Highlights of past Toronto Masque Theatre seasons include:

  • Masques of Orpheus: Major works by Marc-Antoine Charpentier and James Rolfe, broadcast on CBC Radio 2.
  • Masques for a Reaney Day: A celebration of Canadian poet James Reaney, featuring a world premiere by Abigail Richardson, an 'auditory masque' by John Beckwith, and Reaney's play One-Man Masque.
  • The Fairy QueenDioclesianDido and AeneasThe Indian Queen and King Arthur: The five productions of our Purcell Cycle which brought together multi-talented performers on the stage of Glenn Gould Studio, the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, MacMillan Theatre and the Betty Oliphant Theatre.
  • Masques of Love: A Valentine's Day celebration at the Gladstone Hotel, with blues guitars, lute, a madrigal group, and cabaret singer exploring love through the ages.
  • A Scottish Masque: A special show with “Shaggy Haggis” and TMT regulars Meredith Hall, Terry McKenna and Avery MacLean for CBC Radio’s OnStage Series at the Glenn Gould Studio.
  • Commedia: A multi-media evening featuring the tour de force baroque ballet Les caracteres de la danse, the play Aria da capo by Edna St. Vincent Millay, a film by the award-winning Clyde Henry Productions and music by Debussy, Lully, Vivaldi and Jean-Feury Rebel.
  • Masques of War: A triple-bill featuring The Siege of Quebec by Frantisek Kotzwara, Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda by Claudio Monteverdi and L'Histoire du Soldat by Igor Stravinsky.
  • The Mummers' Masque: A commissioned work from Canadian Dean Burry, featuring Christmas revels Newfoundland-style. A raucous good time!
  • A Moliere celebration: A double-bill featuring generous excerpts from Le Bourgeois Gentillehomme and Le Malade Imaginaire.
  • Masque of the Muses: A mixed program featuring pieces inspired by the nine Greek muses and including a complete performance of Clerambault's La muse de l'Opera.
  • Masque of Irony: A cabaret presentation inspired by the songs of Randy Newman, featuring tenor Benjamin Butterfield and actor Martin Julien.
  • Crazy to Kill: A Canadian detective opera by John Beckwith and James Reaney, featuring 18 puppets.