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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. 
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.
BWW Interview: Liv Rooth
Nov 29, 2016
Liv Rooth is back in Connecticut!
Off-Broadway Hit BUYER & CELLAR Set for THIRTEEN's Theater Close-Up, 12/5
Nov 28, 2016
Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Jonathan Tolins' BUYER & CELLAR, captured live on-stage at Westport Country Playhouse, Monday, December 5 at 10 p.m. on THIRTEEN
Songwriters Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with 2016 Fred Ebb Award
Oct 31, 2016
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore. 
Deirdre Madigan, Stephen Schnetzer and Lynn Cohen to Lead Reading of SOCIAL SECURITY at Westport Country Playhouse
Oct 27, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of "Social Security," a comedy by Andrew Bergman, one of Hollywood's top comedy screenwriters, on Monday, November 14, at 7 p.m. 
Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series Presents THE MIXED-UP FAIRY TALE
Oct 25, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present "The Mixed-Up Fairy Tale," combining storytelling, familiar fairy tale characters, and circus skills, on Sunday, November 20, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.   Running time is approximately one hour.Produced by Page Turners' Adventures, a presentation of Theatreworks USA, the show is recommended for ages 4 to 8.  Tickets are $20. 
BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at The Bushnell
Oct 24, 2016
BWW Interview: Kristen Hahn, Phoebe in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Hartford's Bushnell Theatre, October 25 - 30. Ever wonder if you might have an unknown rich relative out there sitting on a fortune that could one day be yours? That is exactly what Monty Navarro, the main character in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER discovers, and the lengths he goes to ensure his inheritance and title is secure, is surprising, shocking, even, yet absolutely hilarious. And along this journey filled with truly dastardly deeds, Monty meets Phoebe D'Ysquith, who finds herself and true love in the most unlikely of ways. Playing Phoebe when A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER stops in Hartford October 25 - 30 will be Kristen Hahn, a Connecticut native who sat down with me to talk about this unconventional, yet entertaining show and share what it is like to return to her home state with this production.
Wolfpack Theatrics in association with Dark Matter Productions Presents THE WITCH OF ST. ELMORA STREET
Oct 21, 2016
Joey Merlo's The Witch of St. Elmora Street explores love, heartbreak, and witchcraft within an Italian-American family circa 1987. Weaving together tales of family lore and superstitious hearsay The Witch of St. Elmora Streetis a grotesque comedy about what it means to live with a broken heart.
Westport Country Playhouse to Host Free Family Festivities Kick-Off Party
Oct 18, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse invites the community to a Family Festivities Kick-off Party on Sunday, November 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission-free and open to the public, the event will celebrate the Playhouse's upcoming 2016-17 Family Festivities Series, which begins on Sunday, November 20. The six-show series will feature musical productions based on classic and new children's stories.
BWW Review: CAMELOT in Westport
Oct 11, 2016
Classic tale reimagined.Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Camelot is being presented in a 'reimagined' way at The Westport Country Playhouse.
Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2016-17 Family Festivities Series
Sep 29, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2016-17 Family Festivities Series on selected Sundays from November through April, featuring musical productions based on classic and new children's stories.  The six-show series includes the favorite tale, "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat," and a new show, "Twinkle Tames a Dragon, The Musical," by Katharine Holabird, the author of the popular book series, "Angelina Ballerina." Performances are at 1 and 4 p.m. Tickets, at $20 each, are now on sale. 
Liz Callaway to Headline The Acting Company's 2016 Gala
Sep 29, 2016
Liz Callaway, the Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist is set to perform as part of The Acting Company's annual gala.
Wesport Country Playhouse's CAMELOT 'Sunday Symposium' Will Center on Arthurian Legend
Sep 27, 2016
Wesleyan University professor of European medieval history and literature Jeff Rider will be guest speaker at the Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, October 9, 3 p.m. matinee performance of Lerner & Loewe's 'Camelot.'
The Acting Company to Honor Mark Lamos and J. Barclay Collins at 2016 Gala
Sep 14, 2016
The Acting Company will honor legendary theatrical director Mark Lamos and distinguished patron of the arts J. Barclay Collins at its annual gala Monday, October 17, at New York's Metropolitan Club, One East 60th St.
GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Welcome Original Broadway Stars on Tour
Sep 8, 2016
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder announced today that three members from the original Broadway Production - Kristen Hahn, Jennifer Smith, and Catherine Walker - will join the cast of the First National Tour.
Whole Foods to Support Westport Country Playhouse with 'Five Percent Day'
Sep 2, 2016
Westport Country Playhouse has been selected as the recipient of Whole Foods Market Westport's (399 Boston Post Road West) 'Five Percent Day,' on Wednesday, September 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., when five percent of the store's net sales for the day will go directly to support the historic theater.
Richard Thomas to Host Westport Country Playhouse's Lerner & Loewe Gala; Robert Sean Leonard to Perform
Sep 1, 2016
Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala 'The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe' on Monday evening, September 19.

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