Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week we have a truly diverse lineup! From interactive historical shows to outdoor fairy tales to festivals dedicated to short acts, there’s something here to scratch every individual’s itch. It’s all part of the rich and varied summer theatre season in our fairy city, and the picks this week are determined to reflect that! Best of all, there’s all budget-friendly.
Catherine’s Creed by Jeremy Jagusch (Live History Theatre Company). This interactive show transports you back in time to a funeral reception in 1907, where you and an eccentric character will solve clues to find a hidden treasure. Jul 30-31, Sat-Sun 4:30 & 7:30 pm. $25, mat $15. Show Info.
Rumplestiltskin. Dufflebag Theatre presents a family-friendly show outdoors at the Barry Zukerman Amphitheatre. Activities from 6 pm, show 7-8 pm. Free. Show Info.
Footloose by Dean Pitchford and Tom Snow (Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts). A young rebel comes to a small town where dancing is banned in this musical. Opens Jul 28 and runs to Aug 6, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $22. Show Info.
20/40. Bad Dog Theatre presents an experimental theatre show composed of 20 acts performed in 40 minutes, featuring theatre, performance art, dance and audience participation. Jul 27-30, Wed-Fri 9:30 pm, Sat 11 pm; $10-$15. Show Info.
52 Pick-Up by TJ Dawe and Rita Bozie (The Howland Co). A mix of writing and improvisation is used in this intimate look at relationships told through a game of 52 Pick-up. Opens Jun 1 and runs to Jul 27, Wed 8 pm. $15-$20. Show Info.
Photo: Ruth Goodwin & Alex Crowther. Photographer: Vincenzo Pietropaolo.