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 19th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. As trees get trimmed, theatre pickings become slim. But what’s the holidays without some Christmas themed shows and some drag? Check them out below the cut:
The Danny Adhim Showcase. Danny Adhim presents his solo comedy, short film and drag performance. Dec 21 at 8 pm. $20. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.
Peter Pan. Soulpepper and Bad Hats Theatre present a musical reimagining of JM Barrie’s classic tale, suitable for ages 3 and up. Previews from Dec 8, opens Dec 10 and runs to Dec 31, see website for schedule. $25-$45. At The Young Centre for the Performing Arts. Show Info.
The Christmas Story. Church of the Holy Trinity presents a nativity pageant tradition in its 80th year. Professional musicians and a volunteer cast present the story of the birth of Jesus. Opens Dec 8 and runs to Dec 24, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm (and Thu Dec 21); Sat 4:30 & 7:30 pm (except Dec 9, matinee only) and Dec 24 at 4:30 pm. $20, child $5 (suggested donation). Reservations recommended via thechristmasstory.ca or call 416-598-4521 ext. 301 to reserve. The church is wheelchair accessible. Show Info.
The Story by Martha Ross (Common Boots Theatre). Story of the nativity as a parable for modern times. The audience follows three wise men as a they go in search of a headstrong young woman and her baby hiding out in the park. Previews from Dec 11, opens Dec 13 and runs to Dec 30, Mon-Sat 7:30 pm (no show Dec 17, Dec 24-26). Pwyc, admission by donation. At Christie Pits Park. Show Info.
SODA Undeground. SODA School of Dramatic Acting presents an improvised play with music in the basement of an art gallery. Artists from at least 3 different disciplines – including musicians, visual artists, poets, filmmakers, etc – collaborate with actors to create a new theatrical experience around the audience. Oct 24, Nov 28 and Dec 19 at 7:30 pm. Pwyc $5-$20-$35-$50. At #Hashtag Gallery. Show Info.