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Young People's Theatre

165 Front St. E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Z4, Canada
+1 416-862-2222
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James and the giant peach!

After reading this book with my two sons we travelled to Toronto by go train to see the production... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Kristen l
via mobile
Amazing place for children

I love taking my daughter to the YPT since she was 6 months old. It's a great venue, easily... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Toronto, Canada
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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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165 Front St. E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Z4, Canada
+1 416-862-2222
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After reading this book with my two sons we travelled to Toronto by go train to see the production. It was terrific,kept my kids attention for entire time 80 minutes no intermission I think that works well for young people. The singing. Acting were top...More

Thank Kristen l
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I love taking my daughter to the YPT since she was 6 months old. It's a great venue, easily accessible by TTC and has great rotating shows. The prices are a bit expensive however don't mind supporting their productions. Definitely take your child if they...More

Thank Hawaiihula2323
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My sister and I took our niece (age 12) and nephew (age 5) to see "Seussical" during the holidays. It was an outstanding production and very engaging for both adults and children. The cast was very talented with beautiful voices and lots of energy. My...More

Thank Mangoseeker
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...More

Thank Sue M
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...More

Thank Mj-Melnyk-81
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...More

Thank Kyle S
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...More

Thank tgtoronto
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!

Thank PS8200
Reviewed 22 December 2014

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...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank PickyMomm
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