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Revived in 2013, Play Troupe's musicals feature adults and always come with an unexpected twist, whether in the choice of show or casting.


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Multiple generations share in the tradition of Play Troupe summer musicals for adults with The 1940's Radio Hour, presented July 2014.

Photo by Brian E. Long.

Past Productions

While Play Troupe's complete musical history isn't yet archived online, view images of productions since our 2013 revival below.

The 1940's Radio Hour

The Landmark on Main Street, 2014


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The Landmark on Main Street, 2013


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About Play Troupe Musicals


Historically, while the Play Troupe Children's Show (founded 1947) and Teen Summer Theater (founded 1972) provided opportunities for children and teens, Play Troupe produced no musicals for adult performers.


That changed in 1984, when Teen Summer Theater alumni Frank Dietz, Nick Scandalios and Robert Raduazzo created a new Play Troupe program, which they called the Harbor Theater Company, to specialize in unique musicals.


Today, the tradition of an annual musical for adult performers has been revived and produces under the Port Washington Play Troupe banner. We are proud and grateful to enjoy the ongoing support of the Peter & Jeri Dejana Family Foundation.


Harbor Theater Company founder Frank Dietz went on to become a Disney animation artist and co-owner of Benevolent Monster Productions, and Nick Scandalios is now a Broadway producing executive for the Nederlander Organization.

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