FAQ’s

What is your Box Office telephone number?
416.862.2222

What is your Administration number?
416.363.5131

What is your Drama School number?
416.862.2222 for general inquires
416.363.5131 x242 for the Drama School Director

What is your Fax number?
416.363.5136

What is your mailing address?
Young People’s Theatre
165 Front Street East
Toronto, ON M5A 3Z4

When is your Box Office open?
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Weekends: Hours can vary. Please check by calling 416.862.2222.


What are Family/Public ticket prices?

Click here for ticket pricing information and the Mainstage seating plan.


Can I exchange my tickets for another performance of the same show?
Patrons who have purchased discounted tickets through Show Combos enjoy FREE ticket exchange privileges. Single ticket buyers can exchange tickets up to 24 hours prior to your original performance date by calling the Box Office. Please note, single ticket exchanges are subject to a fee of $3.50 per ticket. For more information, please call our Box Office at 416.862.2222.

Can we take pictures or recordings of the performance?
YPT is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and engages, under the terms of the Canadian Theatre Agreement (CTA), professional Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. According to the terms of the CTA, photography, audio and video recording are prohibited during and prior to a performance.

Do you admit latecomers?
Latecomers for performances in the Mainstage will be admitted at the discretion of the theatre. In The Studio, we are unable to accommodate latecomers due to the nature of the performance space.

Can I redeem gift certificates, show certificates or other coupons online?
If you have a Promo Code you can use it when ordering online. For all other certificates or offers, please call 416.862.2222 to make arrangements.

How many performance spaces are at YPT?
We have two performance spaces: our Mainstage (Susan Douglas Rubes) Theatre, accommodating approximately 460 patrons with assigned seating and The Studio (Nathan Cohen) Theatre that accommodates 115 patrons with general admission seating. Often there are two plays being performed at the same time for different audiences. Call 416.862.2222 if you are unsure of which theatre is presenting the play you wish to see.

Is the theatre wheelchair accessible?
Both performance spaces offer limited wheelchair seating. Please call 416.862.2222 for more information and to make arrangements. Click here to read more about Accessibility at YPT.

Is food or drink permitted in the theatre?
Food, drink, candy and gum are not permitted in the theatre, with the exception of bottled water. Food is permitted in our lobbies, however. Please note that YPT endeavours to be a nut-free zone, as many children have severe life-threatening allergies.

What is the minimum age that a young person can attend a performance without adult supervision?
As YPT endeavours to create an environment for families to enjoy discussion and learning together, young people under the age of 12 will not be admitted into the theatre/auditorium without appropriate adult supervision.

How do I know if a production is age-appropriate for my child/student?
Each season, YPT offers a variety of programming for young people of all ages and their families. Careful consideration goes into establishing age recommendations for our plays, including discussion with members of the education community. For age/grade recommendations specific to each production, please refer to the appropriate show page on our web-site or contact the box office.


What are ticket prices for school performances (Mon-Fri)?

Students/Adult Group Price: $15
Preview Performances: $12

Ask about our Earlybird Savings

One FREE teacher/Supervisor ticket is provided for every 20 student tickets purchased.

A handling fee of $5 per order is applicable.

Click here for Terms and Conditions and full details on school group booking and cancellation policies.

Members of the public are welcome to attend weekday school performances, subject to availability, at regular Family/Public ticket prices.


Where is Young People’s Theatre?
We are located two blocks east of the St. Lawrence Market and are in the vicinity of the Distillery District. Our closest major intersection is Front and Sherbourne Sts.


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How can we reach YPT by public transportation?
Our theatre is accessible from the Bloor subway line by exiting at the Sherbourne Station and taking the Sherbourne bus to Front St. We are accessible from the Yonge line by exiting at King Station and taking the King Streetcar to Sherbourne St. or exiting at Union Station and walking.

Where can we park near the theatre?
There is a public parking lot directly across from YPT on the north side of Front at Frederick St. You’ll find another convenient parking lot at the south-east corner of Front and Sherbourne St. Also, street parking can be found south of YPT on the Esplanade or north of the theatre on King St.