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 all ages. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the remarkable productions that await us!

    1. Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor September 15 – October 1, 2023 Firehall Theatre

Kicking off the season, Cottagers and Indians explores themes of community, culture, and land ownership with wit and charm. Join us at the Firehall Theatre as Drew Haydon Taylor’s thought-provoking play brings laughter, insight, and a fresh perspective to the stage.

    1. Clue based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn written by Sandy Rustin October 20 – November 5, 2023 Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre (Dinner Theatre)

Get ready for an exhilarating evening of mystery, comedy, and interactive fun as we present Clue at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre. Based on the beloved board game and the classic film, this whodunit adventure will keep you guessing until the very end while enjoying a delectable dinner.

    1. Holiday Special: Christmas Live at Victoria Hall December 1 – 3, 2023 Victoria Hall

Immerse yourself in the joyous spirit of the holiday season with our enchanting Holiday Special: Christmas Live at Victoria Hall. Celebrate the magic of Christmas through music and heartwarming performances in the magnificent setting of Victoria Hall.

    1. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Youth Theatre Production) by Barbara Robinson December 6 – 10, 2023 Victoria Hall

Join us for a heartwarming and hilarious journey with our talented young actors in Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Barbara Robinson’s beloved story will warm your heart as we witness the transformative power of the holiday season through the eyes of children.

    1. The Melville Boys by Norm Foster January 19 – February 4, 2024 Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre (Dinner Theatre)

Prepare for an evening of laughter, camaraderie, and unexpected revelations as The Melville Boys takes center stage at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre. Norm Foster’s touching comedy-drama explores brotherly bonds and the beauty of shared moments.

    1. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Musical Theatre Production) music by Alan Menken lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice book by Linda Woolverton February 23 – March 3, 2024 Capitol Theatre

Be our guest as we present the timeless tale of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the grand Capitol Theatre. Let the mesmerizing music, enchanting characters, and breathtaking visuals transport you to a world where love conquers all. This magical musical is sure to leave you spellbound!

    1. Glorious by Peter Quilter: April 19 – May 5, 2024 Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre (Dinner Theatre)

Prepare for a night of laughter, passion, and unforgettable moments as we serve up Glorious at the Best Western Plus Cobourg Inn & Convention Centre. This hilarious and heartwarming comedy tells the incredible true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a passionate singer with an unconventional talent.

    1. When We Were Young and Unafraid by Sarah Treem May 24 – June 9, 2024 Firehall Theatre

Concluding our spectacular season, When We Were Young and Unafraid takes us on an emotional journey of strength and resilience. Join us at the Firehall Theatre as Sarah Treem’s powerful play explores the struggles and triumphs of women seeking refuge, showcasing the enduring power of friendship and hope.

The 2023-2024 season promises an array of theatrical experiences that will touch your heart, tickle your funny bone, and transport you to worlds both familiar and extraordinary. Whether you’re a passionate theater enthusiast or someone seeking to embark on a magical night out, this season offers something for everyone. Mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and join us for an unforgettable year of theatrical brilliance. We can’t wait to share these extraordinary stories with you!

Stay tuned for ticket sales, exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses, and exciting updates as we embark on this theatrical journey together. Let the magic begin!