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Beat stage fright with TIFT classes – Barrie Advance

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 Jan 31, 2014Barrie Advance By  Leigh BlenkhornIt’s not just for kids anymore.Talk is Free Theatre (TIFT) is expanding its education programs to offer classes for teens and adults.“We held our first adult improv class during the Barrie International Comedy Festival in September and we had an ...
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The Last of Romeo and Juliet: A love story that’s truly ageless – The Globe and Mail – Jan 03, 2014

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The Last of Romeo and Juliet: A love story that’s truly ageless J. KELLY NESTRUCKThe Globe and MailPublished Friday, Jan. 03 2014, 5:00 PM ESTNurse: Gentleman, can any of you tell me where I may find the young Romeo?Romeo: I can tell you; but young Romeo will be older when you have found him than ...
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The Last of Romeo and Juliet – Shuttle bus from Toronto to Barrie

Shuttle Bus from Toronto to Barrie.  $45 + HST and CIF. Fare includes bus and theatre ticket.Pick up St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts – 11amPick up Yorkdale Shopping Centre – 11:30amArrive downtown Barrie – 12:30pmCurtain – 2pmBus leaves downtown Barrie – 4:30pmReturns to Yorkdale Shoppin ...
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Review: THE SNEEZE – The Slotkin Letter – Dec 3, 2013

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by LYNN on DECEMBER 3, 2013in THE PASSIONATE PLAYGOERThe SneezeAt the Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, Barrie, Ontario. Written by Anton Chekhov. Translated by Michael Frayn. Directed by Marti Maraden. Designed by Nicholas Blais. Musician Aidan Keeley. Starring: Nigel Bennett, Lucy Peacock, ...
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The Sneeze Review – Barrie Advance – Dec 2, 2013

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By  Leigh BlenkhornREVIEW: Talk Is Free is taking audiences on an emotional roller coaster with its production of The Sneeze.The show, which made its debut last week, features eight vignettes based on Anton Chekhov’s short plays and stories.One minute you’ll be laughing, the next you’ll be c ...
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God bless you, Anton Chekhov! – The Green Room – Nov 21, 2013

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‘The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too’Anton ChekhovOh that Cheeky Chekhov! Your typical Russian writer? Maybe not. However, the thing about Russian poetry, music, literature and theatre is that ...
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Principal casting announced

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Clare Coulter, Diana Leblanc, Lucy Peacock, Krystin Pellerin, Jennifer Phipps and many others star in the first three productions of TIFT’s 2013-2014 Season.Barrie, ON…. Talk Is Free Theatre is pleased to announce principal casting and creative teams for the first three production ...
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Possible Worlds tours to Munich

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Feature Image: Alex Poch-Goldin and Colombe Demers  Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany's largest national subscription daily newspaper reviews Talk Is Free Theatre's  touring production of John Mighton's Possible Worlds, which opened in Munich on October 8 and runs to October 26, presented ...
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From the farm to the stage – Barrie Advance – September 5, 2013

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From Barrie Advance - Sept 5, 2013By Leigh BlenkhornSeptember marks the start of a new year for Sandra Shamus.The comedian spends her summers working on her farm, then trades in her tools for a microphone.“My summer life and my farm life tend to support and supply my creativity. I think it’s a g ...
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