Five Points Theatre (formerly Mady Centre) for the Performing Arts, including the Park Place Theatre performance space, is a world class facility conveniently located in Barrie’s downtown and managed by the Department of Culture. Completed in 2001, This modern facility is home to many professional and amateur cultural productions, film screenings, theatrical plays, concerts, dance recitals and other performances. It is also the main venue for Theatre by the Bay and the Talk Is Free Theatre Companies. The Rotary Lounge is a bar and gathering area where patrons gather during intermission and before and after a show and is an area where many special events are held.