Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of June 25, 2012

Five For Twenty (or Less)

This week’s cheap theatre post is all about Pride! If you’re looking for a fun, new, and exciting way to celebrate, here are 5 awesome options that won’t break the bank. From comedy, musicals, to drama, this week has it all covered. Happy Pride!

DARCY MICHAEL The Flying Beaver Pubaret presents Vancouver’s gay stoner dad in a Pride week show. Jun 30 7 pm. $15-$20. 488 Parliament. 647-347-6567, pubaret.com.

FREAKS AND GEEKS: THE DRAG MUSICAL (Eventual Ashes/Aslan Arts Freedom School/Queer Pride 2012). This glamorous musical celebrates all that is outcast, awkward, unusual and beautiful. Jun 27 at 8 pm. Pwyc. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.

PAUL HUTCHESON’S PRIDE PACKAGE II Wog Productions and Queer Pride 2012 present a stand-up comedy cabaret by Hutcheson w/ Mike Albo, Kristen Becker, Susan Fischer, D’yan Forrest and others. Jun 28 8 pm. $10-$20. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.

THE GLAM! PRIDE GAME SHOW REVUE (GLAM Cabaret). This benefit for queer youth program SOY features comedian Andrew Johnston, Boylesque’s Mickey D Licious and others. Jun 26-27 at 9 pm. $10. The Flying Beaver Pubaret, 488 Parliament. glamcabaret.blogspot.com.

YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK: (RE)TELLING STORIES OF SURVIVAL AND THRIVAL FOR YOUNG BLACK MEN (Black CAP/Project: Humanity/Ontario HIV Treatment Network). A new play about the experiences of black gay and bisexual youth gets a reading. Jun 27 at 8 pm. Pwyc. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.