Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of January 23rd, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week has some great PWYC selections, and some themes delving into darker territory:
The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic (Mortar & Pestle Productions). The ghosts of three women murdered by the same husband tell their stories. Opens Jan 25 and runs to Feb 3, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Jan 27 at 2 pm. $15-$20 at eventbrite.ca. At Gerrard Art Space. Show Info.
The Chemical Valley Project. Broadleaf Theatre presents a play by Kevin Matthew Wong and Julia Howman. This blend of documentary-theatre, projections, object puppetry and solo performance explores environmental racism, Canada’s energy infrastructure, colonialism and Indigenous solidarity and reconciliation. Jan 27-28 Sat 2 pm, Sun 7:30 pm. $10 adv, pwyc at the door. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
Robin & Olivia. Madeline Smith and Josh Doig present a play about love, friendship, childhood and the relationships between. A play about love, friendship, childhood and the relationships between. Jan 25-27, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. Pwyc. At The Collective Space. Show Info.
Dark Heart. Written by Genevieve Adam, directed by Tyler J. Seguin. (Thought For Food) New France, 1661. A young bride disappears into the forest. Has she run off to be with her lover, or is there something more sinister in the woods? Previews from Jan 24, opens Jan 26 and runs to Feb 11, Thu-Sun 8 pm (and Jan 24, 30 & 31). $20-$25, preview $12.50. At The Assembly Theatre. Show Info.
Le Dire De Di (The Telling of Tell) by Michel Oullette (Théâtre français de Toronto/Théâtre la Catapulte). A woman’s life is disrupted by the arrival of a newcomer and her terrifying mining machines. Michel Ouellette explores a playful and poetic style of writing in which characters are shaped like poems. Jan 24-28, Wed-Fri 8 pm, Sat 3:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $19-$49, pwyc Wed & Thu. At The Berkeley Street Theatre. Show Info.