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 21st, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s picks feature witchcraft, deception, power struggles, angels, and farcical mystery. Check them out below the cut:
Pygmalion by George Bernad Shaw (Alexander Showcase Theatre). A London professor wagers that he can pass of a Cockney flower girl as a duchess in this classic social comedy play. Opens Nov 23 and runs to Dec 3, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. $22-$28. At Alumnae Theatre. Show Info.
Rumours by Neil Simon (Trinity College Dramatic Society). A dinner party goes awry when the hostess disappears and the host turns up with a gunshot wound in this farcical play. Opens Nov 22 and runs to Nov 25, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $15, stu/srs $10. At George Ignatieff Theatre. Show Info.
Oleanna by David Mamet (Theatre Penumbra). A power struggle ensues when a female student accuses a professor of sexual harassment. Opens Nov 21 and runs to Dec 3, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 3 pm. $20-$25. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
A&R Angels by Kevin Drew (Crow’s Theatre). Two songwriting angels who write music to uplift people worry that they’ve lost the hitmaker’s touch in this rock fable. Broken Social Scene band member Drew stars in the play along with Billy Talent front man Ben Kowalewicz. Previews from Nov 20, opens Nov 23 and runs to Dec 9, Mon-Sat 8 pm, mat Wed & Sat 2 pm. $20-$50. At Streetcar Crowsnest. Show Info.
IMP. Filament Incubator and Epigraph Collective presents a play by Curtis the Brinke. Six years ago a coven of teenage witches unwittingly unleashed a violent force on their small town. With the body count piling up, these now grown-up witches return home to fix their mistake. Opens Nov 15 and runs to Nov 26, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $15-$20. At Tarragon Theatre. Show Info.