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Get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of Mo Willems’ beloved, award-winning, best-selling children’s books: Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” Professional actors bring this delightful story to life at Playhouse on Park from December 9-17. Tickets are on sale now. 

In Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” (lyrics by Mo Willems, music by Deborah Wicks La Puma), Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure that is perfect… Continue reading

Mama D is back by popular demand, and this time with more twists than a peppermint stick! Come in from the cold as we heat things up at the Playhouse and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Mama D’s Christmas Stocking: Where’s Santa?! This show promises to be a celebration of all things sexy in an evening of music, dance and comedy. Shows begin December 15 and run on selected dates to December 30. Director and… Continue reading
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A special Tuesday matinee of The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke (based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”, newly adapted by Wendy Kessleman) has been scheduled for November 7 at 2pm. All tickets for this event are priced at $22.50, all seats reserved.

Directed by Ezra Barnes, this gripping adaptation weaves together newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank with survivor accounts to create a contemporary, impassioned story of… Continue reading

Take a break from your Thanksgiving preparations and come to Playhouse on Park for an extra-special Comedy Night on Wednesday, November 22 at 8pm (and don’t forget to bring a bottle of wine!). Tickets are now on sale for the show, presented by Series Sponsor Shop Rite, featuring co-headliners Jess Miller and Scott Higgins. Besides performing at the prestigious Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC, Jess Miller produces her own comedy shows in Massachusetts. This funny lady has also performed in… Continue reading
Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, November 7 at 7:30pm with Michael Kimmel’s Dog Whistle. Dog Whistle is a humorous and incisive look at modern politics. In a tight race for Senator of Ohio, two candidates are racing to see who can abandon… Continue reading
The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacke (based upon “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”, newly adapted by Wendy Kessleman), is the next show in Playhouse on Park’s Main Stage series, running from October 25-November 19. Starring in this show are: Frank van Putten (Off Broadway: Classic Stage Company; TV: Johann von Kinkel in VINYL, THE KNICK; THE LEFTOVERS; THE BLACKLIST; THE GOOD WIFE. Film: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET) as Otto Frank, Lisa… Continue reading
Playhouse on Park continues its Season Nine Comedy Series, Presented by Series Sponsor Shop Rite, on Saturday, October 14. Tickets are now on sale for the show featuring co-headliners Jim Mendrinos and Carol Montgomery. Inspired by his New York City roots and an eclectic collection of artists – including comics Robert Klein, Richard Pryor and Freddie Prinze, with traces of John Coltrane, Jack Kerouac and Beyond the Fringe thrown in for good measure, Jim blows right by the standard comedy… Continue reading

Save big with Playhouse on Park’s Tuesday Matinee Series featuring Season Nine Mainstage Shows! For our friends who are on a budget, we offer deeply discounted tickets for a selection of our amazing shows.

 

The adults-only musical comedy Avenue Q (music and lyrics Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez, book by Jeff Whitty) matinee is scheduled for September 26. The Diary of Anne Frank (Frances Goodrich & Albert Hacke, based on “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”) matinee… Continue reading

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Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, September 26 at 7:30pm with Annalise Cain’s What Screams I Hear Are Mine!

 

The mission of Playwrights on Park is to produce original plays and musicals, therefore fostering emerging and established playwrights. Each reading features a… Continue reading

Playhouse on Park begins its Comedy Series for the 2017-2018 Season Saturday, September 2. Tickets are now on sale for the show featuring co-headliners Lori Graves and Kevin Lee.

 

Ohio native Lori Graves started comedy on a drunken dare. She entered some amateur contests at a couple clubs and – gasp! – won. It was then that she realized, at ripe age of 37, what she wanted to be when she grew up: a comedian. Lori has a… Continue reading

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