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Author: Linda Tuccio-Koonz


Did you know you can win tickets to see the June 16 Hall & Oates show at Webster Bank Arena?

The word is out that Daryl Hall and John Oates will perform in Bridgeport this summer on Thursday, June 16, with special guest Mayer Hawthorne. And fans already know you can buy tickets for the
Categories: General, Music
A determined teen, Tracy Turnblad, follows her dreams in the musical comedy "Hairspray," at Danbury's Musicals at Richter last summer.  Katie Cummings of Sandy Hook, third from left, plays Tracy. She's seen here with the "nicest kids in town."  Left to right, they are: Jessica Schwartz of Brookfield, as Amber; Connor Spain of Bethel, as Link; and Ismael Santana of Danbury, as Seaweed.

Danbury’s Musicals at Richter holds auditions March 24-26; volunteers needed, too

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 32nd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, will hold auditions this week for its 2016 season. The auditions for high school, college
Categories: General

Women’s History Month celebration set for Saturday, March 5, at WCSU

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury is the place to be on the morning of Saturday, March 5, for an engaging program in celebration of Women’s History Month. This full day of free and
Categories: Event , General , History , Local Talent , Theater

Live Motown tunes, food and crafts at Aldrich on Sept. 4

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is where you can kick off Labor Day weekend and celebrate the end of the summer with a cold beer and some legendary Motown tunes on Friday, Sept. 4. Norwalk’s
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Comedian Colin Quinn, formerly of ‘Saturday Night Live,’ brings one-man show to Ridgefield Playhouse

Colin Quinn,  who formerly starred on “Saturday Night Live”  and Comedy Central, is bringing his new one-man show to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, Sept. 10. It’s based on his New York Times
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A night of poetry to revisit the ones you’ve read and loved

Robert González will share some great and beloved poems in a solo stage performance in Newtown on Sunday, July 12. Town Players welcomes González for this 7:30 p.m. event at the Little Theatre at 18
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Sherman Chamber Ensemble summer season kicks off July 10 and 11

The Sherman Chamber Ensemble’s 2015 summer concert series kicks off on Friday, July 10, at St. Andrew’s Church in Kent and July 11 at the Lake Mauweehoo Club in Sherman, with a program featuring
Categories: Event, Music

‘The Cat in the Hat’ returns to WCSU

“The Cat in the Hat” is back, thanks to Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shows will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10; Saturday, July 11; Sunday, July 12;
Categories: Art , Books , Dance , Event , KIds

Drama and love story ‘Time Stands Still’ to be on stage in New Milford for a four-week run

A scene from “Time Stands Still” is shown above, in this photo taken by Richard Pettibone. TheatreWorks New Milford is taking on the coming-home story of an adventurous photojournalist and her
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Sherman Playhouse opens classic dark American comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ on Friday, July 10

From left are Katherine Almquist as Martha Brewster, Chris Marker as Mr. Gibbs, Patricia Michael as Abby Brewster, and Steve Manzino as Mortimer Brewster, in a scene from “Arsenic and Old Lace,” in a