Welcome to The Village Playhouse

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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 by 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 ~

 

Sep
23
Sat
Laugh After Death – an Evening with Carla Collins @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm

Laugh After Death

After numerous sold-out shows in both Los Angeles and Toronto, Carla Collins takes her award winning comedy show Laugh After Death on the road.

TORONTO, ON – Laugh After Death is a dead funny 75 minute live stand-up stage show where Carla Collins tackles a taboo subject with a lot of laughs and heart.

“Grief is torturous, miserable, uncomfortable and lasts a really long time. It’s like having tantric sex with Guy Fieri while listening to Nickelback.” –Carla Collins

Carla Collins and her mom Rosemarie Collins were like one person, they enjoyed an
extraordinary bond that went beyond the usual mother/daughter relationship and bordered more on soul mates. Life-long best friends and drinking partners, Carla and Rosemarie were inseparable. In fact, Rosemarie never missed one of Carla’s comedy shows and even opened for her daughter on stage. Rosemarie’s sudden and unexpected passing rocked Carla to her very core and left an unbearable void in her life. Reeling from shock, gripped by despair and unable to imagine her life without her cherished mother, Carla did the only thing that brought any type of
relief or comfort, she made jokes about her mom and death. Laugh After Death is a hilarious and loving homage to Rosemarie. It’s the mother of all comedy tribute shows.

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

 

This show is sponsored by Grail Springs – Your Complete Wellness Retreat.

Sep
27
Wed
Barre Fitness Class with Barb Shaw @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30am starting September 20th

Barre Class

Barre combines ballet, Pilates and yoga into one beautiful, flowing workout that improves balance, provides a great core workout and we do it all with laughter and fabulous music. All you need is bare feet and a great attitude!

$60 for 6 weeks. Drop-ins (if available) $15.

This class is hosted at the Bancroft Village Playhouse.

Sep
28
Thu
Knittervention
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
4
Wed
Barre Fitness Class with Barb Shaw @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30am starting September 20th

Barre Class

Barre combines ballet, Pilates and yoga into one beautiful, flowing workout that improves balance, provides a great core workout and we do it all with laughter and fabulous music. All you need is bare feet and a great attitude!

$60 for 6 weeks. Drop-ins (if available) $15.

This class is hosted at the Bancroft Village Playhouse.

Oct
5
Thu
Knittervention
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
10
Tue
TIFF Tuesday – “Churchill” @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 10 @ 4:15 pm
TIFF Tuesday – “Churchill” @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Oct
11
Wed
Barre Fitness Class with Barb Shaw @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30am starting September 20th

Barre Class

Barre combines ballet, Pilates and yoga into one beautiful, flowing workout that improves balance, provides a great core workout and we do it all with laughter and fabulous music. All you need is bare feet and a great attitude!

$60 for 6 weeks. Drop-ins (if available) $15.

This class is hosted at the Bancroft Village Playhouse.

Oct
12
Thu
Knittervention
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
18
Wed
Barre Fitness Class with Barb Shaw @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30am starting September 20th

Barre Class

Barre combines ballet, Pilates and yoga into one beautiful, flowing workout that improves balance, provides a great core workout and we do it all with laughter and fabulous music. All you need is bare feet and a great attitude!

$60 for 6 weeks. Drop-ins (if available) $15.

This class is hosted at the Bancroft Village Playhouse.

Oct
19
Thu
Knittervention
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
21
Sat
Bon Jovi Tribute with Keep the Faith @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets on sale now!

Oct
23
Mon
Hastings County Tourism Awards Celebration @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm
Oct
25
Wed
Barre Fitness Class with Barb Shaw @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:30am starting September 20th

Barre Class

Barre combines ballet, Pilates and yoga into one beautiful, flowing workout that improves balance, provides a great core workout and we do it all with laughter and fabulous music. All you need is bare feet and a great attitude!

$60 for 6 weeks. Drop-ins (if available) $15.

This class is hosted at the Bancroft Village Playhouse.

Oct
26
Thu
Knittervention
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
28
Sat
Camaraderie @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
2
Thu
Knittervention
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
9
Thu
Knittervention
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
14
Tue
TIFF Tuesday – “Tulip Fever” @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 14 @ 4:15 pm
TIFF Tuesday – “Tulip Fever” @ The Bancroft Village Playhouse
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
16
Thu
Knittervention
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
23
Thu
Knittervention
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nov
30
Thu
Knittervention
Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
7
Thu
Knittervention
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
14
Thu
Knittervention
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm