TryLight Theatre Co.

Telephone : 807.468.3379

Address: 510 2nd St. S., Kenora, ON P9N 1G8

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TryLight Theatre is Kenora’s live theatre. Our goal is to provide an exciting live theatre experience as well as to encourage you to give live theatre a try. In this site you will find updated information on what’s happening at TryLight as well as ways that you can get involved.




TryLight in July

The Classic Christmas tale told with a cast of 5 radio artists and one foley artist. Staged Winter of 2015

It’s A Wonderful Life:
The Radio Show

Adapted for the stage from C S Lewis’ book of the same name. All the loved characters the conflict and the victory. Staged Spring of 2015

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

An original play by Phil Burke about the Keewatin Royal Bank robbery. Our own history brought to life by a Kenora favourite. Spring 2016

The Fashion Plate Bandit

Dolly Levi meddles. That’s what she does to hilarious effect. Pauline Martin as Dolly with a wonderful supporting cast. Fall 2016

Hello Dolly!

A Christmas Story -

November 2017

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Irena’s Vow -

Spring 2018

is a play recounting the story of Irena Gut, a Polish nurse who, at the risk of her life, saved twelve Jews during World War II in German-occupied Poland.

Iolanthe -

Fall 2018

The opera satirizes many aspects of British government, law and society. The confrontation between the fairies and the peers is a version of one of Gilbert's favourite themes: a tranquil civilization of women is disrupted by a male-dominated world through the discovery of mortal love.


Early September 2017

Auditions for A Christmas Story. Dates to be announced.

July 28,29, 2017

Water Stories


We’ve been listening and we’ve heard you. With the ongoing feedback we’ve received over the last many years requesting improved viewing in our theatre, we are pleased to announce our plan to acquire mobile and telescopic raised seating.


Buy a seat Campaign

A chain of vignettes takes you through life on Lake of the Woods from the Anishinaabe creation story to life changing rescues on the lake. All vignettes are based on conversations and interviews of local people masterfully woven together by Toronto playwright Dennis Hassell and brought to life by an energetic cast of local young people. There will only be three shows: Friday, July 28, 8:00PM and Saturday, July 29, 3:00PM & 8:00PM.

Tickets for Water Stories go on sale Monday, July 17 online right here at or at our Box Office, 510 Second St. S. Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 11:30AM - 1:00 PM. Tickets are all $12.

Get your tickets here