Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week’s budget-friendly picks include an old-timey variety show, a story about the complications and joys of women’s friendships, queer science fiction horror, and a series of vignettes about the nuances of the Palestinian occupation. Check out the listings below the cut.
Terzetto. L’Aubergine and Centre francophone de Toronto present a theatrical show for young audiences combining acrobatics, clown and mime. Oct 16 at 2 pm. $13.50, kids 12 & under $5.50. At Fleck Dance Theatre. Show Info.
Keffiyeh/Made in China by Dalia Taha (Afsah Theatre). Eight vignettes attempt to find a repressed humanity amongst the invisible forces of occupation in Palestine. Oct 14-16, Fri-Sat 7 pm, mat Sat-Sun 4 pm. $15, stu/srs $10. At Beit Zatoun. Show Info.
Tire Swing by Curtis te Brinke (Filament Incubator). Queer science fiction horror story about learning to say goodbye to a fallen friend. Previews Oct 13, opens Oct 14 and runs to Oct 22, Tue-Sun 7:30 pm. $15-$18, preview $10. At Kensington Hall. Show Info.
Bianca and Finn: A Golden Age Revival. Bianca Heuvelmans and Thomas Finn perform a 1940s/50s-themed variety show, guest appearances by Jeffrey Bowers, Michell Nash and others. Oct 12 at 8 pm. $20, adv $15. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.
How We Are by Polly Phokeev (Mikaela Davies/Polly Phokeev Productions). Two women unravel the complicated lines between romance and friendship, and the grey areas of consent in this evolving site-specific work. Opens Oct 11 and runs to Oct 15, Tue-Sat 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $20-$25. Location revealed with ticket purchase. Show Info.