Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of May 30th

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

This week, the shows are all about defying convention in some way. There’s something a little odd or non-conforming about all of them. Fuel your inner rebel or oddball with these diverse picks for budget-friendly theatre in the city this week, all of which are under 25 dollars! Check ’em out under the cut!

The Sword in the Schoolyard by Dean Burry (VIVA! Youth Singers). The legend of King Arthur is thrust into the modern world in this youth opera about the challenges of growing up. Jun 3-5, Fri-Sat 7 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $20, stu/srs $15. Show Info.

Rhinoceros. Adapted by Derek Prouse (Seven Siblings Theatre). A man resists conformity as citizens of his town turn into rhinos in this adaptation of Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist play. Jun 2-5, Thu-Sun 8 pm. $15-$20. Show Info.

Adventures of a Supervet Tech by Sandra Lean-Leighton (Lilliput Productions). Find out what really goes on at your vet clinic in this solo show. Jun 2-3 at 7:30 pm. $20, stu/srs $15. Show Info.

Lemon by Andrew Markowiak (Filament Incubator). After courting a barren job market, a college grad opens a lemonade stand on her parents’ front lawn in this satire of a downtrodden economy. Previews May 25, opens May 26 and runs to Jun 5, Wed-Sun 8 pm. $15-$18. Show Info.

52 Pick-Up by TJ Dawe and Rita Bozie (The Howland Co). A mix of writing and improvisation is used in this intimate look at relationships told through a game of 52 Pick-up. Opens Jun 1 and runs to Jul 27, Wed 8 pm. $15-$20. Show Info.