Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of November 2nd

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

This week we have a mix of heavy and light. Whether you’re feeling like something deep and dramatically hefty, or something a little bubblier in tone, there’s an eclectic mix this week. Prices range from free to 25 dollars each, so not only are these shows diverse, they’re easy on the bank account. Check out this week’s picks under the cut.

Edmond by David Mamet (The Storefront Theatre). A tarot reading leads a morally adrift businessman to act on violent instincts in NYC. Previews Nov 5, opens November 6 and runs to Nov 22, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25, preview $10. Show Info.

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde (Toronto Irish Players). A rising politician is confronted with a secret from his past in this comedy. Opens Oct 22 and runs to Nov 7, Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $18-$21. Show Info.

A View from the Roof by Dave Carley (Between Stages). Staged reading of a play based on stories by Helen Weinzweig, narrated by survivors of war, as part of Holocaust Education Week. Nov 5 at 1:30 pm. Free. Show Info.

The Stone Princess by Zoe Henderson (Solar Stage Children’s Theatre). Two princesses are born as twins, but only one can be Queen in this fairy tale about sibling rivalry, stolen identities, magic and the importance of appreciating your own special gifts. Opens Nov 7 and runs to Nov 29, Sat-Sun 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.

Speak Truth to Power: Voices From Beyond the Dark by Ariel Dorfman, from the book by Kerry Kennedy (WIN Drama Society). This drama presents the stories of real-life human rights defenders around the world. Nov 5-7 at 8 pm. Pwyc ($10 sugg). In Kruger Hall. Show Info.