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Gus Kaikkonen Biography Gus Kaikkonen’s plays and translations have been produced at Playwrights Horizons, the Mint Theatre, the Production Company, and the Juilliard School in New York; at the New End Theatre and the Theatre Museum in London, and the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Gus Kaikkonen Biography Gus Kaikkonen’s plays and translations have been produced at Playwrights Horizons, the Mint Theatre, the Production Company, and the Juilliard School in New York; at the New End Theatre and the Theatre Museum in London, and the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, ... (read complete bio)
Register Now For Peterborough Players Next Interactive Theatrical Workshop Photo Register Now For Peterborough Players Next Interactive Theatrical Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020

Peterborough Players pulls back the curtain on Shakespeare in the next offering of their interactive theatrical workshop series, Playgroup. The two-session workshop will occur online on November 13th and 20th at 7:30pm EST.

Register Now For Peterborough Players Interactive Theatrical Workshops  Photo Register Now For Peterborough Players Interactive Theatrical Workshops 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

While onstage offerings are on hiatus, the Peterborough Players has been keeping connected with their treasured patrons and community through entertaining, engaging, and original digital programming under their Players Online umbrella.

Peterborough Players Announces Cancellation of 2020 Summer Season Photo Peterborough Players Announces Cancellation of 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

Read an important message from the team at Peterborough Players regarding the cancellation of its upcoming summer season:

Peterborough Players Has Announced Their 2020 Summer Season Photo Peterborough Players Has Announced Their 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Peterborough Players has announced their 2020 Summer Season, where 'Anything can happen...'! The Players has a lot to celebrate as this summer commemorates not only the 87th year of the Players, but the 25th season of lauded leadership team, Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen and Managing Director Keith Stevens.

Gordon Clapp Stars In ROBERT FROST: THIS VERSE BUSINESS At The Peterborough Players Photo Gordon Clapp Stars In ROBERT FROST: THIS VERSE BUSINESS At The Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

The perfect marriage between a treasured American poet and a beloved actor, Emmy-winner (NYPD Blue) and Tony-nominee Gordon Clapp returns for an encore performance as Robert Frost in A.M Dolan's Robert Frost: This Verse Business, on stage at the Peterborough Players from February 6th-16th. Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen directs this lively and inspired solo performance. 

The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble to Present a Staged Reading of Peter Danish's LAST CALL  Photo The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble to Present a Staged Reading of Peter Danish's LAST CALL (AT THE HOTEL SACHER WIEN)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

The Phoenix Theatre Ensemble presents a staged reading of Peter Danish's stunning new play 'LAST CALL (at the Hotel Sacher Wien)' directed by Elise Stone. The play tells the story of the final encounter between Leonard Bernstein and Herbert Von Karajan.

Peterborough Players Announces A TUNA CHRISTMAS Photo Peterborough Players Announces A TUNA CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Peterborough Players raise the curtain on their 2019/2020 Winter Season with A Tuna Christmas, a boisterous comedy by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard, running from December 5th-15th. As part of the season, the Players announce Players Gives, a program to reach ever deeper into the community.

Peterborough Players Announces 2019-2020 Winter Season Photo Peterborough Players Announces 2019-2020 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The Peterborough Players celebrates the return of their on-stage Winter Season with three selections sure to delight audiences during this cold time of year. A boisterous comedy, a return of a country music legend, and an encounter with one of America's most revered poets come to life in A Tuna Christmas, Alwaysa??Patsy Cline, and This Verse Business December 2019 a?" February 2020.

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Announced At Peterborough Players Photo A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Announced At Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Peterborough Players is proud to bring the recent Broadway hit play, A Doll's House, Part 2, to Players audiences from August 28th-September 8th.  The play received 8 nominations for the 2017 Tony Awards, including one for Peterborough Players' alumnus Jayne Houdyshell, and became the most produced play in America in the 2018-2019 season. 

The Peterborough Players Announce CINDY REILLY Photo The Peterborough Players Announce CINDY REILLY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Peterborough Players has another great musical coming up for young audiences - and the young at heart! Bring the family to see Cindy Reilly, a modern, musical retelling of the beloved Cinderella story performed by the Players' Second Company, running from August 17th-24th. 

