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Who we are

Harriston Town Hall Theatre & Grey-Wellington Theatre GuildThe Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild (GWTG) has been providing the community of Minto and the surrounding area with high-calibre live theatre for more than three decades. Operating from the Harriston Town Hall Theatre, a fully accessible facility, the Guild has a long history of staging both well-known favourites and innovative modern shows. In recent years, such popular musical productions as "Grease" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat" "Sound of Music" & "Oliver" have played to appreciative theatregoers from across Ontario and beyond.The Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild stages productions each spring and fall. On many occasions, a children's Christmas production has been added to the schedule, while the guild has also staged special historical productions during the summer months to coincide with major local celebrations.

Board of Directors

Peggy Raftis - President

Megan Raftis - Secretary / Wardrobe

Jessica Reinhart - Treasurer

Dave Fear - Director / Front of House

Bob Harron - Director

Richard Jaunzemis - Theatre Manager / Director

Patrick Raftis - Publicity & Sponsorship Director

Ken Reynolds - Technical Director

Dan Bieman - Website/ Director

Patricia von Westerholt - Tickets / Director

Jennifer Mcdougall - Director

In Memory of our Founder 

       Patrick C. Smith

          1935 to 2015



1974-75: An Evening with Mark Twain & Plaza Suite
1975-76: Last of the Red Hot Lovers & Pools Paradise
1976-77: Here Lies Jeremy Troy & Night Must Fall
1977-78: Barefoot in the Park, The Lion in Winter
& No Sex Please , We’re British
1978-79: The Babysitter & Mount Forest Centennial Salute
1979-80: Harriston Grand Gala Opening with Special Guest Dinah Christie, Not with My Daughter, Subject to Change & Same Time Next Year
1980-81: The Mousetrap, Sleuth & The Odd Couple
1981-82: Blithe Spirit & Whose Life is it Anyway?
1982-83: No Sex Please – We’re British& There Goes the Bride
1983-84: Gala Performance of Oliver! & The Lion in Winter
1984-85: Oliver!, On Golden Pond & Who’s On First?
1985-86: I’ll be Back Before Midnight & See How They Run
1986-87: Brush with a Body
1987-88: The Heiress & Noises Off
1988-89: Educating Rita & We Got Music
1989-90: Separate Tables, Paper Work & Murder Room
1990-91: My Fair Lady & Steel Magnolias
1991-92: Touch and Go & Squabbles
1992-93: Family Man & A Night on the Tiles
1993-94: Fiddler on the Roof & The Odd Couple – Female Version
1994-95: The Diary of Anne Frank & Stepping Out
1995-96: The Children’s Hour, An Evening with Mark Twain & Sing On!
1996-97: Lend Me a Tenor , The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,& The Melville Boys
1997-98: Little Women & Wait Until Dark
1998-99: Murder on the Re-run, Dreamers are Believers & Rumours
1999-2000: Roomies & Grease
2000-01: Weekend Comedy, A Cause for Mrs. Claus & Who’s Under Where!
2001-02: The Amorous Ambassador & Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
2002-03: Cooking with Gus , The Best Christmas Pageant Ever & Cake Walk
2003-04: The Major’s Diary & Leader of the Pack
2004-05: Belles, CSI: Who Stole Santa Claus? & Beside Yourself
2005-06: A Christmas Carol & Hot Properties
2006-07: A Bench in the Sun & The Sound Of Music
2007-08: Murder at the Howard Johnson & On Golden Pond
2008-09: Noises Off, Oliver! & Shirley Valentine
2009- Cemetery Club,  The Odd Couple – Female Version 
2010: Marion Bridge, The Revenge of the Space Revenge, Annie,

2011: The Foursome,  Amy-May Runs Away,  A Bad Year For Tomatoes, The Rented Christmas, 
2012:  Wedding Belles,  An Ending for Edna,  Job’s Blues, 
2013:   Maggie’s Getting Married , The Adventures of Bibblebunnyboo and Mikamukamoo,  Ebenezer
2014: Looking, Cursed!, Where Were We, My Darlings?

2015: Perfect Wedding,  Who's Life is it anyways?, It'll be Fun I promise, Wizard of OZ

2016: Artifice, Belles Reunion, Haley Rogers and the Escape from Summer School, Frozen Dreams

2017:  Second Time Around,  the Snowman War, Things my Mother Taught me

2018:  Terms of Endearment, Haunt me a House (Radio Play).  Concordia: Realm of Heroes, 

            Magnifecent Montague Baby in the House (Radio Play)       Miracle on 34th Street

2019:  Buying the Moose,  Nothing Happened Here, Knickers


2021: Once upon a helpline (Zoom Play)      Five Alarm

2022:  Halfway There

2023: Two Witches No Waiting, Spirited, 12 days til Christmas


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