Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of October 18

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

This week’s budget-friendly picks include — amongst other things — an Elvis impersonator, a complicated relationship with God, and of course a Fat Drag show. Check out the listings below the cut.

Toronto, Mississippi by Joan MacLeod (Panfish Productions). The lives of a teen, her mother and their tenant are disrupted when the teen’s Elvis-impersonator father comes to visit. Opens Oct 20 and runs to Nov 6, Mon and Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $25, stu/srs $20, Mon pwyc. At The Box Toronto. Show Info.

Faith by Ben Heyward (Theatre by Committee). This play looks at a teenager and her complicated relationships with God, her father and the minister at the church she no longer attends. Opens Oct 19 and runs to Oct 30, Wed-Sun 8 pm. $15 advance, $20 at the door. At St. Luke’s United Church. Show Info.

Sh!t I’m I Love With You Again by Rachelle Elie, music & accompaniment by Luke Jackson (BIBT). Rachelle Elie uses clown, stand-up, physical comedy, musical comedy and storytelling to tell an autobiographical story. Opens Oct 18 and runs to Oct 23, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $25. At Buddies in Bad Times. Show Info.

Hungry Hungry Hippos: The Fat Drag Musical. Krafty Queers present a musical dinner celebration of fat/thick/juicy bodied LGBT Black and POC youth saying yes to more cake. Oct 18, doors 7 pm. Pwyc. At Tranzac. Show Info.

Italian Mime Suicides / Three Red Days. (Bad News Days). This double bill explores the loneliness and isolation of artist by society and oppressive regime. Oct 8-23, see website for schedule and details. PWYW. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.