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Address: 165 Front St E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Z4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-862-2222
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Young People's Theatre (YPT) is the oldest professional theatre company in...

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is the oldest professional theatre company in Toronto and is a national producer and presenter of theatre for young audiences - the first and largest of its kind in Canada. Over the past 50 years YPT has staged many of the most important plays that form the canon of work for youth in our country. The enriched learning experiences of YPT's Education & Participation Department also provide young people with opportunities to develop their whole being. At Young People's Theatre we strive for a positive and lasting impact on the emotional, social, and intellectual development of young people - giving them the chance to grow into the unique and wonderful people they were born to be.

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Such Fun !!

We booked seats (everyone sat on the floor) for the production for 3 to 18 month old children. The children could move around as they wished and there were Change Tables... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
Sue M
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We booked seats (everyone sat on the floor) for the production for 3 to 18 month old children. The children could move around as they wished and there were Change Tables, etc...available for use. The performance was geared perfectly to the age group...bouncing balls, flowing material, pretend water, peek-a-boo, bubbles etc.... It was absolutely mesmerizing for the children !!! I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

took my 3 month old to go see a play/production specifically designed for babies 18 months and younger. it was fantastic watching all the babies mesmerized by the performers and the parents mesmerized by the kids. i would recommend taking your little one to see this performance, you will both have a great afternoon.

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Walkerton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We have been to Young People's Theatre for Pinochio and The Wizard of Oz. Both performances were exemplary. It is pretty rare that our 4 & 6 year olds will sit still for 90 minutes but WIzard of Oz did the trick. We hope to return many times in the future. This place is worth every penny!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

You can mortgage your house to buy tickets to The Nutcracker or Cinderella, but you can't do better than the reasonably priced, age appropriate and artistically excellent productions at this iconic Toronto venue. We have taken our children and now, our grandkids to many shows here, over the decades...consistently well produced and outstandingly performed. This holiday, we saw a first-rate... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Great place to intro little people to theatre ... Shows are very professional but check for length and age levels as they are sometimes too long for younger types. Their drama classes are fantastic as well ... Well worth the time and money!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Fantastic theatre and great performance. I try and check what show is on if I know when we'll be in Toronto. Boys loved the current musical adaptation of James and the Giant Peach. Good $10 parking lot across the street (Sunday, so price may vary on a different day of the week). We arrived 35 minutes before the show and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013 via mobile

I had the pleasure of watching Annie this morning with my daughters and an audience packed full of school groups. The show was great. We all really enjoyed every moment of it. The set and props were well thought out and fun. The performers did a great job. they really looked like they were enjoying themselves. My only complaint is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Those that have children and are not taking them to this theatre to see very well produced plays are doing a dis-service to them. You must see their plays. Awesome performance and really cheap prices. This time we took the subway to union and walked to the theatre which is about 10 mins.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Excellent theatre performances for children. We have been going to all it's plays for the past four years and every year our children have simply loved the variety of dramatical plays and performances. Top notch acting. The price is simply nothing to see high quality performance. Save your money and do not go to any Ed Mirvish production and instead... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

We're frequent visitors to this theatre. The ticket prices are super reasonable and there are no bad seats in the house! Their website clearly states the ages groups each performance is geared towards and there are frequently question and answer periods after the play. LOVE this place!

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