About the Playhouse

The Armidale Playhouse Inc and the Armidale & District Musical Society Inc amalgamated in September, 2010, becoming Armidale Drama and Musical Society Inc.
Work commenced in 2018 to open up this historic little theatre once again for live performances and the theatre opened  in March, 2021

For a Short History of the Armidale Playhouse Click Here


Playhouse Hire

If you would like to hire the newly Renovated Playhouse
Please contact our Theatre Manager -


ADMS would like to thank every one for their generous support towards the renovation of The Armidale Playhouse .

There is still much to do to develop and maintain Armidale's only community theatre... If you would like to donate, (Personal or Corporate) APH now has Tax Deductible status.

TAX Deductible Donations

Follow the progress of the renovation with
photos kindly supplied by Terry Cooke

APH Theatre Management Committee 2020 - 2021

Bruce Menzies
Benjamin Thorn
Marney Tilley

Neil Horton
Michael Gibson
Greg Quast

Stuart Pavel  - Playhouse Manager

APH Executive and Committee members 2020-2021

President: Benjamin Thorn

Vice-President: Michael Gibson

Gift Fund Officer: Warren Bartik

Roles shared with ADMS
Treasurer: Greg Quast

Secretary: Stuart Pavel

Membership Secretary: Marney Tilley

The Armidale Playhouse

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What's on at
The Playhouse

Neil Horton (ADMS President), Bruce Menzies (ADMS Vice-President) Marney Tilley (ADMS Vice-President) Carolyn Shepherd (Assets Officer),  Carol Elder (Publicity Officer), Heather Pavel, Diana Helmrich, Margaret Sims. Warren Bartik

Check out all the APH shows from pre 1953 until the Amalgamation with the ADMS in 2010
Past Armidale Playhouse shows
Memorandum of Understanding Between ADMS and APH
Armidale Playhouse Constitution
Amendments ratified at AGM September 2018, 30th September, 2020
Armidale Playhouse Strategic Plan for Building Restoration
August 6th
Teardrops on my Dildo
Breathtakingly brilliant, this queen of sass will delight you with her honest accounts of parenting, dating and all things female
Click Here for Tickets.

POSTPONED until later in the year
THIRST…Story telling theatre with great original acoustic music. Heart warming, funny & tragic
November Friday 5th - Saturday 13th
A Play  by Graham Patterson
Directed by Margaret Sims

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