Talk is Free Theatre

Site: Talk Is Free Theatre

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone Box Office/Administration: 705-792-1949
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Site Location Office is located at Park Place in Barrie
Located In Community Barrie
Address Box Office and Administration
24 North Village Way, Unit 2
Barrie, ON L4N 6P3
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Intersection Bayview Dr and Mapleview Dr E
Contact Information
Primary Contact Cara McRae, Administrator; Phone: 705-792-1949 ext 121; Email:
Primary Executive Arkady Spivak, Artistic Producer; Phone: 705-792-1949 ext 122; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Talk is Free Theatre 
PO Box 247 
Barrie, ON L4M 4T2
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update 
  • All performances are currently virtual. See website for details
Regular Service 
  • Theatre company that tours its productions both domestically and internationally 
  • Develops and produces a wide range of work concentrating on new writing, neglected classics and drastic re-examinations of established repertoire 
  • Programming emphasizes the development and production of off-centre, story-driven musicals and new types of site-specific, immersive creation 
  • Have produced several world premiers 
  • Call or visit website for list of upcoming shows
  • Offers both March Break and Summer Break Theatre camps for young people from 6-12 years old as well as a number of education and outreach programs for local youth both in-school and as an extra-curricular option 
  • TIFT Young Company Program invites youth to be part of a professional theatrical production and offer one-on-one mentorship opportunities with professionals
Hours COVID-19 Update 
Virtual Office Hours: Mon, Tue 9:30 am-3:30 pm, Wed 10 am-3:30 pm, Thu, Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm, available by email and phone  
Regular Hours 
Office Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 9:30 am-3:30 pm * Wed 10 am-3:30 pm
Dates Check website for dates and details
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call and/or visit website for audition information * call or drop-in for tickets
Languages English
Fees Program - Subscription rate for all shows as well as individual tickets and special group rates available, check website or call the box office for more information
Other Details
Established 2001
Elections November
Physical Access Fully Accessible