Please vote – Northumberland News Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

We are honoured to have been nominated in 6 categories in the Northumberland News Readers’ Choice Awards 2021! Please cast your votes by September 19: Northumberland Players Children’s Entertainment Dinner Theatre Live Theatre Non Profit/Foundations Northumberland Players Youth Theatre Camps Kids Camps Summer Camps

Return to Theatre Supported by Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund

A photo of the team responsible for submitting the Ontario Trillium Foundation grant application with one of the air scrubbers purchased with the grant money.

The Northumberland Players has received a Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Resilient Communities Fund was developed to help non-profit organizations recover and rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19 and to continue to serve their community. As we all know the activities of the theatre were suspended over a year ago for the first time in … Read More

$1000+ raised for our scholarship fund!

Special thanks to Brad Willcocks, owner of the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre, for initiating a fundraising dinner through Arthur’s Pub. And special thanks to the more than 100 patrons who bought meals from the hotel – your meals and donations meant Mr. Willcocks was able to present Jack Boyagian, President of Northumberland Players, with a cheque … Read More

Scholarships Are Available!

The Northumberland Players are pleased to announce that the we are once again making scholarships available to graduating students from public (Kawartha Pine Ridge and Peterborough Victoria Northumberland & Clarington Catholic District School Boards) secondary schools in Northumberland County. This includes the following schools: Campbellford District High School Cobourg Collegiate Institute East Northumberland Secondary School Port Hope High School St. Mary Catholic Secondary … Read More

Help us reach our fundraising goal

Each year, the Northumberland Players supports 6 post-secondary students in the community through a $3,600 scholarship program, recognizing their contribution to performing arts. This is usually done with funds raised through our 50/50 draws at our dinner theatre. With the COVID pandemic, we have had to suspend all of our productions, which means we have not been able to raise … Read More

Join Us For Dinner!

Every year The Northumberland Players provide scholarships for 6 students in local secondary schools who are pursuing a post-secondary education in the arts. In normal years, the $3600 needed for these scholarships is raised through the 50/50 draws at our dinner theatres at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre. Without these draws during a full year of … Read More

Today is the Canada Wide Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community

Tonight we light up the Firehall Theatre! Live events are a $100 billion industry in Canada and employ 1 million Canadians (not to mention all of the volunteers!), and much of this industry has been shuttered by COVID-19. An hour after sundown tonight, September 22, the Firehall Theatre will be lit in red in recognition of the people who create, … Read More

“Boy Falls From The Sky” – Fundraiser for The Capitol Theatre

In partnership with Jake Epstein, the Capitol Theatre and local restaurants join forces to deliver an in-home theatre experience right to your living room! Join Jake live for an intimate journey through his hit one-man show and support of the Capitol Theatre and our Community. Boy Falls From the Sky; Live Online is an intimate and unique take on the … Read More

Summer Camp 2020 – Cancelled

The Northumberland Players regrets to announce that the Summer theatre camp has been cancelled. The Canada Summer Jobs Grant application was denied and there is too much uncertainty regarding summer camps and occupancy numbers at this time. We know children are so eager to get involved in theatre activities and when regulations and guidelines are developed to deliver activities for … Read More

Post-Secondary Scholarship Applications Now Open

Every year, the Northumberland Players present scholarships to students graduating from public secondary schools in Northumberland County. These $600 scholarships are awarded based on both nominations from each school and applications from students themselves. Applications/nominations are now open – get yours in before June 12, 2020! Hop over to the Scholarships page for more information.