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

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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 Thursday, Aug. 13, to offer up some family entertainment into the city’s ongoing summer concert series. Hailing from Providence, R.I., the band will perform […] [Read More]
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Classic literature inspires Westport Country Playhouse’s Family Festivities series

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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 it out by April. Contributed photo The celebration that will launch Westport Country Playhouse‘s Family Festivities series is still a few months away. However, the […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s Off-Beat Players will present “Bye Bye Birdie” in August

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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. Bob Luckey/Staff file photo The Off-Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich based theater company that features teen and young adult performers of all abilities, […] [Read More]
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Danbury scenic designer among team for this year’s Connecticut Free Shakespeare production

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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 “Mornings of April and May,” beginning Aug. 5, 2015 at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Emmy Award-winning scenic designer, Liz Popiel, of Danbury and New York City, will […] [Read More]
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Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Blue Oyster Cult are among acts for Fairfield’s The Warehouse

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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 Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes on Oct. 2 and continues with Blue Oyster Cult (pictured) on Oct. 16. You can read […] [Read More]
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’

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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 friendly musical on July 23, which will be followed by two more nights of performances. (Rain dates are July 26 and 27). […] [Read More]
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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]