“The Show-Off” is running now at the Westport Country Playhouse.
And, between now and the final curtain on June 29, the Playhouse is running a social media campaign.
A straw hat — similar to the one worn by the show’s title character — is being photographed on prominent people all around town.
If you’re Facebook friends with the Playhouse, or follow it on Twitter, you’ll see Westport’s favorite clothier, Bill Mitchell:
State Representative Jonathan Steinberg:
Playhouse managing director Michael Ross:
And even Milky White:
Who is Milky White, you ask?
One of the most important characters in “Into the Woods.”
And here’s the “prominent Westport” connection: In the summer of 1950, future composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim was one of a dozen Playhouse apprentices.