Toronto Theatre on a Budget

Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of March 10, 2015

Live shows for $25 or less

This Sunday was International Women’s Day and to celebrate that, this week’s selections for theatre on a budget celebrate women overcoming adversity, coming of age, becoming stronger, forging ahead and generally kicking ass and taking names. What better way to celebrate the powerful ladies in your life than by taking them out for a night of theatre created with their own unique brand of Girl Power?

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Cheap Theatre for the Week of March 3rd, 2015

Live Shows for $25 or Less

Oh, but the theatres are bustling! Every Mirvish house is doing gangbusters business, while Canadian Stage, Tarragon and Theatre Passe Muraille are also on the hop. An all-new show in at The Second City, breathtaking dance down at Harbourfront, and you never know what you’ll find at the Comedy Bar — it’s a great week to love performance in this city, plain and simple.

But in the midst of all this spectacle, don’t forget about the little productions. This week, Mooney on Theatre’s Cheap Theatre listings focus on tight, character-oriented stories which don’t rely on glitz, fog machines or acrobatics to tug you in. These five pieces use individual experiences — stories about one or two people — to draw conclusions about our world, telling a small story to explore the big ones.


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Cheap Theatre in Toronto for the Week of February 10th, 2015

Live Shows for $25 or Less

I mentioned this in yesterday’s play listings, but it’s worth noting again – there’s a lot of shows happening in Toronto this week. And it just so happens that a lot of them are rather affordable! Some celebrate the fact that it’s almost Valentine’s Day. There’s a few cool period pieces – and a whole theatre festival on this week! Check them out below. They’re all available for $25 or less! It’s kind of like an all you can eat theatre buffet, to some extent.

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Cheap Theatre – Feature Posting – Progress

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It can be expensive to travel to other countries. I just booked a few flights, and my wallet is crying. But wouldn’t you rather save the emotions for yourself, and still get to experience the ideas, motivations and messages of other cultures, right here in Toronto?

Enter Progress. You can check out a more extensive discussion about exactly what it is by clicking here – but all you need to know is that a number of extremely innovative international shows are coming to Toronto this week, and you can see all of them for very, very cheap – some shows are even free! All it takes is a short trip to The Theatre Centre out on Queen West, where all of the shows are playing. But act fast – performances start on Wednesday, run until February 15th, and tickets are going fast!

All in all, you really won’t want to miss Progress!

So check out their website for scheduling and ticket info, and go see some Cheap Theatre!