Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This time around, the shows are so disparate we’re doing away with a theme altogether. From murders to marriages, cinema to magic realism, there’s simply no shortage of unique shows playing in the city right now! Check them out under the cut!
The Dialogues of Leopold and Loeb by Brad Walton (Labyrinthus Mundi Productions). A pair of teenage prodigies become cold-blooded killers in 1920s Chicago in this drama based on a true story. Opens Apr 13 and runs to Apr 17, Wed-Sun 8 pm, mat Sun 3 pm. $25, stu $15. Show Info.
Portraits in Motion by Volker Gerling (Harbourfront World Stage). This theatrical show incorporates photography and cinema to tell a story of Gerling’s wanderings through Germany. Opens Apr 13 and runs to Apr 16, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $15-$24. Show Info.
The Beaux Stratagem by George Farquhar (George Brown Theatre Spring Repertory Season). Two debt-ridden young men look to marry for money but love threatens to get in the way in this Restoration comedy. Opens Apr 13 and runs to Apr 23, see website for schedule (runs in rep with The Enchanted). $20, srs $15, stu $8. Show Info.
Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott (Bygone Theatre). A blind woman is terrorized by thugs after unwittingly taking possession of a drug-filled doll. Apr 14-16, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2:30 pm. $25, stu/adv $20. Rehearsal Hall. Show Info.
Dead Roads by Clare Preuss, Neema Bickersteth, Darwin Lyons and Zoë Sweet (The Dead Roads Collective/The RISER Project). Bizarre occurrences hit a small Alberta town in this magical-realist story about life on the edge of capitalism. Opens Apr 16 and runs to Apr 24, see website for times. $20, youth under 25 $10. Show Info.