Watermark Box Office up 31.4% for 2016 Summer Season
Watermark Theatre is thrilled to announce that the individual ticket sales for the recently completed 2016 summer season were up by an astounding 31.4% over last year. Productions of Blithe Spirit and The Glass Menagerie both exceeded expectations with Blithe Spirit reaching maximum capacity most nights of the summer.
Strong attendance for both productions was generated by wonderful word-of-mouth throughout the Island, a successful marketing plan, and exceptional reviews from a number of news sources.
Review Quotes For The Glass Menagerie
“this production captures the timeless beauty of Williams’ story with crystal clarity.” – The Buzz
“The Glass Menagerie may break your heart into a million tiny pieces lying on the floor of the Watermark Theatre…. great show all around” – ONRPEI.COM
Review Quotes for Blithe Spirit
“‘Blithe Spirit’ best comedy on P.E.I….Come to Watermark Theatre’s production to enjoy fun, fun and more fun” – The Guardian
“(Gracie) Finley was clearly enjoying herself, and so were we—she was flat-out wonderful.” – The Buzz
“If you’re looking for some cerebral comedy with a splash of slapstick, Blithe Spirit is the show for you.” – ONRPEI.COM
Completing his first season as Artistic Director at the Watermark Theatre, Robert Tsonos is thrilled with how the summer played out.
“Audiences really seemed to respond to our programming this year. The season was a great balance of comedy and drama and we were able to maintain the high quality that Island audiences have come to expect from our theatre”.
Programming for Watermark’s 2017, 10th Anniversary Season, will be announced very soon.