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  • 11 Oct 2020 4:38 PM | Anonymous

    “The stages may be dark, but Theatre by the Bay is keeping local theatre fans engaged with a new playwright contest.”

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  • 28 Jun 2020 4:39 PM | Anonymous

    “I thought both directors acquitted themselves very well as did their casts. I look forward to seeing more directing from Korol Pikulik and Valeria Bravo.”

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  • 28 Jun 2020 4:38 PM | Anonymous

    “The launch of the virtual Emerging Director Project Showcase has paved the way down a new creative avenue, says one Theatre by the Bay director.”

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  • 9 Jun 2020 4:42 PM | Anonymous

    “I now understand that Theatre by the Bay has contributed to the very real truth that I heard exposed by the speakers at the rally I attended last week -- that Barrie is not a welcoming place to Black people.”

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  • 30 May 2020 4:43 PM | Anonymous

    “Recently, Theatre by the Bay learned that it had received a 26-month, $370,900 Grow grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to expand the number of playwriting and theatre production mentorship opportunities for local artists.”

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  • 19 May 2020 4:44 PM | Anonymous

    “Bring the Bay Home will feature singing, dancing, spoken word performances, and other special appearances and it will all be freely streamed from the Theatre by the Bay’s Youtube channel so all you have to do is ring the “set reminder” bell and you’ll be ready to watch.”

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  • 18 May 2020 4:45 PM | Anonymous

    “Expanding on the legacy of the Indie Producer’s Co-op, the Emerging Director Project will develop the directors of the future.”

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  • 23 Nov 2019 4:47 PM | Anonymous

    “‘Anyone who thinks we have peaked, I would say it is quite the opposite. This was just laying the foundation and we will use this to make the arts even bigger in our community,’ Moggach says.”

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  • 7 Nov 2019 4:48 PM | Anonymous

    “Iain Moggach from Theatre by the Bay was named Young Professional of the Year”

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  • 28 Jul 2019 4:51 PM | Anonymous

    “Danielle Joy Kostrich’s script is finely written, captures the dilemma’s of the young men and women faced with the daunting decision to enlist, and shows how the young people enacting the Cenotaph stories have a deeper understanding of what happened in World War Two.”

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