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More updates from the Big E

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RETURNING FAVORITES The Big E, in West Springfield, Mass., is a tradition with many Connecticut residents, as well as those throughout New England and along the East Coast. Last year, the Big E broke all records for the 17-day fair: nearly 1.5 million (1,498,605 to be exact!). Info line: 1-413-205-5115. Culture Cache will regularly post […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport teens invited to free play at Bijou

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Free Shakespeare for Bridgeport Teens at the Bijou Theatre: Teen Summer Theater Program Raises Awareness About Healthy Relationships. MYO-AmeriCorps, a program of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership, will present a youth-driven production of Shakespeare’s comedy, “Measure for Measure,” on Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Bijou Theatre, Fairfield Ave., in […] [Read More]
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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Bijou Youth Theatre offers family production July 31

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The Bijou Theatre’s Summer Youth Theatre Program will present its “Summer Showcase,” featuring selections from “Once On This Island Jr.” on Friday, July 31, at 7 p.m. The family production will feature members of the Bijou’s Summer Youth Theatre Program, as well as performers from the Bijou’s recently concluded Summer Stock production of the musical […] [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]
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]