Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week we have variations on fear: whether it’s ghosts and ghouls that keep you up at night, or simply the thought of change, failure, or being alone forever. Check out our picks for budget-friendly theatre in Toronto this week below the cut!
Doc Wuthergloom’s Haunted Medicine Show by Eric Woolfe (Eldritch Theatre). A travelling exorcist and his ghoulish puppets perform a Victorian-Gothic show. Oct 7-10 at 8 pm, mat Sat 3 pm. $20-$25. Show Info.
Sleepy Hollow by Adrienne Kress (Solar Stage Children’s Theatre). Ichabod Crane shares the tale of his spooky encounters in this kid-friendly ghost story play. Opens Oct 10 and runs to Oct 25, Sat-Sun 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.
Rowing by Aaron Jan (Then They Fight). The evening takes a dark turn when a small-town community rowing team loses its first race in 51 years. Previews Oct 6, opens Oct 8 and runs to Oct 17, Tue-Sun 8 pm, mat Oct 10, 11 and 17 at 2 pm. $15-$18. 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.
The Art of Being Alone by Stephane Garneau-Monten (Moose + Moa Theatre Company). This solo show looks at the humour and heartache of a bad breakup. Opens Oct 7 and runs to Oct 7-11, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20, stu $15. Show Info.