The Westport Country Playhouse will hold a "2012 Season Preview Night" 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the playhouse, 25 Powers Court.

Several area restaurants will serve food samples in the playhouse lobbies 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a talk by Mark Lamos, artistic director, on the season's five productions in the Jason Robards Theater. The season's productions include "Into the Woods," a musical, May 1 to 19; "The Year of Magical Thinking," a drama, June 12 to 30; "Tartuffe," a social satire, July 17 to Aug. 4; "Harbor," a comedy, Aug. 28 to Sept. 15; and "A Raisin in the Sun," an American classic, Oct. 9 to Nov. 3.

The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP is required by reserving tickets online at westportplayhouse.org or calling 203-227-5137, ext. 120.

Five-play subscriptions, starting at $150, may be purchased at www.westportplayhouse.org or by calling the box office at 203-227-4177.