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Mady Centre for RSS
the Performing Arts

Barrie’s Mady Centre for the Performing Arts, which includes the Park Place Theatre performance space, is a world class facility conveniently located in Barrie’s downtown and managed by the Department of Culture. Take a virtual tour!

Upcoming Events

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The Lego Movie

Presnted by Theatres@Barrie
August 20, 2016
Showtimes:
2:00pm

Everything is awesome! Join us for the Lego Movie at the Mady Centre. Air conditioning and delicious snacks from Cravings Fine Food and Catering. 

Movie description: An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.
 
Rated: PG
General Admission
$6.90
PLEASE NOTE: All persons must have a ticket, including infants.
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

The Music Man

Presented by Talk Is Free Theatre
September 15 to October 1, 2016
Showtimes:
Site-Specific, Citywide production

Barrie becomes River City, Iowa in this innovative site-specific staging of the beloved musical.

The audience will travel throughout the city of Barrie to witness the story of a con man, Harold Hill, unfold with downtown locations, and the real train, serving as the 'set' of the production. One of the largest productions of a musical ever, this rendition will have a cast of 125 actors.

General Admission
All tickets: $40.80
Full Season (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $135.00
Full Season (Friday or Saturday): $145.00
PLEASE NOTE! The Music Man performances are Site-Specific (locations will be announced) and is a Citywide production.
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

Home - The Movie

Presented by Theatres@Barrie
November 19, 2016
Showtimes:
2:00pm

Today is best day ever! Come dance along with Oh and the Boov as they learn about humans people. Delicious snacks available to purchase from Cravings Fine Food and Catering. 
 

Movie description: An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.
 
Rated: PG
General Admission
$6.90
PLEASE NOTE: All persons must have a ticket, including infants.
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

The Wedding Party

Presented by Talk Is Free Theatre
December 1 - 10, 2016
Showtimes:
From the award-winning creators of the beloved play, I Claudia, Kristen Thomson and director Chris Abraham comes a new comedy about two families, a wedding, mistaken identities, and love, love, LOVE!
With their latest creation, The Wedding Party, they invite the audience to take a seat ringside on the big day, while an astonishing cast of the country's leading actors including Trish Lindstrom, Tony Nappo, Moya O'Connell, Tom Rooney, and Kristen Thomson herself, hit the dance floor, drink too much, and try to get along.
General Admission
Single tickets (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $37.50
Single tickets (Friday or Saturday): $40.80
Group or 10 or more: $34.00
Full Season (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $135.00
Full Season (Friday or Saturday): $145.00
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

Home Alone - The Movie

Presented by Theatres@Barrie
December 17, 2016
Showtimes:
2:00pm

When Kevin's family left on their European vacation they forgot one minor detail: Kevin. Take a break from the Christmas rush and come down to the Mady. Delicious snacks available to purchase from Cravings Fine Food and Catering. 
 

Movie description: An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. 
 
 Rated: PG
General Admission
$6.90
PLEASE NOTE: All persons must have a ticket, including infants.
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

The Libertine

Presented by Talk Is Free Theatre
January 5 - 14, 2016
Showtimes:

The Princess Bride meets The Three Musketeers meets the decline of western civilization in this ultimate retelling of the Don Juan story.

 
A satirical comedy-tragedy fit for the 21st century where materialism and physical pleasure rule the day. Hilarious and scorching, this 350-year-old play takes you on a ride from hedonism to hell, full of swash-buckle and bravado.
 
General Admission
 
Single tickets (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $37.50
Single tickets (Friday or Saturday): $40.80
Group or 10 or more: $34.00
Full Season (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $135.00
Full Season (Friday or Saturday): $145.00
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

Offline

Presented by Talk Is Free Theatre
March 2 - 11, 2016
Showtimes:

A young woman leaves behind a remarkable work of art with profound ramifications, inextricably linking the lives of those touched by it after she is gone.

 
Some of Canada's most exciting young talents have collectively created this exciting musical and theatrical exploration of what becomes of our personal and artistic legacies.
General Admission
Single tickets (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $37.50
Single tickets (Friday or Saturday): $40.80
Group or 10 or more: $34.00
Full Season (Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday matinee): $135.00
Full Season (Friday or Saturday): $145.00
Purchase tickets online or contact the Box Office: 705-739-4228 or 1 Dunlop St. West.

About The Mady Centre

The Mady Centre has a versatile and flexible stage area using a system of stage lights and sound reinforcement for professional theatre, music, dance and other presentation formats.  Flexible seating capacity of 120 to 200 patrons, a sprung performance floor, artist's green room/lounge and performers dressing rooms with showers.  The theatre is also available for non-theatrical activities including seminars, workshops, presentations and conferences.  The theatre seating can be fully retracted to accommodate the use of tables and chairs for receptions.

Location: Downtown Barrie – 1 Dunlop Street West – at the corner of Bayfield Street and Dunlop Street

Driving Directions: Exit Hwy 400 at Dunlop Street – drive east on Dunlop Street to Bayfield Street

Parking: Many parking options available; please view the map

Box Office Hours
 
Regular hours: Tuesday to Friday, 12pm–6pm; Saturday 11am–5pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays
 
Please note that the box office at the venue of the show is open from one hour before the performance until the intermission for ticket purchase and pick-up.
 

Gift Certificates:  
To purchase gift certificates, please visit the Mady Centre box office at 1 Dunlop St W or call us at 705-739-4228.

Babes in Arms:  ALL patrons attending the Barrie Theatres must have a ticket, including infants. Please contact the box office at 705-739-4228 or theatres@barrie.ca for information regarding admittance or the suitability of the performance.

Telephone: 705-739-4228  Email: theatres@barrie.ca

Fundraising

Join other community supporters in raising funds for the Mady Centre For The Performing Arts!  You too can be a donor or volunteer by contacting the Department of Culture at culture@barrie.ca or by telephone at (705) 739-4299.

 

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