Live Shows for $25 or Less
The Paprika Festival, celebrating the work of young and emerging artists, starts this week. Be sure to check it out. You can also get a great deal on these other shows:
Creditors (reviewed)—The Coal Mine Theatre. A vengeful manipulator turns a man against his wife in this dark comedy. Previews Apr 26, opens Apr 28 and runs to May 17, Tue-Sun 7:30 pm. $15-$30. View Show Info
Cult Wayward. An all-women’s improv show explores life in a women’s cult, with Carolyn Taylor, Lisa Merchant, Christy Bruce, Evany Rosen, Kayla Lorette, Ashley Comeau, Jess Bryson, Alessandra Vite and others. To Apr 30, Thu 9:30 pm. $15, stu $10. View Show Info
God and the Indian. by Drew Hayden Taylor (Native Earth Performing Arts/Firehall Arts Centre). A Cree woman panhandling outside a coffee shop recognizes a face from her childhood, in a residential school, and seeks to confront her abuser. Previews from May 2, opens May 6 and runs to May 17, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $15-$25. In the Aki Studio. View Show Info
Liver by Kat Sandler (reviewed) (The Slab Collective/Theatre Brouhaha Labs/Red One Theatre Collective). A man wakes up on a gurney missing his liver in this dark meditation on life, death, questions of youth and aging and how far we will go to live forever. Opens Apr 30 and runs to May 10, Wed-Sun 8 pm, mat Sun 2 pm. $20-$25. View Show Info
Paprika Festival. New plays, dance performances, workshop productions, experimental art and more by young artists. Opens May 4 and runs to May 10, see website for schedule. $10, day pass $15, Paprika gala $30. View Show Info
Listings based on NOW! Stage listings.