Auditions: “Willow Quartet”

Willow Quartet by Joan BurrowsDirected by Mary Schultz, Produced by Val Russell Show Dates: September 20 – October 6, 2024Firehall Theatre, Cobourg Synopsis Much to the chagrin of her mother and her estranged husband, Kim has invited Jim, a visiting classical musician, to stay in a spare room in her family’s old farmhouse. This is so out of character – … Read More

We’re Hiring Counsellors for Summer Theatre Camp

Northumberland Players is hiring a Day Camp Leader and Camp Counsellors for our well-established Summer Theatre Camp Programme.  The jobs run from June 24 to August 23 for the Camp Leader and July 2 to August 23 for Camp Counsellors, including a training session. Camps run from July 8 to August 23. To qualify for these positions, which are funded under the Canada Summer Jobs Program, you must be between … Read More

Youth Improv Comedy Workshop Series

In collaboration with Stand Up for Student Well-Being, we’re excited to present this 5-week improv comedy class for youth! Join comedian coach Amy Stockwell at the Firehall Theatre in Cobourg on Saturdays from January 13 – February 10:

Do you know a show we should do?

The play reading committee is seeking submissions and suggestions to be considered for the 2024/2025 season. If you also think you’d like to direct the show(s) you’re submitting, please let us know! Send your submissions to Carol Beauchamp.

Call for Directors and Directors in Training for 2024/2025

The Northumberland Players are looking for directors to direct musicals, comedies, dramas and Youth theatre productions. We mount shows at various venues: This is an expression of interest only at this point – we’re looking to get to know you and your experience. You will be put on a short list and further communication will follow regarding the selection process, … Read More

Auditions: “When We Were Young and Unafraid”

Synopsis In the early 1970s, before the Violence Against Women Act, Agnes has turned her quiet bed and breakfast into a home where victims of domestic violence can seek refuge. But Agnes is dismayed when her college-bound daughter falls under the influence of the home’s newest arrival. As the feminist revolution gains momentum outside of her tiny world, Agnes is … Read More

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

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