Media Advisory: Photo Opportunity - Star Alumni and Supporters Gather to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Young People's Theatre with a Walk Down the Yellow Carpet

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ -


Young People's Theatre (YPT) is turning 50! For five decades YPT has entertained, engaged and created magical experiences for over 5,000,000 children. In celebration of this milestone event, this multi-award-winning company is hosting a lavish gala fundraiser inspired by this year's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz.


  • Toronto's cultural movers-and-shakers.
  • Canadian stage and TV actor Eric Peterson (Corner Gas, This is Wonderland) and his wife actress and education advocate Annie Kidder (People for Education).
  • Performances by star YPT alumni Thom Allison (The Space Network's Killjoys, Broadway's Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Steffi DiDomenicantonio (Canadian Idol finalist, Broadway's Spring Awakening) and popular theatre, film and cabaret performer Sharron Matthews (Canada Sings, Mean Girls).


Thursday, October 29
6-7PM – Red Carpet
7PM – Wizard of Oz performance & skit with Thom Allison and Steffi DiDomenicantonio PLUS flash mob featuring Sheridan College Music Theatre students
8:25PM – Eric Peterson & Annie Kidder speak
8:50 PM – Sharron Matthews sings Children Will Listen featuring Sheridan College Music Theatre students singing back-up


The Arcadian Court

401 Bay Street - Simpson Tower, 8th floor, Toronto

RSVP to Josée Duranleau
Duranleau Communications
416 652 7672

SOURCE Young People's Theatre

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Josée Duranleau | 416 652 7672 |

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