Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of October 10th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. There is something for everyone this week! Check them out below the cut:
Flashing Lights. Bad New Days and Ahuri Theatre present a collectively created high-tech fable about our digital lives. An unremarkable guy inexplicable becomes famous and it affects the lives of all those around him in this original play that looks at how digital technology is radically shaping human evolution. Previews from Oct 7. PWYCA $5-$60. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
Riverboat Coffeehouse: The Yorkville Scene. Soulpepper Theatre presents multi-disciplinary artists celebrating the stories and songs that made Yorkville the place to be in the free loving 60s. Opens Oct 6 and runs to Oct 14, see website for times. $25 & up. At The Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Show Info.
Bello by Vern Thiessen (Concrete Theatre/L’Unithéâtre/YPT). A young boy gets lost coming home from school in a snowstorm. The chance encounters he has along the way teach him about himself, family and the importance of compassion. Presented in French and English, for ages 5-9. Opens Oct 10 and runs to Oct 20, see website for schedule. $10-$34. At Young People’s Theatre. Show Info.
Playing it Forward: Artists Giving Back. A collection of artists come together to present music and theatre performances in support of worthwhile causes in their community. Oct 11-15, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mats Sat-Sun 1:30 pm. $10-$20. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
- Wed Oct 11, 7:30 pm: Confessions Of An Operatic Mute by Briane Nasimok, in support of Forest Hill Lions Club Holiday Food Fund.
- Thu Oct 12, 7:30 pm: Sunshine Sketches in support of Smile Theatre
- Fri Oct 13, 7:30 pm: The Gershwin Project by Charlotte Moore, in support of Sketch Working Arts
- Sat Oct 14, 1:30 pm: But, That’s Another Story in support of Story Telling Toronto
- Sat Oct 14, 7:30 pm: She Grew Funny by Joanne O’Sullivan, in support of the Canadian Stomach Cancer Foundation
- Sun Oct 15, 1:30 pm: Confessions Of An Operatic Mute – ENCORE by Briane Nasimok, in support of Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto
Breaking Legs by Tom Dulack (Mortar & Pestle Productions). A playwright gets mixed up with mobsters looking to make it big in the world of theatre. Opens Oct 12 and runs to Oct 21, Thu-Fri 8 pm (and Oct 14), mat Sat 2 pm. $15. At Gerrard Art Space. Show Info.