Backstage Tours
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go behind the scenes of a professional theatre? Join us for insider access to the dressing rooms, green room and backstage. Our trained volunteer guides will share their extensive knowledge of the storied history of the Playhouse and the hundreds of stars who have graced the stage.


June 13 – July 7

The high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys living in Western Indian Territory provide the colorful setting for Curly, the confident cowboy, and Laurey, the beautiful, head-strong farm girl, to play out their love story. Throw in a fierce rival vying for Laurey’s attention, one flirtatious fiancée, a reluctant suitor, magnificent choreography and one of the most beautiful musical scores ever written and you have a recipe for a rip roaring good time!

Disney's Sleeping Beauty, Kids

Sat, Jun 30 at 10AM and 1PM
Sun, Jul 1 at 10AM

It's princess Aurora's sixteenth birthday, and Flora, Fauna and Merryweather must use their fairy magic to save her from the spell of evil sorceress Maleficent! This classic fairytale comes to life with songs from the beloved Disney film, including "Once Upon a Dream," along with fun new songs "Maleficent!" and "A Little Magic Now."

An American in Paris

July 11 – August 4

Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret - and realizes he is not her only suitor. Featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin, this lavish new musical is guaranteed to sweep you off your feet—and into the arms of a story you’ll never forget.

Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

Sat, Jul 21 at 10AM and 1PM
Sun, Jul 22 at 10AM

Simba the lion cub just can’t wait to be king in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Disney's The Lion King, Jr. The African savannah comes to joyous life on stage with Simba, Rafiki, Timon, Pumbaa, and all your favorite characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Join Simba and the gang as they perform songs from the beloved film including “Hakuna Matata,” “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” and “I Just Can’t Wait to be King.” This production is ideal for kids of all ages, so be sure to bring the whole family out to experience this exciting adventure in Africa!

Tom Sawyer The Musical

Sat, Jul 28 at 10AM and 1PM
Sun, Jul 29 at 10AM

Tom Sawyer is a rascal, a scamp, and a mischief-maker. He is also the best friend Huckleberry Finn has ever had. The two adventurers plot against the villainous Injun Joe in this musical adaptation of Mark Twain's classic. Travel to the Mississippi Delta when life was as simple as straw hats and bib overalls with this delightful musical that includes the songs, “Paint the Town Red,” “A Boy Like That!,” and “Hannibal, The Only Place for Me.”

Grumpy Old Men: the Musical

August 8 – September 1

Two aging neighbors, Max and John, have been feuding for more than fifty years until the beautiful and charming Ariel moves in across the street —raising the rivalry to new heights! Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud story of family, friendship, love and romance in a fresh new musical that’s guaranteed to delight!

Disney's High School Musical, Jr.

Sat, Aug 18 at 10AM and 1PM
Sun, Aug 19 at 10AM

Guaranteed to deliver excitement and fun, this Broadway-style musical is your chance to see your favorite movie brought to life, with everything you love about the first movie plus a few surprises! Watch the excitement as rivals Troy Bolton, captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella Montez, a beautiful but shy transfer student who excels in math and science, try out for the lead parts in their high school musical and as a result, divide the school. Despite other students' attempts to thwart their dreams, Troy and Gabriella resist peer pressure and rivalry, inspiring others along the way not to "Stick with the Status Quo." The stage production follows the much-loved story of the movie, featuring all your favorite characters and songs.

Jersey Boys

September 5 – October 28

Follow the incredible story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, four guys bound by one dream, who worked their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Audiences around the world have gone wild over the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these hometown boys from Jersey all the way to the top of the charts.