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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

Playlistings in Toronto for the week of February 19th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of February 19th, 2018

This week’s selections include opera, and no shortage of stories challenging gender, race, and new condos. There is much to choose from, so here to help you chose is our Assistant Editor Jess, with a few of her top picks in red. Check them out below the cut:

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of February 13th, 2018

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 13th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature Burlesque, Black History, and a little something for Babes n’ Toddlers. Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of February 12th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of February 12th, 2018

This week’s selections feature some racy Valentine’s Day shows for you and your sweetie. If you’re more of a revolutionary, check out one of the Black History Month appropriate shows. There is much to choose from, so here to help you chose is our Managing Editor Wayne, with a few of his top picks in red. Check them out below the cut:

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of January 30th, 2018

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 30th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selection are all about queerness, colonialism, progress, and works by and for People of Colour. Check them out below the cut:

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Playlistings in Toronto for the week of January 29th

Shows That Caught Our Eye in Toronto the Week of January 29th, 2018

If you’re a fan of queer-centred shows, festivals, and diversity on stage, this week’s picks will warm your heart. There is much to choose from, so here to help you chose is our editor Samantha, with a few of her top picks in red. Check them out below the cut:

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