Godhead Audience Favourite at An Evening of One-Acts

Maureen 2017-18 Season, News

The results are in! Godhead was voted the audience favourite in the One-Act Festival. The edgy and intense drama, the third in the evening, challenged the actors and the audience with the raw emotion. Congratulations to John Edward Lunman, Matt Kowalyk, Craig Martin and Amber Dawn Vibert! An Evening of One Acts was a unique theatrical evening in June, the …

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 …

5 EODL Awards for Leaving Home

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Leaving Home was entered in the EODL 85th Annual Fall Length Play Festival. At the Awards Brunch on Sunday, April 8, 2108. the the production received 5 EODL Awards: • Deep River Players Award for Best Visual Presentation “A holistic, consistant, visual metaphor for the play” • Therese May Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Student Awarded to Luke …

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 …

Leaving Home Opens March 16

Maureen 2017-18 Season, Opening Soon

Come spend an evening with the Mercers from Newfoundland as they face the challenges of the sons starting to leave home. For more information, see Leaving Home. For tickets, call 905-372-2210 or email Victoria Hall Box Office \                                             …

Romeo and Juliet for Schools

Maureen 2017-18 Season, Outreach

  Romeo and Juliet will be performed for school audiences at the Firehall on May 2, 3, 8 and 9, 2018 at 9:30 am and at 12:30 pm. The director, Paula Worley, directed Twelfth Night last year, Macbeth in 2015, and A Midsummer’s Night Dream in 2014. Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare’s ultimate love story of young lovers who struggle …

EODL 85th Annual Full Length Play Festival Awards Brunch

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Northumberland Players will be hosting PLAY ON, the 85th Annual EODL Full Length Play Festival Awards Brunch, on Sunday, April 8, 2018 Leaving Home, produced by Anne-Marie Bouthillette and Kaye Torrie and directed by Matt Kowalyk, is entered in the Festival. Come out to visit with Players friends and cheer for this year’s winners as they receive the recognition they …

The Set is Ready -Sister Act is Opening Soon!

Maureen 2017-18 Season, Opening Soon

Sunday was a busy day at the Cameco Capitol Arts Centre in Port Hope. The set designed by Lauren Page Russell was assembled and built on the stage by the Set Builders. Set construction and some painting happen over a period of months and then it comes together when the production moves into the theatre for the aptly named “Hell …