Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of March 6th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature self-sacrifice, self-reflection, and socialites. Check them out below the cut:
The Monument by Colleen Wagner (Factory Theatre). A soldier desperate to escape death for his war crimes agrees to give himself to the complete servitude of an unknown woman. A harrowing and visceral journey of two people forced to confront the atrocities of war. Previews from Mar 10, opens Mar 15 and runs to Apr 1, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$50. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.
4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane (NSK theatre). Self-exploration of petrified hope, personal despair, unconditional love and clinical depression that alters perspective on reality. Mar 9-10, Fri-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 3 pm. $25. At Daniels Spectrum. Show Info.
The Women by Clare Boothe Luce (Ryerson School of Performance). Colourful characters and witty dialogue make up this comedy about the pampered lives and power struggles of wealthy Manhattan socialites. Mar 8-10, Thu-Sat 7 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $20, stu/srs $15. At Ryerson Studio Theatre. Show Info.
New Ideas Festival 2018. Alumnae Theatre presents a juried festival of new writing, works-in-progress and experimental theatre. Mar 7-25, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $15, pwyc staged readings Sat at noon. At Alumnae Theatre. Show Info.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang (Scarborough Players). Bickering siblings named after dysfunctional characters from Chekhov plays try to escape their melancholic curse in this comedy. Opens Mar 2 and runs to Mar 17, see website for schedule. $24. At Scarborough Village Theatre. Show Info.