Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of April 4th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. If shows about great existential escapes, capturing souls, and workers’ uprisings are your thing, check out these sweet selections below the cut:
Binti’s Journey adapted by Marcia Johnson (Theatre Direct). Following the death of her father, a young girl escapes from uncaring relatives and sets out to find her grandmother in sub-Saharan Africa. Opens Apr 8 and runs to Apr 23, see website for schedule. $15. At Artscape Wychwood Barns. Show Info.
A Peculiar Place for Curious Creatures (Bad Dog Theatre Company). This improvised show based on young adult Gothic fiction features a veteran cast and teen performers. Opens Mar 17 and runs to Apr 14, Fri 8 pm. $15, stu $10. At Bad Dog Theatre. Show Info.
Vigils. Encore performances of the play by Noah Haidle (Soul Heroine Productions). A woman captures her husband’s soul after his death and keeps it in a box, but then must deal with the consequences of not letting go. Opens Mar 22 and runs to Mar 26, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20, Sun pwyc. New dates added: April 6-9, Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
The Weavers (Die Weber) by Gerhart Hauptmann (Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts). This drama based on an actual workers’ uprising in 1844 looks at the human cost of the Industrial Revolution. Opens Apr 4 and runs to Apr 8, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $22. At Annex Theatre. Show Info.
The Seer by Zach Closs (commonplacetheatre). The apocalyptic story of a man hunting for revenge and the woman compelled by guilt to lead him. Opens Mar 30 and runs to Apr 8, Tue-Fri 7 and 9 pm, Sat 2 and 7 pm. $12. At The Commons. Show Info