Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014


June 3rd through August 30th, 2015

Sundays through Fridays

  Calendar Girls South PacificMemphis
Come to Essex for a Play Date - an overnight stay at the ‘Gris' and a performance at the illustrious Ivoryton Playhouse, just two miles from the Inn! The Playhouse presents:

Calendar Girls ~ June 3rd through June 21st
South Pacific ~ July 1st through July 28th **
Memphis ~ August 5th through August 30th ** 
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 The Stay & Play Package price of $225 includes:

  • two theatre tickets - preferred seating/best available at time of reservation
  • an overnight stay in one of our charming Standard Rooms
  • continental breakfast for two

Please provide us with your first and second performance choice when making your room reservation. Theatre seats are assigned on a "best available" basis at time of call.

Show times are as follows:


2:00 pm Matinee



2:00 pm Matinee

7:30 pm Performance



7:30 pm Performance



8:00 pm Performance

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For your planning... Lunch and dinner are served daily in our historic dining rooms and our award-winning Tap Room features live entertainment every night of the week! Additionally, our stunning Wine Bar is open Wednesday through Sunday*** and if you're considering a Sunday matinee, our famous Hunt Breakfast may be enjoyed on Sunday from 11 am - 1 pm. Our Events Calendar may also be helpful in planning your trip!

Ring 860.767.1776 to reserve this package today.

*   Tax not included. Limited availability. Room upgrades available for an additional charge.

** Package price for South Pacific and Memphis is $245.

***Wine Bar Opening Hour: Wed-Fri, 6 pm; Sat, 5 pm; Sun, 4:30 pm.