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 10th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections feature Truth! Accapella! Feminism! Burlesque! And more! Check them out below the cut:
Mr. Truth. Lester Trips Theatre & the RISER Project present a play created & performed by Lauren Gillis and Alaine Hutton. A masked demon-like entity follows people who repress their “erotic truths” and forces them to confront their desires in a series of tragicomic nightmare vignettes. Previews Apr 15 (at 9 pm), opens Apr 16 and runs to Apr 24, Mon-Sat 9 pm. $5, $20, $35 or $60 – pay what you can afford. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
Mouthpiece by Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken (Nightwood Theatre/Quote Unquote Collective/Why Not Theatre). The two performers journey into the female psyche through text, a cappella harmonies and physicality. The piece follows one woman in the wake of her mother’s death, as she tries to find her voice. Previews Apr 11, opens Apr 12 and runs to Apr 22, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $25-$35, Sun pwyc at the door. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.
Feminist Fuck It Festival. Curated festival of multidisciplinary women and non binary-identifying artists presenting original, bold and entertaining works of art. There will be cabarets, comedy, films, musical performances and more. Radha S. Menon’s play Ganga’s Ganja will play every night, plus performances by Elvira Kurt, Cat ant the Queen, Fay Slift & Fluffy Soufflé, Fancy Bits Theatre and many others. Apr 11-22, see website for schedule. Tickets are sliding scale/pay what you can afford $15-$50, available online and in person. A festival one-day pass is available for $45 for all evening shows or all weekend matinee shows. At Geary Lane. Show Info.
Speakeasy at Revival – Viva Italia! (High Society Cabaret). Join us at Revival Bar as we showcase some of the best burlesque and cabaret talent from across Toronto and abroad in the decadence of the 1920s party scene. Show at 8:30pm, Party begins at 10:00pm. $15-$25. At Revival. Show Info.
Take d Milk, Nah? by Jivesh Parasram (Pandemic Theatre/b current/Theatre Passe Muraille). Parasram blends storytelling and ritual to explore the intersections of being Indian, Hindu, West Indian, Trinidadian and Canadian. Previews from Apr 10, opens Apr 12 and runs to Apr 22, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $20. #dMILKTO. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.