Toronto Theatre on a Budget

Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of April 12, 2010

by Leanne Milech

Five for Twenty (Or Less)

This week’s theme for cheap Toronto theatre is Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC). We go gaga for PWYC performances because they give people a chance to attend a night of live theatre without throwing down a whole wad of cash. In our experience, once you see one PWYC event, you jones to go back for more – and you’re usually happy to pay full price for a great seat! So, buyer beware: these PWYC shows will likely leave you begging for more!

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Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of April 5, 2010

by Leanne Milech

Five for Twenty (Or Less)

This week, for $20 or less, you can hear staged readings of works about the last woman on planet Earth and works by Canada’s culturally diverse playwrights. You can also indulge in cutting French theatre and beautiful dance as serene as light. Doesn’t that kind of beat what you get for the price of a large popcorn, gummi bears, pop and a movie ticket? For a change, check out our cheap theatre instead of heading to the cinema, and see for yourself!

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Five for Twenty (Or Less)

by Leanne Milech

Cheap Toronto Theatre for the Week of March 29, 2010

Feast your eyes on five eclectic Toronto theatre options – all of which cost $20 or less. This week, we suggest opera (for free!), improv at Toronto’s Bad Dog Theatre, radiant physical theatre, a coming-of-age tale and theatre about art (think thought-provoking rather than hoity-toity). Here are the dirty deets on our cheap theatre picks for the week of March 29, 2010:

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Five for Twenty (or Less)

by Leanne Milech

This week we highlight five more inexpensive theatre options, including a play about fate, a fresh work from venerable playwright Sky Gilbert and a storytelling festival. Ah, the good old days, when life was simple, and school consisted of sitting in a circle on the carpet, listening to your teacher read a story. This weekend, relive your childhood for just a few dollars. Or spend just a little bit more and see one of the other shows that caught our frugal eye.

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