Mystic Pizza
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Book by Sandy Rustin. Based on the MGM motion picture with story and characters by Amy Holden Jones
SHOW TIMES: Thursday, June 27th
- Sunday, July 28, 2024

Wed & Thurs 7:30pm / Fri & Sat 8:00pm
Wed & Sun 2:00pm

Based on the beloved 1988 MGM rom-com, Mystic Pizza is a new musical about three working-class girls who navigate the complexities of life, love and family in a small-town pizza joint in our very own Mystic, CT. The infectious score features megahits of the 80s and 90s, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “The Power of Love,” “True Colors,” and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now.”

Tickets are $60 for adults; $55 for seniors; $25 for students of all ages and are available by calling the Playhouse box office at 860.767.7318 or by visiting our website at

First matinee performance will be on Thursday, June 27th at 2pm.

DID YOU KNOW?  Ivoryton Playhouse offers discounted tickets on Thursday nights!  On Thursday nights at 6:00pm, tickets for that night’s 7:30pm performance can be purchased for only $30.  Limit four tickets per person.  Tickets available at the box office only, for that performance only.  Subject to availability. It is a mission of Ivoryton Playhouse to bring affordable, professional, high quality theatre experiences to our community.


Director and Choreographer:  Brian Feehan

Musical Director:  Mike Morris

Stage Manager:  Laura Lynne Gonzalez*

Scenic Designer:  Cully Long

Lighting Designer:  Marcus Abbott

Sound Designer:

Costume Designer:  Elizabeth Saylor

* member of Actors Equity

Join us for an opening night reception following the 8:00pm performance on Friday, June 28th. Light refreshments will be served under the tent.

Check back here for photos and video clips!


 (Group rates are available by calling the box office for information.) The Playhouse is located at 103 Main Street in Ivoryton.

*denotes member of Actors Equity

Looking for something to do? Ivoryton Playhouse has been voted best place to see live theatre by readers of The Shoreline Times for three years in a row. Come to Essex and visit our historic, professional theatre – a Connecticut treasure!

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Did You

The title of the film (and the musical) was inspired by a pizza shop in Mystic, Connecticut. Screenwriter Amy Holden Jones was summering in the area and chose Mystic Pizza as the focus of her story about the lives of three young waitresses.