Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of January 20th, 2015

Live Shows For $25 or Less

There’s something special about catching a show for the few days that it’s playing. Sure, there are shows that play for months, if not years – but isn’t it nice knowing that you’re one of the few people who get to see a particular production? This week’s Cheap Theatre listing contains a variety of shows that have short runs. They all cost $25 or less per ticket, so, that’s even more of a reason for you to catch them while you can!

The Abandoned City (Victoria College Drama Society/Broadleaf Theatre). This original piece of devised theatre uses music, movement, puppetry and more to explore three distinct worlds – one floating, one adrift, and on burrowed. Jan 22-24, Thu-Sat 8 pm. $7, stu $5. In the Cat’s Eye Theatre. Goldring Student Centre 150 Charles W. http://uofttix.ca/

In Touch – 1976 & Recent Future Dancemakers presents the debut of a performance series by Dana Michel and Zoja Smutny. Jan 22-24, Thu-Sat 8 pm. $20-$25. Dancemakers Centre for Creation 9 Trinity. http://dancemakers.org/

Oklahoma! by Rodgers & Hammerstein (First Act Productions). High-spirited rivalry between local farmers and cowboys provide the background for a love story. Jan 21 to Jan 24, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $25. Papermill Theatre 67 Pottery. http://firstactproductions.ca/

A Steady Rain by Keith Huff (Paper Moon Productions). Two Chicago police officers find their lifelong friendship tested by a domestic disturbance call. Jan 22-25, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $20-$21.50. Sidemart Theatrical Grocery 1362 Queen E. http://papermoon.tixato.com/buy

Twelve Angry Jurors by Reginald Rose (Trinity College Dramatic Society). Jurors argue over the case of a young man accused of killing his father in a capital murder case. Opens Jan 21 and runs to Jan 24, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $15, stu/srs $10. George Ignatieff Theatre 15 Devonshire Place. http://uofttix.ca/

Play listings based on NOW! Stage Listings.

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