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The Ridgefield Playhouse Receives Generous Grant From The Ridgefield Thrift Shop

The Ridgefield Playhouse is grateful to be one of the recipients of a generous grant from the Ridgefield Thrift Shop this year. “This is a very important year for The Playhouse,” said Allison Stockel, Executive Director of The Ridgefield Playhouse, “We are so happy that The Ridgefield Thrift Shop is supporting us in such a meaningful way. We are proud to be aligned with an incredible organization whose model is to give back to the community.”  Pictured (L-R) Julie Paltauf, CFO of The Ridgefield Playhouse, Sandra Capriotti, Ridgefield Thrift Shop President; Allison Stockel, Executive Director of The Ridgefield Playhouse; Allan Welby, Ridgefield Thrift Shop volunteer.

The mission of The Ridgefield Playhouse, as a non-profit performing arts center, is to entertain, enrich and educate our community and surrounding areas to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds. Each year, The Playhouse presents more than 200 live performances – music, comedy, family entertainment, Arts in Education shows for schoolchildren and more --  40 HD screenings of The Metropolitan Opera, Bolshoi Ballet, National Theatre of London and Fathom Events, as well as community events. Through its Leir Foundation Arts for Everyone outreach program, The Playhouse provides free tickets and transportation to Title 1 schools, Gold Cards for free movies to senior citizens, and free tickets to more than 40 other non-profit organizations including ABC, Family and Children’s Aid, SPHERE and many more.

The Ridgefield Playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. See the schedule of events and more info at ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

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