The Ogunquit Playhouse offers some of the best entertainment near our hotels in Ogunquit Maine. Footbridge Beach Motel is conveniently located minutes away from restaurants that provide delicious locally-sourced choices for the perfect pre-show meal. If you’d rather spend some time exploring behind the scene of the enchanting shows of the Playhouse, book a tour and let yourself get carried away!
History of the Playhouse
The Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine, is one of the last remaining summer theatres from the Straw Hat Circuit that is still producing live musical theatre. Its history has been a significant part of its thriving future. This regional theatre has hosted numerous regional premieres and an incubator for new work since 1933, including the world premiere of Heartbreak Hotel and the regional premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The Ogunquit Playhouse’s growing international reputation continues to showcase and produce high-caliber musicals on its historic stage. After years of hard work and dedication, the Playhouse staff proudly fosters new productions for the musical stage, along with beloved classics and new world premiere shows to the audiences’ enjoyment. As you make your way back to our hotels in Ogunquit Maine, don’t miss the sunset over Footbridge beach.
Hotels in Ogunquit Maine
The Playhouse offered a 10-week summer season, like most Summerstock theatres. However, it has since expanded to a 30-week musicals-only playing season. It consistently draws in audiences of every path in life, from tourists enjoying the natural tranquility of Ogunquit to critics seeking the old-time thrills of these vintage playhouses. The Ogunquit Playhouse is building upon a legacy of leadership in American theatre, to keep producing world-class performances, cultivate new works, and preserve an iconic and history for future generations. Nestled amongst smalltown shops, intimate restaurants, and the calm of the Atlantic shore The Ogunquit Playhouse is a must-do on your Footbridge getaway! Summer shows at the Ogunquit Playhouse are a can’t-miss during your next stay at Footbridge Beach Motel. Nothing compares to our hotels in Ogunquit Maine, from swiping ocean views to premier service and amenities. You’ll find the best entertainment at the finest beach motel in town.