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Sherman Playhouse opens classic dark American comedy ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ on Friday, July 10

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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]
The new Levitt Pavilion, following several years of planning and construction, inaugurated its $9 million venue in 2014. It comes back in 2015 with a new season that kicks off on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Westport’s Levitt Pavilion opens for season on June 28

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The Levitt Pavilion, which has been providing mostly free, outdoor summer entertainment from its perch alongside Westport’s Saugatuck River since the early 1970s, is once again rolling out a season of song, dance, film, comedy and the Melissa & Doug Children’s Series. However, it will start with one of its few ticketed evenings. The tickets […] [Read More]
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Milford Arts Council launches ‘Open Mic Nites’ for the summer

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Have you been looking for that chance to try out a few new songs? Float a few jokes? Lay down the verses? Amaze with a handful of tricks? The Milford Arts Council is looking for people with a talent that they want to present to come to its Open Mic Nites, which start on Wednesday, […] [Read More]
Larry Greeley and Jim Noble of Norwalk, Conn., will perform Drew Denbaum's "Loverly" which is one of about a dozen works that will be featured during the first Fringe Festival in Norwalk, Conn., as presented by the Theatre Artists Workshop. The event will run : Friday, June 26 to Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Theatre Artists Workshop brings ‘Fringe’ elements to Norwalk

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There has been one in New York City since 1997, one in Orlando, Fla., since 1991 and Edinburgh, Scotland since 1947, and many others across the country. But, 2015, is the year Norwalk gets its first Fringe Festival. The Theatre Artists Workshop will be presenting its first festival of works for the stage, all “off-beat, […] [Read More]
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JCC Greenwich, Lenny Marcus get ready for night of ‘laughter, sushi, sake and more’

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A familiar face to any fan of the New York City comedy club scene, Lenny Marcus (pictured) will be making the 35 mile or so trip up to Greenwich to perform at the Bruce Museum on Thursday, May 28. It is billed as “a night of laughter, sushi, sake and more,” by the JCC Greenwich, […] [Read More]
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In Greenwich, you’ll find tales, not tails in this barn

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Pictured, Bonnie Levison will “Story Barn” at the Greenwich Historical Society in Greenwich, Conn., on Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Greenwich Story Barn is back on Thursday, May 21, and for this version, the town’s 375th anniversary is inspiring the yarns that will be spun. Storytellers will offer five-minute tales based on personal experiences and […] [Read More]
Actor Kevin James speaks onstage during Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Kevin James to perform at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Actor Kevin James speaks onstage during Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. He is coming to the Palace Theatre in Stamford, Conn., on June 20, 2015. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) It seems apt that comic royalty will soon be visiting the Palace Theatre […] [Read More]

‘Hairspray’ gets a new look in Waterbury

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Naugatuck Valley Community College will present “Hairspray” this Thursday through Sunday, April 9-12, at its Mainstage Theater. The musical, which played on Broadway more than a decade age, features a cast drawn from throughout the college. It’s a collaboration of the Visual & Performing Arts Department and Student Government Association. Performances are Thursday, April 9, […] [Read More]
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