Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018

At a press conference held May 31 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 237 nominations for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Announces Eye-Poppin' New SeasonYoung People's Theatre Announces Eye-Poppin' New Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are delighted to reveal the 2018/19 playbill at Young People's Theatre (YPT). The new season will feature eight outstanding shows on two stages, including two world premieres, a Broadway musical and a timely adaptation of a Greek classic. This year YPT is exploring the notion of kids fixing things for themselves, and ultimately making change in their world. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside THE SECRET GARDEN at Young People's TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside THE SECRET GARDEN at Young People's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

THE SECRET GARDEN by Paul Ledoux, adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Directed by Allen MacInnis. Featuring Simon Bracken, Vivien Endicott-Douglas, Natalia Gracious, Dan Lett, Sarah Mennell, Jake Runeckles and Benjamin Sutherland. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Offers A Jam-Packed Family DayYoung People's Theatre Offers A Jam-Packed Family Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

On Family Day, Monday, February 19, Young People's Theatre (YPT) will be a hive of activity from top to bottom floors, with a performance of the children's classic The Secret Garden, two performances of the award-winning show for babies, One Thing Leads to Another - PLUS Family Workshops, FREE tours and drop-in activities! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YPT's THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: First Look at YPT's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

The Secret Garden, adapted from the beloved children's book by author Frances Hodgson Burnett comes to life onstage next month at Young People's Theatre under the direction of YPT's Artistic Director, Allen MacInnis. This classic story will be presented on the Mainstage from February 5 to March 17, with extra performances added for March Break week. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Invites Young People to Find Themselves at YPTTHE SECRET GARDEN Invites Young People to Find Themselves at YPT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The Secret Garden, adapted from the beloved children's book by authorFrances Hodgson Burnett comes to life onstage next month at Young People's Theatreunder the direction of YPT's Artistic Director, Allen MacInnis. This classic story will be presented on the Mainstage from February 5 to March 17, with extra performances added for March Break week. (more...)

YPT's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Extended Due to Popular Demand!YPT's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Extended Due to Popular Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to announce that Beauty and the Beast will be held over to January 7 due to unprecedented demand! (more...)

YPT to Present Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST this Holiday SeasonYPT to Present Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Young People's Theatre (YPT) has become known for their joyous Holiday shows and this season's offering couldn't be better! YPT is thrilled to present the beloved musical Beauty and the Beast. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, this timeless classic will be presented on the Mainstage from Nov. 6 to Dec. 31. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/5 - COC's TOSCA and More! (more...)

YPT Announces 2017-2018 SeasonYPT Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are thrilled to announce the 2017/18 Season at Young People's Theatre. It's a year dedicated to the theme 'finding yourself", with nine shows encompassing classics and cutting-edge work to help guide that journey. (more...)

YPT Presents the World Premiere of MUNSCHTIMEL Featuring the Beloved Stories of Robert MunschYPT Presents the World Premiere of MUNSCHTIMEL Featuring the Beloved Stories of Robert Munsch
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Classics like Love You Forever, Murmel Murmel Murmel, Pigs, A Promise is a Promiseand Too Much Stuff! spring to life on stage in the World Premiere of Munschtime! at Young People's Theatre (YPT). Presented on the Mainstage from April 17 to May 14, this funny, sweet and joyous collection of works by acclaimed children's author Robert Munsch will delight young theatergoers and adults alike. (more...)

YPT to Welcome Syrian Refugees to Toronto with Complimentary TicketsYPT to Welcome Syrian Refugees to Toronto with Complimentary Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Young People's Theatre (YPT) has announced its participation in the Welcome to the Arts initiative, which aims to connect Syrian refugees with the Canadian artistic community.  (more...)

Young People's Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonYoung People's Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy Webster are pleased to announce the 2016/17 Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT), a year that marks the return of two of YPT's most popular musicals, both based on children's literature classics: SeussicalTM and Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Host 50th Birthday Bash, 5/13Young People's Theatre to Host 50th Birthday Bash, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Young People's Theatre (YPT) extends an invitation to the community to attend its 50th Birthday Bash on Friday, May 13th. (more...)

Young People's Theatre's SCARBERIA Runs Now Through May 1Young People's Theatre's SCARBERIA Runs Now Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is proud to present the world premiere of SCARBERIA, a riveting mystery commissioned by YPT and workshopped at the Banff Centre Playwrights Colony. Written by award-winning expat Canadian Evan Placey, SCARBERIA will be presented in The Studio from April 18 to May 1. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Continue 50th Anniversary Season with THE WIZARD OF OZYoung People's Theatre to Continue 50th Anniversary Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

?The 50th Anniversary Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT) reaches a crescendo with The Wizard of Oz, one of the most beloved musicals of the twentieth century. Filled with all the magic and wonder of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece, YPT will offer a refreshing new take on the classic musical, including a number that was cut from the original movie.  The Wizard of Oz will be presented on the Mainstage from April 4 to May 15. (more...)

YPT Presents Teen Drama P@NDORA by Sarah BerthiaumYPT Presents Teen Drama P@NDORA by Sarah Berthiaum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Young People's Theatre (YPT) welcomes Montreal's Youtheatre and their powerful teen drama P@ndora as part of its 50th Anniversary Season. Heralded as 'an unmitigated success' by The Gazette (Montreal), this play about teens exploring the controversial world of cyber-pornography, will be presented in The Studio from November 30 to December 11. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Extends JACOB TWO-TWOYoung People's Theatre Extends JACOB TWO-TWO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Young People's Theatre (YPT) has been overwhelmed by public response to the musical, Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, announcing today the run would be extended due to demand. Originally slated to run from November 16th to December 20th, the show will now run right through the holidays, to January 3rd. A signature production in YPT's history, this action-packed musical - the company's most-produced show and amongst its most beloved - will feature new music and lyrics by the talented young song-writing duo, Britta and Anika Johnson.   (more...)

YPT to Open 50th Anniversary Season with HANA'S SUITCASEYPT to Open 50th Anniversary Season with HANA'S SUITCASE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

The powerful story of Hana's Suitcase will open the 50th Anniversary Season at Young People's Theatre (YPT) on October 8. This new production, directed by Allen MacInnis, is based on the internationally-acclaimed book by Karen Levine and adapted for the stage by Emil Sher. Premiering in 2005 and remounted in 2007 and 2010 due to overwhelming audience demand, this incredible truestory has the power to move both children and adults alike. (more...)

Young People's Theatre to Present JACOB TWO-TWO MEETS THE HOODED FANG LIGHTSYoung People's Theatre to Present JACOB TWO-TWO MEETS THE HOODED FANG LIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to present a huge audience favourite for the Holidays in their 50th Anniversary Season: Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang. A signature production in YPT's history, this action-packed musical - the company's most-produced show and amongst its most beloved - will feature new music and lyrics by talented young song-writing duo, Britta and Anika Johnson.   (more...)

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