Cheap Theatre in Toronto the Week of January 3rd

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Welcome 2017, and the Next Stage Festival, from which we chose most of our selections this week. Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of January 3rd, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Check them out below the cut.

The Death Of Mrs. Gandhi And The Beginning Of New Physics (A Political Fantasy) by Kawa Ada (Everything but the Bard/Next Stage Theatre Festival). Four powerful women – Margaret Thatcher, Imelda Marcos, Benazir Bhutto and Kim Campbell – gather for Indira Ghandi’s funeral in 1984, but are hijacked by Malala, a time-traveller terrorist in this satiric fusion of feminism and politics. Opens Jan 5 and runs to Jan 15, see website for times. $15. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.

Songbuster – An Improvised Musical by the ensemble (Songbuster Inc./Next Stage Theatre Festival). The cast creates an hour-long musical each night from suggestions provided by the audience. Opens Jan 4 and runs to Jan 15, see website for times. $15. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.

Date Me By the ensemble (Ted&Lisa/Next Stage Theatre Festival). Ted Hallett and Lisa Merchant creates an improvised show inspired by online dating profiles. Opens Jan 4 and runs to Jan 15, see website for times. $10. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.

Blood Ties: The Musical by Anika Johnson and Barbara Johnston (Edge of the Sky/Next Stage Theatre Festival). On the eve of her wedding, a woman and her friends clean up the mess of uncle’s suicide in this darkly comedic chamber musical. Opens Jan 4 and runs to Jan 15, see website for times. $15. At Factory Theatre. Show Info.

Work is the Curse of the Drinking Class by Neil Titley (The Wilde Festival). Titley performs his solo show about legendary playwright Oscar Wilde. Opens Jan 6 and runs to Jan 15, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $18-$25. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.

 

 

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