Mary’s Wedding Now Playing

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Wally Keeler attended the dress rehearsal on Thursday, September 20, and posted this review on Facebook. MARY’S WEDDING, FIREHALL THEATRE, COBOURG. The enormous human tragedy of World War One that ended 100 years ago was brought to the stage of the Firehall Theatre. The enormity was carried on the shoulders of only two actors. Mary’s Wedding, written by Stephen Massicotte, …

Romeo and Juliet Now Playing

Maureen 2017-18 Season, Now Playing

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet opens Friday, May 4, at the Firehall Theatre. Shakespeare’s ultimate love story tells of young lovers who struggle to escape their controlling families. It is a powerful story of how love ends in tragedy, but finally overcomes the longstanding feud between two families. Paula Worley of Shakespeare Street Theatre, who directed Twelfth Night last year, …

A Comedy of Tenors Final Weekend

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We are in Paris in the 1930s! One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? Prepare for an uproarious farce! The set is built and painted, the furnishings are in place, the lights are up, the costumes fitted, the music is ready to go and the …

Leaving Home now playing – Review

Maureen 2017-18 Season, Now Playing

To read Rob Davidson’s review of Leaving Home,  see Northumberland Players present ‘Leaving Home”. Northumberland News now publishes the reviews of Players productions in their print edition and online. To keep up to date on what is happening in Northumberland, read the news at https://www.northumberlandnews.com Rob Davidson, familiar to our audiences as an actor in Twelfth Night and The 39 …

Bob’s Your Elf opens this week

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The Northumberland Players’ annual Christmas show opens on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm. Friday and Sunday performances are sold out but tickets are available for Saturday evening, December 2, and the following weekends. Hear director, Carlotta Rutledge, and “Santa’, Grant Coward:

Waiting for the Parade – Best Costumes at Theatre Ontario Festival

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At the Theatre Ontario Festival in Ottawa May 17-21, 2017, the production of Waiting for the Parade was given Adjudicator’s Awards for Best Costumes and Best Ensemble plus nominations for Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role (Anne-Marie Bouthillette as Marta) and Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role (Carol Beauchamp as Margaret). Grace Price and Dawn Watters, responsible for Best Costumes, …

Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary Marked by Twelfth Night

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In 2016 the world is commemorating 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare and celebrating the legacy of arguably the greatest playwright in the English language.. April 23, 2016, marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death at age 52. In this special year, performances will take place all around the world by major theatre companies and by small …

Auditions for 1940s Radio Christmas Carol

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A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol Book by Walton Jones Music composed and arranged by David Wohl Lyrics by Faye Greenberg Produced by Nancy Little | Directed by Christine Sharp Auditions will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7 (Blair Room) and Thursday, September 8 (3rd Floor) in the Fire Hall Theatre, 213 Second Street, Cobourg, (just behind Victoria …