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WWE superstar John Cena celebrates winning the US title at WrestleMania 31 on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. WrestleMania broke the Levi’s Stadium attendance record at 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries. He has hit the milestone of 500 wishes granted for the Make-A-Wish foundation. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE)

WWE’s John Cena, at 500 wishes and counting, earns accolades from Make-A-Wish

When Rocco, an 8-year-old from Queens, N.Y., battling leukemia meets up with John Cena today, the WWE Superstar will have attained an admirable milestone – 500 wishes in the service of Make-A-Wish.
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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
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Bijou Youth Theatre offers family production July 31

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
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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.
Smokey Robinson performs at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Robinson is expected to give a performance on Oct. 10, 2015, at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Conn.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Smokey Robinson will help Ridgefield Playhouse celebrate its anniversary

In a little over two months, the Ridgefield Playhouse will offer music fans a chance to see a “living legend,” but first you have to secure your seat. Tickets, at $250, are now on sale for Smokey
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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
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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
Curtain Call, the Stamford-based nonprofit theater company, will present "The Merry Wives of Windsor," by William Shakespeare for its 12th annual Shakespeare on the Green event. Performances run throughout July 2015. Here, actors perform in last year's production, "Twelfth Night." Staff file photo/Bob Luckey

Stamford’s Curtain Call makes it a summer of “Merry Wives”

Shakespeare is once again coming to Stamford for the summer. Curtain Call, the city’s long-running nonprofit theater company, will present “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” this month, from July 9 to 12,
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‘The Cat in the Hat’ returns to WCSU

“The Cat in the Hat” is back, thanks to Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Theatre Arts in Danbury. Shows will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 10; Saturday, July 11; Sunday, July 12;
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