June 03, 2014 through June 22, 2014
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Westport Country Playhouse
Tween, Teen, Adult
It's hard to imagine the treasure trove of the American Songbook without the contributions of such greats as Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Rogers and Hart, or William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare? Come celebrate the immortal Bard and his impact on the American musical landscape in this world-premiere revue featuring some of your favorite songs from West Side Story; Kiss Me, Kate; and The Boys from Syracuse; along with the popular music of Duke Ellington, and so many more. Song, dance, and poetry await you in this bewitching musical evening. June 3-June 22.
Address: 25 Powers Court
Westport, CT 06880
About Westport Country Playhouse
The Westport Country Playhouse is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, professional theater under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos and management leadership of Michael Ross.
The mission of Westport Country Playhouse is to enrich, enlighten, and engage our community through the power of professionally produced theater worth talking about and the welcoming experience of our Playhouse campus.
Originally built in 1835 as a tannery manufacturing hatters’ leathers, it became a steam-powered cider mill in 1880, later to be abandoned in the 1920s. Splendidly transformed into a theater in 1931, it initially served as a try-out house for Broadway transfers, evolving into an established stop on the New England straw hat circuit of summer stock theaters through the end of the 20 th century. Following a multi-million dollar renovation completed in 2005, the Playhouse became a state-of-the-art producing theater, preserving its original charm and character.