Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of February 1st, 2016

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

This week, it’s all about the kids. We’ve got tons of fairy-tale fare on order, as well as some festivals and circus acts–maybe even a unicycle or two if you’re lucky. Check out our budget-friendly picks, great for the whole family, under the cut!

Thumbelina. Little Red Theatre presents a re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic for ages 4 and up. Feb 7 at 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.

The Ugly Duckthing by Marty Stelnick (SSCT). Re-telling of the Hans Christian Andersen classic using puppetry, music and multimedia for ages 5 and up. Feb 6 at 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.

Mosaic Storytelling Festival. Presented by St David’s Anglican Church and Open Door East End Arts Collective. Clare Nobbs and Hugh Cotton tell stories of hobgoblins, monstrous boars and golden apples from England, Scotland and Ireland. Feb 7 at 3 pm. Pwyc. Show Info.

Alice in Wonderland: the Pantomime (The NAGs Players). This family show presents a unique take on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. Opens Jan 28 and runs to Feb 6, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Jan 29 and Feb 5 at 1:30 pm. $12-$20, mat $4 for kids under 12. Show Info.

The Flying Balmonts (Isabella Hoops Entertainment). Sword swallowing, juggling, unicycling, magic and contortion with Tom Balmon and Isabella Hoops. Feb 2 at 8 pm. $10-$15. Show Info.