RISKY PHIL is a comedy by Paula Wing making its world premiere at Young People’s Theatre. The play explores multiple themes, like family dynamics, fact vs. truth and the significance of risk-taking, and offers strong ensemble acting and many funny moments.
One Thing Leads to Another. the award-winning immersive, multisensory show for babies, launches YPT’s season, providing proof that children can engage, respond and be enthralled by theatre in infancy.
How do you bring new ideas to a familiar text as old as time, that has been told in multiple blockbuster iterations? If the Young People’s Theatre‘s (YPT) new production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is any indication, you put it in the hands of director Allen MacInnis and his diverse team. And you […]
Munschtime! just received its world premiere at Toronto’s Young People’s Theatre (YPT). It’s a new work by Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Associate Artistic Director and Dramaturg Stephen Colella, based on 5 picture books by Canadian children’s author Robert Munsch: Pigs; A Promise is a Promise; Murmel, Murmel, Murmel; Too Much Stuff!; and Love You Forever. The concept […]
The Quotable Sayak reviews James and the Giant Peach: “A warm story with something everyone can appreciate. There will be many smiling children in the audience after seeing this production!”
YPT presents Des mots d’la dynamite’s whimsical Scenes from a Tree, which introduces toddlers to theatre, music, poetry, dance, and media arts through performance and play.
“I’ve always loved this story since I was a kid. It is a real privilege for me to get to play this part”: Stage and TV actor Matthew Nethersole on playing James in YPT’s James and the Giant Peach.
Thom Allison’s got another hit on his hands. Only this time, he’s directing it. His production of Seussical, a musical based on the books of Dr Seuss (primarily Horton Hears a Who, Horton Hatches an Egg and Miss Gertrude McFuzz) is currently on stage at the Young People’s Theatre (YPT). For YPT, Seussical is an […]
12-year old Sayak says, “the Young People’s Theatre production of The Wizard of Oz now playing displays a fresh take on the classic, beloved musical and its actors’ many, many talents.”
In YPT’s The Wizard of Oz, Alana Hibbert plays Auntie Em in Kansas and the titular Wizard in Oz (yes, that’s right – the wizard behind the curtain is a woman in this production!).