Mystic Connecticut offers great performing arts venues
103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT, 06442
Great theater year-round in an historic setting
The Ivoryton Playhouse is located in Ivoryton, a beautiful section of historic Essex, on the banks of the Connecticut River. The Playhouse has been an important part of Connecticut’s cultural landscape for over 100 years. The theatre presents a year-round program of professional theatre, drawing audiences from New York and New Jersey to Massachusetts. The 280 seat theatre is comfortable, air-conditioned and is conveniently located off major highways and close to other great attractions such as Gillette Castle, The Connecticut River Museum, Essex Steam Train and two factory outlet shopping centers.
Eugene O’Neill Memorial Theater Center
305 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT, 06385
The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, founded in 1964 and based in Waterford CT, is dedicated to the advancement of new work for the theater and creates and operates programs which complement that goal. These include the Puppetry Conference, Playwrights Conference, Critics Institute, Music Theater Conference and the National Theater Institute, a college-accredited training program for theater artists. The O’Neill also owns and operates the Monte Cristo Cottage, childhood home of America’s only Nobel Prize-winning playwright, Eugene O’Neill, and holds an annual celebration honoring the life and works of its namesake every October.
Garde Arts Centre
325 State Street
New London, CT, 06320
Garde Arts Center presents live theatre including Broadway touring shows, dance, music and family theatre. The Garde is the home of the Garde Institute of Creativity. For tickets please call our box office or buy online at www.gardearts.org.