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 18th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer, with these week’s picks featuring a fantastic range of price points (PWYC and up). Are you curious about Afrofuturism? Looking for something to see with your kiddos? Love slam poetry? Check these shows out below the cut:
Sound of the Beast by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard (TPM). An outspoken emcee finds that free speech comes with consequences. Previews from Apr 13-16, opens April 18 and runs to May 7, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $17-$38, mat pwyc at the door. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
The Draupadi Project by Sharada Eswar (Tamasha Arts/Why Not Theatre/The RISER Project). This reimagining of the Indian epic The Mahabharat is told from the point of view of a woman who is on trial. Previews Apr 17, opens Apr 18 and runs to Apr 26, Mon-Sat 7 pm. $15 or $20 for any two RISER shows. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
Munschtime! Adapted by Stephen Colella and Allen MacInnis (Young People’s Theatre). Theatrical show for ages 4-8 based on the stories of Robert Munsch (Love You Forever, Murmel Murmel Murmel, Pigs, A Promise is a Promise and Too Much Stuff!). Previews from Apr 17, opens Apr 20 and runs to May 14, see website for schedule. $10-$34. At The Young People’s Theatre. Show Info.
Afrogalactica. The Power Plant and Images Festival present artist Kapwani Kiwanga performing a live reading with video projections. Kiwanga takes on the role of a fictional anthropologist investigating Afrofuturism as a means to examine the past from an African or African diasporic subjectivity. Apr 21 at 9 pm. $10-$15. At Innis Town Hall. Show Info.
Spring Moon by Diana Tso (Mixed Company Theatre). Chinese youth and seniors perform in this exploration of intergenerational relationships in the Toronto Chinese community. Apr 20-23, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $10. At The Citadel. Show Info