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Luba Goy Coming to Barrie – Barrie Advance, January 14, 2015

Barrie Advance - Jan 14, 2015By Laurie WattBARRIE- The Royal Canadian Air Farce’s Luba Goy will be in Barrie in April – and that’s no joke.She will be here for an April 14 at the Georgian Theatre, a Barrie International Comedy Festival special presentation.The comedienne is best known for bei ...
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Barrie series host receives theatre award – Barrie Advance – Dec 4, 2014

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Barrie Advance - December 4, 2014By Laurie WattIlluminating Conversations creator and host Beth Foster is having the light shine on her.Now also a co-producer, she’s been working behind the scenes for nine years and for her commitment, Talk Is Free Theatre honoured her with the J.F. Anderson Award ...
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Prince of Homburg Casting Announcement – Press Release

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December 2, 2014For Immediate ReleaseJames Kudelka directs Wayne Best, Wade Bogert-O’Brien, Katherine Cullen and Jean Yoon in The Prince of Homburg.Barrie, ON….Iconic Canadian choreographer James Kudelka will make his theatre directing debut wit ...
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Illuminating Conversations in Barrie lets people share their stories – Barrie Examiner – Nov 5, 2014

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By Susan Doolan, Special to QMI AgencyThe Barrie ExaminerWednesday, November 5, 2014 8:22:01 EST PMListen in on a conversation with some of the most interesting people in Barrie, Simcoe County and beyond. The first of four ‘Illuminating Conversations', the brainchild of Beth Foster and Lin Wilson, ...
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Actress explores human heart in new TIFT play in Barrie – Barrie Advance – Nov 3, 2014

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Nov 03, 2014 - Barrie AdvanceBy Laurie WattIn Talk Is Free Theatre’s season-opening play, Vigil, Jenny Phipps brings humour and some insight into human relationships as an elderly aunt.In one way, it’s not too far from where Phipps began, at age 10, in the middle of the Second World War.Along w ...
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Bruce McCulloch brings new show to Barrie International Comedy Festival – The Barrie Examiner – September 11, 2014

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By Susan Doolan, Special to QMI AgencyThe Barrie ExaminerWednesday, September 10, 2014 7:00:21 EDT PMKids in the Hall star Bruce McCulloch opens the Barrie International Comedy Festival next week.He marks his first performance in Barrie with a new show he created, Young Drunk Punk, which is based on ...
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Duo prepping parodies to entertain you in Barrie – Barrie Advance – Sept 5, 2014

Barrie AdvanceBy  Laurie WattIt’s tough to get serious with Bowser and Blue.In a telephone interview one Tuesday afternoon, George Bowser and Rick Blue just couldn’t stop the jokes, one-liners and comical observations about life in Canada.“We’ve been playing together since 1978. We’re st ...
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Barrie International Comedy Festival set for mid-September

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The Barrie ExaminerWednesday August 13, 2014by Susan DoolanCanadian comedian Shaun Majumder is among the headliners for the second annual Barrie International Comedy Festival next month. He is WELL known for multiple television shows, including his Comedy Central Presents specials, This Hour Has 22 ...
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Barrie comedy fest expands laughs, keys in on Canada

Jul 18, 2014 -  Barrie AdvanceBy  Laurie WattCanada’s known for comedy and for Talk is Free Theatre artistic producer Arkady Spivak, it’s a tool to help us get to know ourselves.“I want to look at what Canada is and comedy is its national anthem,” said Spivak, who is producing the second ...
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TIFT launches revised summer day camp program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 19, 2014TIFT launches revised summer day camp programSummer camp season is almost upon us, and that means Talk Is Free Theatre is getting ready to open its doors to aspiring young performers.TIFT’s Monday to Friday summer day camps have become a staple for local youth wit ...
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