Ogunquit Playhouse Re-engages Calypso Communications as Agency of Record

Calypso to Produce Behind-the-Scenes Videos and Interviews with Theatre Stars for Social Media.

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“Calypso Communications helped make our 2012 season one of the most successful in our 80-year history,” said Executive Artistic Director of the Ogunquit Playhouse, Bradford Kenney.

Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) March 26, 2013

Calypso Communications, an integrated, full-service public relations, marketing, and creative firm in Northern New England, today announced that for the second year it has been named agency of record by the Ogunquit Playhouse. The Ogunquit Playhouse is a not-for-profit, historic theatre producing Broadway-caliber musicals on Maine’s southern coast.

“Calypso Communications helped make our 2012 season one of the most successful in our 80-year history,” said Executive Artistic Director of the Ogunquit Playhouse, Bradford Kenney. “We are thrilled to work with the Calypso team again this year to bring our award-winning productions to even wider audiences.”

For the 2013 season, Calypso will provide the historic theatre with an array of services including marketing and advertising planning, social media strategy, video production, business development, and public relations support.

With the assistance of Calypso’s video production team, the Playhouse will offer dynamic video content through the theatre’s Facebook page. Fans can look forward to sneak peeks of upcoming performances, audience reactions to current shows, and behind-the-scenes interviews with show stars. Calypso will also provide SEO services to optimize the Playhouse’s website for search engines and keep the theatre high in search results when people are seeking entertainment venues.

“The Playhouse’s creative spirit and world-class talent offer us endless opportunities to expand the audience experience beyond the theatre walls,” said Sharon Delaney, VP of strategic marketing and client services at Calypso Communications. “We are delighted to continue our work with the Ogunquit Playhouse and share its stories through video and social media campaigns.”

Since the 1930s, the Playhouse has produced award-winning musical theatre in a spectacular, historic setting in southern Maine. The 81st season features a lineup of shows including The Rat Pack is Back!, Thoroughly Modern Millie starring Sally Struthers, Mel Brooks’ musical Young Frankenstein, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Ballroom with a Twist, West Side Story, and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.

About Calypso Communications
Based in Portsmouth, N.H., Calypso Communications is a premier, award-winning strategic marketing, corporate communications, and business development consultancy. Highly sought after for its seasoned insight and perspective, Calypso effectively engages stakeholders crucial to driving business and value for clients in the energy, environmental, healthcare, and technology industries. For more information, visit http://www.calypsocom.com.

About the Ogunquit Playhouse
The Ogunquit Playhouse is America’s Foremost Summer Theatre, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, producing the finest Broadway musicals each season. Follow the Ogunquit Playhouse on Twitter (@OgunquitPH) and become our fan on Facebook (facebook.com/OgunquitPlayhouse) for behind-the-scenes info, photos and fun throughout the season. For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season visit http://www.ogunquitplayhouse.org.


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