Media Room

Welcome to the Press Room

For media inquiries, please contact:

Elizabeth Fort, Director of Marketing & Audience Development
press@westportplayhouse.org
203-227-5137

Please use the links below to browse recent press releases.

Free, Virtual Program, Thrive, for High School Students in Fairfield County and New Haven County

Westport Country Playhouse Announces $250K Matching Gift Challenge Toward the Historic Theater’s $1.6MM Survival Fund Goal

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Postponement of 2020 Season to Next Year, Due to Global Pandemic

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Fairfield County Young Artists Participating in April 17 Livestream Event with Tony Award® Winner Kelli O’Hara

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Livestream Event Celebrating Fairfield County’s Young Artists Hosted by Tony Award® Winner Kelli O’Hara on Friday, April 17

Westport Country Playhouse Reschedules Script in Hand Playreading Series Due to Pandemic

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Changes in 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy “Mrs. Mannerly” on March 23

Single Tickets on Sale Tuesday, March 10, at Noon EDT for 90th Season at Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities Series Presents Musical Adventure The Pout-Pout Fish on Sunday, March 15

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy Miracle on Division Street in February

Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities Series Presents Charlotte’s Web on Sunday, February 23

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features Talk by Carol Anderson on Voter Suppression at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 19

 

 

 

 

Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities Series Presents Judy Moody & Stink on Sunday, January 12

Westport Country Playhouse Announces Co-curator of Script in Hand Playreading Series

Westport Country Playhouse Awarded $50,000 Challenge Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Romantic Comedy Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities Series Presents Peter Pan on Sunday, December 8

Westport Country Playhouse Stages Holiday Benefit Concert on December 14, Hosted by Tony Award Winner Joanna Gleason

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Sunday Symposium for World Premiere Translation/Adaptation of Moliere’s Don Juan

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy/Drama Visting Mr. Green

World Premiere Translation/Adaptation of Moliere’s Comedy Don Juan Begins November 5 at Westport Country Playhouse

Mlima’s Tale: Discovery Series Offers Free Events and Programs at Westport Country Playhouse

A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Lynn Nottage at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, September 29

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2020 Season

Westport Country Playhouse Stages Mlima’s Tale, Theatrical Fable by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Lynn Nottage

Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara and Sirius XM Radio Personality Seth Rudetsky Headline Westport Country Playhouse Gala

Westport Country Playhouse and Westport Library Partner for Free-of-Charge Documentary Screening about Kenya’s Illicit Ivory Market

Westport Country Playhouse Awarded Connecticut Humanities Grant for Mlima’s Tale Community Engagement Programming

Westport Country Playhouse’s New Works Initiative Continues in July and August

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Sunday Symposium for Irving Berlin Musical Tribute

Westport Country Playhouse Welcomes Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Musical Tribute to Legendary Songwriter Irving Berlin

Westport Country Playhouse’s New Works Initiative Continues in Fourth Consecutive Year

Westport Country Playhouse Elects Four New Board of Trustees Members

Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara and SiriusXM Radio Personality Seth Rudetsky Headline Westport Country Playhouse Gala

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Sunday Symposium for Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew

Westport Country Playhouse Receives Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Westport Country Playhouse Stages Skeleton Crew, Powerful Drama by Dominique Morisseau, 2018 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Sunday Symposium on In the Heights

Tony Award-winning Musical In the Heights Extends Run Through May 19 at Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Murder Too by Weston’s David Wiltse

Westport Country Playhouse Opens Season with Tony Award-winning Musical In the Heights

Single Tickets on Sale Monday, March 25, at Noon EDT for 2019 Season at Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts 2019 Season Kick-off on Saturday, March 30

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Tricks of the Trade on Monday, March 25

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints New Director of Development

Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Musical The Wizard of Oz on Sunday, March 17

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts Free Playreading Celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8

Westport Country Playhouse Script in Hand Playreading of Romantic Comedy The Cemetery Club on Monday, February 25

Rescheduled Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, March 10

Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities Musical Story Pirates Celebrates Creative Writing by Students

Impending Weather Postpones Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Westport Country Playhouse

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Features 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner at Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, January 20

Westport Country Playhouse Presents The Moth – True Stories, Told Live, on January 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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