Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week, our picks are all about coming of age: dealing with technology, identity, dreams, friendship, and all sorts of new experiences. There’s also one play that doesn’t fit the theme at all, but it just sounded so fun we couldn’t leave it out! Guess which one when you check out our picks for the week under the cut!
Selfie by Julie Tepperman and Chris Thornborrow (Tapestry Opera). The struggles of growing up and friendship in the social media age are explored in this workshop presentation. Oct 2-3, Fri 7 pm, Sat 2 pm. Pwyc. Studio 315. Show Info.
Scooter Thomas Makes it to The Top of the World by Peter Parnell (Black Rabbit Theatre). This coming of age play examines how friendships evolve. Opens Sep 24 and runs to Oct 4, Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20. Show Info.
In Search of Cruise Control. James Gangl performs his hit solo show from the Edmonton Fringe about giving his teenaged nephew the sex talk. Oct 2 at 9 pm, Oct 3 at 8 pm. $15. Show Info.
Womanhood: A Night of Performances About Female Identities. Three plays about women – Raghead by Tom Coash, The Session by Jane Smythe and Botched by Colleen Osborn – will be performed, plus a 50/50 draw and silent auction. Oct 3, 4-7 pm. $10 (benefit for Redwood Women’s Shelter). Show Info.
Newfoundland Mary by Peter Fenton and Scott White (Smile Theatre). A Cuban factory worker who wants to be a singer hopes that a famous Newfie music teacher living in Havana can make him a star. Oct 1 at 8 pm. $12, srs free. Show Info.