Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of August 22nd, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week, Toronto has some serious PWYC outdoor Shakespeare happening, plus some badass Girl Pirate-ry, AAaaarrrr! Check them out below the cut:
Shut Up, No One Cares. Anne and Paula present & host a live storytelling show combined with multimedia (video, photos, illustrations, etc). Aug 24 at 7:30 pm. $10, available on eventbrite.ca. At The Gladstone Hotel. Show Info.
Pippi: The Strongest Girl in the World. by Astrid Lindgren (Fourth Gorgon Theatre). In this adaptation, Pippi is surprised by her pirate crew who show up to take everyone on a musical sailing adventure. Opens Aug 23 and runs to Sep 4, Tue-Sun 7 pm, mat Sat, Sun (and Sep 4) at 1:30 pm. $25. At Pirate Life Toronto. Show Info.
Territorial Tales. Shakespeare In High Park presents three short plays based on themes of displacement, migration and the recapturing of spirit, penned by selected participants of Canadian Stage’s 2017 youth engagement program. Performed before the SIHP feature play (King Lear or Twelfth Night). Opens Aug 3 and runs to Sep 2, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm. Free/pwyc. At High Park. Show Info.
Two Gentlewomen of Verona. Presented by Dauntless City Theatre. BFFs Proteus and Valentine find themselves interested in the same man in this adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare, performed outdoors in the park. Opens Aug 4 and runs to Aug 27, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 1 pm. Pwyc. At Berczy Park. Show Info.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (Shakespeare in the Ruff). The romantic comedy is performed outdoors. Previews from Aug 15, opens Aug 18 and runs to Sep 3, Tue-Sun 8 pm. Pwyc. At Withrow Park. Show Info.