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‘Funny4Funds’ comedy event to help Bridgeport students

The Field of Dreams Foundation is hosting a Funny4Funds Treehouse Comedy Night at the Gaelic Club in Fairfield on Friday, May 20. The mission of the foundation is to “support Bridgeport public school

‘Fun and Games’ comedy series kicks off 2016 at Bijou

‘Fun and Games’ For those who enjoy an intimate nightclub settting, the Bijou Theatre offers a series of 2016 comedy events, “It’s All Fun and Games.” It kicks off on Saturday, Jan. 9. Other dates,
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In Milford, one diva is just not enough

The Milford Arts Council’s Nite Spot Nights will kick off with “The Dozen Divas,” starring Dorothy Bishop, pictured. Thanks to on-stage costume changes and what is promised to be a “mind-boggling”
Big Nazo will be featured during CityCenter Danbury's " Thumbs up Thursday" family fun night as part of the city's downtown summer concert series. A rock and roll band, plus so much more, will perform on Aug. 13, 2015, at the ciity green at Ives Street.

Big Nazo to bring music, puppets and inter-galactic fun to Danbury in August

They are billed as having a worldwide following, but perhaps it should be “worlds” wide. Described in a recent release as “galatic masked-mutant musicians,” Big Nazo will appear in Danbury on

Classic literature inspires Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series

Pictured, “The Berenstain Bears Live – Family Matters: The Musical,” will open the Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series on Nov. 15, 2015. Five other family friendly shows will round

Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players will present “Bye Bye Birdie” in August

Pictured, the Off-Beat Players rehearse “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich in July 2014. The group returns with this summer’s production “Bye Bye Birdie” on Aug. 5.

Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

Pictured, Hannah Dubner and Mark Friedlander play the star-crossed lovers Rosalind and Orlando in the Connecticut Free Shakespeare 2014 production of “As You Like It.” The company will present

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

In anticipation of the opening later this year of The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company’s new performing arts space, the FTC has announced its first set of shows in the space. It begins with
Wolfe Park in Monroe, Conn., where people fish in 2012 along Great Hollow Lake, will be the scene of two theater productions during the summer of 2015. The first, "Hairspray," begins Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Two Planks Theater Company returns to Monroe’s Wolfe Park July 23 with ‘Hairspray’

The Two Planks Theater Company is back for its second season at Wolfe Park in Monroe featuring the talents of young people from Monroe and Bridgeport. The season opens with “Hairspray,” a family

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