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Westport Country Playhouse

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The mission of Westport Country Playhouse is to enrich, enlighten, and engage their community through the power of professionally produced theater worth talking about and the welcoming experience of their Playhouse campus.

About Westport Country Playhouse

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 20th 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. Today, the not-for-profit Westport Country Playhouse serves as a cultural nexus for patrons, artists and students and is a treasured resource for the State of Connecticut. There are no boundaries to the creative thinking for future seasons or the kinds of audiences and excitement for theater that Westport Country Playhouse can build.
Westport, CT 06880
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Transportation & Parking

Parking is available free of charge to patrons of the Playhouse. Parking is at your own risk and the Playhouse will not be held liable for damage to or theft of your vehicle or its contents. As parking is limited, please arrive early and carpool when possible. Ample parking for patrons with special needs is available.

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