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WeeFestival of Theatre and Culture for Early Years

Produced by Theatre Direct

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen St. West
May 16 – 23, 2016

Tickets: Regular $14 | Family Pack $50
Book 416-537-4191 | PURCHASE ONLINE

The WeeFestival is Toronto’s first international arts festival dedicated to early childhood and features productions by acclaimed companies specializing in theatre for the very young from Belgium, Scotland, Italy, Germany, Quebec, Manitoba, and Ontario. Whether for babies and toddlers, preschoolers, or kindergarteners, each show has been created with the emotional and social developmental needs and interests of young children and are presented in intimate venues throughout Toronto to ensure every child is close to the action and fully immersed in the experience. Ticketed and FREE weekend events on May 20 – May 23.

Playing at The Theatre Centre:
Hup by Starcatchers (0-24 months)
Friday, May 20 – 10:00am & 2:30pm – Theatre Centre Mainstage
Saturday, May 21 – 10:00am & 2:30pm – Theatre Centre Mainstage
Sunday, May 22 – 10:00am & 2:30pm – Theatre Centre Mainstage

Pekka by Le Théâtre des Petites Âmes (2-5 years)
Tuesday, May 17 – 11:00am – Theatre Centre Incubator (English)
Tuesday, May 17 – 12:30pm – Theatre Centre Incubator (French)
Wednesday, May 18 – 10:00am – Theatre Centre Incubator (English)
Wednesday, May 18 – 12:30pm – Theatre Centre Incubator (French) (SOLD OUT)

Table Top Tales by SNAFU & The Snack Music Collective (3+ years).
Friday, May 20 – 5:00pm – Theatre Centre, Gallery
Saturday, May 21 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm – Theatre Centre, Gallery
Sunday, May 22 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm – Theatre Centre, Gallery

Additional free family activities are taking place in the WeeFestival Wonder Garden, at The Theatre Centre, including Cozy Concerts and The Best of All Worlds storytelling.

Other Performances and activities are taking place at:
Wychwood Theatre, Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, 601 Christie Street
Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Ave
Alliance Française de Toronto, 24 Spadina Road
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement, 6 Noble Street

Visit weefestival.ca for all show times and activities.

*Photo courtesy of Starcatchers, by Solen Collet.