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Small Theatre.
Big Performances.

Welcome To Our Theatre

The South Simcoe Theatre is a registered non-profit organization that produces a variety of plays and musicals each year. We are always looking for new members to perform on stage, to work behind the scenes and as members of our Board of Directors. For more information on how to get involved, go to our volunteer page.


Four Play

MAY 30-JUNE 2, 2024

Every day a different play! Audiences will be treated to a showcase of lightly rehearsed readings of plays by local playwrights.

Events & Notices

Events, Notices & Auditions

EVENT: JUNE 1, 2024

Wing Ding Tea Room

Mark Your Calendars! Saturday, June 1, 2024 ONLY! 10am–2pm - Join us for our annual fundraiser as part of the Cookstown Wing Ding. Enjoy our scrumptious strawberry shortcake, take a tour of the theatre, learn about our upcoming season and how to get involved at The South Simcoe Theatre, and new this year, we will be participating in the town-wide Wing Ding garage sale!


Subscriptions Now Available!

Order your subscription before mid-September (when single tickets go on sale) and get first choice of seating. Get your favourite seats for all shows in the season by ordering a subscription for the same day and week for all shows.

POSTED: MAY 24, 2024

Innisfil Today Article About Our Upcoming Summer Classes with Scott Hurst

Excerpt from the article: "Longtime theatre professional Scott Hurst is offering an adult audition preparation workshop for musicals, storytelling and play reading courses for those 55-plus, and summer acting classes...

POSTED: MAY 16, 2024

Audition Notice for THE SECRET GARDEN

This well-loved children’s story comes to life in brilliant musical style. Orphaned in India, young Mary Lennox returns to England to live with her reclusive uncle Archibald and his disabled son Colin. The children are beckoned...

POSTED: MAY 10, 2024

Our Summer Audition Workshops & Acting Classes with Scott Hurst

Learn more about the upcoming audition workshops and acting classes that will be held at The South Simcoe Theatre this summer...

POSTED: MAY 4, 2024

Our 11th Annual That December Show! Auditions

Whether you are an experienced performer, or a diva wanna be (wink, wink), for those who would like to experience the sheer joy of performing, then A Christmas Carol – What the Dickens is for you.

POSTED: APRIL 19, 2024

Rogers TV 5 Minutes To Curtain at The South Simcoe Theatre!

See what Director, Sandi LaPlante, and The South Simcoe Theatre President, Nancy Chapple Smokler, have to say about The South Simcoe Theatre and our upcoming show, ‘Honeymoon in Vegas’! ...

POSTED: APRIL 16, 2024

Thank You to All Our Volunteers!

Season after season, show after show, our volunteers come together to make magic on the stage and behind the scenes in a variety of positions. We will be expressing our gratitude this Saturday at the theatre as we celebrate...


Announcement: The South Simcoe Theatre Announces its 2024-25 Season!

We are delighted to announce our 2024-25 season! Stay tuned for our call for creatives coming shortly, as well as audition notices in the spring, summer and fall! Sign up for our newsletter to have all the latest news...


Theatre Memories

See our theatre in action! We offer productions from across the theatre canon - whether a straight play or a musical, from an established or an emerging playwright, we choose our seasons to entertain, inspire and stimulate discussion. We have compiled a collection of photos from past performances - check them out!

Our Friends & Partners

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Cookstown & District Chamber of Commerce Logo
ACT-CO Association of Community Theatres - Central Ontario Logo
Tourism Barrie Logo
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Innisfil Community Foundation Logo
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Awards & Recognition

The Herald Readers' Choice 2023 Diamond Winner Award
Best Live Entertainment Facility
The Herald Readers' Choice 2023 Diamond Winner Award
Best Local Entertainment
The Herald Readers' Choice 2023 Diamond Winner Award
Best Theatre Instructor
(Scott Hurst)
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