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 29th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week features some spicy performances of cabaret and busking, Shakespeare, and more! Check them out below the cut:
Toronto International Buskerfest for Epilepsy. Local and international clowns, comedians, escape artists, acrobats, aerial artists, sword swallowers, musicians, magicians, fire jugglers and other street performers fill the park with amazing sights and sounds at this annual spectacle that raises funds for Epilepsy Toronto. Sep 1-4, admission by donation. At Woodbine Park. Show Info.
Bandits in the Valley. Tapestry Opera presents a site-specific multimedia opera by playwright Julie Tepperman and composer Benton Roark. Set in 1860s Toronto, it tells the story of a local bandit group, aided by a troupe of travelling Gilbert & Sullivan players, who attempt to steal a mysterious object from a wealthy citizen’s home in the Don Valley. Opens Sep 2 and runs to Sep 30, Sat-Sun various times, see website (no show Sep 17). Free (ticket required). At Todmorden Mills. 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 the Amphitheatre in High Park. See website for more info on the show & cast. 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.