The Bradley Playhouse is a 117 year-old vaudeville theatre in the heart of the Putnam antiques and restaurant district in the "Quiet Corner" of Northeastern Connecticut. Since 1991, the Bradley Playhouse has been managed by the volunteers of The Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut, Inc. (TNECT). TNECT produces eight main season shows per year and a number of special fundraising events for The Bradley Playhouse Restoration Fund.
TNECT's mission is to produce and sponsor quality theatre and entertainment for the residents of Northeastern Connecticut and the surrounding areas, to encourage the development of creativity through the support of local artists, and to support education and hands-on experience in the creation, direction, and production of theatre and the performing arts.
The Bradley Playhouse is an amateur community theatre and is a member of:
The New England Theatre Conference
The American Association of Community Theatre
American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)
The Society of European Stage Authors and Composers, Inc. (SESAC)
The Northeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce
The Last Green Valley
Putnam Business Association