Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of September 26th, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Amongst our picks this week are a show in a garage (with puppets), Angry Inches, and a Fringe-tested dark comedy. Check them out below the cut:
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask (Hart House Theatre). An East German transgender rocker moves to America to start a band and find love in this sexually charged punk rock show. Opens Sep 22 and runs to Oct 7, Wed-Sat 8 pm, mat Oct 7 at 2 pm. $28, srs $17, stu $12-$15. At Hart House Theatre. Show Info.
The Fish Eyes Trilogy by Anita Majumdar (Nightswimming Theatre/Factory). This three-act play utilizes performance and dance to create a unique portrait of the intertwining lives of three teenage girls at one BC high school and examines issues of coming of age, cultural heritage and consent. Previews from Sep 26, opens Sep 28 and runs to Oct 15, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm. $20-$50. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.
Pets by Ishai Buchbinder (Changeup Theatre). Humans and puppets are used to portray creatures trapped in a world they didn’t choose and can’t control in this twisted urban fable. Previews from Sep 27, opens Sep 29 and runs to Oct 7, Tue-Sun 7:30 pm, mat Oct 1 at 2 pm. $10-$45. At Bellwoods Garage Studio. Show Info.
Let’s Go! A G-Dot Prequel by Robert Fothergill (DMT Productions). Two aspiring 1913 Vaudeville performers receive a call to action from an unknown source, leading them to question the world. Opens Sep 27 and runs to Oct 8, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $15-$25. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
Pool (no water) by Mark Ravenhill (Cue6 Theatre). An accident is seen as an opportunity in this dark comedy about art, jealousy and friendship. Previews from Sep 27, opens Sep 29 and runs to Oct 15, Wed-Sat 8 pm (and Oct 1), Oct 8 & 15 at 4 pm. $22-$35. At The Citadel. Show Info.