RED Opens Peterborough Players 2015 Season

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John Logan’s Tony® Award Winning Play starts Wednesday.

The Peterborough Players 82nd annual summer theatre season will debut on Wednesday, June 17th with John Logan’s multi Tony® Award winning play, RED. The electrifying story about abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko will star Players’ Artistic Director Gus Kaikkonen as Rothko and Lucas Van Engen as his assistant, Ken. The production is directed by Players’ Managing Director, Keith Stevens. The 2015 season roster includes seven main company productions and two Second Company productions for children.

RED By John Logan June 17-28
Intimate Exchanges By Alan Ayckbourn July 1 - 12
Outside Mullingar By John Patrick Shanley July 15 - July 26
Charley’s Aunt By Brandon Thomas July 29 - August 9
Born Yesterday By Garson Kanin August 12 - 23
Stella & Lou By Bruce Graham August 26 - September 6
The Rape of Lucrece By William Shakespeare Adapted By Dan Hodge Sept 9 -13

The Jungle Book By Joseph Robinette based on Rudyard Kipling’s The Mowgli Stories Directed by Kathy Manfre. June 20 - July 18. The opening show on Saturday, June 20th will feature a special discounted rate of $4 for all seats.
Pinocchio By Greg Banks, from the story by Carlo Collodi August 15 - 22

Professional actors scheduled for this season include the return of many favorites:
Bridget Beirne, Lisa Bostnar, Gordon Clapp, Tom Frey, Dan Hodge, Dale Hodges, Gus Kaikkonen, Jack Koenig, Kathy Manfre, Michael Page, Karen Peakes, Kraig Swartz, Lucas Van Engen, Steven Walters, and Beverly Ward.

Season ticket subscriptions and Barn Door Flex Passes can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (603) 924-7585 or visiting The theatre is located at 55 Hadley Road in Peterborough, New Hampshire, approximately 90 minutes from Boston.

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About Peterborough Players
The Peterborough Players, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has been providing professional theatre to audiences since 1933. It has been globally recognized as one of the most important regional theatres in North America. The Wall Street Journal has called the Peterborough Players “American summer repertory theater at its most accomplished.” Information about the organization can be found at

The Peterborough Players is sponsored in part by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation - Monadnock Region.

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Steve Jackson
Director of Marketing
Peterborough Players
P.O. Box 118
55 Hadley Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-9344 office
(212) 645-4742 cell

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