Cleland Community Theatre


The Cleland Theatre, located in the Penticton Community Centre at 325 Power Street, is Penticton's Community Theatre. The Theatre seats 443 with complete technical equipment, lighting and sound.

The Cleland Community Theatre hosts national and international performers, symphonies, school groups, comedians, noteworthy speakers and community groups. Find tickets to our next performance or find your production's next venue at Penticton's Cleland Community Theatre.

For more informaton on tickets and rentals call the Community Centre at 250-490-2426 

Upcoming Events! | Theatre Seating & Tickets | Where to Find Us Rental & Technical Information





  Upcoming Events!

 Here is what's happening at the Cleland Community Theatre:




Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Presents: The Music of Harry Potter

October 27, 2018


Harry Potter took the world by storm - first in the books, then in the movies, now in the music. Kids only need to hear a few notes of John Williams’ iconic score to conjure up images of Hedwig’s flight and Diagon Alley. 

The magic of Harry Potter will be brought to life in readings and music with two wonderful young actors and the OSO. Come in costume and let us whisk you away to Harry’s Wondrous World..


Doors Open: 1:30pm

Time: 2:00 - 3:30pm

Price: Adult - $20.75

           Senior (65+) - $17

           Student - $12.50

Tickets: 888-974-9170



Children's Showcase Presents: SaFire

October 28, 2018


Sandra ‘Safire’ Sommerville, is a world-renowned circus arts entertainer who has performed in 14 countries – perfect for providing a unique visual experience that will amaze & delight! She is regarded as one of the world’s greatest hoop performers, and demonstrates true artistry that is beautiful to watch onstage.


Doors Open: 1:45pm

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Price: $12

Tickets: eventbrite, Tumbleweed Gallery, The Prague Cafge, Penticton Arts Council Office, Oliver Veterinary Clinic, The Beanery Cafe (Summerland), and The Penticton Art Gallery.




Charles Ross Starring in One Man Lord of the Rings

November 13, 2018


Be prepared for 65 minutes of mind blowing amalgamation of 42 characters, familiar theme music and sound effects written by and peformed by Charles Ross, creator of the worldwide hit One Man Star Wars Trilogy. In this 65 minute show, Ross hurtles his way through the entire Tolkien trilogy – The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King – recreating the magical world of Middle-earth and all its enchanting characters. In 3600 seconds Charles manages to complete Frodo’s epic journey from the Shire to the fire – armed with nothing more than a pair of elbow pads and his outrageous imagination. If you’ve seen the movies or read the books you’ll love Charles Ross performance of One Man Lord of the Rings. 


Doors Open: 6:45pm

Time: 7:30 - 8:35pm

Price: Students - $10

           Adults - $20 

Tickets: Penticton Art Gallery


Charles Ross Starring in One Man Stranger Things

November 14, 2018


Join ‘One Man’ legend Charles Ross as he brings to Penticton his hilarious brand new show One Man Stranger Things which parodies the first two seasons of the Eighties-based Netflix horror/sci-fi phenomenon that has intrigued, engrossed and spooked millions of viewers worldwide. Watch him flail about the stage using just his voice and his frenetic physicality to recreate the much loved characters and entire storyline. One Man Stranger Things will appeal to anyone who has marvelled at the kooky 1980’s setting, the mythology and the weirdness – all of the factors which made the TV show shine. You’ll laugh till you bleed from your nose – just like Eleven! Prepare to have your Upside Down turned right side up. 


Doors Open: 6:45pm

Time: 7:30 - 9:30pm

Price: Students - $10

           Adults - $20 

Tickets: Penticton Art Gallery

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A Louisiana Hayride Christmas

December 11, 2018


Come for a magical night of Christmas music plus enjoy some of the most popular songs from the Louisiana Hayride Show. Join Adam Fitzpatrick as Elvis Presley, along with Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, Crystal Gayle, Lefty Frizzell and Shania Twain in this one of a kind musical extravaganza!


Doors Open: 6:30pm

Time: 7:30 - 10:30pm

Price: $45.00

Tickets: Cleland Community Theatre, 325 Power Street (Penticton Community Centre)



O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

December 19, 2018


Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your teacups! London’s 3-time IMPRESARIO award-winning comedians James & Jamesy present their outrageously funny and brilliantly inventive Christmas comedy.

“Complete and utter fun... for all ages.” ★★★★★ CBC “Outrageously funny, magnificently written, beautifully choreographed.” ★★★★★ London Free Press.


Doors Open: 7:00pm

Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm

Price: Adult - $34

           Children - $19 


              Cleland Community Theatre, 325 Power Street (Penticton Community Centre)



Children's Showcase Presents: The Oot n Oots

February 3, 2019


The Oot n’ Oots make kids music that is, to  quote Jerry Garcia, not for kids only. Drawing on diverse influences from the history of rock n’ roll, this is a band with chops, soul, and swagger. Their original songs are wildly imaginative, brimming with humour and inspiration.


Doors Open: 1:45pm

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Price: $12

Tickets: eventbrite, Tumbleweed Gallery, The Prague Cafge, Penticton Arts Council Office, Oliver Veterinary Clinic, The Beanery Cafe (Summerland), and The Penticton Art Gallery.





Children's Showcase Presents: Ideas Bobert by Candy Bones Theatre

March 3, 2019


The world of Ideas Bobert is rich with magic and creativity!  It is a multimedia theatre show featuring tap-dance, puppetry, stop-motion animation projections and physical comedy. Find out what happens to love-sick Bobert when he discovers his heart to be much more than he knew. 


Doors Open: 1:45pm

Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm

Price: $12

Tickets: eventbrite, Tumbleweed Gallery, The Prague Cafge, Penticton Arts Council Office, Oliver Veterinary Clinic, The Beanery Cafe (Summerland), and The Penticton Art Gallery.


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Theatre Seating and Ticketing

The Cleland Community Theatre has 443 seats and 4 designated spots for persons in wheelchairs.
There is elevator access to the theatre, cloakroom, washrooms, ATM, vending machines, parking for persons with
disabilities and valid decal and volunteer ushers to help make your visit enjoyable.
You can view our theatre seating chart to see seat locations. Most tickets are sold through the Penticton Community Centre Reception but some events choose to other sources. Check the event's details for ticket information. 

Would you like to be a volunteer usher? Do you have excellent communication and customer service skills? We offer flexible schedules and you earn rewards to exchange for free programs or theatre tickets. Submit the Volunteer Application Form to the Penticton Community Centre or email.

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Where to Find Us

The Cleland Community Theatre is located in the Penticton Community Centre,
325 Power St., Penticton BC, V2A 7K9. 


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 Rental and Technical Information

Rental of Penticton's Cleland Community Theatre includes 4 dressing rooms and green room.

Your rental package includes Cleland Community Theatre volunteer ushers to welcome your audience and assist with seating. A temporary liquor licence may be obtained from Liquor Control and Licensing. Please note that theatre rentals may require SOCAN licences; you can find information on application licenses and costs from SOCAN.

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