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Playhouse Events 

Get the most out of your season ticket package by joining us for one of our pre- or post-show events! From Opening Night parties to talkbacks with the cast and creative team to LGBT Night Out, there is something for everyone!

Pre-Show Events

Taste of Tuesday
Our season subscription series Taste of Tuesday features wine tastings and a sampling of delicious appetizers from one of our incredible local restaurants. Be one of the very first to see the show with this unique season ticket package. The event begins at 6PM, followed by a 7PM curtain. Please note that Taste of Tuesday is designed to be a tasting only. We strongly recommend eating dinner before the event.

Next to Normal — Tuesday, April 14
Tiny House — Tuesday, June 9
Ain't Misbehavin' — Tuesday, July 14
Antigone — Tuesday, September 29
Blues for an Alabama Sky — Tuesday, November 3

Buy Taste of Tuesday ticket package

LGBT Night
Join members of the LGBTQ community and friends for a cocktail party and a show! Your $35 show ticket includes appetizers, drinks, and entertainment. The party starts at 6:30PM; Thursday preview performance starts at 8PM.

Next to Normal — Thursday, April 16
Tiny House — Thursday, June 11
Ain't Misbehavin' — Thursday, July 16
Antigone — Thursday, October 1
Blues for an Alabama Sky — Thursday, November 5

Buy LGBT Night Out ticket package

Playhouse Happy Hour
New to the Playhouse? Then join us for a pre-show happy hour! Your $35 show ticket includes food from Fairfield County restaurants, beer and wine tastings, and music. Pre-show party at 6:30PM followed by 8PM show.

Next to Normal — Thursday, April 30
Tiny House — Thursday, June 25 
Ain't Misbehavin' — Thursday, July 30
Antigone — Thursday, October 15
Blues for an Alabama Sky — Thursday, November 19

Buy Happy Hour ticket package

Together at the Table
Dinner and a performance for just $10! Together at the Table events 
make live theater accessible to more families and introduce young audience members to the Playhouse! Families are invited to enjoy a communal dinner starting at 5:30PM and a casual conversation about the show before attending a performance. 
At least one family member must be under the age of 18 for this family event. 

Please call the box office at (203) 227-4177 to purchase your Together at the Table tickets.


Post-Show Events

Sunday Symposium 
Following the first Sunday matinee performance of each production, special guests take the stage to help place the production in context with illuminating insights about the world of the play. The Playhouse hosts a wide range of guests, from noted playwrights to academic scholars, for discussions that provide an excellent opportunity to delve into the world of the play. Each discussion is followed by an interactive dialogue with the audience. All Symposium events are free and open to the public and will begin immediately following the 3PM performance.

Next to Normal — Sunday, April 19
Tiny House — Sunday, June 14 
Ain't Misbehavin' — Sunday, July 19
Antigone — Sunday, October 4
Blues for an Alabama Sky — Sunday, November 8

Buy Sunday Symposium ticket package

Opening Night

Purchase a ticket to Opening Night and join the festivities! Celebrate the opening of each 2019 production with a post-show party with the cast and creative team after the 8PM performance.

Next to Normal — April 18
Tiny House — June 13
Ain't Misbehavin' — July 18
Antigone — October 3
Blues for an Alabama Sky — November 7

Buy Opening Night ticket package

Post-Play Dialogues
If you are hungry for discussion after a thought-provoking performance, you’re in luck. Our Post-Play Dialogues offer audience members the chance to participate in a conversation focused on a topic related to the production and moderated by members of our artistic staff.

Post-Play Dialogues will take place in the Smilow Lounge on the mezzanine level immediately following the first two Thursday evening performances of our season shows and run approximately 30 minutes.

Next to Normal — April 16 and 23
Tiny House — June 11 and 18
Ain't Misbehavin' — July 16 and 23
Antigone — October 1 and 8
Blues for an Alabama Sky — November 5 and 12

Backstage Pass
Join us after the second Wednesday matinee performance for a behind-the-scenes look at what makes a play work.

Next to Normal — April 29
Tiny House — June 24
Ain't Misbehavin' — July 29
Antigone — October 14
Blues for an Alabama Sky — November 18

Thursday Cast Talkback
Join us after the third Thursday evening performance of each show for a lively Q&A with actors from the production. The Cast Talkback takes place in Jason Robards Theatre immediately following the performance and typically runs about 20-25 minutes.

Next to Normal — Thursday, April 30
Tiny House — Thursday, June 25 
Ain't Misbehavin' — Thursday, July 30
Antigone — Thursday, October 15
Blues for an Alabama Sky — Thursday, November 19

No ticket or RSVP is necessary in order to participate in the Thursday Cast Talkback or Post-Play Dialogues. The discussions are free and open to anyone who wishes to attend.