Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of December 25th, 2012

Three for Twenty (Or Less)

Well, the pickings are rather slim this week. However, if you do manage to get a break from holidaying, present-opening, and eggnog drinking, these three shows are sure to be worth your while! ┬áThere is something for everyone this week with a Christmas themed show as well as something totally unrelated if you’re so inclined. ┬áCheck these out:

CINDERELLA (A RATICAL RETELLING) by Mike Kenny and Jason Jestadt (Young People’s Theatre). Five rats retell the classic fairy tale in this musical story for ages 4 and up. Previews Nov 12-14. Opens Nov 15 and runs to Dec 30. $15-$20. 165 Front E. 416-862-2222,

3PENNY CHRISTMAS CONCERT (Small Wooden Shoe). Join in singing or just listen to songs from Brecht & Weill’s Threepenny Opera. Dec 30. 3 cents. Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton.

MIRACLE ON MERCER ST. Second City presents all-ages seasonal comedy mixing live-action sketches with puppetry and songs. Dec 22-26, Dec 27-Jan 1. $14, family 4-pack $45. 51 Mercer. 416-343-0011,