Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
In honour of the multiple festivals currently playing in the city, our picks for inexpensive theatre outings this week is ‘stories.’ All of these picks are either adaptations from folk tales or classic lit, or are just engaged with exploring the nature of storytelling itself. They all look exciting, and best of all, they won’t break the bank. Check ’em out under the cut!
Mosaic Storytelling Festival. Presented by St David’s Anglican Church and Open Door East End Arts Collective. Sage Tyrtle tells the story of one brave girl. Mar 20 at 3 pm. Pwyc. Show Info.
The Goose Girl. Little Red Theatre presents a story based on a Norwegian folk tale, about a goose girl who falls in love with a sweet boy. Suitable for ages 4-11. Mar 16 at 3 pm. $11, child $9. Show Info.
Cabaret: the Musical by Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb (Trinity College Dramatic Society). An American writer falls for a nightclub singer in Nazi-era Berlin. Mar 16-19, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $20, stu/srs $15. Show Info.
Orpheus & Eurydice by Julia Krauss and Nicholas Walsh (Theatre TOnight). The audience is invited to explore relationships past and present through the context of the myth. Mar 16-20, Wed-Fri 9 pm, Sat-Sun 8 pm. $20, stu/srs $15. In the Rehearsal Hall. Show Info.
New Ideas Festival. Alumnae Theatre presents its annual showcase of new writing, works-in-progress and experimental theatre featuring works by Deanna Kruger, Caitie Graham, Anne Tait, Ramona Baillie, Stacey Iseman, Linda McCready, Carolyn Bennett and others. Opens Mar 9 and runs to Mar 27, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2:30 pm. $15, Sat readings at noon pwyc. Show Info.