Suffield Players: First Date Comes to Mapleton Hall

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Suffield Players presents First Date, a modern musical love story, May 4 through May 20 at Mapleton Hall 1305 Mapleton Ave, Suffield, Conn.

When Aaron and Casey are set up on a blind date the audience gets to watch as their first date unfolds in real time. Along the way, the inner thoughts of the couple are shared with the audience through the catchy score with memorable songs like First Impressions, Awkward Pause, Safer and more as other patrons of the restaurant take the form of their former lovers, judgmental grandparents, friends, concerned siblings and even imagined future children all who have something to say as the date progresses.

Perfect for a date night of your own, First Date will have you laughing and rooting for this couple from their first drinks to the awkward moment the check arrives. Get your tickets now!

Presented by the Suffield Players at historic Mapleton Hall. Directed by Ryan Bird and Music Direction by Deb Salli with the talents of Mike DeVito, Renee Bouldin, Brian Rucci, Khara Hoyer, Chris Webber, Candy Green, Terrance J Peters, Amy Rucci and Steven Close.

For tickets visit or call 800-289-6148 $25 per person ($20 opening night) Discounts for Seniors and students.

First Date is presented in part through a grant awarded by CT Humanities, with funding provided by the CT State Department of Economic and Community Development and the CT Office of the Arts and from the CT State Legislature.

Covid 19 precautions will be in effect: Performances on May 4, 5 & 14 will require all audience members to wear masks while inside of Mapleton Hall. Performances on May 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20th are mask optional. See for more information.

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