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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Subscriptions now on sale

The next production at the Playhouse will be Always….Patsy Cline opening on March 14, 2012.  To purchase 3-play, 5-play or 7-play subscriptions please call 860.767.9520 during office hours or click here to download a form and mail your request to the address below.  Please note that subscriptions cannot be purchased on line or at our box office (currently closed until February 2012).  Please click here for more information on subscriptions and to view the series options.  

Individual tickets for shows in our 2012 season will not go on sale until February 13, 2012.

Thank you for supporting the Ivoryton Playhouse.  See you in March!

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Join the Ivoryton Playhouse in its 101st year for a season that is positive, upbeat, tasty, toe-tapping and even a little risqué.    

Subscriptions are on sale now.  Single tickets go on sale February 13, 2012. 

Visit or call (860) 767 7318 for the latest ticket information.

Always… Patsy Cline        
by Ted Swindley
March 14th – April 1st, 2012
Based on the true story, the show includes down home country humor, true emotion, and many of Patsy’ unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight

The Graduate          
A play adapted by Terry Johnson.
April 18th – May 6th, 2012
Based on the novel by Charles Webb and the motion picture screen play by Calder Willingham & Buck Henry.  A cult novel, a classic film, a quintessential hit of the 60s, the story of Mrs. Robinson and young Benjamin Braddock is brought vividly to life in this exciting stage production.

Last of the Red Hot Lovers  
by Neil Simon
June 6th – June 24th, 2012
Bruce Connelly returns as middle-aged Barney Cashman- a decent fellow who can’t succeed in sinning – in this classic Neil Simon comedy.

Book by Mark O’Donnell & Thomas Meehan. Music by Marc Shaiman.  Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman.
July 4th– July 29th, 2012
Broadway’s Big Fat musical comedy hit that inspired a motion picture and won 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

by Lionel Bart. Based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
August 8th – September 2nd, 2012
Bringing vividly to life Dickens’ timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more, Lionel Bart’s sensational score includes Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You’ve Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I’d Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah, As Long As He Needs Me and many more.

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do  
Featuring the songs of Neil Sedaka
Neil Sedaka, Erik Jackson, Ben H. Winters, Howard Greenfield, Philip Cody, Tom Kitt.
September 26th – October 14th, 2012
Set at a Catskills resort in 1960, this is the sweetly comic story of Lois and Marge, two friends from Brooklyn in search of good times and romance over one wild Labor Day weekend. The score showcases 18 Neil Sedaka classics, including Where the Boys Are, Sweet Sixteen, Calendar Girl, and, of course, the chart-topping title song.

The Kitchen Witches        
By Caroline Smith
October 31st– November 18th, 2012
It’s Martha Stewart meets Jerry Springer in this 2003 comedy of dueling divas who stir up a main course of fun with a side dish of drama. Dolly Biddle and Isabelle Lomax – archrivals in life and love – are tricked into appearing on a cooking show together on their local public access channel. Look out as spoons fly and family secrets are aired.

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