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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.

OUR NEXT SHOW

God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza

MARCH 1–17, 2024

Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play, this dark comedy is about two sets of parents, living in an upscale area of Brooklyn, who meet to discuss an incident where the son of one couple has hurt the son of the other...

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza South Simcoe Theatre Show Artwork
Events & Notices

Events, Notices & Auditions

POSTED: FEBRUARY 12, 2024

Announcement: Call for Four Play Directors!

Four Play presents lightly rehearsed readings of a variety of works. Whether you are an experienced director or someone looking to try your hand at directing for the first time in a low-risk format, this could be for you!

POSTED: FEBRUARY 12, 2024

Announcement: Our 2024 Four Play Lineup

Join us for Four Play – every day a different play! From May 30 to June 2, 2024 audiences will be treated to a showcase of lightly rehearsed readings of plays by local playwrights. General admission tickets - Pay-What-You-Wish!

POSTED: JANUARY 30, 2024

FREE Workshop: Audition Preparation

This workshop is being offered to help actors understand the ins and outs of cold reads, monologue preparation, script preparation and how to conduct themselves in the audition room. It will be led by actor/director Scott Hurst...

POSTED: JANUARY 16, 2024

Workshop: Directing for the Stage

Join instructor Scott Hurst to explore the role of Director. Whether it’s a musical or a non-musical play the Director is the person who defines the united vision for a production and, working with the various...

POSTED: JANUARY 16, 2024

Acting Class: Classical Scene Study

This new workshop with Actor/Director Candy Pryce will explore acting techniques specific to Shakespeare and other pre-20th century texts. After taking this workshop participants will...

POSTED: NOVEMBER 13, 2023

Cast Announcement: GOD OF CARNAGE

We want to thank all of the people who auditioned for a role. There is considerable talent in our area! We are happy to announce the actors who will star in our March production...

POSTED: NOVEMBER 6, 2023

Workshop: Acting Class Level 2

As an extension of the Acting Basics class, participants are paired up to prepare and present scenes that are written for two actors. Participants are encouraged to try new things without the pressure of deadlines...

POSTED: NOVEMBER 6, 2023

Workshop: Acting Class Level 1

An acting class allows the actor to try new things without the pressure of deadlines and audience expectations. It also allows the actor the opportunity to observe others as they experiment and make new discoveries...

POSTED: OCTOBER 3, 2023

Radio Partnership with Season Sponsor The New Classical FM 102.9

The South Simcoe Theatre is pleased to announce their new radio partnership with season sponsor The New Classical FM 102.9. FM102.9 has a long and rich reputation as a promoter and supporter of the arts in southern and...

POSTED: AUGUST 31, 2023

Announcement: Playwrights Wanted!

The South Simcoe Theatre of Cookstown is currently seeking new plays for the 16th year of our play reading series: FOUR PLAY: A SHOWCASE OF PLAY READINGS MAY 30th – JUNE 2nd “Every Day A Different Play!”

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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!

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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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