Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of January 9th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s offerings are wildly diverse, so there’s truly something for everyone! Check them out below the cut:
Mustard by Kat Sandler (Tarragon Theatre). A teen deals with her drinking mother and an imaginary friend who lives under her bed in this darkly comic fairy tale. Previews from Jan 3, opens Jan 4 and runs to Jan 28, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2:30 pm, Wed 1:30 pm. $22-$60, rush $20. At Tarragon Theatre. Show Info.
Calpurnia. Nightwood Theatre and Sulong Theatre present a provocative look at class, race and family dynamics by Audrey Dwyer. A screenwriter seeks to redress To Kill A Mockingbird through the perspective of Calpurnia, the Finch family maid. Previews from Jan 14, opens Jan 17 and runs to Feb 4, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $20-$35, Sun pwyc. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.
Or Not To Be by Andrew Batten (RST). Theatre artists struggle with the question: what is the role of a lifetime? Opens Jan 11 and runs to Jan 28, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm (except Jan 13). $15-$20. Ticket links: https://beachdanforth.snapd.com/events/view/1108027 (first 7 shows) https://beachdanforth.snapd.com/events/view/1108041 (last 7 shows). At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
My Funny Valentine by Dave Deveau (Zee Zee Theatre). A 15-year-old is murdered after asking another boy to be his Valentine in this play that examines the ripple effect of hatred in a community. Previews on Jan 10, opens on Jan 11 and runs to Jan 21. $20-$30, Sun pwyc at the door. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Tarragon). The classic tragedy is re-examined through the lens of rock ‘n’ roll. Previews from Jan 2, opens Jan 10 and runs to Feb 11, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm (see website for Saturday and Wednesday matinees). $20-$60. At Tarragon Theatre. Show info.