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Bijou announces auditions for ‘Scarlet Letter’ with a twist

The Bijou Theatre, at 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, has announced auditions for its first Live Theatre production of the 2016 Fall Season: “The Scarlet Letter,” by Phyllis Nagy (Oscar-nominated
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Bijou keeps the ‘Lights Bright’ with Broadway-themed special programs

Broadway composer, author and speaker David Friedman, above, comes to the Bijou for an evening of “Connecticut Sings David Friedman” on Saturday, May 7. A variety of Broadway-themed special programs
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Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
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Time to dig deep for 3/10 Fairfield County Gives Day; more than $1m raised last year

Above is the Fairfield County Children’s Choir, one of many nonprofits in the region that hopes to raise donations during Fairfield County Gives Day on Thursday, March 10. Thursday, March 10, from 12
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Women’s History Month celebration set for Saturday, March 5, at WCSU

Western Connecticut State University in Danbury is the place to be on the morning of Saturday, March 5, for an engaging program in celebration of Women’s History Month. This full day of free and
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A ticket to London stage is as close as Quick Center box office

For “a front-row seat to the London stage,” you need only go as far as Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts. Helen Mirren reprises her Olivier Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth
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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.