Young at Heart

In many cities, the concept of children’s theatre is a relatively new one. But in Toronto, where the Young People’s Theatre has been going strong for 40 years. “Today, it is Toronto’s oldest non-profit professional theatre and the largest in Canada dedicated to programming for young audiences, reaching about 80,000 young people annually… The alumni who’ve graced its stage are a veritable Who’s Who of Canadian talent,” and while the theatre had a rough time in its first few years, it is now one of Canada’s enduring cultural institutions.