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 performed mainly in the Barn, as well as workshops for youths and adults. Auditions are open to all, and new members are always welcome.

Up Next At Gateway



The Christmas Express
Dec. 4 and 5th at 7:30pm and Dec. 6 at 2pm
Show Times: Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30pm, Sunday: 2pm
Directed by Lou-Ellen Corkum and produced by Kathi Grenier

"This is the most hopeless place in the world!" Hilda intones as she and Satch, her assistant, argue over what time it is. She dreams of faraway places and only finds tedium in running the Holly Railway Station. That is, until Leo Tannenbaum drops in out of nowhere the day before Christmas Eve. Suddenly, an old radio that hasn't worked in years springs to life, the local group of carolers (which usually yowls like a gang of wet cats) begins to sound like the Morman Tabernacle Choir, and the whole town gets the Christmas spirit. Coincidence? Or is Leo doing all this? Even Satch changes his tune when it turns out that Leo might be on the run.

This nostalgic theatrical greeting card is full of eccentric small town characters, wise-cracking their way to finding the true wonder of Christmas. And on the way, they make us all wish we could take a ride on The Christmas Express.

Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and children. Call 508-764-4531 for reservations.

You can also purchase tickets online for "The Christmas Express" at


Holiday Shopping

Looking for a creative holiday shopping idea-- how about the gift of live theater?? Gateway Players offers a Season Ticket for $65, which gives the recipient 6 shows for the price of 5. There are also gift certificates available for $20 for 2 tickets to any one show.

After Nov 15, these tickets will be available- just call the barn for more information (508-764-4531). Don't wait- do your shopping early- No worry about sizes or color. Theater tickets will make everyone happy!!!


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 Member or Sustaining Member to help Gateway continue to provide quality community theater to the tri-community area.



Gateway Players Theatre | 111 Main Street, Southbridge, MA

Questions?  Comments?  Contact Us at info@gatewayplayers.org

Questions?  Comments?  Contact Us at info@gatewayplayers.org

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