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  • 27 Sep 2021 6:28 PM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay's latest play is not only funny, emotional, intelligent and timely, but it is also quite simply the most important production the company has ever put on. Period.”

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  • 15 Sep 2021 4:54 PM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay is breaking new ground in presenting the first new work written by a local Anishinaabe woman to to be professionally produced in the area. Mno Bimaadiziwin has been created under the direction of many Indigenous community members, including local playwright Ziigwen Mixemong and director Herbie Barnes."

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  • 9 Sep 2021 8:14 AM | Anonymous

    In 2019, the Ontario Trillium Foundation gave Theatre by the Bay (TBTB) a $67,700 Seed grant to help the popular theatre company pilot a development process through which it would partner with local high school students to develop and present new works of theatre inspired by local history.

    To read the full media release, click the link below:

    MPP Downey Theatre by the Bay (Seed 2019).pdf

  • 13 Jul 2021 5:27 PM | Anonymous

    “As some of Barrie's dearly departed, the actors appear via augmented reality on our mobile phones and deliver intriguingly fascinating tales. I loved this. Let's face it, this is possibly the new reality of future platforms of live theatre, and Moggach understood this and made it work.”

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  • 13 Jul 2021 5:25 PM | Anonymous

    “The technology used to make the ghosts come to life is very well done and along with the stories they tell, will reel you into the city's history, something TBTB has perfected over the years.”

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  • 13 Jul 2021 5:22 PM | Anonymous

    The Ghost Watchers is a fascinating endeavour that is part history, part technological wizardry, and totally entertaining and moving.”

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  • 30 Jun 2021 12:00 PM | Anonymous

    “Using state of the art 'Spectrovision,' audiences can look forward to a groundbreaking blend of live theatre and augmented reality to experience the stories of seven spectres trapped at various locations around Downtown Barrie.”

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  • 9 Apr 2021 12:00 PM | Anonymous

    “TBTB is thrilled to welcome Isaac Pilozo and Sabrina Weinstein and looks forward to seeing their skills develop throughout their placement.”

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  • 21 Jan 2021 4:04 PM | Anonymous

    “Theatre by the Bay receives OTF Resilient Communities Fund grant to develop online infrastructure and create new opportunities for local artists.”

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  • 15 Oct 2020 4:36 PM | Anonymous

    “Once a month, leading Canadian artists in playwriting and theatrical creation will provide workshops that touch upon their play creation processes and philosophies.”

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