You read this in middle school.  You saw the movie.  Now see it come to life!


Thursday, February 28 at 7:00pm

Friday and Saturday, March 1 & 2 at 7:00pm

Sunday, March 3 at 2:00pm

Thornton Wilder Auditorium at the Miller Library

2901 Dixwell Ave, Hamden

All general admission tickets $15 until February 28

At the door, $18 stu/sr; $20 general admission

Tickets on sale at Thornton Wilder Wednesdays, Feb. 13-27, 6-7:30

or online anytime!

Call 203-314-8599 for info

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We are overwhelmed with gratitude to the Whitney Players family for the showing of love and support that helped us raise our goal of $10,000!  That includes a prize for the fifth most donors, and out of a field of 488 nonprofits it is humbling that we came in on top!

Hope you got to see The Wizard of Oz, but if you didn't, here is a sampling of last summer's production....

2019 Winter Acting Workshop

For the first time ever, due to the limited number of roles in our winter show…..
“Learn to be a Lead” workshops!!!
Scene work classes where each student plays a dream role
Have you ever wanted to be Belle?  The Beast? Annie?  Ariel?  Shrek?
All participants will play roles from past WP shows and will present their scenes to an audience at the Winter Showcase on March 8.

Friday Sections SOLD OUT
Still open:  Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm  (Jan. 24 & 31, Feb. 14 & 21,

Final Dress:  March 7; Showcase:  March 8)

Enrollment limited to 20.  Act fast!

All classes are at Thornton Wilder Auditorium at the Miller Library Complex, Hamden.   Workshop $200.  ($100 to register; mail checks payable to “Whitney Players” to

26 West Helen Street, Hamden, CT 06514. Second installment due February 14.


For more info, call Cindy at 203-281-6007.