Register to Vote in the General Members Meeting

This is an important meeting as we will be electing up to 9 of 13 Board Members (President, Secretary and up to 7 Directors).  It is the NP Board that guides the direction of your Northumberland Players – it is important to be part of this election by casting your ballot! If you intend to attend the GMM and vote … Read More

Singers Needed for Outreach Christmas Reading

The Outreach Program is calling for EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST by singers for a production of A Child’s Christmas in Wales, a reading interspersed with traditional carols. Some carols will be in 4-part harmony, some in unison, some solo.  The singers will also do some readings but there are no lines to learn. The reading will bedirected by Grant Coward and … Read More

Call for Nominations: Board of Directors

This is a formal CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for the upcoming election to the Board of Directors at the Northumberland Players GMM to be held on Monday November 27, 2023. All members who are in good standing and have 2 additional supporting members (also in good standing) are eligible for nomination for election to the Board of Directors and Executive Positions. The … Read More

Outreach Presents “The Memoirs of Colonel Eliakim Barnum” in Grafton

A few weeks ago, the NP Outreach Program presented “The Memoirs of Colonel Eliakim Barnum” at the historical Barnum House in Grafton. Audiences were transported back to 1874 and immersed in the tales of the colonel, portrayed vividly by Tim Russell. One audience member was “riveted throughout”, and another was “so caught up in the performance that Tim became Col. … Read More

Save the Date: General Members Meeting 2023

REGISTER FOR THE GMM AT Northumberland Players General Members Meeting (formerly AGM) Mark Monday, November 27 at 7pm on your calendar for the 2023 GMM. The meeting will be held on the first floor of the Firehall. If unable to physically attend an opportunity to join online will be provided. Stay tuned for details. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. … Read More

Radio Interview: “A delicate and respectful approach […] to this issue”

The cast of Cottagers and Indians, Dean Smith and Karen Henkel, recently had the chance to speak with York Bell-Smith. Have a listen! Transcript York Bell-Smith: And we are joined now by Karen Henkel and Dean Smith to talk about cottages and Indians. It opens up September 15th at the Firehouse Theatre. Dean, Karen, welcome. Thank you very much for … Read More

Auditions: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Join our Youth Theatre production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever this holiday season! Audition Date: September 16, 2023, 9:30am-12:30pmLocation: Firehall Theatre, 213 Second St., Cobourg Show Dates: December 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, including matinees Rehearsals: Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:45, Saturdays 9:30 – 12:30; September 19 – December 5 Roles Roles for ages 7 – 18. Roles range from … Read More

About the Playwright: Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor is an award-winning playwright, journalist, film maker, and author. Born in Curve Lake First Nation where he still lives, he is part Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) and part Caucasian. Hayden Taylor has written more than 20 plays and over 30 books, both fiction and non-fiction. In June this year he received an honorary doctorate from Trent University in recognition … Read More

Call for Musicians: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Join the orchestra for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Do you play (or know someone who plays) one of the following instruments?  Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a traditional musical theatre score with cinematic and sweeping orchestral lines. The score tells the story as much as the action on stage, portraying many moods ranging from playful, to ominous, to … Read More

Auditions: Holiday Special

Be part of our traditional holiday concert in the beautiful Concert Hall at Victoria Hall! Auditions are Sunday, September 17, 4-8pm at the Firehall Theatre. Performances are December 1, 7:30; December 2, 2:00 and 7:30; and December 3, 2:00. The theme is an old fashioned Christmas radio show, please prepare with a Christmas Song or carol of your choice. Bring … Read More