They have been in Vermont longer than any other professional theatre based in Vermont. The theatre was previously a church that was renovated to accommodate a drama club. The theater was involved with Emmy Award-winning actor Christopher Lloyd, and Tony Award-winning designer John Lee Beatty at the beginnings of their careers. The theater is most commonly recognized for the multiple stages it puts on for a summertime festival as well as its New Works Programs.
The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company builds on and enhances the unique assets of its Vermont village campus to produce a diverse, entertaining, and challenging season of live professional theatre and high impact events; enrich the theatergoing experience with education and outreach programs for all ages; and make significant contributions to the American theatre through training programs, play development, and retreats.