Welcome To The Players Theatre

Port Macquarie and The Hastings' Community Theatre for over 50 years

 
 

The Players Theatre Inc. owns and operates the Players Theatre. This superb, 230 seat venue not only provides first class entertainment for residents of the Port Macquarie and Hastings region, but enables the community to be involved and experience all facets of theatre- including acting, directing, set design, stage construction, make-up and costuming.

The ‘Players ‘ have been active for over 50 years, consistently staging 5-6 productions annually- ranging from drama, comedy, musical and pantomime.

The theatre is also available for hire to outside organisations and operates a Costume Hire Dept. boasting an extensive range of theatrical and party costumes for hire.

The operation of the Players Theatre relies on ticket sales, although, more recently, a substantial Government Grant allowed for a sprinkler system to be installed and smaller grants have provided funds for on-going structural improvements.

One Act Play Festival 2017 It’s happening!

We are forging ahead with plans for 2017.

The Players Theatre Inc One Act Play Festival 2017 is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW

Great enthusiasm by the Festival committee and excellent preliminary progress means we are well on the way to staging a very successful Festival on the June long weekend,9th,10th & 11th June 2017. New reduced entry fee of $50per entry. Major prize for Best Production is $1000. Ajudicator is Lesly Stevenson from ‘DAPA on Beaumont’ in Newcastle.

Entries close 5pm Saturday 1st April 2017.

festival@playerstheatre.org.au

Our Next Production - Grease

22nd July - 14th August 2016

Grease 22nd July - 14th August 2016

Direction by Hamish Keddie Musical Directon by Lindsay Kaul

It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school “Burger Palace Boys” are stealing hub-caps and acting tough and their gum-snapping, chain-smoking “Pink Ladies” are looking hot in bobby sox and pedal pushers. The 1950s high school dream is about to explode in this rollicking musical that is both an homage to the idealism of the fifties and a satire of high schoolers’ age-old desire to be rebellious, provocative and rebellious. At the heart of the story is the romance between hot-rodding gangster Danny Zuko played by Matthew Symons and the sweet new girl in town, Sandy Dumbrowski played by Hannah Middlebrook. They had a secret romance in summer, but now back in the context of school, peer-pressure and cliques make their love a bit more complicated. Can Danny maintain his cool dude status and still get make demure Sandy his girl? The whole gang sings and dances around Danny and Sandy’s romance, through such hit songs as "Greased Lightnin'", "We Go Together”, and “Mooning”, recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard and Elvis Presley that became the soundtrack of a generation. Starting off with an eight-year Broadway run, Grease is among the world’s most popular musicals and has a cult-like following, especially among teens!

Scenes From Some Of Our Productions

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Contact The Players TheatreOur contact details

33A Lord Street,
Port Macquarie
NSW 2444

Phone (02) 6584 6663

Email info@playerstheatre.org.au