Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of December 13th, 2016. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. In addition to the not-at-all-surprising Christmas fare, we also have a story about addictions and relationships, some Old Timey radio, and a modern re-mounting of a Jane Austen classic tale. Check out our full listing below the cut
Better Than This by Isaac Robinson (Moose + Moa Theatre Company). Four lives are intertwined through their relationships to addiction, abuse, longing and acceptance in this punk rock collective creation based around true stories collected by director Isaac Robinson. Opens Dec 14 and runs to Dec 18, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $25, stu/srs $17. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
Flashman: A Live 1930’s Radio Play by Dave Healey (Spadina Museum). A superhero fights to win the girl of his dreams and save the world in this 1930s sci-fi radio play. To Dec 20, Sun 1 and 3 pm. $12, stu/srs $10, child $8. At Spadina Museum. Show Info.
Elizabeth Darcy: An Adaptation Of Pride And Prejudice by Hallie Burt and Kate Werneburg (Campbell House Musuem/Burt & Werneburg). Site-specific, gender-bending adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Pride & Prejudice. Dec 13-18, Tue-Sun 8 pm, mat Sat & Sun 2 pm. $25. At Campbell House Museum. Show Info.
The Christmas Story. Church of the Holy Trinity presents a nativity pageant tradition that spans 78 years. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast present the story of the birth of Jesus. Opens Dec 9 and runs to Dec 24, Fri 7:30 pm (and Dec 10, 17 and 22), Sat 4:30 pm (and Dec 11 & 18) and Dec 24 at 1:30 pm. $20, child $5 (suggested donation). Reservations recommended via thechristmasstory.ca or call 416-598-4521 ext. 301 to reserve. The church is wheelchair accessible. At The Church of the Holy Trinity. Show Info.
O Tannenbaum: The Tree of Life. Toronto Masque Theatre presents seasonal songs and stories including No Tongue Will Tally by Harry Somers & Dr. Claude Bissell. With Alison Melville (recorder), Andrea Ludwig (alto) and Bud Roach (tenor) and others. Dec 12 at 7:30 pm. $25. At the TMT Atrium. Show Info.