Frequently Asked Questions

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Theatre

Where are you located?

Our main summer production takes place in Pinkney Park at 177 Rowayton Avenue in Rowayton, CT. Our offices are at the Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Avenue.

 

Where do I park?

Parking for our summer production is located at Old School Field on Witch Lane, down the road from Pinkney Park.  

What time does the park open?

The park and box office open at 4pm.

 

Are there bathrooms in the park?

Yes, there are porta-potties located in the park, as well as a wheel-chair accessible bathroom.

 

Can I bring food? 

Picnicking before the show is a time-honored SOS tradition and highly encouraged! Be prepared for an actor to steal a piece of cheese! A list of local restaurants can be found on our Visit Page.

Can I bring alcohol? 

You can absolutely bring alcohol into the park, but please drink responsibly. “Good company, good wine, good welcome…”

Is there wheelchair accessibility?

Yes, there are spaces reserved for those with wheelchairs. Please contact us in advance so we can accommodate your full party.

 

Do I need to bring my own chair/blanket?

General admission tickets do not include chairs or blankets. VIP tickets include a high or low-back chair.

 

What time should I arrive?

It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes before the show, but the park opesn at 4:00 pm, and we encourage patrons to arrive earlier and have a preshow picnic in the park and stake your area even earlier! 

 

Can I sit anywhere?

For our GA tickets, you are able to choose your own spot. For our VIP tickets, these seats are assigned in advance.

 

Is there late seating?

Late arrivals will be allowed in at the discretion of the front of house staff.

Can I bring my pet?

Unfortunately pets are not prohibited and will not be admitted into the show.

Performance

Is the play suitable for children?

Children are welcome to all performances. There will be a disclaimer for shows that might depict anything unsuitable for children of a certain age. There will be a kids' show geared toward children for all performances at 5pm in the orchard at Pinkney Park. The kids show is free to attend but please receiver your seats ahead of time here

 

Will I be able to understand the plays?

We take great pride in producing Shakespeare that will be accessible for all, that is engaging and clear to everyone. A synopsis will be included in the program and on our website. .

 

Where do your actors come from?

All of our actors are professional actors from all across the country. Our casting is done out of New York City, but also hold local auditions. All are welcome to audition.

 

How long is the play?

The show this summer, A Midsummer Night's Dream, will run approximately 90 minutes.

 

Tickets

How much are tickets?

General Admission (no reserved seating) tickets are $25, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 & under. VIP (reserved seating) tickets are $60 for low or high-back chairs.

 

How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets are available for purchase in-advance on our website or over the phone at 203-957-1006. 

 

Do I need to purchase tickets ahead of time?

It is encouraged, but not necessary! 

 

What are the box office hours?

The in-person box office is open from 4-7pm, Tuesday-Sunday in the park.

 

Is there a student/senior rate?

Students and seniors (65+) are $10 for general admission tickets.

 

Are kids free?

Children (12 & under) receive free general admission tickets.

 

What is your refund/exchange policy?

All ticket sales are final, no refunds will be issued with the exception of inclement weather. If you cannot attend on the night you purchased tickets for, exchanges can be made by contacting the box office. See our Cancellation Policy for more information.

Education

Do you offer any classes throughout the year?

Absolutely, we offer workshops, tours, and other educational programming year-round. Check out our Education Page for more information.

Do you have summer camps?

We do! We offer summer performance and training camps for ages 7-15.

What else do you do for kids?

There will be a kids' show, Let's Play Shakespeare, for kids ages 1-99 at 5pm every night of the show. This show is free to attend but please reserve your seats ahead of time here.