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Toronto’s Young People’s Theatre eyes $10.5M expansion

Toronto’s Young People’s Theatre has been bursting at the seams for years, while most of its staff work in rental space across the street from the heritage-listed theatre. So they bought that building and will spend the ongoing pandemic downtime to renovate both spaces while also fundraising the second half of the $10.5-million project.

SLĀV: Why was the response to critics so insulting and shaming?

“We’re being treated as if we’re a criminal organization or a terrorist group. I’m not speaking from a place of power, I’m speaking truth to power. And if people can’t connect the dots to understand that, it means that their level of denial is being enforced, protected and valued by a system that reproduces that." - Ricardo Lamour