Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of February 7th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week features intertwined stories, Shakespeare, a children’s classic, and much more. Check them out below the cut:
Freedom Singer (Project: Humanity/Crow’s Theatre/Urban Ink). Documentary theatre piece inspired by the journey of singer-songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland in retracing his great-grandmother’s steps to escaping slavery in the U.S. Previews Feb 1-2, opens Feb 3 and runs to Feb 11, Mon-Sat 8:30 pm (except Feb 1 at 7:30 pm), mat Feb 7 & 9 at 1 pm. $20-$40. At Streetcar Crownsnest. Show Info.
James and the Giant Peach by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Timothy Allen McDonald (Young People’s Theatre). An orphan finds adventures in a magical fruit in this musical based on the Roald Dahl book. Previews from Feb 6, opens Feb 9 and runs to Mar 18, see website for schedule. $10-$41. At Young People’s Theatre. Show Info.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream / As You Like It by William Shakespeare (George Brown Theatre). Two romantic comedies about young lovers are performed in rep. Opens Feb 8 and runs to Feb 18, see website for times. $20, srs $15, stu/child $8. At Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Show Info.
In On It by Daniel MacIvor (emerGENce Theatre). A dying man tries to plan for the end, a pair of lovers try to make it work and two men try to write one play in this set of intertwined stories. Opens Feb 8 and runs to Feb 12, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $17-$22. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
U of T Drama Festival. U of T Drama Coalition and Hart House Theatre present a competitive showcase of plays written, directed and performed by students. Feb 9-11, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm. $12, stu/srs $10. At Hart House Theatre. Show Info.