Friday, January 7, 2011

Ogunquit Playhouse Receives Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Theatre

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce that it received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Theatre from the New England Theatre Conference at their 59th Annual Convention, held this fall in New Haven, Connecticut. Jeff Watts, NETC President, presented Executive Artistic Director, Bradford Kenney an award recognizing the Playhouse as one of the most important cultural landmarks in New England. Among the many accolades Mr. Watts shared with audience members, who represented theatres from all over New England, he thanked the Ogunquit Playhouse for producing the highest quality Broadway plays and musicals since 1933.
The New England Theatre Conference, Inc. is a non-profit Corporation, composed of individuals and organizations in the six-State region of New England, who are active or interested in the performing arts. It is committed to develop, expand and assist theatre activity in New England on the educational, community and professional levels. The New England Theatre Conference promotes excellence in theatre for our region, and supports quality theatre and performance in all of its diversity. They believe that theatre is essential to the quality of life for everyone!
The Ogunquit Playhouse is America’s Foremost Summer Theatre, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, producing the finest Broadway musicals each season, with performances Tuesday through Sunday, from May through October. Main Stage tickets go on sale in March. Gift Certificates, Flex-Passes and Season Subscriptions are on sale now! The 2011 titles under consideration include: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Curtains, and Miss Saigon. For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season, visit our website Tickets on-line or through the box office at 207-646-5511.
Photo caption: Jeff Watts President of NETC, Bradford Kenney Ogunquit Playhouse Executive Artistic Director, Cheryl Farley, Ogunquit Playhouse Director of Marketing and Public Relations, and Moe Doucette, Board Member of NETC. (Courtesy photo)