Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of May 8th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections are feature sibling rivalries, famous Prime Ministers, and some groundbreaking PWYC options typical of Toronto’s vibrant indie theatre community! Check them out below the cut:
Everything I Couldn’t Tell You. Spiderbones Performing Arts & the RISER Project present a play by Jeff D’Hondt. Music, art, neuroscience and the revitalization of the Lenape language light three paths in a technological tearjerker about a suffering Indigenous woman and two therapists who try to help her. Previews May 2, opens May 3 and runs to May 11, Mon-Sat 9:30 pm. $5, $20, $35 or $60 – pay what you can afford. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.
A Very Different Place by Carol Libman (Rare Day Projects). A woman must face her mother for the first time 20 years after leaving her 2-year-old son in her care. Opens May 8 and runs to May 13, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Thu, Sat-Sun 2 pm. $20-$25. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
Maggie & Pierre by Linda Griffiths with Paul Thompson (timeshare). Solo play about the roller-coaster relationship of Pierre and Margaret Trudeau. Opens May 9 and runs to May 19, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2:30 pm. $17-$22. At Tarragon Theatre. Show Info.
WeeFestival. Theatre Direct presents the biennial arts, theatre and culture festival geared to children aged 0-6. Aerial arts, theatre, puppetry, music and post-show family parties. May 11-21, see website for schedule and venues. $12-$25. Various venues. Show Info.
The Blood Cycle. lemonTree creations and TPM BUZZ presents a work-in-progress staging of a play by Indrit Kasapi. Three siblings look for a way to end a blood feud between two families disputing land ownership. May 11 and 13 at 7:30 pm. $10 adv, pwyc at door. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.