“Clue” Wins for Set Decoration and Props at EODL Festival

Northumberland Players’ production of Clue was nominated for 8 awards and took home the Armagh Sifton-Price Adjudicator’s Award for Set Decoration and Props at the 2023-2024 Eastern Ontario Drama League Full Length Festival last weekend. Congratulations to Glen Wilson, Beth Hunt, Jody Forsyth, and Honor Sylvester on their win, and to the entire cast and production team of Clue for … Read More

EODL Full Length Festival Awards Brunch & Ceremony

Celebrating Glorious Theatre Arts Mark your calendars for an unforgettable celebration of theatre excellence! Hosted by Northumberland Players, the 2023-2024 EODL Full Length Festival Awards Brunch & Ceremony is a must-attend event for theatre enthusiasts. Join us to honour outstanding achievements and revel in the spirit of community theatre. 🗓️ Date: Sunday, April 28 (ticket sales are now closed)📍 Location: … 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

Outreach Program Raises $500 for Food Bank

The final performance of A Christmas Carol by the Northumberland Players Outreach was a success. The public performance raised $500 for the Food Bank! The troupe also performed for residents at Rosewood, Victoria Retirement Living, and Legion Village.  L to R – Evan Soutter, Grant Coward, Marley Soutter, Nora Soutter, Pianist Heather Stubbs, Director Jackie Tinson, and Ricardo Canlas.

Fundraising Dinner for Student Scholarships

Our friends at Arthur’s Pub and the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre are generously supporting our student scholarships with a fundraising dinner on January 23! For just $29, you get a grilled beef tenderloin topped with a red wine demi glace and mushroom duxelles, served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes, a medley of roasted root vegetables, and … Read More

Tune in to Christmas Radio

Our friends at Northumberland 89.7 will be airing three Northumberland Players shows over the holidays. Tune in to listen to: A Christmas Carol – from the Players outreach program. Tuesday, December 21 at 11:00am. We Need a Little Christmas – if you missed our recent celebration of songs of the season, or simply want to enjoy it again! Friday, December … Read More

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