Welcome to The Village Playhouse

The Bancroft Village Playhouse offers audiences intimate access to live music, theatre and film. Drawing on local talent as well as nationally recognized names and acts, the Playhouse is the heart of Bancroft’s Theatre District.

With monthly TIFF screenings and community events, there’s always something going on at the historic theatre that is operated by Hospice North Hastings in partnership with St. Paul’s United Church.

This partnership makes the Playhouse different than most theatres. All of our proceeds support the restoration and up-keep of our historic theatre but we also use Playhouse proceeds to provide what we call “Caring through Culture.” This means that proceeds from Playhouse shows, the bar, different lotteries, raffles and contests help to fund the free programs and services that are offered in our community by Hospice North Hastings.

We thank you for your support and for your on-going patronage.

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When you follow our “Buy Ticket” link you will land on BoxOfficeBancroft.com. Please register for a free account in order to purchase your tickets online. This requires an email address and the creation of a password. Billing will show up on your credit card statement as “All Occasion Event Rentals.”

EVENTS ~

 

Nov
1
Fri
‘Tis Always the Season – The Golden Players @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
2
Sat
‘Tis Always the Season – The Golden Players @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
3
Sun
‘Tis Always the Season – The Golden Players @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm
Nov
12
Tue
TIFF Film – The Upside @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 12 @ 4:15 pm
The Upside
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him.
Release date: January 11, 2019 (Canada)
TIFF Film – The Upside @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Upside
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who’s hired to help him.
Release date: January 11, 2019 (Canada)
Nov
15
Fri
Gordie Tentrees @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm

“After over a decade of being road warriors, this freak folk duo
debuts on wax with a live album of tracks culled from various dates
that really rocked. An organic, back porch duo that owes a debt to the
leftists of the lefties, here’s where you turn if you lean more toward
Holy Modal Rounders than Kingston Trio. As organic and holistic as
folk gets, this is the wild sound of freedom and the freedom to fly”
Midwest Record, USA

“Gordie Tentrees is a cross between Corb Lund and Stompin’ Tom
Connors. Much like Corb Lund, Gordie has a writing style all his own,
and much like Stompin Tom, I can imagine him playing anywhere – honky tonks, beer joints, large theaters or stadiums – and commanding the stage and crowd with his honesty, humor, and storytelling. Talent is talent, and it’s clear when it comes to songwriting, Gordie Tentrees
has oodles to spare” – ROOTS MUSIC CANADA

Dec
1
Sun
Boreal – Songs for the Snowy Season @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm

Boreal – Songs for the Snowy Season

Guelph musicians Tannis Slimmon and Katherine Wheatley will be joined by their new bandmate, Angie Nussey from Orillia to perform their show “Song’s For The Snowy Season”.

With glorious voices, stunning harmonies, humourous stories and top notch song writing, Boreal celebrates the coming of winter and the spirit of the holiday season.

Join the others who make it a tradition to come every year to welcome winter at one of Boreal’s Shows.

Dec
6
Fri
Silver Steppers – Our Shared Journey Through Dance @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm
Dec
10
Tue
TIFF Film – All is True @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Dec 10 @ 4:15 pm
The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationship with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and father.
Release date: June 7, 2019 (Canada)
TIFF Film – All is True @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationship with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and father.
Release date: June 7, 2019 (Canada)