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 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…

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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! Catch a…

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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 Yankees at Hamden High School. This was the show that started it all in 2003, and two cast members came back to join the cast again this time! The cast ranged in age from 6…

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2022 Spring Cabaret

The Whitney Players celebrated its youngest performers in a showcase following the winter workshops in musical theatre movement and music.  More than 30 young people performed at the Knights of Columbus in Hamden and wowed the audience of nearly 200 friends and family members.   Classes taught by Director Cindy Simell-Devoe, Choreographer Jennifer Buonfiglio and Music…

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2021 Alumni Highlights

Scott Redmond - Oklahoma

Scott Redmond was on a national tour with Oklahoma, often appearing as Ali Hakim. Taya Diggs did a national tour as Young Anastasia in Anastasia. Chris D’Amato was on Bluebloods and Justin Scalzo was seen in Law and Order! And the amazing Linedy Genao returned to Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen.

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