Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
The theme of this week’s picks is twists. Some of these shows work to put a spin on traditional tropes or reinvent them altogether, taking on everything from genres to gender. Others are more concerned with offering twists and turns in a narrative sense. Whatever your preference, these shows aren’t designed to twist unreasonable ticket prices from your wallets. Check ’em out!
IBlithe. Red Sandcastle Theatre presents Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit reinvented for the digital age. Directed by David Huband. Opens Mar 24 and runs to Apr 2, Thu-Sun 8 pm. $20. Show Info.
Viva Cabaret: Tribute to the Greatest Divas. Yury Ruzhyev presents a musical cabaret tribute to Cher, Tina, Liza, Madonna, Freddy, Gaga and many more. Mar 24 at 8 pm. $20-$25. Show Info
Watch Out Wildkat! and Swordplay: A Play of Swords. Sketch troupe Sex T-Rex performs two comedies in repertory: Watch Out WildKat, a saddle ride through the Wild West; and Swordplay, a swashbuckling adventure set in a video game from the 1990s. Mar 11-27, Wed-Sat 7:30 & 9 pm, mat Mar 13 & 20 at 2 pm. $20 per show, $30 for both. Show Info.
The Death of the King by Bahram Beyza’ie (Modern Times Stage Company/Theatre Centre). Mar 26-Apr 11. A family must prove their innocence after a king is found dead in their flour mill. Previews Mar 26-27, opens Mar 29 and runs to Apr 10. Details TBA. $15-$25 Show Info.
I Spy. Phil, The Magic Guy, performs for ages 4 and up. Mar 27 at 11 am & 2 pm. $16. Show Info.