The Haskell Free Library and Opera House is situated directly on the Canada-U.S. border in Stanstead, Quebec and Derby Line, Vermont. The opera house (theater) is located on the top level.
The address is 93 Caswell Ave., Derby Line or 1 Church St. Stanstead. You can access the building from either country.
No. American audience members can park on the U.S. side and walk directly into the building.
Canadian audience members should park on the Canadian side and may enter the opera house using the fire escape tower at the north end of the building. After the performance, they must return to Canada the same way.
Canadians with mobility issues who require the elevator should report to U.S. Customs and enter from the American side of the building. They will need to report to Canada Customs upon their return to Canada. Please note that access to the Rte 5/143 port of entry is blocked after 8:00 pm.
Canadian patrons entering the opera house via the fire escape tower do not require the ArriveCan app. Those Canadians passing through US Customs will need to fill out the app upon their return.
While there are no restrictions for public gatherings, including theatrical performances, we ask patrons to wear masks during the performance. If you have symptoms, please do not attend a performance.
For those coming to the theatre from the American side, there is limited parking at the side of the building off Caswell Avenue. There is also parking in Derby Line village within walking distance. Canadian patrons can park on Church Street or at one of the nearby municipal parking lots.
Yes. There is an elevator to the box office level and the auditorium and balcony levels. Canadians with mobility issues who require the elevator should report to U.S. Customs and enter from the American side of the building. They will need to report to Canada Customs upon their return to Canada.
Yes. The box office is open one hour before curtain.
At this time, Borderline Players does not have a dedicated reservation phone line. However, you can reserve tickets and pay at the door by contacting email@example.com
or messaging us through Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/borderlineplayersVTQC/
Tickets can also be purchased and downloaded through Catamount Arts. Please note that tickets purchased online are in U.S. funds. Online sales end 14 hours prior to showtime.