Welcome to The Players' Guild
A murder in 1876... ...the killer's hanging two months later.
Rumours of a ghost in the costume room... A gray Victorian house with a bright red door.
Historical facts? An incredible backdrop for great theatre? How about both! The Players' Guild of Hamilton, the oldest community theatre in North America, is proud to announce that this coming season, patrons will get both: four great plays held at the historic Guild House - one of Hamilton's oldest and most unique theatre spaces.
Coming Events at the Guild
Closer Than Ever
by Richard Maltby, Jr. - Music by David Shire
Directed by David Dayler
Apr. 28, 29, May 4, 5, 6*, 11, 12, 13*, 2017
Sometimes hilarious, sometimes touching, this song cycle is a nonstop exploration of everyday struggles in the modern world, particularly those surrounding love. Each song is a unique story told by a new character in the Maltby and Shire songbook. The audience is invited to laugh with delight or pause for self reflection.
The Board of Directors of The Players’ Guild of Hamilton, Inc.
is pleased to announce its upcoming season.
PLAYERS’ GUILD 2017-2018
PLAY #1 IT’S MORNING NOW
by Dermot Nolan
Director: David Dayler
Selected dates from November 17 to December 2
PLAY #2 STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by Robert Harling
Director: Diane Brokenshire
Selected dates from January 26 to February 10
PLAY #3 HEROES
by Gerald Sibleyras
translated by Tom Stoppard
Director: Graham Clements
Selected dates from April 6 to 21
PLAY #4 A…MY NAME IS ALICE
by Joan Micklin Silver
and Julianne Boyd
Director: David Dayler
Selected dates from June 1 to 16
About Players' Guild
The Players' Guild of Hamilton has been involved in local community theatre for 140 years, making the Guild the oldest community theatre group in North America.
Having had many successful seasons, we are proud to be leading up to our 2016/2017 season.
All of our productions are held in our intimate Studio Theatre at 80 Queen St. South, Hamilton. You can enjoy our cabaret style seating with refreshments available.
Our Studio Theatre is air conditioned, wheelchair accessible, and has a wide variety of restaurants only a short walk away in the popular Hess Village.
Please come out and help us celebrate our 140th season of the best in community theatre!