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Linda Tuccio-Koonz


‘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; Saturday, July 18; and Sunday, July 19, in the MainStage Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Centre on the university’s […] [Read More]
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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 boyfriend, a foreign correspondent, in “Time Stands Still,” by Pulitzer-winner Donald Margulies. It opens Friday, July 10, and runs through Aug. 1. The story begins after Sarah, […] [Read More]
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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 photo by  Josh Siegel. The Sherman Playhouse will premiere Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace,” on Friday, July 10, for a four-week […] [Read More]

Ives Concert Park in Danbury offers simulcast of Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary Chicago concert on July 3

You can celebrate the Grateful Dead’s 50 years of music with friends and fans in Danbury on Friday, July 3, when Ives Concert Park offers a simulcast of that night’s concert from Soldier Field in Chicago. The concert will be shown on a jumbo screen at the concert park, on the westside campus of Western Connecticut State […] [Read More]
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Help fight Alzheimer’s and you could win a chance to name a character in the next ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ novel

International bestselling author Tess Gerritsen, creator of the popular “Rizzoli & Isles” books, featuring characters on the hit show on TNT, is raising money and awareness to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Her goal is to raise over $50,000 through online donations for Alzheimer’s research at The Scripps Research Institute, in memory of her father, who died of the disease. Two […] [Read More]
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‘A Trip to Bountiful’ is on stage in Bethlehem

“A A scene from “A Trip to Bountiful”  is shown above. Written by Horton Foote, the play is on stage in Bethlehem through Sunday, June 21, presented by the Clay & Wattles Theater Company. “Bountiful” tells the story of an elderly widow who wants to leave Houston in the late 1940s and return to her beloved farm in rural […] [Read More]
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Open house event on Sunday, June 28, features homes and ‘hidden’ gardens of Newtown and Sandy Hook

The 2015 Newtown Historical Society’s 19th annual House and Garden Tour features four unique homes and three hidden gardens in Newtown and Sandy Hook. The self-guided tour will take place on Sunday, June 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. This is your chance to step back in time and view two of […] [Read More]

St. George Middle Eastern Festival in Danbury June 19 and 20

The St. George Middle Eastern Festival returns to Danbury this month. It will be held Friday, June 19, from 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, June 20, from 2 to 11 p.m. St. George Church is at 125 Kohanza St. and the festival takes place rain or shine. There will be a bounce house, children’s activities, dancing and […] [Read More]
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