Cornwall Ontario is home to a number of talented actors, playwrights and directors, many of whom participate in local theatre. If you are looking to catch a show while in Cornwall, or searching for a home to flex your talent, start with the following organizations.
Aultsville Theatre is a beautiful, 680 seat venue that features many professional touring artists throughout the year. It is also available for use by local amateur groups and community organizations. Located on the Cornwall campus of St. Lawrence College, Aultsville Theatre is a community theatre with professional capacity. www.aultsvilletheatre.com
The Seaway Valley Theatre Company offers musical productions, cabaret style plays, plays for children and summer plays. www.svtc.ca.
The Upper Canada Playhouse is a professional summer repertory theatre, often featuring Canadian playwrights. www.uppercanadaplayhouse.com
Vagabond Theatre has been entertaining Cornwall and area audiences for more than 30 years presenting two productions each year. vagabondtheatrecornwall.ca
The Lion's Club Bandshell in Lamoureux Park in Cornwall features Summer Arts in the Park. Events include premier performances, puppets and poetry, Shakespeare and musical interludes which showcase local artists, international touring companies, musicians and writers.
The Arts and Culture Office, of the Department of Planning, Parks & Recreation is an umbrella organization that is associated with over 65 local organizations. The office offers information on cultural activities and direct programming, in the form of the Leisure Arts Program, the March Break Madness Program, Arts in the Park at the Bandshell in Lamoureux Park, the Summer Playground Program, and the Kinsmen Music Day Camp. www.Cornwall.ca
Looking to catch a show? For a calendar of local shows and other events, including a more comprehensive listing of artists and organizations, check out our good friends at Cornwall and Seaway Valley Tourism. www.CornwallTourism.com
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