Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of Sep 1, 2015

5 Toronto Shows under $25 Sep 1, 2015

Variety is the name of the game in this week’s budget: multilingual performance, opera on bicycles, and comedy previews, among others.  Enjoy the last of summer!

Babelle et Barbarie   Collectif BUS 1.2.3. presents a multimedia and multilingual theatre performance. Live video, live music, humour and visual poetry are used in the search for meaning in a cacophony of media. Sep 2-5, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $15, stu/srs $10.  Winchester Street Theatre  80 Winchester, Toronto, Ontario M4X 1B2 Show Info

The Bicycle Opera Project: Shadow Box  Bicycle-commuting singers present eight contemporary opera scenes with one vision: exploring our mind’s relationship to memory. Sep 5 at 8 pm. $17.  Also Sep 4 at Curbside Cycle (412 Bloor W); and Sep 6 at Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview). See website for details and to buy tickets.  Music Gallery 197 John  Show Info

Big Plans. by Jeremy Taylor (Theatre Brouhaha/Storefront Arts Initiative). Two men meet on the internet and look to turn fantasy into gruesome reality in this dark comedy based on the story of the Rotenburg Cannibal. Opens Sep 3 and runs to Sep 20, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25, Sep 9 pwyc.  The Storefront Theatre 955 Bloor W,  Show Info

Keeper  by Tanisha Taitt (Fine Wine Theatre). Two women are bonded and blistered by death, doubt and distance. Opens Aug 25 and runs to Aug 31, daily at 8 pm. $22, stu $18. Artscape Youngplace 180 Shaw  Show Info

The Second City Fall 2015 Mainstage Revue. Previews of Second City’s latest sketch comedy revue. Preview performances begin July 14.  Tickets starting at $25. Performances every Tuesday to Sunday. Official Opening in August (date tbd). Tue-Thu 8 pm, Fri-Sun 7:30 pm. $25, stu $16-$18.  Show Info