Cheap Live Theatre for the Week of June 2, 2015

Shows in Toronto for under $25

Looking to catch some inexpensive shows while the human and car traffic in the city is still manageable?  Go green and bus, bike, or ride your skateboard, trike, or use any other human-powered mode to access these free and cheap performances:

InspiraTO Festival. Theatre InspiraTO presents performances of 10-minute plays by 24 local and international playwrights, plus art, readings, live music and more. May 28 to Jun 6, see website for schedule. $5-$20, some free events; passes $12-$60. Visit Event Website

Possible Dances. Jessica Runge presents dance works on themes of loss and hope, created in collaboration with Susie Burpee, Deborah Dunn, Susanna Hood and Heidi Strauss, performed by Runge and Brendan Wyatt. Opens May 28 and runs to Jun 7, Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25, Sun pwyc. Visit Event Website

Re;volutionary Hiphop Comedy Variety Show. Hosted by James Hammond and Austin St-Jackass w/ Chris Robinson, Anthony Engelbrecht and music by Lokust n’ Friends.  Jun 3 at 10 pm. Free. Show Info

Spirit Horse Roseneath Theatre presents an outdoor performance of the play by Drew Hayden Taylor. This play about two First Nations children who’s lives are changed by a special gift is based on Greg Banks’s Tir Na N’Og. Presented as part of Dundas West Fest. June 6 at 11 am. Free. At the Corner of Dundas W & Gladstone Ave, bring a blanket/chair/cushion to sit on.   Show Info

Stitch by Cliff Cardinal (Culture Storm/Native Earth Performing Arts). A female internet porn star makes a last desperate attempt to break out of a destructive life and be heard. Previews Jun 3, opens Jun 4 and runs to Jun 14, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $15-$25, some Tuesday pwyc tickets available. In the Aki Studio.  View Show Info