Rosie Simon and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee in Soulpepper's Kim's Convenience.
Rosie Simon and Paul Sun-Hyung Lee in Soulpepper's Kim's Convenience.
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Toronto's Soulpepper Theater Company, which is bringing a season of new Canadian theater to the Pershing Square Signature Center in July, will celebrate Canada Day on July 1 when the Canadian Consulate hosts the company's opening ceremonies.

Canadian Consul Phyllis Yaffe and Soulpepper artistic director Albert Schultz will preside over the daylong presentation that features True North: A Concert of Canada, as well as the American debuts of the comedy Kim's Convenience, and the drama Of Human Bondage. The July 1 celebration will conclude with a concert and reception at Signature Theatre.

Soulpepper's summer season, under the title Soulpepper on 42nd Street, in New York runs July 1-29.

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