Ogunquit Playhouse Names Calypso Communications Agency of Record for 80th Anniversary Season
Portsmouth Firm to Provide Theatre with Creative Design, Public Relations and Marketing Services
PORTSMOUTH, N.H., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Calypso Communications, one of the only truly integrated, full-service public relations, marketing, and graphic design firms in Northern New England, today announced it has been selected to provide an array of public relations and creative services to the Ogunquit Playhouse, a not-for-profit, historic theatre in southern Maine. For 80 years, the Ogunquit Playhouse has produced award-winning musical theater for audiences on the seacoast.
"As we celebrate our milestone anniversary in 2012, we are confident that Calypso's marketing and PR expertise will help introduce our spectacular shows to an even wider audience and attract the next generation of fans to the Playhouse," said Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director of the Ogunquit Playhouse.
Since the 1930s, the Ogunquit Playhouse has created Broadway-caliber shows featuring the best talent from theater, television and film. Each show is produced and rehearsed onsite, and performed in a unique National Historic Register building. The 80th Anniversary Season offers a mix of Broadway's greatest musical classics, retrospectives of the Playhouse's biggest hits and exciting new shows including Damn Yankees (the new Boston Red Sox version) starring Emmy-winning television star Carson Kressley, Always, Patsy Cline, Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story and 9 To 5: The Musical.
"The Ogunquit Playhouse is an icon in the performing arts community," said Kevin Stickney, Founder of Calypso. "We are delighted to help tell the story of one of the country's most beloved entertainment venues."
About Calypso Communications
Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and active in Washington, D.C., Calypso Communications is a premier, award-winning strategic marketing, corporate communications, and business development consultancy. Highly sought after for its seasoned insight and perspective, Calypso effectively engages stakeholders crucial to driving business and value for clients in the energy, environmental, healthcare, and technology industries. For more information on how Calypso can focus your communications to maximize your bottom line, visit http://www.calypsocom.com.
About the Ogunquit Playhouse
The Ogunquit Playhouse is America's Foremost Summer Theatre, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, producing the finest Broadway musicals each season. Follow the Ogunquit Playhouse on Twitter (@OgunquitPH) and become our fan on Facebook (facebook.com/OgunquitPlayhouse) for behind-the-scenes info, photos and fun throughout the season. For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season visit www.ogunquitplayhouse.org.
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