From Broadway musicals, to laugh-a-minute comedies and riveting dramas, Drayton Entertainment presents the finest in live theatre for all ages on seven unique stages, at six venues, in five communities across Ontario: the Drayton Festival Theatre in Drayton, Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge in Cambridge, Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend, King's Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene, and St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and the Schoolhouse Theatre in St. Jacobs.
Edge Mutual has been a supporter of the arts (especially Drayton Entertainment) for many years, and we will continue that legacy of support well into the future.
What started off as a fledgling theatre in the village of Drayton, Ontario has grown into a national phenomenon in Canadian theatre. In the span of two decades the charitable organization has grown to include seven theatres operating in five unique communities.
Drayton Entertainment does not receive funding from any level of government for its annual operations – it is a model of sustainability studied throughout North America.
Annual attendance exceeds 250,000, making Drayton Entertainment one of the largest professional theatre companies in Canada. It is also recognized by Canadian Actors' Equity Association as one of the largest employers of professional artists in Canada.
Drayton Entertainment is the proud recipient of an unprecedented 6 Lieutenant Governor's Awards for the Arts – a prestigious honour bestowed on arts organizations that exemplify outstanding private sector and community support.