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Jess is an East coast transplant to Toronto who stumbled into her love of theatre via her social media gig at Ballyhoo Push Pin Media, and stumbled into review writing via an open call to cover the 2015 Fringe Festival for MoT. In addition to writing for MoT, she also blogs about dating, white supremacy, fat politics, theatre, graphic design, and sex at thejessgillis.blogspot.com. She’s a self-taught freelance graphic designer by trade, and a visual artist by passion. She sells and displays her wares at jessgillis.com. She’s passionate about laughter, anti-oppression, sex workers’ rights, body positivity, vegan food, cycling, good TV, and swimming. If you want to follow her foodie, nail art, and pet sitting posts, you can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @TheJessGillis

Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of October 17th

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of October 17th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s pics feature real-life drama, festivals, self-discovery quests, and a new look at what Indigenous reconciliation means! Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of October 16th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of October 16th, 2017

As the leaves begin their descent towards the ground and summer reluctantly departs, Toronto’s vibrant theatre scene is in full swing. Lin, one part of the Mooney editorial team, is on hand to highlight her most anticipated shows (in red). Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of October 9th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of October 9th, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate here in Toronto. Your dining room tables won’t be the only places overflowing with goodness: Toronto’s stages are filled with countless new and continuing shows this week. Jess, one of our fearless editors, is here to choose her most anticipated shows (in red). Check them out below the cut:

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of October 3rd

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of October 3rd, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. On stage this week: Famous Princesses, punks, paths, power, and participation. Primed for some premium stagecraft, Toronto? Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of October 2nd

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of October 2nd, 2017

Leaves are falling, everything is coming up pumpkin spiced, and Toronto’s stages are abuzz with activity! There are countless intriguing shows opening and continuing this week, including re-imagined classics, docu-plays about current events, and much more. Our amazing editor Samantha is here to choose her most anticipated shows (in red). Check them out below the cut:

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of September 26th

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of September 26th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Amongst our picks this week are a show in a garage (with puppets), Angry Inches, and a Fringe-tested dark comedy. Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of September 25th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of September 25th, 2017

If you’ve ever wanted to see a puppet show in an actual Toronto garage, you’ll have your chance this week. With so much opening and continuing on stage this week, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. No fear (unless you’re seeing a scary show)! Our publisher Megan is here to choose her most anticipated shows (in red). Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of September 18th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of September 18th, 2017

After a few relatively slow weeks on The 6’s stages, things appear to be back in full swing! If you’re overwhelmed by Toronto’s stage offerings this week, don’t fret! Our assistant editor Jess is here to choose her most anticipated shows (in red). Check them out below the cut:

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