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Leon Russell Performs at Ridgefield Playhouse, Meets Toy Chest Owner

Ann Lathrop, sponsor, Leon Russell, and Marion Roth, executive director of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, meet up at the Playhouse.
Ann Lathrop, sponsor, Leon Russell, and Marion Roth, executive director of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, meet up at the Playhouse. Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Ridgefield Playhouse

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Ann Lathrop, owner of The Toy Chest in Ridgefield, met Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Leon Russell after sponsoring three of his recent performances at The Ridgefield Playhouse.

The musician/singer/songwriter performed to a packed house at The Ridgefield Playhouse on July 21. Russell has enjoyed a career spanning decades, carving out a legacy with songs including “Delta Lady,” “A Song for You” and “Tight Rope.”

Lathrop is pictured with Marion Roth, executive director of the Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce, left, and Leon Russell.

For information on becoming a playhouse sponsor partner, contact Suzanne Brennan, chief development officer, at 203-438-5795, Ext. 13, or by email at Suzanne@ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center at 80 East Ridge Road in Ridgefield.

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