Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of May 26

Shows in Toronto for under $25

Did you miss the inexpensive shows of last week? No need to worry, as there is quite a mix on this week. This week’s affordable theatre picks include a play about anger, dances inspired by love and hope, collections of one-act plays and a comedy show centred around a certain card game against humanity. Check them out:

The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine. by Robert Morgan, Martha Ross and Leah Cherniak (Off the Grid Theatre/Coffeehouse Theatre). Repressed anger rears its head as a couple strive to maintain the veneer of a perfectly ordered world. Opens May 21 and runs to May 30, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat May 23 at 2 pm. $15-$18. 

Fourplay Daisy Productions presents a series of one-act plays: Much Ado About Cooties by Maddox Campbell; Dial L For Latch Key by Scott Fivelson; Sure Thing by David Ives; and When I’m Gone, Will Anyone Notice? by Lisa Hagen. May 28-30, Thu-Sat 8 pm. $20. 

InspiraTO Festival. Theatre InspiraTO presents performances of 10-minute plays by 24 local and international playwrights, plus art, readings, live music and more. May 28 to Jun 6, see website for schedule. $5-$20, some free events; passes $12-$60. Visit Event Website

Jokes Against Humanity. Sixteen comics use the card game to compete for $$$ with heckler battles, improv songs and more. May 31 at 7 pm (doors 6 pm). $5. Visit Event Website

Possible Dances. Jessica Runge presents dance works on themes of loss and hope, created in collaboration with Susie Burpee, Deborah Dunn, Susanna Hood and Heidi Strauss, performed by Runge and Brendan Wyatt. Opens May 28 and runs to Jun 7, Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25, Sun pwyc. Visit Event Website

2 thoughts on “Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of May 26”

  1. One more! Trout Stanley has it’s audience appreciation week this week! xo

    Trout Stanley, by Claudia Dey. Murder. Mystery. Twins. Heart. Storefront Theatre 955 Bloor st W. May 21st-June 6th Tues-Sat 8pm Mat Sat & Sun 2pm (Audience Appreciation Week May 26th- May 31st tickets only $15)

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