Oliver Graf Wins EODL Student Scholarship!

Citing that “the work that [he] did during [his] time with the Northumberland Players is exemplary,” the Eastern Ontario Drama League has awarded Oliver Graf the Patricia Beharriell CM Student Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a high school graduate who is already attending a college, university, or any dramatic arts and sciences institute to further his/her education in Live … Read More

One Act Play Festival – Eastern Ontario Drama League

Plans are underway for the EODL One Act Festival November 8 – 10, 2019.  It is looking to be a great festival, and Studio Theatre Perth is looking to be the place to be! This is a great festival to attend – 9 plays in 2 days, and an awards brunch. A single session (3 plays) is $25, or you … Read More

A Fresh Look for 2019-2020!

You may have noticed some changes for the 2019-2020 season. Our annual season brochure is hitting mailboxes and local businesses this week, and we’ve really gone contemporary with bold graphics, bright colours, and simple text. Posters and other print materials will be sporting the same look – you’ll be seeing them everywhere! The website also matches this new, fresh look, … Read More

2019-2020 Season Coming May 13, 2019.

The Northumberland Players Board of Directors, with advice from the Reading Committee and Directors, will be choosing the final line-up for the coming season soon. It is a complex process as titles from the short list, dates, venues, and directors must all be aligned and the performance rights acquired before a show can be confirmed. Some dates and venues are … Read More

2018 Annual General Meeting November 13

Annual General Meeting Firehall Theatre 213 Second Street, Cobourg on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm  Come on out! Have a say! Get the current news. Elect your Board of Directors, Enjoy some refreshments afterwards. Members Count! Northumberland Players provides opportunities to engage in all aspects of quality theatre – it is our mission. Northumberland Players was formed by … Read More

Summer camp is coming. Register soon.

Northumberland Players Youth Theatre Summer Camp starts July 1, 2019. Children aged 4 through 16 explore their interests or extend their love of theatre and drama while they develop thinking skills, maintain reading levels, and build skills required for stage performance as well as everyday life. For information about the camp sessions offered and to register a camper go to … Read More

Graduating this year? Scholarships are available.

Northumberland Players awards scholarships each year to students heading to post-secondary education. These awards are funded entirely by the 50/50 draw held every year at the dinner theatre at the Best Western Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre. The Northumberland Players Performing Arts Award A $500.00 scholarship, The Northumberland Players Performing Arts Award, is awarded to one student in the graduating … Read More

Announcing the 2017-2018 Season

What an incredible season it has been so far this year: we celebrated our 40th anniversary with a great Gala, Forever Plaid just closed to near sold out shows in an incredible run at the Best Western, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat entertained capacity crowds of all ages, Jenny’s House of Joy and Vanya and Sonia Masha and … Read More

“If I Could Only Fly!” – Announcing the 2016 – 2017 Season

“On top of the world!” If I could only fly, I would be able to share my pride and enthusiasm for what the Northumberland Players accomplished this past season. The intimate Firehall Theatre sold out nearly every one of the five shows and was very proud to mount the Canadian premiere of To Shut the Mouths of Lions by Dave Clark. Audiences were moved … Read More