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  • 8 Jun 2022 11:53 AM | Anonymous

    “Simcoe County is overflowing with talented writers, producers and performers. To celebrate these individuals, Theatre by the Bay is bringing an all-new festival to the Barrie area.

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  • 8 Jun 2022 11:51 AM | Anonymous

    “Featuring some of the biggest names in Canadian theatre, the award-winning theatre company is making theatre education accessible in a way that it has never been before."

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  • 27 May 2022 9:52 PM | Anonymous

    “The Festival will run from June 15-26 at the Five Points Theatre and feature six new, original plays written, directed, and performed by Simcoe County artists."

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  • 4 May 2022 1:50 PM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay will host an Amazing Race fundraiser in Barrie on May 28, 2022, as part of the company's 20th season anniversary celebration."

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  • 18 Apr 2022 2:20 PM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay and Tourism Barrie are thrilled to announce that their collaboration on the augmented reality production, The Ghost Watchers, was recognized with the 2021 Mayor's Innovation Award for "Creative Collaboration."

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  • 2 Feb 2022 10:44 AM | Anonymous

    “After its award-winning 2021 season, which included being recognized as the 'Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year' at the Barrie Business Awards, Theatre by the Bay is marching into its 20th season with a compelling, diverse and expansive new season."

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  • 30 Nov 2021 10:30 AM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay is thrilled to announce Governor General's Award-winning playwright, Vern Thiessen, will be writing a new play for the company's 2023 season."

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  • 2 Nov 2021 10:48 AM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay will produce a new local theatre festival in June 2022. The Simcoe County Theatre Festival will provide opportunities for local artists to write, direct and perform their own original plays."

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  • 30 Sep 2021 10:18 AM | Anonymous

    “This is a gripping, painful, enlightening, gloriously human play. The production is too.

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  • 27 Sep 2021 6:29 PM | Anonymous

    Mno Bimaadiziwin remains a must see for all of us to begin our processing in reconciling and healing with our Indigenous family members.

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