Lush Play with Music DUMAS' CAMILLE Tells the Story Behind The Lady of the Camellias  Photo Lush Play with Music DUMAS' CAMILLE Tells the Story Behind The Lady of the Camellias and La Traviata
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??A play filled with some of the most beautiful music ever written, Dumas' Camille is both a deeply romantic love story and a thought-provoking exploration of the relationship between truth, memory, and art. Written by New Hampshire playwright Charles Morey, this emotionally charged, highly romantic 'play with music' opens at the Peterborough Players on August 14th and runs through the 25th.

Peterborough Players Announce Cast of SHE LOVES ME Photo Peterborough Players Announce Cast of SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

"She loves me/And to my amazement/I love it knowing that she loves me/She loves me/True, she doesn't show it/How could she when she doesn't know it?" If those well-known lyrics strike up a tune in your head, then you're no doubt familiar with She Loves Me, this season's big, Broadway-style musical on stage at the Peterborough Players from July 31st- August 11th.

Cast Announced for MORNING'S AT SEVEN at The Peterborough Players Photo Cast Announced for MORNING'S AT SEVEN at The Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Before Paul Osborn wrote the screenplay for Rodgers and Hammerstein's box office hit South Pacific, he wrote a hysterical, semi-autobiographical Broadway comedy that captures Midwestern eccentricity to hilarious effect. Winner of 4 Tony Awards, Morning's at Seven is a funny and deeply poignant look at the foibles of a close-knit Midwestern family in the 1930s. It opens at the Peterborough Players on July 17th. ?

GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION Announced At The Peterborough Players Photo GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION Announced At The Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

What do Picasso, Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, Thornton Wilder, and Matisse have in common? They all invented themselves in the famous Paris atelier of two American expats, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Gertrude Stein and a Companion, running from July 3rd - 14th, explores the 40-year love affair between these two great minds and enduring artists of the 20th century.

Peterborough Players Presents Their 86th Year Of Professional Theatre Photo Peterborough Players Presents Their 86th Year Of Professional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

A graceful examination of a collision of cultures. A comedy about the hilarious eccentricities of Midwestern family life. A big Broadway musical where lonely hearts fall in love. A play about an artist's responsibility for his art with some of the most beautiful music in the world. After 86 years, the 2019 season at the Peterborough Players promises to continue their tradition of producing delightful, surprising, thought-provoking professional theatre at the highest level. In addition, this year boasts an entire season of American playwrights.

Peterborough Players Season Opens with Mahida's EXTRA KEY TO HEAVEN Photo Peterborough Players Season Opens with Mahida's EXTRA KEY TO HEAVEN
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 11, 2019

A chance encounter between a young American artist and an Iranian college student waiting for a ferry sets the scene for Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven, by New Hampshire Playwright Russell Davis. Kicking off the theatre's 86th year, the show opens on June 19th and runs through June 30th.

Beth Brown Named New Director of Advancement for The Peterborough Players Photo Beth Brown Named New Director of Advancement for The Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

Peterborough Players welcomes Beth Brown as its new Director of Advancement. An established and successful professional, Beth has spent more than 25 years in the fields of development and marketing. She has worked for corporations and nonprofit organizations in New York City, the Washington, DC area, and most recently in Keene, NH where she planned, led and completed a $5mil capital campaign for MoCo Arts.

Kraig Swartz Returns to the Players in FULLY COMMITTED Photo Kraig Swartz Returns to the Players in FULLY COMMITTED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Peterborough Players presents the award-winning comedy, Fully Committed by Becky Mode, January 17-27.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Comes To Life At The Peterborough Players Photo IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Comes To Life At The Peterborough Players
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

The Peterborough Players opens their 3rd Annual Winter season opens with It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, adapted by Joe Landry, playing December 6-16.

Jaffrey Screens Tony Award Winning Play RED Starring Alfred Molina Photo Jaffrey Screens Tony Award Winning Play RED Starring Alfred Molina
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre will exclusively screen the critically acclaimed production of John Logan's RED with Alfred Molina (Love is Strange) as Mark Rothko and Alfred Enoch (How To Get Away With Murder) as his assistant on Wednesday, November 7 (2pm & 7pm), Saturday, November 10(7pm) and Sunday, November 11 (2:30pm).

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