"Barrymore," Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St.; Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 6:30 p.m.; through March 9; tickets $55 to $150; 416-872-5555 or

"Billy Elliot: The Musical," Canon Theatre, box office and main entrance, 244 Victoria St.; Tuesday to Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 p.m.; through July 10; tickets are $26 to $200; 416-872-1212 or

"The Magic Flute" and "Nixon in China," presented in rotation by the Canadian Opera Company, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. West, through Feb. 26; tickets $62 to $281 (standing room $12; under 30, $22 for some tickets); at 416-363-8231 or

"The Secret Garden," Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West; Tuesday to Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m.; opens this week, through March 19; tickets $55 to $110; 416-872-1212 or

"South Pacific," Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St.; Tuesday to Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m.; Feb. 15-April 10; tickets $45 to $190; 416-644-3665 or

For "Oleanna," "The Fantasticks," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and other events at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 55 Mill St., Building 49 (northeast corner of the Distillery District at the intersection of Mill and Cherry streets), call 416-866-8666 or go to Tickets are $28 to $60; run times vary.

Tickets for most shows are also available at the T.O. Tix booth, One Dundas St. East (at Yonge-Dundas Square), which is atop a reasonably priced underground city parking garage and near the Canon and Elgin theaters. Full price tickets can be bought there in advance, along with discount day-of-show tickets for some productions. You probably won't get cut-rate tickets to "Billy Elliot" or "Barrymore," but if you've left an afternoon or evening open, you could find something to fill it here. Call 416-536-6468 or 800-541-0499, or go to