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 17th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections some seriously seductive women-focused shows! And more! Check them out below the cut:
The Lemonade Experience: A Burlesque Tribute to Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Burlesque tribute to the hit album with and an all-Black women cast including Zyra Lee Vanity, Dainty Smith, Obskyura, Betsy Swoon, Ivory, Coco Framboise and others. Apr 22 at 8 pm (doors 7 pm). $18-$28 adv, $30 at the door. At Round Venue. Show Info.
Queen Marie by Shirley Barrie (Alumnae Theatre Company). Musical about the life and times of Marie Dressler, a 1930s actor from Ontario. Opens Apr 13 and runs to Apr 28, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $25, Wed 2-for 1, Sun PWYC. At Alumnae Theatre. Show Info.
Girls Like That by Evan Placey (Tarragon). A naked photo of a young woman goes viral in this play about the evolution of feminist consciousness and modern female friendships. Previews from Apr 17, opens Apr 24 and runs to May 27, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sun 2:30 pm (see website for other mats). $20-$60. At Tarragon Theatre. Show Info.
Tell Me What It’s Called. Highlights and the RISER Project present a collectively created laboratory/experiment performance. A group of collaborators use an image-based devising process to build, refine, reframe, distil, discard and build again as they explore the space between how two people understand something. Previews Apr 17, opens Apr 18 and runs to Apr 24, daily at 7 pm. $5, $20, $35 or $60 – pay what you can afford. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
mashup. The creators of pomme is french for apple are back with mashup, a fun variety show where island vibes, vaudeville frolic and a motley troupe of magical gyals gather on a stage to present… the greatest show on earth. As part of the Storefront Theatre’s Feminist Fuck It Festival, this one-night-only event features: Akosua Amo-Adem, Hoodo Hersi, Daphney Joseph, Dainty Smith, Maiko Watson, and Carol Zoccoli, with sounds by Ayaka Kinugawa and hosted by the legendary misfit duo Liza Paul and Bahia Watson. April 19 at 10:30 pm. $15 & up sliding scale, at mashupffif.bpt.me. At Geary Lane. Show Info.