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

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2021

All members in good standing are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Northumberland Players to be held via Zoom on Monday, November 22, 2021 starting at 7:00 pm.

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

Holiday Radio Plays

Listen Any Time! The holiday radio plays are now available online for you to listen any time. So gather the family around, and “tune in” to enjoy some holiday spirit with the Northumberland Players this Christmas.

“And we will come back home…”

This video, featuring a group of dancers in London and created by director/choreographer Cameron MacDonald, reminds us that eventually we will be able to “come back home” to the theatre. Just to get your feelings going at the start of the week… View this post on Instagram ‘and we will come back home’ 🎭 Whether you work, support, perform or … Read More

Samuel Hall Wins EODL Scholarship!

Samuel Hall is this year’s recipient of the EODL Student Scholarship! The EODL Scholarship is given out by the Eastern Ontario Drama League to a senior student who shows talent, potential and a willingness to proceed in some aspect of theatrical training. Sam’s first community theatre production was with Northumberland Players, starring as Dopey in the 2013 production of ‘Snow … Read More

Virtual Choir – Open Call for Canadian Opera Company

You are invited to participate in the Canadian Opera Company’s first-ever virtual choir! Singers of all ages and abilities will be led through an online performance of the “Anvil Chorus” form Verdi’s Il Trovatore. You will probably recognize it – for a refresher, check out this recording from the Royal Opera House. You have to register on the COC website … Read More

The National Theatre School of Canada launches online theatre classes, graduating class shows, and a virtual design exhibition

The National Theatre School (NTS) has announced the next phase of its “Art Apart” initiative, which provides support to emerging theatre artists, professional artists, and the community during the coronavirus crisis. Free Online Classes Professional actors, directors, designers, composers and theatre makers, artists who are part of the teaching team at NTS, will offer free online classes available to all … Read More

Rebooking Tickets & Refunds for Shows

The Northumberland Players do not sell their own tickets. Firehall Theatre tickets are sold through the Victoria Hall Box Office and dinner theatre tickets are sold at the venue, the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn and Convention Centre. We have worked with each venue to develop a ticket rebooking and refund process. Victoria Hall mailed out refunds by contacting each … Read More

Musical Review Committee

History: In 2018 the Northumberland Players Board developed a committee to review possibilities for musical productions. This is a small group of members/volunteers to discuss strengths/challenges for various titles. The committee’s discussion is captured in a report that is shared with the NP Board of Directors. Re-Invention: This year rather than meet to compare a group of shows at once, … Read More