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

#CanadaTogether at the Capitol Theatre

Our friends at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Port Hope are partnering with some local talent to show gratitude for front line workers. Every Sunday at 12pm, “O Canada” will be sung from the second floor windows of the Capitol Theatre on Queen St. This Sunday, May 31, will feature Tanya Wills, who you will probably recognize from her recent … Read More

“The Importance of Being Earnest” – presented by In Absentia Theatre

Grab a cup of tea and a cucumber sandwich, and snuggle up to watch In Absentia Theatre’s performance of “The Important of Being Earnest”. More than 40 actors, many of whom are Northumberland Players members, rehearsed for weeks via Zoom, culminating in a performance that will be aired on Facebook and YouTube at 2pm on Sunday, May 17. Join the … Read More

In Absentia Theatre: A Creative Virtual Response to Covid-19

As social isolation starts to become a new normal for people in Northumberland County (and far beyond) in hope of flattening the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, creatives have begun to grow restless. After all, when you’re a person who is used to attending rehearsals multiple times each week to prepare for a performance, it really does become an enriching … Read More