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Frequently Asked Questions



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.  After 4pm, you can place personal blankets and chairs. 


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…”

Can I bring a dog? 

No. With the exception of Seeing Eye dogs for people who are blind or visually impaired, or those who have certification the dog is needed for emotional support or another kind of disability.  

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 opens 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?

For the safety of our actors, pets are prohibited and will not be admitted into the show.



What happens in the case of inclement weather?

We will make every effort to perform the show under safe weather circumstances. If the weather is too severe to present the play, SOS will notify ticket holders by emailing them directly from our ticket plaform, by posting on our social media channels (Facebook and Instagram), and the voicemail on our box office phone line.  Please check any and all these methods of communication for updates. 

Is the play suitable for children?

Children are welcome to all performances; our shows are suitable for kids. There will be a kids show every show evening at 6:00pm near the house in Pinkney Park. The kids shows are free to attend! 


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?

Each show will have different runtimes, please check in closer to the summer.



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 $65 for low or high-back chairs.  On all Tuesdays, tickets are donation only. You can arrive and donate at the door what you're able to pay.


How do I purchase tickets?

Tickets are available for purchase in-advance on our website or over the phone during the run of the play 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.


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 for kids ages 1-99 at 6:00pm every night of the show. This show is free to attend!

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