Announcing Our New Online Production Archive

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We are incredibly excited to announce that after years of hard work, it’s time to launch our new online archive! This archive contains the history of our shows for almost fifty years. That’s 290 shows and 3,287 people involved. Wow! Browse through posters, programs, newspaper clippings, photos, and more. You can also search by show title, season, director, cast, or crew. This … Read More

Northumberland Players Make Improvements to the Firehall Theatre to Improve Accessibility

This weekend, the Northumberland Players celebrate the season with a Holiday Special: Christmas Live at Victoria Hall.  At this time the Players are also pleased to report the completion of a project to improve accessibility at the Firehall Theatre, recognizing the $35,000 Capital grant that the Players received from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) last year. This and past OTF … 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

Save the Date: General Members Meeting 2023

REGISTER FOR THE GMM AT https://forms.gle/Kt5i5e92wUbYzr4p9 Northumberland Players General Members Meeting (formerly AGM) Mark Monday, November 27 at 7pm on your calendar for the 2023 GMM. The meeting will be held on the first floor of the Firehall. If unable to physically attend an opportunity to join online will be provided. Stay tuned for details. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. … Read More

Summer BBQ!

Join us for a sizzling summer BBQ at the HUB! Date: Wednesday, August 23rd Time: 5:00 PM Location: The HUB, 450 Campbell St., Cobourg Indulge in tasty food, refreshing drinks, and a lively celebration of the upcoming season! Take a tour of the HUB, our vibrant workshop space, and immerse yourself in the spirit of creativity and collaboration that defines … Read More

EODL Full Length Play Awards

Congratulations to the winners and nominees from the recent Eastern Ontario Drama League Full Length Festival! The Players were extremely excited to win the following categories: We are also honoured to have been nominated in the following categories:

2023-2024 Season Revealed!

Step into a world of theatrical wonders as Northumberland Players proudly unveils its highly anticipated 2023-2024 season. Prepare to be captivated, delighted, and moved by an extraordinary lineup of shows that will transport you to diverse realms of storytelling. From heartfelt dramas to side-splitting comedies and enchanting musicals, this season promises to be an unforgettable journey for theater lovers of … Read More

2022 Annual General Meeting

All members in good standing are invited to attend the general meeting on November 28, 2022 at 7pm. To attend and have your vote, you must register. Each person in multi-member households who wishes to attend must complete the registration form so that accurate numbers for the meeting can be recorded.

New HUB Opens with the Support of a $50,000 Grant from OTF

On Wednesday night, the Northumberland Players held a BBQ to celebrate the return of its volunteer activities and the opening of a new HUB for the group. Ben Currelly, a volunteer with the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), was there to hear about the impact that a $50,000 Community Building Fund grant awarded last fall has had in making this happen. … Read More

Thank You to Ontario Trillium Foundation

It feels as if we are emerging from two years of hibernation.  Exciting things are happening around the Northumberland Players and it is time to say ‘Thank You’ for the support we have received to help us emerge in a strong position.   From March 2020 to February 2021 we were completely shut down.  We pared back expenses as much as we could … Read More