Steeple Players

The Steeple Players theater group at First Congregational Church of Southington has performed socially-relevant musicals, dramas, and comedies for our congregation and community since 1998. We are a member ministry of the Board of Music & Arts, and welcome all interested people to participate either on stage or in a support capacity. We produce a minimum of two shows per year, challenging our audiences while providing first-class local entertainment. Our mission is to provide fellowship for our church family and outreach for our community. Please email us if you have any questions.

Les Miserables opens November 14 at First Congregational Church of SouthingtonLes Misérables opens Friday, November 14

Set in 19th century France during a time political unrest, Les Misérables follows several stories that intertwine with the life of released prisoner Jean Valjean as he strives for redemption through good deeds and God, all the while struggling with haunts from his past. Our Steeple Players and this talented cast invite you to share the experience in their version of this amazing musical production, directed by Crystal Sullivan and produced by Nora Matthews. Due to subject matter, Les Misérables is intended for audiences 13 and older.


Performances will be:

  • Friday, November 14 at 7pm
  • Saturday, November 15 at 7pm
  • Sunday, November 16 at 2pm (free-will offering, ticket required)
  • Friday, November 21 at 7pm
  • Saturday, November 22 at 7pm

Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Tickets are $12 when purchased in advance and are available in the church office and at Coffee & Conversation following most church services. If tickets are still available, they may be purchased for $15 at the door.

Tickets may be purchased online for all evening performances. **Please note that in order for Steeple Players to offer this service, the online ticket price includes a $.50 convenience fee per ticket. Please print your confirmation email and bring it with you to the show as this will be your ticket.


Jesus Christ Superstar 2Jesus Christ, Superstar

These talented youth in our community came together to offer a fabulous production! Thank you to all who came out to see it. Read a review here.



The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

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Thank you to all who supported this production. It was a heart-warming reminder of the meaning of Christmas and a great way to get into the Christmas spirit!


Fiddler on the Roof

Thank you to the cast, crew, musicians and all involved with our recent production of Fiddler on the Roof. It was a fantastic show, and once again gave us the opportunity to reach out to our community with cooperation, friendship and the love of God. We also thank all who came to our performances! You were a wonderful audience!



Recent Productions

May 2013 – Fiddler on the Roof










In February 2012, the talented youth of our church and community came together to create a powerful and energetic production of Godspell.



In November 2011, The Steeple Players offered Neil Simon’s comic modernization of the story of Job – God’s Favorite.


In May 2011 over 65 people from the church and the community came together to create our presentation of The Sound of Music.

We’ve also presented: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Our Town; Working; Twelve Angry Jurors; A Christmas Carol; Cotton-Patch Gospel; It’s a Wonderful Life; and many, many others!