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International Artist Carleigh Aikins returns home for one performance only.

Carleigh Aikins returns home on Sunday, January 8 to host the revival of 2013's smash success Soundtracks: A Retrospective Guide to Travel; a production that was produced at the Mady for two sold out evenings. It featured stories and songs by Artists that Aikins worked with as a touring vocalist a ...
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CTV News coverage of The Music Man

Thank you CTV for their wonderful coverage of our site specific, roving production starting up next week. Tickets are becoming highly limited. ...
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Watch the Trailer for The Music Man!

 Watch the trailer for Roving and Site Specific The Music Man, which runs September 14 to October 2, 2016. Limited tickets are available. ...
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TIFT to Take Over Barrie with Roving, City-Wide Production of The Music Man

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 3, 2016Talk Is Free Theatre to Take Over Barrie with Roving, City-Wide Production of The Music ManMeredith Willson’s Beloved Musical Will Come to Life Through Outdoor, Site-Specific Staging Featuring 60+ Cast Members < ...
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Talk Is Free Theatre announces 2016 – 2017 Season

To celebrate our 15th anniversary we have planned a season that spans the scope of our interests and priorities. It includes:An innovative staging of a classic musicalTwo world premieres of Canadian worksA co-production with one of Toronto's most acclaimed companiesA production of a lost work from ...
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Luba Goy bringing best of her cast of characters to Barrie in April – Barrie Advance – Feb 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015- Barrie Advance By Laurie WattWhen Luba Goy returns to Barrie April 14, no doubt she’ll be making a few jokes about the first time she came here.She had a room with quite the view: it overlooked the tall chimney that rose up from the heart of the old RVH.“It was so creepy because t ...
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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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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 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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