CHEAP THEATRE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

5 Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Welcome the upcoming fall season with a laugh in your gut and money in your pocket. This week, Toronto’s theatre scene is serving up a myriad of performances from drama to stand-up to live dance for the theatre-goer on a budget. Take a look at what’s happening this week!

Comedians Stand-Up To Stigma (Royal Cinema, 608 College St). Simon Rakoff headlines this show to support Distress Centre GTA during Suicide Prevention Week, also featuring Fiona O’Brien, KJ Preston, host Dave Martin and others. Sept 12 8 pm. $20.
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DIANA (I Knew You When We Were Fourteen) (Robert Gill Theatre 214 College St). The Centre of Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto presents a physical theatre production created by Falling Iguana Theatre. A man searches for his friend who mysteriously disappears after a high school dance, presented via separate but interconnected journeys through childhood memory, trauma and into adulthood. Sep 12-15, Thu-Sun 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $15, U of T students $10.
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Mother Doe (Lee Lifeson Art Park, 223 Gladys Allison Pl). Ismailova Theatre of Dance present an outdoor production of a folk tale adapted by Chingiz Aitmatov. Presented as part of Arts In The Parks.Sep 14-15, Sat 4 pm, Sun noon & 4 pm. Free.
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POC: Persons Of Comedy (The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave). Showcase of ethnic and multi-cultural comedians, second Thursday of each month. First show features Hisham Kelati, Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Hoodo Hersi. Headlined by Marito Lopez and Big Norm Alconcel. 8 pm. $10. A portion of proceeds go to support The Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto. Sep 12, 2019 8:00 PM
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Rumour Has It / Zimmerman’s Neighbourhood. (Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am, 55 Yeomans Ave). Medina Theatre Ensemble present staged readings of two one-act plays: Rumour Has It by Monda Halpern and Zimmerman’s Neighbourhood by Morris Jacobs. Q&A to follow with author. Sep 5-10 at three venues in the Bathurst Manor neighbourhood (see below for locations & schedule). $15, synagogue/Oranyu members $10. Sep 10, 7:30 pm.
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Some listings based on NOW! Stage Listings.