Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of November 1

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

We have several bone-chilling, blood-curdling, spooky-themed… but most importantly… budget-friendly selections this week. Includes a kids show and an interactive projection piece. See more below the cut.


The Night of the Assassins by Jose Triana (Pacun Peras The-A-Tro). Three siblings caught in a stifling established order fantasize about and ritually enact the murder of their parents. Opens Nov 4 and runs to Nov 20, Fri-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20, Sun $10. Tickets at or cash at the door. Arcadia Studio. Show Info.

The Swan Song: A Study in Terror by Mike Johnson (The NAGs Players). This murder mystery play is set in the 1950s in an isolated mansion and has multiple endings. Opens Nov 3 and runs to Nov 12, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm. $15-$20. At the Tranzac. Show Info.

Alex In Wonderland. Adapted by Derek Genova & Dahlia Katz (Solar Stage Children’s Theatre). A boy follows a white rabbit with a pocket watch down a hole and into a strange land in this kids’ play based on the book by Lewis Carroll. Opens Oct 1 and runs to Nov 20, Sat-Sun 2 pm. $17. At the Solar Stage Children’s Theatre. Show Info.

Reflector. (Theatre Gargantua). Spoken word, performer-interactive live media projections, music and set design are used to explore the evolution in human communication and how images and information can be framed and manipulated. Nov 4-5 at 7:30 pm. $20-$22. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.

Swan by Aaron Jan (Little Black Afro Theatre/Filament Incubator). A group of young queer women reunite to solve the grisly copycat murder of a swan and are forced to confront issues of race and identity. Previews Nov 2-3, opens Nov 4 and runs to Nov 13, Tue-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $12-$20. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.