Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week, the picks are so wildly different that they all touch on different types of relationships: from bullying to murder, friendship to abusive parents, these plays all look at emotional entanglements from different lenses. Best of all, they’re all under 25 dollars, so they won’t cause any strife to your bank account. Check ’em out under the cut!
Sheep in Wolf’s Clothes by Derek Genova (SSCT). A wolf, Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs tell a story about bullying in this musical theatre show for ages 3 and up. Jan 16-31, Sat-Sun 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.
Forest Fringe Microfestival (Progress Festival/SummerWorks Performance Festival). International performance work is paired with work-in-progress showings from Canadian artists Julie LeGal, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Kiera Sangster and Brian Solomon. Jan 29-31, see website for times. $15, pass $50. Show Info.
Stepping Out by Richard Harris (Alumnae Theatre). Eight strangers forge friendships and reveal secrets at a weekly tap dance class. Opens Jan 22 and runs to Feb 6, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20, Wed 2-for-1, Sun pwyc. Show Info.
Karla and Grif by Vivienne Laxdal (Outlaw Theatre Collective). After the death of her abusive father, a woman seeks closure from a former friend. Opens Jan 27 and runs to Jan 30, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $20-$25. Show Info.
Slip (Circlesnake Productions). A detective tries to solve a mysterious death while struggling to hold on to her fading memory. Previews Jan 21, opens Jan 22 and runs to Feb 7, Thu-Sun 8 pm, mat Sun 2 pm. $20, Sun mat $10 or pwyc. Show Info.