Our next Open Stage Night is Friday, August 25th at 8pm!

Community theatre is all about affording people the opportunity to get on stage and display their talent.  Dartmouth Players’ Open Stage Nights do precisely that, and provide a wonderful evening of entertainment! 

What will you see? Well, so far we’ve had singers, musicians, skits, spoken word, play excerpts, comedians, puppeteers, and even burlesque. These evenings are the perfect opportunity for people to strut their stuff on the boards of our theatre without having to audition. Please keep in mind that we do not always know the content of the acts being performed, so Open Stage Nights are for adults only.

And, of course, it wouldn’t be a show without an audience, so even if you do not wish to perform, please join us for a relaxed and entertaining evening of fun with members of your community.

Our open stage nights are also a fund raiser for Dartmouth players, but to keep it as accessible to everyone, admission is strictly pay-what-you can. Paying admission or performing in the show also gets you a chance at a nightly door prize!

Singers please note, because we don’t have a live house band, we’ll be looking for any background accompanying music for your song from you. (Bring a CD or have the music on your phone?). 

For Open Stage Nights, we only open the bottom theatre doors, so the main theatre doors upstairs remain locked. 

If you are interested in performing or have any questions, please don’t’ hesitate to contact us at be openstagenight@outlook.com with “Open Stage” as your subject line.

Watch, perform, enjoy! Because everyone deserves an opportunity in the spotlight! 




2017-2018 season!

Dartmouth Players is pleased to announce its program for the 2017-18 season, four outstanding plays sure to please all audiences

by Peter Quilter
November 9 - 25, 2017   

A hilarious, heart-warming comedy about a delightfully eccentric New York-based soprano who kept on singing almost to her death, in the face of strong resistance from critics who insisted that she couldn’t sing a note.  Glorious is based on the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a singer often referred to as the “First Lady of the Sliding Scale.” 

Stop Kiss
by Diana Son
January 25 - February 10, 2018  

A poignant and sometimes funny play about two women involved in a relationship. Stop Kiss interweaves scenes from the relationship’s early days with scenes from the hospital room to which one of the women is confined following a vicious attack by thugs near a bar where they have been drinking.  

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
by Tom Stoppard 
April 5 - 21   
by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim
June 7 - 23  

The classic musical Gypsy is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee.  In the words of one critic, the play “casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life.” Gypsy has delighted audiences around the world almost continuously since its New York premiere in 1959.  

* Pending performance rights


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Our scent-free theatre is located at 33 Crichton Avenue (mailing address below)
Across from Sullivan's Pond and behind Churchill Academy in beautiful Dartmouth

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