Category: Plays and Events

Weston Playhouse Announces New Musical Award Winner

Plays and Events, Weston News |February 7, 2017

Writer/composer Zack Zadek’s DEATHLESS has been chosen for the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s 11th annual New Musical Award. Nominated by Jennifer Ashley Tepper of Feinstein’s/54 Below, DEATHLESS follows the road trip of a grieving family who are asking questions about life and death in the modern age in the face … Read More
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SHOW NOTES: All My Sons

SHOW NOTES: All My Sons

Plays and Events |August 28, 2016

When the daughter of his former business partner comes back to town unexpectedly, Joe Keller must face his past. Set in the backyard of the Keller’s house in a small town outside of Columbus, Ohio, All My Sons takes place over the course of 24 hours in August of 1946. Read more about the playwright, the play, and Weston's production on the blog. Read More
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Who’s Who: All My Sons

Who’s Who: All My Sons

Cast and Crew, Plays and Events |August 24, 2016

Based on a true story, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons takes place in a single day, unraveling the tale of successful businessman Joe Keller and his wife, Kate, as they cope with the loss of their son, Larry, who went missing in World War II. A handful of neighbors and family … Read More
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Arthur Miller’s ALL MY SONS opens August 25

Arthur Miller’s ALL MY SONS opens August 25

Plays and Events, Weston News |August 18, 2016

Beginning August 25, Weston presents the pivotal play of Arthur Miller’s career and the second production of its five-year American Masters series, an initiative dedicated to bringing classics of American drama to Weston’s stage with artists of national stature. All My Sons won Miller the first Tony award ever bestowed … Read More
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Show Notes: Murder for Two

Show Notes: Murder for Two

Plays and Events |August 17, 2016

Officer Marcus Moscowicz is a small town policeman with dreams of making it to detective. One fateful night, shots ring out at the surprise birthday party of Great American Novelist Arthur Whitney and the writer is killed! With the nearest detective an hour away, Marcus jumps at the chance to … Read More
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Interview with the Director

Interview with the Director

Cast and Crew, Plays and Events |August 14, 2016

Mary B. Robinson has directed more than 70 plays––classics, contemporary plays, and new works––in New York City, Philadelphia, and cities all over the country––including Weston’s 2005 production of Copenhagen. She was the Associate Artistic Director at the Hartford Stage Company in the early 1980s, the Artistic Director of the Philadelphia … Read More
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Murder for Two on Weston’s Second Stage

Murder for Two on Weston’s Second Stage

Plays and Events, Weston News |August 9, 2016

Each season, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company lives up to the challenge of producing a schedule that appeals to its wide-ranging and devoted audience. Family-friendly events, blockbuster musicals, and masterworks are off-set by critically-acclaimed contemporary plays and performances. Fresh from an extended Off-Broadway run, Murder for Two is one of … Read More
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SHOW NOTES: Round and Round the Garden

SHOW NOTES: Round and Round the Garden

Plays and Events |July 22, 2016

Round and Round the Garden is part of The Norman Conquests, a trilogy, by British playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn. The trilogy follows the romantic exploits of Norman, an assistant librarian, who is both charming and philandering, and who, over the course of one unruly summer weekend, strives to make the women in his life happy. Norman, his wife Ruth, her brother Reg and his wife Sarah, Ruth's sister Annie, and Tom, Annie's neighbor, become tangled up in a comedic yet poignant jumble of relationships over the course of the three plays. Read More
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Who’s Who: The Norman Conquests

Who’s Who: The Norman Conquests

Plays and Events |July 18, 2016

We've followed these couples all around their English country house; from the living room in Living Together at Northern Stage to the dining room in Table Manners at Dorset Theatre Festival, and now to the garden here in Weston. This week, along with Director Michael Berresse and the Norman Conquests creative team, they launch the last play of Alan Ayckbourn's acclaimed comic trilogy. Round and Round the Garden is Norman's final conquest! Whether you've been along for the ride or you're coming in fresh, these six are as irresistible as Ayckbourn's brilliant plays. Come and see! Read More
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SHOW NOTES: Forever

SHOW NOTES: Forever

Plays and Events |July 8, 2016

After the death of her mother, a woman takes a trip to Paris and visits the Père Lachaise cemetery. There, among the graves of her idols, Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, she unpacks demons, wrestles with the family we are born into and the one we create, and explores the ties that bind a mother and daughter, even from beyond the grave. Read more about the production on our blog, and get your tickets to join us! Read More
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