CHEAP THEATRE FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 26, 2019

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

It’s almost Labour Day Weekend already – the summer has just flown by! That means it’s the last hurrah for three great Shakespeare in the Park performances before the weather turns. And if the weather does turn, there are some great indoor performances to take in.

Under the cut are 5 live theatre experiences in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of August 26th, 2019. All of these shows are perfect for the budget-conscious theatre enthusiast! Experience quality Toronto theatre without the strain on your wallet!

The Ends of the Earth. (Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley) Two men, each of whom is convinced that the other is following him, end up in a run-down hotel run by a strange couple in this story about how fear can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Preview Aug 22, opens Aug 23 and runs to Sep 1, Wed-Sat 7:30 pm, mat Sat-Sun 2 pm. $25.
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Hookup. (Bad Dog Theatre, 875 Bloor W.) Bad Dog Theatre presents a weekly Saturday evening improvised romantic comedy based on the lives of two random audience members. Aug 31 9:30 pm. $12-$20.
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Measure for Measure (Canadian Stage). (High Park Ampitheatre (1873 Bloor St W) July 4 -September 1. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm. Tickets are PWYC (suggested $20) at the gate or you can reserve a spot online for $30 (for adults). Admission for children 14 and under is free.
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Much Ado About Nothing (Canadian Stage). (High Park Ampitheatre (1873 Bloor St W). July 4 – September 1. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 8:00 pm. Tickets are PWYC (suggested $20) at the gate or you can reserve a spot online for $30 (for adults). Admission for children 14 and under is free.
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The Winter’s Tale (Withrow Park, 725 Logan St.) The Winter’s Tale (produced by Shakespeare in the Ruff) explores the relationship between repentance and forgiveness in a way that echoes loudly in our modern times. Bring a picnic, meet a neighbour and experience a summer’s night between the trees and beneath the stars. Aug 14 – Sep 2: Tue-Sun 7:30 pm, special Labour Day show Mon Sep 2. PWYC: $20 suggested donation (cash only).
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