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E.C.H.O. Players Village Theatre is a non-profit society of dedicated members of the community. Community is what E.C.H.O. Players is all about. Relying upon the talents, creative energy and generosity of individuals and businesses we have been bringing the live theatre experience to the Oceanside area for for over 40 years.

School For Scandal - Don Emerson Photography
School For Scandal - Don Emerson Photography

Whether you wish to share the experience from the comfort of your seat in the Village Theatre (home to E.C.H.O. Players since 1974), from the footlights of the stage or from behind the scenes, you will find yourself welcomed into a community of patrons, fellow performers, artists, writers, set designers, and volunteers of every description.

OUR 2017/18 SEASON

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Our Fall 2017/18 Schedule!

Now Playing - Dick Whittington

Hilda’s Yard

October 12th – 29th, 2017
by Norm Foster
Director:  Kelly Barnum

ECHO Players opens it’s Fall season with Hilda's Yard by Norm Foster.   One ordinary family … one extraordinary day. It’s 1956, and a couple is enjoying life after the children have left the nest. But on a beautiful September morning, their tranquil world turns chaotic when their son loses his job and daughter leaves her husband …

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Coming Up Next at the Theatre

One Act Play Festival

One Act Play Festival November 1st - 5th, 2017
Join us at the Village Theatre for five days of whirlwind activity that features enthusiastic and talented artists from all over Vancouver Island. Enjoy a daring, imaginative and diverse collection of one-act plays. The Annual Vancouver Island Juried One Act Play Festival, an affordable, enjoyable way to experience the pulse of Oceanside's drama scene.

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The Christmas Express

December 14th – 31st, 2017
by Pat Cook
Director:  Mari-Lyn Kelly

Hay Fever

February 15th – March 4th. 2018
by Noel Coward
Director: Michael Armstrong

My Old Lady

April 19th – May 6th, 2018
by Israel Horovitch
Directors:  Sue Murguly and Lynne Carrow

Spam and Maple Syrup (Part Deux)

MAY 10th -13th, 2018
This will include many of our talented members presenting Monty Python favourites (e.g. The Dead Parrot, The Four Yorkshiremen, etc.) plus some great Canadian skits as well. The producers guarantee that there will be something to offend everyone. The comedy evening will be for mature audiences and will not be suitable for children.


Our Goal... "To nurture the love of theatre, we explore, expand and develop theatrical talent and we create quality entertainment for our community".