One Thing Leads to Another at YPT

Award-winning show for babies returns to YPT by popular demand before going on tour!

"Baby theatre delights tiny audience" – Toronto Star
"...invites first-time theatregoers to play and leaves them hungry for more." – CBC News
 "Fascinating show for infants demonstrates that theatre can appeal to the youngest audience." – NOW Magazine

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to remount its immensely popular and critically-acclaimed show for babies, One Thing Leads to Another due to overwhelming demand. An innovative work of theatre commissioned by YPT and created specifically for infants, this production transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena as it engages, stimulates and delights baby and parent alike.

Developed from an original concept, research and theme by Maja Ardal in a collective collaboration by Ardal, Audrey Dwyer, Mary Francis Moore and Julia Tribe, One Thing Leads to Another received Dora Mavor Moore Awards in 2016 for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Performance, Ensemble. It will be presented in The Studio from February 17 to March 3 before touring to the following areas:

Theatre Orangeville, Sunday, March 4 (two shows)
Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa, March 7-11 (two shows/day)
Carousel Players in St. Catharines and the Niagara region, March 14-19 (two shows/day)

As they develop and thrive, infants use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with these youngest of audience members using music, enticing visuals and tactile experiences. The show features the transformation of everyday objects into fantastical phenomena. When the show is over, kids and caregivers can explore the set and experiment with objects from the play, enhancing their own individual experience.

Most seating for adults and babies at One Thing Leads to Another will be on floor mats and pillows. YPT will have designated stroller parking, diaper changing stations and a quiet area, in order to accommodate the needs of parents/caregivers with infants.

One Thing Leads to Another
A Collective Collaboration by Maja Ardal, Audrey Dwyer, Mary Francis Moore and Julia Tribe
Developed from the original concept, research and theme by Maja Ardal; Directed by Mary Francis Moore
The Company: Maja Ardal - Performer/Music initiatives; Audrey Dwyer - Performer/Creative Collaborator;  Mary Francis Moore - Director/Arts Education initiatives; Julia Tribe - Design initiatives
In The Studio February 17 to March 3, 2018 | Recommended for ages 3 to 12 months but suitable for up to 24 months
Performances: Feb. 17, 24, Mar. 3 at 1:30PM & 4PM; Feb. 18, 19, 25 at 11AM & 2PM; Feb. 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, Mar. 1, 2 at 10AM & 2PM
Young People's Theatre | 165 Front Street East, Toronto
Tickets: $20 each Adult/Senior; $5 each Infant; HST & service charges extra                                          
Online: | Prices subject to change without notice.
Box Office: 416.862.2222 | For more information visit

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