January 27, 2020

The Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a cultural hub for Ridgefield, Connecticut.  This theater hosts a variety of live entertainment from films to plays and musical performances.  View their calendar of upcoming events here.

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About The Ridgefield Playhouse


The Ridgefield Playhouse strives to provide arts to the community.  This Connecticut venue was originally a high school designed in 1938.  In the past, this venue was home to many school performances, community events and town meetings.  After being remodeled, the playhouse was opened to the public in December 2000.

Memorable Performances

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Former big-league pitcher Dwight Gooden answers questions from a large audience at The Ridgefield Playhouse; via News-Times

The Ridgefield Playhouse has welcomed a variety of amazing performances.  The legendary Arturo Toscanini conducted twice at this venue in Ridgefield, CT during World War 2.

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Hundreds of Ridgefielders were at the Ridgefield Playhouse this morning, cheering on Tucker West as they watched the luge competition on the big screen; via The Ridgefield Press

After reopening, the playhouse has hosted musical performances such as JOan Baes, The Doobie Brothers, Gregg Allman, the Moscow Boys Choir and more.  In addition to musical performances, personal Q&A’s with Ron Howard, Tim Robbins, Barry Levinson and Harvey Keitel have taken place here.  Documentaries and feature films have been shown here as well.  Read more about the history of the Ridgefield Playhouse here.