After Hours in Downtown Orillia

Just steps away from waterfront accommodation and lakeside adventure, downtown Orillia is a cultural hub of activity. After a day out exploring the region, visit the Sunshine City’s local pubs and restaurants, where restaurateurs and businesses have perfected niche after-hours experiences to keep you entertained all night long. Pubs, Music, & Nightlife If you’re seeking […]

I’ll Be Back Before Midnight

Mariposa Arts Theatre Presents: Jan is a young wife recovering from a nervous disorder. She and her husband rent a remote cabin from an odd farmer who delights in telling gruesome ghost stories. Then the husband’s strange sister arrives, and all manner of frightening events occur. What happens to fragile Jan as bodies appear and […]

The Play That Goes Wrong

February 8 – 18, 2024 Thursdays – Saturdays: 7:30pm, Sundays: 2:00pm At the Orillia Opera House​ THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG By Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields Directed by Dave Graham Welcome to opening night of the Cornley Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad […]

Lights, curtains, action! Live entertainment takes centre stage in Orillia this season

Theatre aficionados, live music fanatics, and self-proclaimed sleuths, get ready to be entertained this season in Orillia and Lake Country! Winter entertainment doesn’t stop with the snow hills, here’s what’s coming to the stage – both large-scale and interactive – in Orillia this season. Meredith Willson’s The Music Man Presented by St. Paul’s Orillia Meredith […]

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man, Presented by St. Paul’s Orillia

Meredith Willson’s The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash […]

The Long Weekend

It’s 1994, and two couples get together for a weekend getaway that goes hilariously awry. Max and Wynn Trueman and Roger and Abby Nash have been friends for years, but when they come together at Max and Wynn’s new vacation home, grievances, desires and secrets spill out, sparking nonstop laughs. Canada’s most popular playwright, Norm […]

Every Brilliant Thing

Written by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahue and Directed by Fiona Sauder. In order to help his mother, a young boy creates a list of everything that brings joy to their lives. A list that grows every passing year as he moves through his own life. Join us on a wonderful journey that focuses on […]

Those Movies

When Harry asks his pal Patrick to accompany his coworker Millie and her visiting cousin Chelsea for a blind date, Patrick reluctantly agrees. But as the night unfolds, wires get crossed and false assumptions between Patrick and Chelsea spiral into a comical miscue. And the comedy rolls out from there. Those Movies affectionately spoofs and celebrates the […]