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.


Stage adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Music by Tom Snow       Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman

~Please bring sheet music or tracks~

This is an open call – casting all ages!!!

This is an educational program. Cast members under the age of 18 will pay a registration fee. All cast members must participate in fundraising for the show.

Rehearsals begin in June. The show runs August 7-10 at Hamden High.

For more information, call 203-281-6007

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
evan and archie

Whitney Players Apparel Now Available!!!

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Hamden Our Townlogo

"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

Auditions for Footloose

Thursday, May 23|Thornton Wilder Auditorium |2901 Dixwell Ave, Hamden in the Miller Library Complex |5:30pm – 9:30pm ~Please bring sheet…

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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…

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Damn Yankees

Hamden Audiences Delighted by Damn Yankees! More than 1,000 people watched the 20th anniversary production of The Whitney Players, Damn…

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