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The postponement of educational and cultural events leaves a desperate need for connection but also offers new opportunities. This FREE one-of-a-kind program blends individual mentorship, original creation, and the chance to take an idea to the next level from the comfort of home.With the health an ...
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The WOW Collection promises two months of awe-inspiring experiential, site-specific and immersive productions to enthral audiences in Toronto and Barrie this spring.What: The WOW Collection, a massive and awe-inspiring collection of artistic progra ...
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Talk Is Free Theatre Presents The Canada Capsule At the Adelaide Fringe

This winter Barrie based Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) is turning upside down, producing three site-specific and immersive productions at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the second largest Fringe Festival in the world. The ambitious effort comes on the heels of the company’s success ...
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Today Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced TIFT’s expanded 2019-2020 Season. It includes Tower of Babylon, a globe spanning development project; mini-festival of unique works created by an all-female collective; a five-play subscription season in Barrie, touring activities, another seas ...
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TALK IS FREE THEATRE produces THE GAMBLERS by Nikolai Gogol, starring Jean Yoon and Tyrone Savage

"Those people, those people don't understand the game. There's no room for emotion; the game cares for no man. Before cards, everyone is equal." - Uteshitelny, Chatacter Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) continues to push boundaries and explore neglected classics with a re-imagining of Ni ...
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Director and Resident Designer Joe Pagnan wins F Joseph Anderson Award

Joe Pagnan has been announced as the 2018 recipient of the F Joseph Anderson Award. The Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) Board of Directors made the selection after considering Pagnan’s transformative commitment to TIFT, and his generosity in giving his time and talent through mentorin ...
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TIFT’s Immersive Theatrical Experience, The Curious Voyage, to open in Toronto

TIFT’s Immersive Theatrical Experience, The Curious Voyage, to open in TorontoTop talent, mystery locations, unexpected scenes and a secret musicalNovember 8, 2018Cast of Secret Musical in London, UK - Photo by Claudia Brookes 2018On the heels of a triumphant premiere in London, U ...
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Most Ambitious Immersive Three-Day Intercontinental Theatrical Adventure Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 8, 2018Talk Is Free Theatre Announces Most Ambitious Immersive Three-Day Intercontinental Theatrical adventure: The Curious VoyageVeiled in Secrecy, Massive and Unprecedented Project will Surprise Audiences with Ar ...
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Talk Is Free Theatre announces 2017 – 2018 Season

 Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today the 2017-2018 season. It will feature a forgotten musical theatre masterpiece, a world premiere of a new Canadian play, a re-imagining of a 20th century theatre classic and a site-specific production of a play written, directed and starring Indig ...
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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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