This ain’t Pee Wee’s Playhouse (but we do freaking love that show), this is CT’s own Westport Country Playhouse…and they’ve brought back their popular Block Party to kick off the 2014 season. So, come on down 4/12/14 from 4-7 to take part in all the fun events that are planned out. Here are some reasons to check it out:
It’s free and anyone can attend.
Take a self-guided tour of the Playhouse
Free tastings of Beaver Beer
Free frozen custards from Shake Shack
Exclusive savings like $10 off single tickets and season subscriptions (5 play preview or matinée) or flex passes four for $100
Prizes, scavenger hunts, activities, and games
For more information about what Westport Country Playhouse has to offer, call them up at (203) 227-4177 or (888) 927-7529, visit them in person at 25 Powers Court, or check them out at westportplayhouse.org.
Here’s more about the 2014 performances:
- Noël Coward’s “A Song at Twilight,” an exquisite battle of wits, exploring the nature of passion, the cruelty of love, and the price of hidden secrets, directed by Mark Lamos, April 29 – May 17, a co-production with Hartford Stage
- “Sing for Your Shakespeare,” a world premiere musical revue with selections from Broadway, pop, rock, jazz, opera, film, and Tin Pan Alley, exploring how the American Songbook has been inspired by Shakespeare’s works, directed by Mark Lamos, co-conceived by Wayne Barker, Mark Lamos, and Deborah Grace Winer, playing June 3 – 22
- “Nora,” Ingmar Bergman’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” a story of love, blackmail, and the little lies people tell, translated into the English language byFrederick J. Marker and Lisa-Lone Marker, directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, July 15 – August 2
- “Things We Do for Love,” Alan Ayckbourn’s wickedly funny play that questions just how sane anyone really is when it comes to love, directed by John Tillinger, August 19 – September 6
- “Intimate Apparel” by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, an intricate tapestry of the joys, sorrows, tragedy, and triumph of a gifted but lonely African-American seamstress in early 20th century Manhattan who’s negotiating the choice between a love that is accepted and one that is true, October 7 – November 1.