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Tell You A Story
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Tell You A Story

Written and Performed by Vanessa Smythe

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Five Points Theatre

1 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, ON

“How can we find the magic in our lives? Because we need it, in order to keep going.”

Part poetry, part stand-up, and part serenade, Vanessa Smythe shares poignant, funny, and deeply personal stories about the people we dreamed we’d be – and the memories that remind us of who we truly are. Wry and unafraid to poke fun at herself, Vanessa’s show is a celebration of life’s tricky tight corners, and its enduring, understated joy. “[S]he’s able to quickly tack between the humour in everyday minutia, and grand, heartfelt observations about big life questions.” – NOW

For these performances, Vanessa and her microphone are joined by her 8-months pregnant stomach.

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Five Points Theatre

1 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, ON

Wed, April 26 at 7:30

Thu, April 27 at 7:30

Fri, April 28 at 8

Sat, April 29 at 2pm

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Vanessa Smythe

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Tell You A Story

Written and Performed by Vanessa Smythe

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“How can we find the magic in our lives? Because we need it, in order to keep going.”

Part poetry, part stand-up, and part serenade, Vanessa Smythe shares poignant, funny, and deeply personal stories about the people we dreamed we’d be – and the memories that remind us of who we truly are. Wry and unafraid to poke fun at herself, Vanessa’s show is a celebration of life’s tricky tight corners, and its enduring, understated joy. “[S]he’s able to quickly tack between the humour in everyday minutia, and grand, heartfelt observations about big life questions.” – NOW

For these performances, Vanessa and her microphone are joined by her 8-months pregnant stomach.

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Booking PolicyCOVID-19 Precautions + Rain Policy
DATES
April 26 - 29, 2023
venue

Five Points Theatre

1 Dunlop Street West, Barrie, ON

Duration

Approximately 60 minutes

ADVISORY
CONTENT advisory
This production contains content some may find age-inappropriate, offensive, or triggering. If you would like to know more, please click below.
Spoiler-Free
General Advisory
Detailed Advisory
(May Include Spoilers)
schedule

Wed, April 26 at 7:30

Thu, April 27 at 7:30

Fri, April 28 at 8

Sat, April 29 at 2pm

waiting list
If you would like to be added to our waiting list for Cock, please call 705-792-1949 or email admin@tift.ca with your name, phone number, preferred date and number of tickets.
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COVID-19 Policy

The Province of Ontario requires proof of vaccination to attend all indoor theatre events. Please note that we will require:

-Proof of Vaccination & Valid ID upon entry.
-Patrons complete a Covid-19 Self-Assessment for contact tracing purposes.
-Patrons wear their mask at all times when in the building (except when actively eating or drinking)

Only book tickets if you have received your second vaccination at least 14 days prior to the performance. If you do not have proof of vaccination and proof of identity, unfortunately, you will not be allowed access to the building.

Free Admission Policy

A security charge of $0.01 CAD is required to validate booking. Patrons can cancel or reschedule up to 48 hours before the performance without charge. Please email admin@tift.ca to make any changes.

In the event a patron fails to cancel or make alternate changes and does not attend the performance, a $25.00 charge will be applied per ticket to the patron’s credit card. This charge will be used as a donation to the theatre and a tax receipt will be issued.

UPDATED COVID-19 POLICY: Due to the nature of our programming, in addition to the Ontario government's ongoing mask mandate, Talk Is Free Theatre WILL CONTINUE to require proof of vaccination after February 28, 2022 and reserves the right to implement other safety measures as necessary. We will do our best to keep you informed, as safety measures can change at any time.
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