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 23rd, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Festivals – there are a couple – mean more bang for your buck, and Bad Jews mean more trouble! Check these shows out below the cut:
Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon (Koffler Centre of the Arts). After the death of their grandfather, three twentysomething cousins gather in a tiny Manhattan apartment and fight over a precious family heirloom. Previews May 25, opens May 26 and runs to Jun 4, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $25-$30. Small World Music Centre. Show Info.
Office Hours by Norm Foster (East Side Players). This play intertwines the lives of the employees of six different offices on a Friday afternoon. Opens May 26 and runs to Jun 10, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $24, stu $17. At The Papermill Theatre. Show Info.
The Last Curlew by Tom Allen (Bird Studies Canada). Music, story-telling and dance are used to tell the story of the final migration of the last (now extinct) Eskimo Curlew. The piece was inspired by the environmental novel by the Canadian naturalist Fred Bodsworth. May 27 at 3 pm. Free. At Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Demetrius. Show Info.
Soulo Theatre Festival. Celebrating creations by solo performers, with works by Savoy Howe, Nicolle Nattrass, Marina Gwynne, Sage Tyrtle, Martha Chavez, Amir Fattal, Magdelana Borkowski and others, plus panels and workshops. May 25-28, see website for schedule. $15-$30, passes $65-$200. At The Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
Paprika Festival. New plays, dance performances, workshop productions, experimental art and more by young artists and companies including the AMY Project, Celia Green, Jimmy Zhao and others. Opens May 22 and runs to May 28, see website for schedule. $10, staged readings free. In the Aki Studio. Tickets available online. Show Info.