Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of May 9th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections has something for almost everyone, from kids interactive theatre, to libidos, to magic touches. Check these shows out below the cut:
The Dress HE Wore by Anthony Dunn (Lift the Lid Theatre). This provocative and disturbing black comedy stars Alastair Love. Previews May 8, opens May 9 and runs to May 13, Mon-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $25, stu/srs $18, preview $10, mat pwyc. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
The Boy in the Moon by Emil Sher (Crow’s Theatre). Based on Ian Brown’s memoir, this play tells the story of a couple raising a child with profound disabilities. Previews from May 8, opens May 12 and runs to May 27, Mon-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $20-$40. At The Streetcar Crownsnest. Show Info.
Other Jesus by Evan Webber (Public Recordings). A group of spiritual workers in the Occupied Territories consider what’s real while trying to break even – until one of them turns out to have the magic touch – in this piece about the risk and reward of believing and belonging. Opens May 6 and runs to May 14, Sat-Sun and Tue-Fri 8 pm. $25, stu/srs/arts workers $20. At St. Matthew’s United Church. Show Info.
Pirate Life Children’s Theatre. Kids can dress in costume, get face paint tattoos and help discover the mystery of the treasure map in this interactive theatrical show/boat cruise. Opens May 6 and runs to Oct 8, Sat-Sun until Jun 25, daily Jun 26-Sep 4, weekends to Oct 9. Various times from 10:30 am-5 pm. $25. At Island Rogue. Show Info.
Dom Juan by Molière (Théâtre français de Toronto). An unrepentant man with an insatiable libido goes up against moral norms in 17th-century France. Previews from May 10, opens May 12 and runs to May 28, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 3:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. Surtitled performances Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. $19-$49, Wed-Thu pwyc, Sat rush $20. At The Berkeley Street Theatre. Show Info.