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Gift of Theatre

Give the Gift of Theatre

Struggling to find a unique gift for the ones you love? Looking for more than the usual giftcard and slippers? Make some memories with time spent together enjoying one of Oxford theatre productions. Give the gift of affordable community theatre. Tickets range from $10-$14 for students to $20-$25 for adults, making a memorable outing together. Choose from upcoming shows at 4 award winning community theatres including ITOPA (Ingersoll), Thistle Theatre (Embro), Theatre Tillsonburg, and Theatre Woodstock. Whether you want a heartwarming story, moving musicals, or gut busting laughs there is a show for you.

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Upcoming Productions


A Night in Provence

Apr. 5-7, 11-14 2024 | ITOPA | Adults looking for a grown-up family outing and a chuckle

Not a farce, but a true comedy of manners, A Night in Provence follow the chaos that ensues when the a luxury villa is triple booked by three couples. Mix in copious champagne, friskiness, plus ingrained cultural differences and what is supposed to be a relaxing escape quickly turns.

Festival of One Act Plays

Apr. 11-13, 2024 | Theatre Woodstock |  Hilarious and heartfelt tales of love, mishaps, and unexpected reunions

Three brand new one act comedies are unique, with one common theme: the dynamics between family members, spouses, or lovers. All three plays delve into the complexities of human connection, communication, and fidelity while making you laugh the whole way through.

Valdy in Concert

Apr. 18, 2024 |  ITOPA | Music lovers of all ages

Born Valdemar Horsdal in Ottawa, Valdy has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for almost 40 years.
A man with a thousand friends, from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, to Texas to New Zealand. He’s a singer, guitarist and songwriter who catches the small but telling moments that make up life.

Gloria's Guy

May 2-5, 9-12 2024 | Theatre Tillsonburg | Adults with a love of comedy and drama with a soft spot for reunions

Over two decades after Guy left his high-school sweetheart Gloria at the prom, the now a divorced, failed LA lawyer working at his brother's Muskoka resort, gets quite the surprise when Gloria arrives at the resort for a wedding. Though Guy is determined to keep his distance, their old friends and former teacher can't help but conspire to rekindle their relationship.

Munsch at Play/Giants in the Sky

May 3-5, 2024 | Theatre Woodstock | Kiddos will love it, laughs for the whole family

Step into the whimsical world of Robert Munsch like never before as Irene Watts brings eight beloved tales to life on stage, ready to entertain audiences of all ages in theatres.

Something Rotten!

May 24 - June 1, 2024 | Theatre Woodstock | Adults with a love of comedy and musical theatre

Immerse yourself in the uproarious world of 'Rotten,' where witty wordplay and clever satire reign supreme against the backdrop of 1595 London. Join the Bottom brothers on their uproarious journey as they navigate the cutthroat world of Renaissance theatre, blending Shakespearean references with musical theatre extravagance.

The Mousetrap

June 21-23, 27-30 2024 | ITOPA | Adults that love a good whodunnit

Whodunnit? A local woman is murdered. The guests and staff at Monkswell Manor find themselves stranded during a snowstorm. It soon becomes clear the killer is among them, and the seven strangers grow increasingly suspicious of one another.

Our Little Secrets

June 22-23, 2024 | Theatre Woodstock | Comedy with twists around every corner

The FOAP team brings Rollin Jewett's one-act comedy, 'Our Little Secret,' to life under the direction of Kim DiLello. Set in the Theatre Woodstock stage, in partnership with the Southgate Centre, for two exclusive performances. Witness the hilarious chaos unfold when Darlene's encounter with an unexpected intruder takes a bizarre and sidesplitting turn, promising laughter and surprises at every twist. joint production with the South Gate Centre for Active Seniors


88 Thames St. S., Ingersoll ON (View Map)

Founded in 1976, ITOPA is a volunteer, non-professional community theatre company that provides live entertainment in the form of music, plays, and other events.  ITOPA is run by a volunteer board of directors who are selected from the membership.

Upcoming Shows:  A Night in Provence (Apr. 5-7, 11-14 2024), Valdy in Concert (Apr. 18, 2024), The Mousetrap (June 21-23, 27-30 2024)

Thistle Theatre

135 Huron St, Embro, ON (View Map)

Thistle Theatre, located in Embro, Ontario, has been producing a wide variety of plays since 1994, with the main production in the fall and occasional spring shows. Productions take place in the historic Embro Town Hall, known for probably having the province's smallest stage, creating an intimate and welcoming atmosphere for both the cast and the audience.

Upcoming Shows: Stay tuned for updates

Theatre Tillsonburg

144789 Potters Rd, Tillsonburg, ON (View Map)

Theatre Tillsonburg, providing unforgettable live theatre for 35 years, welcomes you to join them at the Otter Valley Playhouse for three productions in their subscription series, including a romantic comedy, musical comedy, and more.

Upcoming Shows: Gloria's Guy (May 2-5, 9-12 2024)

Theatre Woodstock

22 Reeve St, Woodstock, ON (View Map)

Theatre Woodstock is a thriving community theatre located in the heart of Downtown Woodstock. This award winning theatre has been putting shows on for over 70 years.

Upcoming Shows: Festival of One Act Plays (Apr. 11-13, 2024), Munsch at Play/Giants in the Sky (May 3-5, 2024), Something Rotten! (May 24-June 1, 2024), Our Little Secret (June 22-23, 2024)

Walters Music Venue

836074 Hubbard Rd, Bright, ON (View Map)

The Walters Music Venue is a beautifully transformed, 200 year old, wooden-beamed barn theatre and host to world-class musical acts. Nestled in the country-side of rural Ontario, this hidden gem is set to welcome Dion Pride, son of legendary Charley Pride, Fiddle Champion Shane Cook, and many other tributes to rock, pop and country acts you love. Gift cards available here.

Upcoming Shows: 2024 Season (Begins June 8, 2024)

Are there group rates available at these Oxford County theatres?

Theatre Tillsonburg offers discounts for groups 15 - 49 (10%) and 50+ (15%).Minimum group must be 15 individuals for the same show date. Please make an early request directly at the Box Office, on line or by telephone. Group sitting in the same area is subject to availability. Contact the other theatres to request information on Group Rates

Can I bring food to the theatre?

Some theatres in Oxford ask that you do not bring food into the theatre. Some theatres may offer refreshments to be enjoyed in the lobby during intermission. Thistle Theatre typically allows refreshments purchased during intermission to be brought back into the theatre auditorium.

Is there a dress code at Oxford County's theatres?

Formal attire is not a requirement, of course, but dressing up for a special event is fun and appropriate when visiting a theatre. Find a new outfit for the occasion at one of Oxford's local shops.

What theatres are accessible?

While Thistle Theatre is located on the second floor of the olde Embro Town Hall, there is a lift that provides access to the theatre auditorium for all patrons. The balcony seating is accessed by stairs. The olde Embro Town Hall also has an accessible bathroom. In addition to the lift, our theatre also has assisted listening devices available.
Theatre Tillsonburg is wheelchair accessible and can accommodate your needs. Please make mention when purchasing your ticket if you have a wheelchair or walker.
ITOPA welcomes those with accessibility needs to arrive early to use the chairlift, or contact the box office when purchasing tickets.
Theatre Woodstock is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator to access seating.