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 20th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature many PWYC options, Queer Techno Opera, Norwegian folklore, and more! Check them out below the cut:
Ergo Pink Fest. Ergo Pink Fest is a 3-day theatre festival, conceived and hosted by Ergo Arts Theatre, that gives voice to female and non-binary identified playwrights, giving them a unique platform to showcase their work. Mar 23-25: Fri 7 pm; Sat 1:30, 4 and 8 pm; Sun 1:30, 4 and 6:45 pm. See website for program details. Pay what you can. At Small World Music Centre. Show Info.
Belladonna – A Queer Techno Opera. FAWN Chamber Creative presents a collectively created opera with electronic artist ACOTE & guest mezzo-soprano Camille Rogers (librettist Gareth Mattey). Two shepherds tending their flock eat the berry of a belladonna plant and go on a hallucinatory journey. Mar 22 at 8 pm. $20-$30. At Kensington Hall. Show Info.
F**cking Carl. Théâtre français de Toronto presents a play by Louis-Philippe Roy & Caroline Yergeau. A personal ad on Kijiji leads to a hook-up, a beer, then two & so on. It’s up to the audience to decide whether this couple should be given the responsibility of adopting a child by asking the question: what defines an “acceptable” family in today’s society? Mar 22-24, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 3:30 pm. $19-$26. At The Berkeley Street Theatre. Show Info.
Round the Table. Jumblies Theatre presents a performative meal that brings together soup, sewing, ceramics, stories and suite of new rounds sung by the Ground Floor Choir. Mar 21-24, Wed-Fri 6:30 pm, Sat 5 pm. Pwyc ($20 sugg). At The Ground Floor. Show Info.
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen (Randolph College). A young man pursues exotic adventures around the world before coming home to confront his past in this poetical fantasy based on Norwegian folklore. Opens Mar 20 and runs to Mar 24, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $22. At Randolph Theatre. Show Info.