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TIFT’S MUSICAL REVIVAL TRANSFERS TO TWO OF TORONTO’S HISTORIC THEATRE SPACES FOR ONE ENCHANTING EXPERIENCE

Barrie, ON….TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today that, by popular demand, the company’s revival of Into the Woods (In Concert) will be transferred to Toronto this October for, quite literally, a moving experience. Following two sold-out runs, including the production’s outd ...
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UPCOMING FESTIVAL OF ECLECTIC OUTDOOR THEATRE EXPERIENCES DRAWS MAJOR ATTENTION AND LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS REMAIN.

Barrie, ON….Today, TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced that over half of all performances of The Bees in the Bush Festival are full and waiting lists have been created. Staged in multiple outdoor locations across Barrie and surrounding area, the festival boasts a line-up of twelve uniq ...
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WORLD PREMIERES AND BOUNDARY-PUSHING NEW WORKS FEATURED IN NEW IN-PERSON FESTIVAL

Barrie, ON….TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today the programming of The Bees in the Bush Festival, featuring twelve eclectic in-person productions. Running from August 3 to October 3, 2021, all programming will be performed at outdoor locations – using parks, co ...
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A NEW COMPREHENSIVE ONLINE RESOURCE TO SUPPORT AND INCREASE THE PRODUCTION OF CANADIAN MUSICAL THEATRE

Barrie, ON….Today, TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced the new project, the Canadian Musical Theatre Database (CMTDB). This inclusive online resource will advocate for greater access, leading to increased production of Canadian musicals by professional, community and ...
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Major new project to dismantle language hierarchy

CUTTING-EDGE WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY TO NAVIGATE LANGUAGE BARRIERS IN IMMERSIVE WORKBarrie, ON….Today, TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced details of ARIA: Augmented Reality for Immersive Accessibility, providing new access to audiences and artists to imme ...
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REIMAGINING CLASSICAL WORKS THROUGH DARING ADAPTATIONS AND MEDIUMS

Barrie, ON…Today Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced The Eternal Ego Festival. The new programming venture will showcase nine conceptual adaptations of multi-character works, in which all roles will be played by a single actor, and in two cases by two actors, using in-perso ...
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TALK IS FREE THEATRE BUILDS ON LATEST STAR-STUDDED PROJECT’S MAJOR SUCCESS TO INCLUDE AND BENEFIT ALL LOCALLY OWNED RESTAURANTS IN BARRIE.

“The readings were accomplished, the stories were clear and the humour and drama were expertly realized.” – Lynn Slotkin, The Slotkin Letter.Barrie, ON….Building on the wildly successful Dinner à la Art project launched earlier this month, TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spi ...
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Let the laughter in! Colin Mochrie leads cast of acclaimed artists in a one-night-only event for a good cause.

Barrie, ON…Today, Talk Is Free Theatre announced internationally renowned comedian Colin Mochrie will star in an exclusive online event with acclaimed artists as part of Dinner à la Art. Directed by Richard Ouzounian, the uproarious comedy Read more →

MORE CANADIAN STARS OF STAGE AND SCREEN ANNOUNCED AS PART OF NEW PROJECT TO SUPPORT LOCAL ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Barrie, ON…Today, Talk Is Free Theatre released the title and cast of acclaimed artists for one more reading as part of Dinner à la Art. Riot was written in 1995 by Andrew Moodie and will be streaming for one night only on April 8, 2021. Directi ...
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Eric McCormack and Chilina Kennedy star in a one night only event to help support local restaurants and retailers across Simcoe County.

Barrie, ON…Talk Is Free Theatre announced today the title and star-studded cast of one more reading as part of Dinner à la Art. Streaming for one night on April 11, 2021 at 7pm is a new adaptation of the seminal novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzger ...
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