Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of June 5th, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s offerings include Divine Comedy, reconciliation, and more! Check them out below the cut:
The Divine Comedy: Storytelling and Shadow-Play. The first segment of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy comes alive in this fantastic and magical tale, which still speaks to the questions and problems of today. Produced by Causa Teatro for audiences both young and old, this performance captures a great journey through images and words. Jun 5 at 7 pm. Free admission. At Columbus Centre. Show Info. www.villacharities.com/italian-heritage-month
Weaving Reconciliation: Our Way. Vancouver Moving Theatre, Native Earth Performing Arts & Jumblies Theatre presents a theatrical and cultural encounter, created by Renae Morriseau (Cree Saulteaux), Rosemary Georgeson (Coast Salish/Dene Sahtu) and Savannah Walling. This play looks at a family reconciling with the impacts of residential school in their community. Previews Jun 6, opens Jun 7 and runs to Jun 9, Wed-Fri 7:30 pm, Sat 2 pm. $15-$25. At Native Earth Performing Arts. Show Info.
AvengerDale: Age of Archie. Players presents a full-scale production. Stuck in the boring age of peace, the Avengers heroes masquerade as high school teachers in T.O.’s Riverdale district in this raucous show that lampoons pop-culture characters, the city of Toronto, and topical socio-political issues. Previews Jun 6 (8:30 pm, doors 7:15 pm), opens Jun 7 and runs to Jun 16, Thu-Sat 8:30 pm. $15-$25. At The Tranzac. Show Info.
Molly Bloom adapted by Jocelyn Adema (Fourth Gorgon Theatre). A lonely woman grapples to make sense of her life and relationships as she lies awake in bed. Four women perform Molly’s stream of consciousness, weaving contemporary movement and context with the lyricism of the final chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Opens Jun 7 and runs to Jun 16, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $15-$25. At Majlis Art Garden. Show Info.
String of Pearls by Michele Lowe (Labour of Love). The audience goes on a journey that spans several decades as a pearl necklace is passed from one character to another. Opens Jun 7 and runs to Jun 16, Thu-Sun 8 pm. $20. At Artscape Youngplace. Show Info.