Playmakers is a non-profit organization that provides
exceptional, diverse, bold, creative and affordable theatrical
productions that captivate and
entertain all audiences, both young and old.
The organization was founded in 1938 as "Winthrop Playmakers"
and is located at 60 Hermon Street in Winthrop, MA. The
building was originally The First Baptist Church in Winthrop until
it was converted in 1975 to a theater.
We are a non-profit theater company dedicated to presenting quality theatrical productions at
affordable prices in order to keep live theater accessible to the
community at large.
We strive to promote and foster a safe, enriching, enjoyable
experience and a sense of genuine community among our board of
directors, performers, audiences, donors and all supporters, in
order to be a vital contributor to arts and to Winthrop and it’s
Playmakers Named Best Theater Group In Boston in 2010, 2009 & 2007
Playmakers finished number one
in the 2010 CityVoter Boston A-List; and were named the best theater
group in the Boston area, as well as the 2009, Top of the Heights
Cityvoter & 2007 The WBZ TV “A List” Best Theater Group in Boston.
CityVoter Boston A-List, Top Of The Heights, CityVoter & The WBZ TV
“A List” profiles a vast number of businesses in the greater Boston
area from theaters to boutiques, to restaurants to wedding florists.
Those businesses that are named number one are those that received
the most interest and votes in a poll held by wbztv.com and
City-voter. Thousands voted and commented on the recent successes of
The Winthrop Playmakers, a local theater group that produces three
large-scale musicals and two plays each season. Additionally, The
Playmakers theater, known simply as The Playhouse is host to a
variety of events each year, such as benefit performances for local
charities, concerts, cabarets, and poetry readings.
The Playhouse is quickly becoming a center for a variety of arts
endeavors for the community and featuring the community.
Don’t miss your chance to not only experience affordable, quality,
live theater, but also to experience theater with the best theater
group in Boston, the Winthrop Playmakers.