Cheap Live Shows for the Week of Jun 9, 2015

Cheap Live Shows for the Week of Jun 9, 2015

This week you’ll need a reason to spend indoors, as it will rain copiously. Here are some cheap ways to spend your time, with movement, social messages and a bit of slapstick:

Gridlock. Larchaud Dance Project and DanceWorks CoWorks present an exploration of how and why people fight in a site specific work that begins outside and proceeds through many areas of the building. Opens Jun 11 and runs to Jun 20, Thu-Sat 9 pm. $22-$25, stu/srs $20. Show Info

Making a Stage for Our Stories: HEARTS, PORTALS, MAGIC. Queer Pride 2015 presents a showcase of dance and movement performances that celebrate the resilience, empowerment, sexuality and strength of the queer community. Jun 13 at 8 pm. $5-$25 adv, pwyc at the door. Show Info

Potluck XII: Rage & Ecstacy. fu-GEN Theatre Company’s annual event features new works in progress by Bessie Cheng, Aaron Jan, Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster and Gloria Mok. Jun 13 at 7 pm. Pwyc. Show Info

Sense on the Beach. by Nastasia Pappas-Kemps and Rochelle Douris (Upper Canada Repertory Company). Jane Austen’s Sense And Sensibility is transported to Toronto’s bustling west end circa 1948, featuring the music of Depeche Mode re-imagined as big band swing. Jun 11-14, Thu-Sat 7 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $17-$25. Show Info

The Vest Show in Town. Monthly comedy/variety show with Vest of Friends. 8 pm. Pwyc. Visit Event Website