Welcome to Gateway!
Gateway Players Theatre, Inc. is an all-volunteer community theater providing quality live theatre performances and workshops to Southbridge,
Sturbridge, and Charlton, Massachusetts and surrounding areas.
Gateway offers a full season of productions, usually held at the Elm Street Congregational Church, 61 Elm Street, in Southbridge, MA, as well as workshops for youths and adults.
Auditions are open to all, and new members are always welcome.
Up Next At Gateway
July 19, 20, 21, 2019
The Wicked Witch is on trial for her crimes in the land of Once Upon a Time in this madcap musical featuring several favorite characters from many fairy tales. The cast of characters includes the
Fairy Godmother as the judge, the Three Little Pigs as bailiffs, and Jack the Giant Killer as the guard. Witnesses for the prosecution and defense provide a variety of toe-tapping tunes such as a swinging Big Bad Wolf in
"The Wolf of Wall Street," an operatic Rapunzel in "I Love to Sing," and a rocking Gingerbread Man in "Go, Gingie, Go!"
The Wicked Witch herself casts a musical spell with "Escape Velocity." The audience acts as jury in this trial and gets to determine the
fate of the Wicked Witch. Guilty or innocent, you can be assured that this show is "Wicked Awesome."
FYI, we've added a new feature titled 'Audition Corner' to our Auditions page, with regularly updated tips on how to prepare and (hopefully) get that role! Check it out!
Gateway to the Future Fund
This fund has been established to cover all
costs associated with finding a new performance space in Southbridge. We are currently exploring a few different
options, and we are anticipating this could take at least two years to find and renovate a new permanent home.
We expect the cost to do this could be upwards of $500,000. In the next year we will be holding several
fundraisers, reaching out to local businesses in the area, and applying for grants. You can also donate directly on our Facebook Page.
Login to your FB account, go to to FB/GatewayPlayers and The "Donate" button is located on the right, below the cover photo.
All donations are tax deductible. We thank you very much for your continued support of Gateway Players Theatre.
For Important Updates About Gateway, Please See the News Page
Become a Member!
There are many ways you can help out your local community theater! Come out and volunteer to work on a show, onstage, or behind the scenes!
Do you have skill with a hairbrush, make-up brush, or paintbrush? We can use you! Call 508-764-4531 to see if you can help with our next production.
Or click here to learn about becoming a Sustaining Member to help Gateway continue to provide quality community theater to the tri-community area.
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