Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of November 14th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. On budget-friendly stages this are tales of risky drug-fuelled sex, historical scenes, and much more. Check them out below the cut:
The Songs of Those Who Healed. RH Thompson recounts the words of WWI nurses, doctors, mothers and wives through dramatic readings and song. Nov 13 at 7 pm. Free. RSVP. At The Toronto Reference Library. Show Info.
Dublin Carol by Conor McPherson (Fly on the Wall Theatre). An unexpected visit from his estranged daughter on Christmas Eve morning forces an undertaker to confront his past. Previews Nov 14, opens Nov 15 and runs to Nov 26, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$25, preview $15. At Artscape Youngplace. Show Info.
Weesageechak Begins to Dance. Native Earth Performing Arts presents the 30th year of the annual festival of Indigenous work. Featuring works-in-development and presentations in dance, theatre and interdisciplinary styles. Programming includes a workshop preview of Vancouver Moving Theatre’s Weaving Reconciliation, Bury by Alanis King, reading of The Weekend by Henrietta Baird, dance work Echoes by Olivia Shortt and more. Nov 15-25, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm (except Nov 24 at 8 pm) see website for schedule details. $15, festival pass $60. At Daniels Spectrum. Show Info.
4 Dates. Red Sandcastle Theatre presents four short plays by RST’s artistic director Rosemary Doyle, performed by Conor Ling and Emma Marnie Butler. Nov 15-18, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $15-$20. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
5 Guys Chillin’ by Peter Darney (Theatre Topikós). Using real words found on Grindr, this play looks at the dark and often dangerous subculture of gay men who engage in risky sexual behaviour while under the influence of recreational drugs (PnP/Party ‘n’ Play/chemsex). Previews Nov 15, opens Nov 16 and runs to Nov 25, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $20 on eventbrite.ca. At Kensington Hall. Show Info.