‘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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Jaguar And The Petersen Automotive Museum Celebrate World's Greatest Sports Coupe Exhibit Opening In LA

Tickets go on sale for Jay Leno’s spring show at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Above, comedian Jay Leno  attends the Worlds Greatest Sports Coupe exhibit opening celebration with Jaguar at the Petersen Automotive Museum on April 9, 2014 in Los Angeles. He is set to perform in Stamford, Conn., in May 2015.  (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images for Petersen Automotive Museum) He’s known for his classic car and motorcycle […] [Read More]
David Koechner Emcees 11th Annual COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Benefiting The Hollywood Wilshire YMCA

David Koechner, ‘Anchorman’s Champ Kind, arrives in Conn. for stand-up at Foxwoods

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Pictured,  David Koechner attends the 11th annual “Comedy for a Cause, ” which benefited the Hollywood Wilshire YMCA, at The Laugh Factory on Oct. 21, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. Koechner will make a stop in Connecticut to Comix at Foxwoods for two shows on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for […] [Read More]
Second Stage Theatre Presents: "I See You Made An Effort" Based On The Book By Annabelle Gurwitch

Annabelle Gurwitch to share tales of ‘the edge’ in Greenwich

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Feeling down about the passage of years? Comedian and best-selling author Annabelle Gurwitch will be in Greenwich on Wednesday, Nov. 19, thanks to the JCC Greenwich, to commiserate and perhaps add a few more laugh lines. She is set to speak about her latest collection of essays, “I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities […] [Read More]
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Treehouse Comedy Productions comes full circle

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Treehouse Comedy Productions, which last year celebrated its 30th year of bringing comedy to the Nutmeg State, will return to its roots this month, when it opens a new venue at Bistro B in the Westport Inn. It is the same location where Brad Axelrod, president and CEO of Treehouse Comedy Productions, launched his first […] [Read More]
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Improv group gets down to work in Stamford Oct. 24

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Just what does it take to work well in the world of work? One group of young people soon will be discovering that answer in a way that will hardly seem like, well, work. Sea Tea Improv, a Hartford, Conn.-based performing company (pictured), is set to put a spotlight on career aspirations, office politics and […] [Read More]
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Support the Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation this weekend

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  Danbury will not see its annual Irish Festival this year due to lack of funding. If this is bad news to you, there is a way to help the club out. The Greater Danbury Irish Cultural Foundation will present a performance of “Finnegans Wake” at Michael’s at the Grove in Bethel on Saturday, Oct. […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Dan Naturman competes in ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals tonight

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At the beginning there was Dan Naturman, along with 47 other contestants all vying for the top spot in season 9 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” Tonight, the New York-City based comic will be among the first 12 acts to take the stage in the show’s semifinal round. Naturman, 44, who grew up in Stamford, […] [Read More]