Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Summer is a great time to experience many different types of theatre. It’s also the season where much of the theatre is budget-friendly! Pay What You Can (PWYC for us lazy typers!) is a fantastic option for many new and outside-the-box theatrical adventures. It is important, however, to remember that PWYC doesn’t mean free. Do be sure to take your wallet, and feel free to pay more than $25 if the experience rocks your socks!
Below are 5 live theatre experiences in Toronto that are either PWYC or under $25 and playing the week of July 29th, 2019. All of these shows are perfect for the budget-conscious theatre enthusiast! Experience quality Toronto theatre without the strain on your wallet!
Pay What You Can Shows This Week
A (Musical) Midsummer Night’s Dream. Various Venues. Driftwood Theatre presents a musical version of William Shakespeare’s comedy as part of the Bard’s Bus Tour. Various parks from Napanee to Orillia to Ingersoll (Toronto shows: Jul 26-27 at Withrow Park, Jul 30 at Guild Park, Aug 15 at Daniels Spectrum Courtyard) . The Bard’s Bus Tour runs Jul 19-Aug 18, see website for schedule, locations and more details. PWYC.
All’s Well That Ends Well. Berczy Park. Dauntless City Theatre presents an outdoor, ambulatory production of the societal and political comedy tackles desire, consent, trickery and toxic masculinity. Aug 2-25, Fri-Sat 7:30 pm, Matinee Sat-Sun 1 pm (no show Aug 9). PWYC.
Dusk Dances: 25th Anniversary Season. Withrow Park. The annual outdoor dance festival celebrates its 25th season in 2019. This year’s edition features a community-based project by Kate Franklin and Meredith Thompson. Aug 4-11, daily at 7 pm, Matinee Aug 11 at 2 pm. PWYC.
Two Other Shows Under $25
Nicole, Mark & Dan Improvise a Show. Bad Dog Theatre Company. Improv comedy show featuring Mark Little, Dan Beirne and Nicole Passmore. Aug 2, 8 pm. $10.
Not On Our Watch. Burdock Music Hall. Six female storytellers tell true stories about women’s reproductive rights and female empowerment to benefit Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion Funds in the United States. July 31st & August 1st, 6:30-8 pm. $20, adv $15.