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]
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Stamford’s Dan Naturman moves to semifinals of ‘America’s Got Talent’

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A second week of quarterfinal competition gets under way on America’s Got Talent Tuesday night, following last week’s culling, during which stand-up comic Dan Naturman, who grew up in Stamford, learned he would be moving through to the semifinals. The next round of the competition is scheduled to air Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 5 and 6 […] [Read More]
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Legendary comedian Mort Sahl performing in Danbury

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Over his 60-plus years in comedy, Mort Sahl has looked to the headlines of the day rather than relying on cheap one-liners. And, in the process, he revolutionized stand-up, paving the ways for such politically conscious comedians as George Carlin, Jon Stewart and Bill Hicks. The legendary stand-up comedian will perform at Danbury’s historic Palace […] [Read More]
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‘Grease’ sing-along should draw gaggle of T-Birds, Pink Ladies to Westport Library

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Pictured, John Travolta is the greaser Danny, and Olivia Newton-John is the good girl Sandy in “Grease, “ in the 1978 musical film. A “sing-along” screening is planned at the Westport Library on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Tap your inner Danny Zuko or Sandy Olsson, or maybe Rizzo or Kenickie, too, at the […] [Read More]
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Comic and Stamford native on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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You have two more nights to catch Stamford native Dan Naturman on the stage at Comix at Foxwoods. The stand-up comic, who has performed on several late-night talk shows and was a contestant on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” will put on three more shows, Friday and Saturday nights, before heading for points south. Naturman, 44, […] [Read More]
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Jay Leno, Bill Cosby, Amy Grant performing at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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Beginning tomorrow, members of Stamford Center for the Arts, will get a chance to start snapping up those seats for performances by some big-name comics, award-winning singers and high-energy children’s programs. Tickets for the 2014-15 season at the Palace Theatre will go on sale beginning at 11 a.m. for members on Tuesday, while tickets for […] [Read More]