Cheap Theatre for the Week of August 5, 2019

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Comedy Edition

The SummerWorks festival opens this Thursday August 8th, and provides a wealth of choice of shows for ‘Pay What You Decide‘ per show, or their 4-show or 8-show passes. 

(Our Summerworks Reviews are HERE as they are written.)

But just in case you’re looking for more comedy than you can find on the Summerworks schedule, or want to check out some shows early in the weeks for your Summerworks warm-up, check out these 5 great live comedy experiences in Toronto that are under $25 and playing the week of August 5th, 2019. All of these shows are perfect for the budget-conscious theatre enthusiast who wants or needs a good laugh! Experience quality Toronto comedy without the strain on your wallet!

D&D Live! The Legend of T’Rannah. (Bad Dog Theatre, 875 Bloor W.) A bi-weekly Wednesday evening live, improvised love letter to the most popular role-playing game of all time, D&D Live is adventure comedy at its finest, brought to you by multi-award winning comedy company Sex T-Rex! Armed with their Player’s Handbooks (the show program), audiences will be called upon to take up the giant, twenty-sided Die of Power to determine the fates of the heroes! August 7 (1st & 3rd Wednesday each month) 8:00pm. $10(online or at the door), $8 In Costume (door only).
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Far East Comedy Tuesdays (The Corner Comedy Club, 946 Queen E) Ernie Vicente hosts a weekly diverse stand-up comedy showcase. Shows at 8 and 10 pm. $10.
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Hookup. (Bad Dog Theatre, 875 Bloor W.) Bad Dog Theatre presents a weekly Saturday evening improvised romantic comedy based on the lives of two random audience members. Aug 10 9:30 pm. $12-$20.
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Pay What You Can’t. (Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor W.) Monthly comedy event where you are guaranteed to get what you paid for. This month w/ Tamara Appleton Clare Belford, ChapSchtick (Michael Kellett, Marc Hallworth), Hanif Jetha, Callum O’Neil, Chris Sandiford, Robbie Woods, headliner Marito Lopez and hosts Chili Davidson and Kyle Patan. Aug 6 9:30 pm. PWYC.
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Working Women Comedy. (Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen W.) August edition of the queer-focused comedy show w/ headliner Al Val, Michelle Collins, Ben Stager, Jin Lee and others. 8 pm. $10 advance, $15 at the door.
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