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 13th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature something for the kids, something for the grown-ups, and something for the curious. Check them out below the cut:
Scorched by Wajdi Mouawad, translated by Linda Gaboriau. When their mother dies, twins Janine and Simon find themselves thrown into a quest back to their homeland, a place they have never known. Their journey takes them deep into the enigma of their family’s secrets as they begin to uncover the reasons for their mother’s long silence. Mar 7-10 and Mar 14-17 at 8 pm. $20, stu/arts workers $10. At The Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse. Show Info.
The Break of Noon. Triple Bypass Productions presents a play by Neil LaBute. After a horrible tragedy, John Smith is the only survivor. He tries to navigate through his life and relationships with his newly found faith, to discover why. Opens Mar 15 and runs to Mar 25, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $25 at brownpapertickets.com. At The Assembly Theatre. Show Info.
Artifice. Oakham Community Theatre presents four community acted, written, directed and produced shows on the theme of deception, from the masks we wear with our loved ones, to the deepest secrets we keep even from ourselves. Mar 14-17, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat 2:30 pm. $10-$15, Sat matinee pwyc at the door. At Daniels Spectrum. Show Info.
Foolish Tales for Foolish Times. Puppetmongers Theatre in association with Solar Stage present a March Break show. Four classic tales of misadventure are combined on a journey of venerable folk wisdom. Mar 14-17, Wed-Sat 10:30 am. $20. Ideally suited for 5 to 9 years of age. At Wychwood Theatre. Show Info.
The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey (Theatre Passe Muraille). An actor goes to the country to research rural life and reawakens painful memories for two farm owners. Previews from Feb 28, opens Mar 6 and runs to Mar 25, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $17-$38 (weekend mats pwyc at the door; $22.50 in advance). TPM 50th Anniversary Gala March 8 – pre-show reception from 6 pm, performance of The Drawer Boy at 7:30 pm. Special guests, raffle prizes, gift bags, open bar & more. $125. Tickets. #DrawerBoyTO. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.