Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
This week we have a little bit of everything: comedy, drama, classic, contemporary. From hapless understudies to tarot readings to the devil himself, there’s a truly eclectic mix of wallet-friendly shows to cut your teeth on this week. Check ’em out under the cut:
Lend Me A Tenor by Ken Ludwig (Alexander Showcase Theatre). A hapless understudy impersonates a famous tenor in this musical comedy. Opens Nov 26 and runs to Dec 5, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2 pm. $27, stu/srs $22. Show Info.
Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones (Irish Stage Company). Inhabitants of a small town in Ireland cope with the presence of a Hollywood film crew trying to film scenes of idyllic rural life in this tragicomedy. Opens Nov 26 and runs to Dec 12, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $25, stu/srs $20. Show Info.
The Tarot Show. Unspoken Theatre Company presents a public reading and short play showcase. Nov 28-29 at 8 pm. $10. Plays to be presented: The Fall and The Cave by Nina Kaye; Sing For Your Supper by Natalie Kaye. Show Info.
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress by Alan Ball (FWWTSD). Five bridesmaids hide out in a bedroom, each with their own reasons for avoiding the wedding festivities, in this comedy. Opens Nov 24 and runs to Nov 29, Tue-Sun 8 pm. $25. Show Info.
John Milton’s Paradise Lost by Paul Van Dyck (Beyond the Mountain/Rabbit in a Hat). Van Dyck performs his solo adaptation with CGI projected characters, puppets and a rock and roll soundscape. Previews Nov 25, opens Nov 26 and runs to Dec 6, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $15-$25. Show Info.