Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week
Live theatre shows in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of July 23rd, 2018. Perfect for the budget-conscious theatre-goer. Shakespeare, Shaw, and comedy on offer this week. Check them out below the cut:
Rosalynde (or, As You Like It). Driftwood Theatre presents an updated version of William Shakespeare’s play as part of the Bard’s Bus Tour. This Prohibition-era comedy features love, whiskey and puppets in a story about self-discovery, identity and carving your own path. Plays at Amos Waites Park, Trillium Park, Parma Park, Kawartha Settler’s Village and various other parks in the GTA/Southern Ontario. Previews Jul 13, opens Jul 14 and runs to Aug 12, see website for schedule (all shows begin at 7:30 pm) and locations. Pwyc ($20 sugg). Show Info.
Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw (Guild Festival Theatre). A London professor wagers that he can pass off a Cockney flower girl as a duchess. Previews Jul 11, opens Jul 12 and runs to Aug 12, Wed-Sun 7:30 pm, matinees Wednesday Jul 25, Aug 1 and Aug 8 at 2 pm. $20-$25, preview $15. At Guild Park & Gardens. Show Info.
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde (Scarborough Theatre Guild). This classic comedy is a twisted tale of forged identities, deception and wit. Jul 6-21, see website for times. $20-$24. At Scarborough Village Theatre. Show Info.
Inch Of Your Life: The Trilogy – Episode 3: The Last Bit by Massimo Pagliaroli (The Theatre Circuit). Three-part stage sitcom that looks at family, relationships and identity. Previews Jul 18, opens Jul 19 and runs to Jul 28, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $20-$30, preview $15. At Theatre Passe Muraille. Show Info.
Canadian Stage Shakespeare In High Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Canadian Stage and the York University Dept of Theatre present the outdoor theatre in the park, now in its 36th season. The classic frolicking comedy is staged outdoors. Previews from Jun 29, opens Jul 13 and runs to Sep 2, Wed, Fri & Sun 8 pm. Pwyc, $25 adv reserved seating. At High Park. Show Info.