OGUNQUIT — The Ogunquit Playhouse will celebrate its 85th season with a North American premiere, a world premiere and Broadway hit shows.
The milestone season runs from May 17 to Oct. 29 and will feature the American and the world premieres of two new musicals: “From Here to Eternity” and “Heartbreak Hotel.”
It also includes one of the biggest international hit sensations of all time, “Mamma Mia!”
Rounding out the 2017 season are “Bullets Over Broadway,” the hilarious musical based on the acclaimed Woody Allen film, and “Ragtime,” one of the most powerful musicals ever adapted for the stage.
The holiday season will see the return of “White Christmas,” in collaboration with The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
“We are thrilled to bring a mix of pure entertainment along with some of the most compelling stories ever created for the stage, including two exciting new shows to American audiences,” Ogunquit Playhouse Executive Artistic Director Bradford Kenney said.
The schedule is:
May 17-July 1: “Mamma Mia!”
July 5-29: “Bullet Over Broadway”
Aug. 2-26: “Ragtime”
Aug. 30-Sept. 30: “Heartbreak Hotel”
Oct. 4-29: “From Here to Eternity”
Season ticket packages are on sale. Prices start at only $240 for a five-show package and $149 for a three-show package. Gift certificates and Flex Passes are also on sale.
Individual tickets are on sale exclusively for Ogunquit Playhouse members beginning Wednesday, March 1. Three-show subscribers pre-sale dates are March 3 and 6.
Individual tickets sales begin March 7 and prices start at $52. “White Christmas” tickets will be on sale through the Music Hall beginning April 14.
For more information visit www.ogunquitplayhouse.com or call the box office at 207-646-5511.