Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
The shows this week range from 25 dollars to totally free, and to celebrate the wide range of exciting shows opening up this week, we’re eschewing a theme altogether! These shows are connected only by their promise not to break the bank. Check ’em out under the cut!
Perfect Gays: May Day by Johnnie Walker & Kholby Wardell (Videofag). Johnnie & Kholby double as entertainers and janitorial staff on an Alaskan cruise ship in this musical comedy. Apr 25-27 at 8 pm. $20. Show Info.
Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape by Motion (The RISER Project). This coming-of age-story traces the personal and collective journey of Northside-born girls as they grapple with identity, migrate through their histories and manifest their lineages through ancient, contemporary and Afro-futuristic soundscapes. Opens Apr 29 and runs to May 12, see website for times. $20, youth under 25 $10. The RISER Project is a collaborative producing model presented by Why Not Theatre. Show Info.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (Unit 102 Actors Co). Two drifters’ search for a place to call home ends in tragedy in this classic story on themes of women’s rights, race relations, the pursuit of money and the search for belonging. Opens Apr 27 and runs to May 14, Tue-Sat 8 pm. $25, pwyc Apr 28-29. Show Info.
The Socap Short Short Play Festival. Works by new and established writers, actors, directors and producers, including Nina Kaye, Rob Salerno, Chantal Forde, Matt Sadowski, Nicholas Surges, Joanne Latimer, Kyle Capstick and others. Apr 27-May 1, Wed-Sat 8 & 10 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 & 4 pm. $15, stu $12, Wed-Thu pwyc, festival pass $48. Show Info.
Shakespeare 1600: The One-Man Show. (Chris Humphreys). Actor/swordsman Humphreys performs his solo show about how William Shakespeare observed the late Elizabethan world. Apr 26 at 7 pm. Free. Show Info.