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Peter Shaffer Expert to Speak at LETTICE AND LOVAGE Sunday Symposium at WCP
May 26, 2017
Alan Pally, an authority on Tony and Academy Award-winning British playwright Peter Shaffer ("Amadeus," "Equus"), will be guest speaker at the Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, June 4, 3 p.m. matinee performance of Shaffer's comedy "Lettice and Lovage." 
Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
May 22, 2017
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters. 
Illusion Theater's THURGOOD Moves to St. Paul
May 19, 2017
The powerful one-man play, Thurgood, makes a return visit to the Twin Cities from June 8-18 at the LAB Theater, 350 St. Peter St. in downtown St. Paul.  
BWW Review: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S OKLAHOMA!
May 17, 2017
Brilliantly ending their spectacular 10th season, Long Island's John W. Engeman Theatre offers a great incarnation of the iconic, game-changing musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. Excellently directed by Engeman vet Igor Goldin, this production runs through June 25th at the gorgeous Northport venue. The cast is truly outstanding and the whole production is well done.
Broadway Method Academy Named Resident Conservatory at Westport Country Playhouse
May 12, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse (WCP) announces that Broadway Method Academy (BMA) of Fairfield will be Resident Conservatory of WCP, presenting a series of programs on the Playhouse campus. 
Matthew Morrison to Headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 'Moonlight Over Venice' Gala
May 9, 2017
Tony, Emmy, and two-time Golden Globe nominee Matthew Morrison will headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 fundraising gala on Saturday evening, September 9. New this year will be the Gala's move to Saturday evening instead of Monday night as in past seasons. The Gala's theme, 'Moonlight Over Venice,' is a nod to the Playhouse's autumn production of 'Romeo and Juliet'.
LETTICE AND LOVAGE to Open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season
May 5, 2017
The Tony Award-nominated comedy, "Lettice and Lovage," will open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of "Amadeus," and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.  The play runs from May 30 through June 17. 
Westport Country Playhouse Hosts 2017 Season Kick-off Block Party on 5/6
Apr 18, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse will host a 2017 Season Kick-off Block Party, on Saturday, May 6, 4 to 7 p.m., offering a fun, party-like atmosphere with food trucks, activities, prizes, music, special ticket offers, and a look at the Playhouse's "backstage experience." Admission is free and open to the public. 
Tickets On Sale Today for BUILDING THE WALL at New World Stages
Apr 14, 2017
BUILDING THE WALL, the new play by Pulitzer and Tony winner Robert Schenkkan (All The Way, Hacksaw Ridge - Academy Award nom. The Kentucky Cycle), will make its New York premiere beginning performances on Friday, May 12th at 8:00 pm and opening on Sunday, May 21st at 7:30 pm at New World Stages (340 West 50th St.) for a strictly limited engagement through July 9, 2017.    
Jean Kerr's LUNCH HOUR Gets Script-in-Hand Reading at Westport Country Playhouse
Apr 11, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the romantic comedy "Lunch Hour" by Jean Kerr, on Monday, April 24, at 7 p.m.  The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. 
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center presents ROUGH DRAFT FESTIVAL: A WINDOW INTO NEW YORK
Mar 22, 2017
This year's Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts features six new plays that are in the pre-production stage of development. Each of the plays has gone through readings and workshops in the past and the writers Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park and their plays are ready for the next step.
Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series presents New Musical PETE THE CAT on 4/2
Mar 21, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present the new musical "Pete the Cat," based on the series of books by Kimberly and James Dean, on Sunday, April 2, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Produced by Theatreworks USA, the show is recommended for ages 4 to 8. Running time is approximately one hour.  Tickets are $20. 
Westport Country Playhouse to Host Conversation with Holocaust Kindertransport Survivor
Mar 16, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and TEAM Westport will partner to present "From Hate to Hope: A Conversation with Holocaust Kindertransport Survivor Ivan Backer," on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m., in the Playhouse's White Barn Center, adjacent to the theater.  
Single Tickets on Sale Next Week for Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Season
Mar 14, 2017
With only a little over two months before the curtain goes up on Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Season, single tickets will go on sale, beginning Tuesday, March 21, and will be offered at a 25% discount for that day only.
Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Ann Harada and More to Celebrate Women with 'LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS' in Westport
Mar 8, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse will host 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a special community event featuring a diverse group of performers and writers including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Kelli O'Hara, best-selling author Jane Green, and more, to celebrate International Women's Day, today, March 8, at 7 p.m.

Feb 16, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat" on Sunday, March 19, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Produced by Childsplay, the show is recommended for ages 3 and up. Running time is approximately one hour.  Tickets are $20. 
Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Ann Harada and More to Celebrate Women with 'LETTERS TO OUR DAUGHTERS' in Westport
Feb 10, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse will host 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a special community event featuring a diverse group of performers and writers including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Kelli O'Hara, best-selling author Jane Green, and more, to celebrate International Women's Day, on Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m.
TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON to Continue Family Festivities Series at Westport Country Playhouse
Jan 24, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present the musical "Twinkle Tames a Dragon," based on the brand new book by Katharine Holabird, author of the popular "Angelina Ballerina" series, on Sunday, February 12, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Produced by Vital Theatre Company, the show is recommended for ages 2 to 7. Running time is approximately one hour. 
Westport Country Playhouse to Participate in Nationwide GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT This Week
Jan 17, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse will join more than 300 theaters nationwide in the Ghostlight Project, a shared, ongoing commitment to social justice by the theatrical community across the country, on Thursday, January 19, at 5:30 p.m., in the outside courtyard.  The nonpartisan event is free and open to the public.
Joanna Gleason, Austin Pendleton and More to Lead New Works in Development at Westport Country Playhouse
Jan 11, 2017
Westport Country Playhouse continues its commitment to developing new plays and musicals with its New Works Initiative set for January and February.

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