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 24th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week delves into some deep themes, including consent and Indigenous tradition. Check them out below the cut:
Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells) by Rose Napoli (Nightwood Theatre/Crow’s Theatre). A feminist retake on a student/teacher relationship, wrestling with burgeoning sexuality and consent, literature and passion, right and wrong. Previews from Oct 25, opens Oct 28 and runs to Nov 11, Mon-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat 2:30 pm. $20-$25. Presented as part of The Consent Event, a play series and symposium navigating the minefield of modern sexuality. At The Streetcar Crowsnest. Show Info.
Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools by Evalyn Parry and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory (Theatre Passe Muraille/BIBT). A concert and conversation in which Parry and Williamson Bathory grapple with and reclaim the sharp tools of art and tradition that have been handed down to them. Previews Oct 24-25, opens Oct 26 and runs to Nov 5, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. Pwyc-$40. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. 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.
Thirteen Hands by Carol Shields (Alumnae Theatre). Four women, their daughters and granddaughters find connection through a weekly game of bridge. Opens Oct 20 and runs to Nov 4, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sun 2 pm. $25, (opening gala reception & show $50); Wed 2 for $25, Sun pwyc. At Alumnae Theatre. Show Info.