“Honky Tonk Angels” Rescheduled to April/May 2021

Dear Patrons: I am sure you are aware that the provincial and federal safety measures have restricted the performing of live theatre. The Northumberland Players production of “Honky Tonk Angels” has once again been rescheduled. The popular live musical with a full country band must follow strict guidelines at this time which makes it impossible to put on a quality show. … Read More

Rebooking Tickets & Refunds for Shows

The Northumberland Players do not sell their own tickets. Firehall Theatre tickets are sold through the Victoria Hall Box Office and dinner theatre tickets are sold at the venue, the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn and Convention Centre. We have worked with each venue to develop a ticket rebooking and refund process. Victoria Hall mailed out refunds by contacting each … Read More

Honky Tonk Angels – Rescheduled to October

The Northumberland Players and Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre value most the safety and health of its patrons, volunteers and staff.  In cooperation and solidarity with the provincial and federal efforts to curve the effects of COVID 19, the spring dinner theatre Honky Tonk Angels show dates April 24 – May 10, 2020 have been postponed until October … Read More

All Activities Suspended March 16 – April 30

Northumberland Players, in concern for the safety and health of its volunteers and participants, has suspended all of its activities from 16 March to 30 April 2020. This suspension relates to Northumberland Players facilities including the Firehall Theatre, the Northumberland Players Costume House, the Moffatt Brothers (Third Space ) Workshop and the New Lodge Farm Barn. Only cleaning, repairs, and safety and maintenance checks limited … Read More

“All My Sons” Postponed

The Northumberland Players’ Board of Directors has decided to postpone the run of “All My Sons” at the Firehall Theatre due to COVID-19 in deference to science and the Town of Cobourg’s lead to cancel events in town owned buildings. The Northumberland Players will monitor the evolving situation and follow the advice of Public Health Ontario, the Ministry of Health, … Read More

Life in 1947

Set in 1947, “All My Sons” focuses on events that took place between 1943 and 1947, as the world dealt with the end of and after effects from WWII. But what was life like in 1947 America? Money Average salaries were: Teacher: $2,589 Lawyer: $7,437 Doctor: $10,700 Factory Worker: $2,793 Average prices were: New house: $6,600 Gallon of gas: $0.15 … Read More

The Comeback Kid: Tanya Wills in “CHICAGO”

If you’re going to try and pull a fast one on Tanya Wills, or her character Velma Kelly, you’re going have to get up early.  Tanya says: “It’s funny, because in the Chinese calendar, I was born in the year of the rooster, who are apparently famous for always re-inventing themselves, and that couldn’t be more the case for me.” … Read More