We invite you to Encore! A Playhouse on Park VIRTUAL Fundraiser: "Opening Our Doors”.  Join us on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. as various members from the Playhouse staff, board and past productions open their doors and invite you inside their homes as we raise money to support Playhouse on Park. We want to be sure, that once we are able to produce work again, we are able to open our doors and welcome you back inside. 

Details on where to view the fundraiser, information on some exciting pre- and post event fun and our silent auction will be available soon. 

To become a sponsor or to purchase an ad, click here.

To donate to our silent auction, click here.


Liz Reynolds, Director of Events & Corporate Relations
Brendan Ekwall, Director of Donor & Foundation Relations

>>>Access our Encore! page, which will be continuously updated until the event on June 27th.



Playhouse on Park is managed under the direction of Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. All donations made to any of the following funds are 100% tax deductible. Checks can be mailed to Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119 or you can donate online by clicking here.

General Fund for Playhouse on Park
Tickets sales only cover 50% of what it takes to run a theatre. The remainder needs to be raised through individual donations, foundation grants, sponsorship and fundraising events. Please consider a donation to our unrestricted general fund and support live theatre and arts education. Please make checks payable to Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc.

The Playhouse on Park Wish List Fund
The Playhouse keeps a perpetual wish list of items that are needed, but not always a top priority. Operating needs often keep us from purchasing things we would like to have...someday. The Playhouse on Park Wish List Fund has been created to ensure our "wishes do come true!" The fund is strictly used to purchase items on the Wish List. Please make checks payable to The Playhouse on Park Wish List Fund. If you want to donate something directly from the wish list you can view our wish list here. If you're an Amazon customer, we have one created on that site and you can view it here.

The Angie Ponist Memorial Fund
Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. has established The Angie Ponist Memorial Fund at the request of her family. The fund was established at the time of her passing, June 17, 2012. Family and friends have been encouraged to donate to this fund in lieu of flowers. This is a restricted fund. All monies donated to this fund are to be used strictly toward underwriting the costs affiliated with stop/time dance theater, Playhouse on Park's Dance Company in residence. Angie was the mother of co-founder and co-artistic director Darlene Zoller. Please make checks payable to The Angie Ponist Memorial Fund.

Donate appreciated stocks, bonds or mutual funds to Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. / Playhouse on Park

How It Works

Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc Endowment Fund at The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Established by board members Gaetano Albani and Richard Rubenstein, the Playhouse Theatre Group Endowment Fund provides a long-term source of funding for the theater and supports its activities for generations to come.  Donations should be made payable to: The Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc Endowment Fund at HFPG and mailed to:  The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, 10 Columbus Blvd, 8th Floor, Hartford, CT 06106. You can donate online via   For more information or to learn how do donate in other ways (bequests, stock, property, etc) call 860-548-1888 or email   We are incredibly grateful to the following donors for their support of the PTG, Inc Endowment Fund includes:
Mr. and Mrs. Attilio A. Albani
Gaetano Albani & Jayne Dean
Lorey Cavaugh
Richard & Lea Rubenstein


Donate in Honor or Memory of Someone
Whenever you make a Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc donation in someone else's name, they'll receive a card from us with details of the goodness done in their name.

Include Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc / Playhouse on Park in your will or estate plan
Our gift planner would be pleased to talk to you or your attorney about the best way to do so. It can be as simple as adding the following line to your will: "I bequeath to Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. (the residue of my estate), or (a specific sum), or (specified items), or (specified percentage of my estate)."

The Summer internship program is sponsored in part by a generous challenge grant from the Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Trust.  If you make a donation to support the Summer Internship Program, the Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Trust will match it dollar for dollar.  Contact Rae Lucas, Director of Development to learn more.

Click here to donate online.


Click to donate to Playhouse on Park via Birdies for Charity - your contribution is matched with a 15% bonus. 

Launched in 2004, Birdies for Charity provides every 501(c)(3) in Connecticut an opportunity to raise awareness for its cause. The program is a giving platform that utilizes the excitement around the golf tournament to help nonprofits in communities across the region raise awareness and funds to support their missions. The Travelers Championship sends 100% of collected donations to the participating charities.

Click to donate to Playhouse on Park via Birdies for Charity - your contribution is matched with a 15% bonus. 



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- shop through this link and a portion of your purchase will benefit Playhouse on Park!

You can also go right to our Amazon Wish List!

Looking for a donation from the Playhouse for your Non-Profit Fundraiser?

Playhouse on Park is a proud supporter of other Greater Hartford non-profit organizations and schools in their fundraising efforts through a limited amount of ticket donations. Please note that we cannot support individuals not affiliated with a 501(c)(3) organization or educational institution.

Donations are limited to two ticket vouchers. Vouchers expire one year after issuance. Requests are limited to one request per year.

To request a donation, please send an email to Lily Horn, Box Office Mgr. with the following information:

Organization Name
Contact Name
Contact Email Address
Tax Exemption Number
Event Information (Date of Event, Description)
Contact Mailing Address (for vouchers to be mailed)

Please ensure that donation requests are submitted a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.