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TheatreWorks New Milford has a hit on its hands, extends run of ‘The Game’s Afoot’ through Jan. 10

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Due to an unprecedented demand for tickets, resulting in many sold-out houses, TheatreWorks New Milford is adding three performances to Ken Ludwig’s farcical holiday whodunit, “The Game’s Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays.” I saw this show with a bunch of friends recently and enjoyed it very much. There’s lots of laughs, despite the fact […] [Read More]
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‘A Christmas Carol’ is on stage in Hartford through Dec. 28

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New costumes and special effects  intensify the magic at this year’s performances of “A Christmas Carol” at Hartford Stage. The 17th annual production, based on the classic ghost story by Charles Dickens, runs through Sunday, Dec. 28. This production is directed by veteran Maxwell Williams. “Most of what people will notice is different this year […] [Read More]
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Stamford High Class of 2017 sponsors holiday pajama party, featuring the movie ‘Elf’ on Sunday, Dec. 21

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The Stamford High Class of 2017 is sponsoring a holiday pajama party at the State Cinema, 990 Hope St., Stamford, on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 6:45 p.m. Kick off the holiday with the annual showing of “Elf.” The Will Ferrell Christmas movie is filled with laughs for the whole family. Wear your favorite pjs and […] [Read More]
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Handel’s ‘Messiah’ to be performed in Danbury on Friday, Dec. 19, at First Congregational Church

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The Danbury Concert Chorus and members of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra will perform Handel’s “Messiah” on Friday, Dec. 19. The performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church on Deer Hill Avenue in Danbury.  Admission is free; donations to the Danbury Music Centre are gratefully received. This year’s soloists are: Erin Windle, […] [Read More]
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Tribute show at Foxwoods features everyone from Elvis and Michael Jackson to Madonna and Whitney

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“Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, has kicked off its holiday run at the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Featuring some of the most talented and celebrated tribute artists, the series continues through Saturday, Jan. 3. The  cast includes favorites like award-winning Leo Days as the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Ballet readies for holiday classic, ‘The Nutcracker’

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Connecticut Ballet’s presentation of “The Nutcracker” will be populated with stars from the American Ballet Theatre dancing the roles of some of the tale’s most beloved characters. The dance company, which has offices in Stamford, recently announced the guests who will perform with the company and the more than 100 local children from area dance […] [Read More]
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Bard’s birthday bash will ring in the new year in Greenwich

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There are those milestone birthdays, and then there are milestone birthdays, like the 450th of William Shakespeare. Though the famous playwright is long gone, an Elizabethan feast will honor his birthday on Dec. 31, as part of a benefit for the Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It will be at the […] [Read More]
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Students encouraged to submit art for Stamford show

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Artists and guests gather at the 9th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program in 2013. The 11th annual event is set for February 2015. Students are encouraged to enter the show, which will be inspired by Black History Month. The 11th annual student Cultural Arts and Literacy Program is looking for students who reside […] [Read More]
Categories: Art, Event, General, Local Talent