CHEAP THEATRE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

Five Shows Under $25 in Toronto this Week

Labour Day has come and gone, and it’s back to the fall grind. I know that I always need a good laugh when I’m trying to get back into the fall routine. And, with the return to spending a bit more on fall expenses like work lunches and daycare (if you get a break from those in the summer!), my bank account needs a breather. So why not catch some laughs and give your wallet a rest by catching some cheap theatre!

Under the cut are 5 unique and interesting live comedy theatre experiences in Toronto with ticket prices of $25 or less, playing the week of September 2, 2019. All of these shows are perfect for the budget-conscious theatre enthusiast who needs a laugh! Experience quality Toronto theatre without the strain on your wallet! Continue reading CHEAP THEATRE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

PLAYLISTINGS FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2, 2019

Shows that Caught Our Eye in Toronto for the Week of September 2, 2019.

Welcome to September! Theatre is moving back indoors (mostly), and the kids of all ages are going back to school. There’s no better time to take a breather from the busy-ness of returning to your calendar of weekly meetings and extra-curriculars than to check out some theatre. This week it is editor Lin’s turn to highlight the theatre events that caught their eye – check out the listings painted red! Take a look at the show information below to see what has caught our eye this week.

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Kid +1 Review: Our Swabby (Pirate Life)

Our Swabby by Pirate Life was a fun afternoon for my son and his friend. The grown-ups had a great time too. After getting our pirate names, attire, and rugged tattoos we set sail for an adventure aboard a pirate ship on the high seas of Toronto harbour. The cast rotates and the production is loosely scripted with significant improvisation based on audience participation, so each adventure is a little bit different. Continue reading Kid +1 Review: Our Swabby (Pirate Life)

Review: Monday Night Lights (Sex T-Rex)

poster for Monday Night Lights

Monday Night Lights is an, unscripted sports melodrama presented on the last Monday of every month by Sex T-Rex at Bad Dog Cafe. Every show works with the framework of a loose narrative set around high-school melodrama in a town where sports are king, and everything revolves around what happens at “the big game.”

The episode I attended kicks off with callers dialling into a radio station to express their excitement over the big game. They hoping nothing happens to the star player, who, right on cue, is abducted by aliens.

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