Arts for Everyone: Playhouse offers free tickets to federal employees

The Ridgefield Playhouse is offering free tickets for some shows to furloughed federal employees by extending its Arts for Everyone outreach program to them. Playhouse executive director Allison Stockel said the offer would be extended to “any furloughed government employee who is affected by the government shutdown.” Federal employees interested in the offer should call Playhouse general manager Jay LaPierre … read more

Leir Foundation to sponsor Playhouse’s Arts for Everyone program

The Leir Foundation has become the title sponsor of the Ridgefield Playhouse’s Arts for Everyone outreach program.   This program makes the arts accessible to families and children from low-income areas as well as Title 1 schools by providing free tickets to shows, including Arts in Education shows, as well as busing if necessary.   Together, Henry and Erna Leir … read more

Whole Foods Market Partners with The Ridgefield Playhouse to Give Back to the Community on June 20th

Save your grocery shopping for Tuesday, June 20th! Whole Foods Market’s Southwestern Connecticut stores in Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Milford, and Westport will donate 5% of the day’s net sales to The Ridgefield Playhouse. So, while you’re filling up your cart with healthy foods at these six locations on June 20th, you’re also helping to bring live theater and culturally … read more

Playhouse, Ridgefield Academy team up to present Song of Mulan

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Academy Family Series brings the Song of Mulan, presented by Virginia Reparatory Theater, to the stage on Sunday, April 23 with performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Bring the family for this celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit!  Kids can meet Mulan and have their picture taken with her in the lobby … read more

Rotary grant brightens Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse has been able to upgrade its stage lighting because of a generous grant from three area Rotary clubs — Ridgefield, Danbury and Newtown, enabling it to continue to attract top talent while growing its Arts in Education and Arts for Everyone outreach programs for students throughout Connecticut. The upgraded lighting will help in many ways to offset … read more

Pitney Bowes grant funds Playhouse ‘Arts for Everyone’ program

This spring, thanks to a grant from the Pitney Bowes Foundation’s Literacy and Education Grant Program, students from three schools will attend a May 2017 performance of Charlotte’s Web at the Ridgefield Playhouse and participate in specially developed pre-show literacy workshops. As part of the Playhouse’s Arts for Everyone initiative, students will be coming from Shelter Rock School in Danbury, … read more

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