Whitney Players Theater Company

The Whitney Players Theater Company is a group of artists dedicated to bringing affordable, quality entertainment to the Hamden community while educating young actors through music, dance, and drama.

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Wednesday-Friday, August 7-9 at 7:00pm
Saturday, August 10 at 2:00pm

at Hamden High School

Reserved Seating
Advance Sales Discount:  All tickets $20 until August 6
After August 6, all tickets $25

Willy Wonka, Jr.

Join the hardest working Oompa Loompas around! 

The Whitney Players' Summer Youth program presents Willy Wonka, Jr. - an incredible full production in just 10 days!  Great family experience! Two Shows Only - Saturday, July 13 at 2pm and 7pm at the Hamden Middle School.  Tickets $15 on sale at the door show days or in advance 8:30-9:30am in the Middle School lobby.

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13, The Musical

After his parents' divorce, Evan Goldman moves from NYC to small-town Indiana. As his 13th birthday nears, he must master the complex social circles of his new school and win friends by turning his Bar Mitzvah into the coolest party ever. Youth cast with a minyan of Rabbis to make the celebration rock!
Our cast delighted audiences in April.  Take a peek at the show here
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Whitney Players Apparel Now Available!!!

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"Our Town" was well attended and well received.  The Whitney Players are grateful to ticket buyers, Anniversary Patrons and our sponsors - The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and Yale University's Beinecke Library.  Here are a few pictures of the show. Click here for more pictures.

Click here to see the 20th Anniversary Commemorative Program Book.


News & Updates

13, The Musical

After his parents’ divorce, Evan Goldman moves from NYC to small-town Indiana. As his 13th birthday nears, he must master…

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Damn Yankees

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