Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of October 31st, 2017. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. This week brings a Mindy Kaling show to the stage, travels on the high seas, and look at interactions between the police and those with mental disabilities. Check them out below the cut:
Matt and Ben by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers (Radioactive Ladybird Productions). This fast-paced buddy comedy follows Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (both portrayed by women) as they face a dilemma: the script for Good Will Hunting just fell from the sky – will anyone believe they wrote it? Nov 2-4, Thu-Sat 8 pm, mat Sat 2 pm. $15, at the door or via mattbento.bpt.me. #MattBenTO. At The Commons Space. Show Info.
Reflector. Theatre Gargantua celebrates its 25th Season with the premiere of a new work by Michael Spence. This multimedia work explores the power of image in our techno-connected world as it follows four people processing a soul-shattering photograph. Previews Nov 2, opens Nov 3 and runs to Nov 18, Wed-Sat 8 pm. $20-$28. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare (Skipping Stones Theatre). Originally set in ancient Rome, the tragedy about a great military general who is unsuited for political office is reset in WWI Europe. Opens Nov 1 and runs to Nov 4, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat 3:30 pm. $20, arts worker $15. At Kensington Hall. Show Info.
Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (David Fox). David Fox presents and performs the poem about a journey on the high seas. Opens Oct 26 and runs to Nov 5, Wed-Sun 8 pm. $15-$20. At Red Sandcastle Theatre. Show Info.
The Valley. East Side Players presents a play by Joan MacLeod. Inspired by the 2007 Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport, The Valley dramatizes the volatile relationship between law enforcement and people in the grip of mental illness. Opens Oct 20 and runs to Nov 4, Wed-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm.. $24, stu $15. At The Papermill Theatre. Show Info.