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 17th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s pics feature real-life drama, festivals, self-discovery quests, and a new look at what Indigenous reconciliation means! Check them out below the cut:
Testify: Indigenous Laws + the Arts. Celebration of Indigenous Laws as expressed through art. Script reading of Justin Neal’s Boundary Bay, performance of (Il)legal Let us Cry (Mariel Belanger/Greg Younging) and dialogue with artists and authors. The dialogue invited by this project puts the idea of reconciliation into practice by creating a space for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians to dream a way forward which respects and reflects the diversity, strength and hope embodied within Indigenous traditions. Oct 16, 7-9:30 pm. $15-$30, child 12 & under free, available at eventbrite.ca. At Osgoode Hall. Show Info.
Future Theatre Festival. Seven Siblings Theatre presents a new festival featuring brand new Canadian plays by Genevieve Adam, Nawi Moreno-Valverde and Becky Tanton, plus a staged reading, Halloween party and acting workshop. Oct 19-29, see website for times. $20, stu $15, festival pass $50. At The Attic Arts Hub. Show Info.
The One More Night Festival. Brick & Mortar presents a remount of shows that got Critic’s Choice, Patron’s Pick and rave reviews. Oct 18-22, see website for schedule. $20/show, available at nowtickets.ca. At The Commons. Show Info.
You, Me, We, Us by John Rowntree (Gambler Productions). This two-hander follows two strangers on their journeys to accept themselves after a freak accident brings them together. Oct 19-21, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 3 pm. $20, stu/artists $15. Cash only at the door. At The Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
The Valley. East Side Players presents a play by Joan MacLeod. Inspired by the 2007 Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport, The Valley dramatizes the volatile relationship between law enforcement and people in the grip of mental illness. Opens Oct 20 and runs to Nov 4, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm.. $24, stu $15. At The Papermill Theatre. Show Info.