Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week, we have a harsh contrast of contemporary and classical. No matter what direction you lean, there are plenty of wallet-friendly options for theatre-going this week in the city! Check out our picks for the week under the cut!
The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare (Leroy Street Theatre). The company presents the classic play about love, loss, jealousy and fate. Opens Sep 15 and runs to Sep 26, Tue-Sat 8 pm. $20. Show Info.
The House of Yes by Wendy MacLeod (The Dynasty Collective). A dysfunctional family passes a tense Thanksgiving when the oldest son arrives with his new fiancée. Opens Sep 24 and runs to Oct 11, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25. Show Info.
Treasure Island by Katie Leamen (Solar Stage Children’s Theatre). Original adaptation of the quintessential pirate adventure tale by Robert Louis Stevenson. Sep 12 to 27, Sat-Sun 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Solar Stage Children’s Theatre 4950 Yonge, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6K1, http://solarstage.on.ca/
Antigone by Jean Anouilh (Alumnae Theatre). This modernized version of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy explores the disturbing moral dilemmas of our times. Opens Sep 18 and runs to Oct 3, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20, Wed 2-for-1, Sun pwyc. Alumnae Theatre 70 Berkeley, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2W6 http://alumnaetheatre.com/
Then, Then. by Kyle Capstick (The Messy Kween Collective). A community theatre troupe rehearses for a show while planes that are bombing the region pass overhead. Opens Sep 17 and runs to Sep 27, Wed-Sun 8 pm. $20, stu $15. Majlis Art Garden 163 Walnut.Visit Event Website