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'Room Service' to open at Westport Playhouse with discounts for theater groups and educators

Published 5:08 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2013
  • The cast of Westport Country Playhouseís ìRoom Service" prepare for the play's Oct. 8 opening. First row, from left: Eric Bryant, Hayley Treider, Jim Bracchitta, Donald Corren; Second row, from left, David Beach, Richard Ruiz, Ben Steinfeld, Michael McCormick, Zoë Winters, Peter Von Berg, Frank Vlastnik Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News

    The cast of Westport Country Playhouseís ìRoom Service" prepare for the play's Oct. 8 opening. First row, from left: Eric Bryant, Hayley Treider, Jim Bracchitta, Donald Corren; Second row, from left, David Beach, Richard Ruiz, Ben Steinfeld, Michael McCormick, Zoë Winters, Peter Von Berg, Frank Vlastnik

    Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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Special ticket offers will be available to local theater groups and educators for Westport Country Playhouse's "Room Service."

"Room Service," a backstage comedy about the business of putting on a play, is on stage from Tuesday, Oct. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 27.

"We're happy to share this hilarious show about the behind-the-scenes antics of mounting a theatrical production with our local theater groups who will no doubt identify with the theme and the inside jokes," said Michael Ross, Playhouse managing director. "We also think our area educators will appreciate it from the perspective that `all the world's a stage.'"

At "Celebrating Local Theater Night" on Friday, Oct. 11, tickets for members of local theater companies will be $25 for the 8 p.m. performance. Promotional materials from participating theater companies will be displayed in the Playhouse lobby.

On "Educators' Night," Thursday, Oct. 17, a 50 percent discounted ticket will include a pre-show wine/cheese reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by an 8 p.m. performance. Educators and students are eligible for 50 percent discounts at all Playhouse performances.

Reservations for "Celebrating Local Theater Night" and "Educators' Night" are by phone or in person at the box office, 203-227-4177. Online sales are only available for "Celebrating Local Theater Night" by visiting www.westportplayhouse.org and entering the code "insider25." Regular ticket prices start at $30 for single tickets, subject to change based on availability. Buy early for the best prices. On the day of a performance, senior rush tickets are available at 50 percent. Flex Passes are also on sale, offering date flexibility and many subscriber-only benefits.

The performance schedule for "Room Service" is Tuesday at 8 p.m., Wednesday at 2 and 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

For more information, call the box office at 203-227-4177, or toll-free at 1-888-927-7529, or visit Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court. Tickets are available online 24/7 at www.westportplayhouse.org, or by using the Playhouse App or mobile website.