Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of July 25th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Get ready for some open-air theatrics—ranging from Pirates to Shakespeare—that will garner a standing ovation in your wallet! Check them out below the cut:
Where Do We Stand? Children’s Peace Theatre presents a multidisciplinary decolonial arts exploration by children and youth of CPT’s summer Peace Camp program that looks at reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Jul 27-29, Thu 1 pm, Fri 1 pm (following the Peace Is Possible March), Sat gala 5 pm. Thu-Fri pwyc, Sat gala $20, stu/srs $15, child 13 & under $10. At Children’s Peace Theatre. Show Info.
Othello by William Shakespeare (Driftwood Theatre Bard’s Bus Tour). The classic tale of race, jealousy and revenge is set in 1974 Cyprus where Canadian peacekeepers are caught in a life-or-death struggle. Jul 26 at 7:30 pm (preceded by audio installation The Cyprus Project, from 6:30 pm). Free/pwyc. At Taylor Creek Park. Show Info.
Flooded by Ara Glenn-Johanson (NORTH AMERICA). Non-narrative physical theatre show aboard a boat that will sail around the Toronto Islands. Contemporary theatre performers will grow into humping dinosaurs, fight the patriarchy with luscious locks, climb bodies in search of the right embrace and stare at the sea. Opens Jul 19 and runs to Jul 25, daily from 6:30-7:30 pm. $25. At Pirate Life Toronto. Show Info.
She Stoops To Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith (Guild Festival Theatre). A woman hides her social status to attract a nervous suitor in this comedy of mistaken identities and secret romance. Opens Jul 13 and runs to Aug 13, Wed-Sun 7:30 pm, mat Wed 2 pm. $25. At Guild Park. Show Info.
Shakespeare in High Park: Twelfth Night. (Canadian Stage/York U Theatre Dept). The comedy of mistaken identities and misplaced love is performed outdoors. Previews from Jun 30, opens Jul 14 and runs to Sep 3. Pwyc, $25 reserved seating. In the Amphitheatre, High Park. Show Info.