Arts Briefs

The musical Gypsy, based on a book of the same name by Gypsy Rose Lee, runs Oct. 30-Nov. 15 at the Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. Tickets are $20-$24, at 416-396-4049. More information online at

Doris McCarthy gallery:
Bird Radio, a new exhibition at the Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, runs Oct. 29-Dec. 14. The multimedia exhibition will be an extension of Bill Burns’ work on animals, plants and safety. Viewers will be able to activate “birdcalls” that will transmit sounds outside the gallery. More information online at

Elizabeth Shepherd Concert:
Jazz performer Elizabeth Shepherd will be playing in the ARC Theatre at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus on Nov. 8. Tickets are $10-$12. 416-978-8849, or visit their website at

Velveteen Rabbit:
The Velveteen Rabbit, a classic children’s story of love and magic, will be performed on stage in the P.C. Ho Theatre at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto on Oct. 29. More information online at or call 1-800-387-9948.

Auditions for Urinetown:
Auditions for Urinetown, The Musical, will run from Oct. 21 until Nov. 3. Actors with strong singing and dancing abilities are asked to contact Julia Gedeon to book an audition at 905-898-0140. The musical is set to open on Feb. 5 at the Scarborough Village Theatre. More information online at