Five for Twenty-Five (Or Less)
Queer Pride is this weekend! And Toronto theatre is celebrating early. Get yourself in the mood with this week’s batch of inexpensive performative delights, or inject a little theatre right into your Pride weekend’s repertoire. We’ve got your queer, here.
Class Dismissed (Boylesque T.O.). The all-male burlesque troupe presents a high school-themed show to celebrate Pride week. Jun 29 at 10 pm. $20-$25. Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor W. boylesqueto.com.
Dirty Plotz (Operation Snatch/Queer Pride 2013). Jess Dobkin, Hoa Nguyen, the Ghost Taco and host Alex Tigchelaar perform in a sexy celebration of female creativity. Jun 26 at 8:30 pm. $20. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.
Dudettes: Pride Edition (The Flying Beaver Pubaret). Ryan Kelly, Dale Miller and Jeannie Wyse pay tribute to gay icons of the musical theatre and pop world. Jun 29 at 9 pm. $15-$20. 488 Parliament. 647-347-6567, brownpapertickets.com/event/402841.
History Boys: Academic Discipline by Jeremy Willard and Michael Lyons (Videofag). The Xtra! mag writers present readings from their irreverent columns on gay history. Jun 27 at 8 pm. $5. 187 Augusta. facebook.com/HistoryBoys.
Truth/Dare: A Satire (With Dance) (Queer Pride 2013). This song-and-dance recreation of the Madonna backstage doc features Salvatore Antonio, Adamo Ruggerio, Keith Cole, Sharron Matthews and others. Jun 26-27. $15-$20. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander. 416-975-8555, buddiesinbadtimes.com.