Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of May 1st, 2018

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of May 1st, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week’s selections are queering things up, leaving a trail of bodies, and exploring the dangers of small town life! Check them out below the cut:

Lion Womxn. The AMY Project presents a collage of monologue, movement, song, dance and poetry created and performed by woman/non-binary youth artists. May 4-5 at 7 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. Pwyc-$15, premium advanced $30. In the Berkeley Street Rehearsal Hall. Show Info.

Criminal Genius. Don’t Look Down Theatre presents a play by George F. Walker. Two hapless petty crooks get caught up in arson, kidnapping and bigger trouble than they can handle. May 3-6, Thu-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $20-$30. Tickets at At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.

Speaking of Sneaking. sos collective & the RISER Project present a multidisciplinary dance/poetry pantomime created and performed by Daniel Jelani Ellis, about growing up queer in Jamaica and finding home in Canada. Previews May 2, opens May 3 and runs to May 11, Mon-Sat 9:30 pm. $5, $20, $35 or $60 – pay what you can afford. At The Theatre Centre. Show Info.

LuLu V.7: Aspects of a Femme Fatale by Ted Witzel, Susanna Fournier, Helen Yung (the red light district/BIBT). A young femme fatale traverses Europe leaving a series of dead lovers in her wake until she meets her end at the hands of Jack the Ripper. Previews from May 1, opens May 3 and runs to May 20, Tue-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $20-$40, Sun pwyc at the door. At Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Show Info.

The ’94 Club. Crave Productions presents a play by Thalia Gonzalez Kane. A group of teenage girls create a dangerous game for themselves that rapidly spirals out of control. Based on true events, The ’94 Club explores gender politics, sexuality, coming of age, queerness and the harsh realities of growing up in a small town. Previews May 1, opens May 2 and runs to May 12, Tue-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2:30 pm. $15-$30. At Tarragon Theatre. Show Info.