Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of January 24th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. On offer this week are shows examining the loss of a child, an Indigenous coming-of-age story, a blanket fort, and much more! Check them out below the cut:
Rabbit Hole by David-Lindsay Abaire (DEELEN with TROUBLE). This blend of drama and comedy looks at the way a family deals with the loss of a child. Opens Jan 24 and runs to Feb 11, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
Métis Mutt by Sheldon Elter (Native Earth Performing Arts). Elter recounts his coming-of-age story amid two distinct cultures. Using music, comedy, storytelling and multi-character vignettes, Elter reveals a personal tale that unravels racial issues and embraces the choice of life. Opens Jan 25 and runs to Feb 5, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $15-$25 (Jan 25 and 31 pwyc at the door). At Daniels Spectrum. Show Info.
Blanket Fort (Art Is Hard). Interactive installation that empowers participants to create, change and take ownership of the space around them. Opens Jan 24 and runs to Jan 29, daily 10 am-11 pm. Daytime pwyc, evenings $15. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
Surfacing by Laurel Brady (Lemontree Creations). A young woman opens up to her mother about her experiences with anxiety and depression in this poetry/movement solo show. Jan 26-28, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $20-$25. lemonTree Studio Theatre. Show Info.
John by Annie Baker (The Company Theatre). A young couple struggling to stay together meet a cheerful innkeeper. Previews Jan 29, opens Jan 31 and runs to Feb 19, see website for schedule. $20-$47. At Berkeley Street Theatre. Show Info.