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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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Sherlock Holmes happens upon a mystery in Stamford

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Sherlock Holmes will invariably go on to solve more mysteries, but you only have a short window to catch the master sleuth unravel “The Adventure of the Suicide Club,” from the stage of Curtain Call’s Dressing Room Theatre in Stamford. Holmes’ appearance marks the debut of the popular fictional sleuth on the local stage. Performances […] [Read More]
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Singers, dancers bring music of Rodgers and Hart to life

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Pictured, Lucia Palmieri and Patric Hale give it their all during a Rodgers & Hart musical celebration “Sing for your Supper,” which will run through Oct. 26, 2014, at the First Congregational Church Auditorium in Old Greenwich, Conn. Lucia Palmieri has sung from the stage at a sold-out Carnegie Hall show, entertained throngs in Central […] [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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Danny Aiello to talk movies and memoir at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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Danny Aiello will be finding a seat among the fans of his 1996 film “2 Days in the Valley,” when Stamford’s Avon Theatre hosts a screening of the movie and an appearance by its star on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Aiello, who has starred in more than 80 films throughout his more than […] [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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Tony winner “I’m Not Rappaport” staged in Westport

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Pictured, Fred Tisch and David Tate in the Westport Community Theatre’s production of “I’m Not Rappaport,” by Herb Gardner. Contributed photo/Jeffrey R. Wyant The Westport Community Theatre will launch its new season with “I’m Not Rappaport,” the Tony Award-winning comedy, with an Emmy Award winner at the helm. As director, Lester Colodny will lead the […] [Read More]
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Summer enchantments continue with ‘Magic of Lyn’ at Levitt Pavilion tonight

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It may be back-to-school week for many, but the magic of summer continues tonight at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. Lyn Dillies, an award-winning illusionist, will return to the outdoor stage with her Magic of Lyn show, as part of a benefit to support the Levitt’s summer-long schedule of mostly free events. Show […] [Read More]
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Curtain Call’s youth program stages ‘Music Man’

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Pictured, Meaghan Elliott of Westport, Conn., shares a scene with Brendan George of Stamford, Conn., in “The Music Man,” this year’s production of Stamford’s Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre production. The duo play the leads Marian Paroo, the town’s librarian, and Harold Hill, a slick traveling salesman. It will run through to Aug. 16. Contributed […] [Read More]
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New Canaan venue takes a turn for ‘Route 66′ tonight

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Pictured: Jerold Goldstein, Fred Stark and William Squier, the creative team behind the musical “Route 66.” New this year at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan is a series of new works, “Under the Stars,” and the next one up is “Route 66,” a musical romantic comedy that boasts the talent of several local writers […] [Read More]