Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of December 5th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s themes surround closing gaps, serial killers, and more. Check them out below the cut:
Les Zinspirés: six degrés de séparation. (Théâtre français de Toronto). Works by five young authors (Catalina Lu, Maxime Cardinal, Anca Maglaviceanu, Armando Muheto and Adèle Lukusa) that set out to bridge the gaps between us. In French, some shows w/ English subtitles. Opens Dec 1 and runs to Dec 9, see website for schedule. Pwyc-$26. At The Berkeley Street Theatre. Show Info.
It’s A Wonderful Life by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling (Scarborough Players). Stage adaptation of the quintessential holiday film about the love story between George and Mary Bailey, which takes a turn when George is trapped by distressing circumstances while trying to do the right thing. Clarence, an endearing angel who is earning his wings, comes to his aid. Opens Dec 1 and runs to Dec 16. Thu-Sat 8 pm (no evening show Dec 16), mat Dec 3, 10 & 16 at 2 pm. $24. At Scarborough Village Theatre. Show Info.
Candide by Mark Ravenhill (George Brown College Theatre School). A relentless optimist faces a barrage of misfortune across different eras and parallel universes. Opens Feb 7 and runs to Feb 17, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat 1:30 pm (and Feb 14). $10-$25. tickets.youngcentre.ca. At The Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Show Info.
Charlie: Son of Man by Adrian Yearwood (Echo Productions). This play puts a modern twist on the events surrounding the rise and fall of murderer Charles Manson. Manipulation achieved by 60s sex and drugs is replaced with today’s drug of choice: smartphones. Opens Nov 30 and runs to Dec 9, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $25-$28. At Walmer Centre Theatre. Show Info.
The Hungriest Woman in the World by Shannon Bramer (Pencil Kit Productions). A woman inadvertently escapes from the loneliness of real life into a seductive world of theatre and art. Opens Dec 6 and runs to Dec 17, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $25, stu $17, mat $20 adv, pwyc at the door. Each performance of The Hungriest Woman In The World will be preceded by 10-minute play Paul And Petandra by Deanna Kruger. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.