Press Room

Welcome to the press room

For media inquiries, please contact:

Pat Blaufuss, Public Relations Manager
press@westportplayhouse.org

203-227-5137

Please use the links below to download PDFs of recent press releases.

Oct. 15, 2021: Outdoor Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 30, 12 to 4 p.m.

Oct. 14, 2021: Playhouse Radio Theater’s Halloween Play Spectres and Spirits

Oct. 7, 2021: Live Theatrical Productions Resume with Doubt: A Parable

Sept 28, 2021: In-Person and Virtual Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy

Sept 16, 2021: 2022 Season Announced

August 30, 2021:  CFPT Announces Vaccination and Mask Mandate

August 18, 2021: Comp Tix to Essential Workers for Concerts

August 12, 2021: Archival Streaming of Man of La Mancha, Of Mice and Men

August 6, 2021: Stars on Stage to Be Taped for National Television

July 29, 2021: Announcing Return to In-Person Productions This Fall

July 14, 2021: New Works Initiative Presents Culture Shock

July 13, 2021: An Evening with Ali Stroker In Person on July 24

July 2, 2021: Archival HD Video of Of Mice and Men Set to Stream

July 1, 2021: Playhouse/WSHU Partner for Radio Theater’s Special Delivery

June 30, 2021: “Story Hour with Jenny” Presents Reading of Wings

June 24, 2021LGBT Night Out at Troupe429 in Norwalk on June 29

June 23, 2021: Virtual Symposium for Timely New Comedy, Tiny House

June 22, 2021: In-Person Screening of Tiny House on 90th Anniversary

June 17, 2021: Playhouse Elects Four New Trustees

June 15, 2021: Playhouse Marks 90th Anniversary on June 29

June 9, 2021: 2021 Woodward Internship Class

June 8, 2021: “Connecticut Comedy Festival,” June 18 – 25

June 2, 2021: Script in Hand of Comedy The Savannah Disputation 

May 27, 2021: “Story Hour with Jenny” Reads Lubaya’s Quiet Roar

May 26, 2021: 2021 New Works Initiative Season Begins

May 18, 2021: Playhouse Radio Theater’s The Return

May 14, 2021: “Cabaret in the Robards” to Benefit Reopening

May 13, 2021: Virtual Production of Timely, New Comedy Tiny House

May 13, 2021: Grant Received from National Endowment for the Arts

April 29, 2021: New Summer Theater CampWCP in July

April 27, 2021: Single Tickets on Sale May 4 for All-Virtual 2021 Season

April 7, 2021: “From Concept to Curtain” Features Mlima’s Tale

March 26, 2021: Script in Hand of Comedy Rent Control

March 24, 2021: “Story Hour with Jenny” Presents English/Spanish Book

March 19, 2021: Announcing All-Virtual 2021 Season

March 17, 2021: “Acting for the Camera” for Young Artists

March 15, 2021: “Phenomenal Women” Stories for Women’s History Month

March 5, 2021: “Story Hour with Jenny” Virtual Series Starts March 14

March 5, 2021: CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Elected to Board of Trustees

March 3, 2021: Conversation with Westport and Hartford Artistic Directors

February 12, 2021: Conversation about Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

February 11, 2021: Virtual Script in Hand Playreading of Mystery Mashup

February 10, 2021: Announcing the Playhouse Youth Council

February 5, 2021: Statement on the Death of Christopher Plummer

February 2, 2021: Playhouse Launches New Series, “From Concept to Curtain”

January 8, 2021: Five Westport Organizations Partner for MLK Celebration Event with Author Layla F. Saad

 

December 19, 2020: The Playhouse Partners with WSHU Public Radio to Present the Radio Drama A Merry Little Christmas Carol

November 19, 2020: The Playhouse Premieres Virtual Discussion Series, “Cocktails With Mark”

November 13, 2020: The Playhouse Launches Two Advocacy Groups

October 17, 2020: Playhouse at the Drive-In Gala Benefit

August 5, 2020: Connecticut Flagship Producing Theaters Ask for Relief

July 9, 2020THRIVE Virtual Showcase, with Kelli O’Hara

May 27, 2020: Announcing a $250K Matching Gift Challenge

April 14, 2020: The Playhouse Postpones the 2020 Season

April 17,2020: “Getting to Know You” Livestream Event, with Kelli O’Hara and Fairfield County Young Artists

April 1, 2020: Script in Hand Playreading Series Rescheduled Due to Pandemic

March 23, 2020: Announcing Changes in 2020 Season Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

March 23, 2020: 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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