres and restaurants to offer unbeatable entertainment savings!
TORONTO – The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) is excited to announce the Summer 2008 line-up of their 5 Star Experience packages. The 5 Star Experience offers unbeatable entertainment value partnering Toronto’s favourite theatres, restaurants and attractions. The components of the 5 Star Experience may be redeemed in one evening or over the entire summer.
The Summer 2008 5 Star Experiences are:
BARREL OF LAUGHS COMEDY PACKAGE
1 Show + 1 Restaurant + 1 Bonus Attraction for only $49.95!
Tickle your funny bone with this popular comedy package! Laugh ‘til your belly hurts with THE SECOND CITY’s mainstage comedy, enjoy a three-course dinner at THE RED TOMATO, and – as an added bonus – take a tour and tasting at THE STEAMWHISTLE BREWERY for one fun – filled experience!
SOULPEPPER THEATRE PACKAGE
1 Show + 1 Restaurant for only $75!
Make a date with Toronto’s finest classical theatre company and one of the city’s favourite dining hotspots! Choose from one of three plays (The Way of the World, Black Comedy + The Real Inspector Hound, and Ring Round the Moon) performed by the acclaimed SOULPEPPER THEATRE COMPANY in the Historic Distillery District, and enjoy a prix-fix dinner at the popular HOT HOUSE CAFÉ in Old Toronto.
SUMMER FESTIVAL PACKAGE
1 Festival Pass + 1 Restaurant from $50 to $65
Summertime is Festival Time! Choose from either the FRINGE 5 – PLAY PASS (Valid July 2 – 13) or the SUMMERWORKS 3 PLAY – PASS (Valid August 7 – 17), and enjoy dinner at a favourite theatre haunt, THE EPICURE CAFÉ, close to the festival action. This package is available exclusively
IN – PERSON at the T.O.TIX Booth in Yonge-Dundas Square
5 Star Experiences go on sale July 1, 2008, and are sold in person at T.O.TIX – Toronto’s One-Stop Ticket Shop at Yonge-Dundas Square, or online at http://www.totix.ca.
Go Live Toronto:
The 5 Star Experience is a component of TAPA’s Go Live Toronto campaign. Go Live Toronto is a citywide marketing campaign designed to increase public awareness of theatre, dance and opera, energize the youth demographic and engage a wider audience. Go Live Toronto is a call to action to the people of Toronto encouraging them to “go live” and experience some of the award-winning work that is consistently presented on Toronto stages.
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts:
The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts is an arts service organization that represents nearly 200 professional theatre, dance and opera companies in the City of Toronto and works to create an environment in which the performing arts may flourish and maintain its leadership role in the vitality and liveability of the City of Toronto.
Among the programs and services provided by TAPA are: the T.O. TIX Booth—Toronto’s One-Stop Ticket Shop at Yonge-Dundas Square and online at http://www.totix.ca; the Dora Mavor Moore Awards; the Go Live Theatre Guide with current listings for theatre, dance and opera performances; http://www.goliveto.ca featuring comprehensive show listings; The City Special, sponsored by TD Bank Financial Group and the city of Toronto, offering free performing arts tickets to at risk communities; hipTIX, offering $5.00 tickets to students between the ages of 15 and 25; 5 Star Experience, unique and affordable theatre packages; and the Commercial Theatre Development Fund.
For more information visit www.tapa.ca.