Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of August 27th, 2018. All of these shows are perfect for the budget-conscious theatre enthusiast, so finish off the summer by taking in some top notch theatre without breaking the bank!
SHE THE PEOPLE. Second City. She The People is a sketch show created by women that gleefully roasts the patriarchy, taking on everything from having it all to having that sick feeling your government is trying to send you back to the Middle Ages. Opens Aug 9 and runs to Nov 25, Thu-Fri 10 pm, Sat-Sun 4:30 pm. $25. Show Info.
PORTIA’S JULIUS CAESAR. Withrow Park (725 Logan, Toronto, ON M4K 3B9). Shakespeare in the Ruff presents a radical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s beloved classic. Reframed to explore the agency of women in Ancient Rome, creator Kaitlyn Riordan introduces new voices using iambic pentameter to follow themes of female friendship, fertility and the silencing of women. Opens Aug 16 and runs to Sep 3, Tue-Sun 7:30 pm (and Labour Day, Sep 3). Pwyc ($20 suggested). Show Info.
CANADIAN STAGE SHAKESPEARE IN HIGH PARK: ROMEO AND JULIET. High Park. Canadian Stage and the York University Dept of Theatre present the outdoor theatre in the park, now in its 36th season. The classic tragedy of star-crossed lovers is staged outdoors. Previews from Jun 28, opens Jul 12 and runs to Sep 1, Tue, Thu, Sat 8 pm. Pwyc, $25 adv reserved seating. In the Amphitheatre. Show Info.
CIRCLE GAME: A CABARET. Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Created by Maya Jenkins. What’s the difference between a story and a memory? This intergenerational project takes a group of young musicians on a trip back to 1960 in an attempt to connect with a generation that they don’t quite understand…Featuring the music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, The Beatles and many more. Aug 30 at 9 pm. $15, stu $10.
POMEGRANATE GARDEN: AN EVENING OF CENTRAL ASIAN DANCE AND MUSIC. Noor Cultural Centre. Traditional and contemporary music and dances of Central Asia, including those of Kazakh, Afghan, Persian and Tajik heritages with Akmaral Kainazarova and artists of Torontos Ensemble Topaz. 7 pm. $20-$25. Show Info.
Listings based primarily on NOW! Stage Listings.