Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of April 3rd, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature a rambunctious rhino, a festival, and some impromptu Shakespeare! Check them out below the cut:
Paprika Playback. Paprika Festival fundraiser featuring an evening of monologues, music and spoken word performances. Apr 7 at 7 pm. $10. All ages & accessible. At Glad Day Bookshop. Show Info.
Opera Pub: Eat Drink Man Woman. Against the Grain Theatre presents a social night of operatic arias and ensembles. Apr 5 at 9 pm. Free. At The Amsterdam Bicycle Club. Show Info.
Rhinoceros. Douze Citrons Productions present the play by Eugène Ionesco. An idyllic French town is suddenly interrupted by the appearance of a strange sight: a rhinoceros running full-tilt through the town square. Or was that two rhinoceroses? The town is thrown into chaos as the residents start turning into horned pachyderms, one by one. Clever and darkly funny, Rhinoceros is an absurdist take on the the European political climate in 1940s and the rise of fascism. Apr 5-7, Thu-Sat 7 pm, mat Sat 2:30 pm. $20-$25. In the Aki Studio. Show Info.
Noise by Maria Milisavljevic (Randolph College). Various stories look at war and fear, forgiveness. Noise is a play with a happy ending, in a world that has learned not to trust in happy endings. Opens Apr 3 and runs to Apr 7, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $22. At Annex Theatre. Show Info.
Secret Shakespeare: The 6ix. The sixth instalment of the Secret Shakespeare Series: a thoroughly prepared team meets at 10 am and performs that evening for an audience who knows not which play they’ll be seeing. Apr 2 at 8 pm. Reserve at eventbrite.ca. Pay-what-you-can ticket proceeds benefit the Jon Kaplan Legacy Fund. Directed by James Wallis. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.