‘Hairspray’ gets a new look in Waterbury

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Naugatuck Valley Community College will present “Hairspray” this Thursday through Sunday, April 9-12, at its Mainstage Theater. The musical, which played on Broadway more than a decade age, features a cast drawn from throughout the college. It’s a collaboration of the Visual & Performing Arts Department and Student Government Association. Performances are Thursday, April 9, […] [Read More]
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Bird show takes flight at Palace Danbury March 15

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A flock of exotic birds are set to amaze when they land on stage at the Palace Danbury on Sunday, March 15. They are part of the traveling company known as Squawk, which has been entertaining audiences around the country for more than 20 years. They may school you on some brain teasers, play a […] [Read More]
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Israeli Stage, hailing from Boston, will make a stop in Stamford with “Oh God,” Feb. 23

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Pictured, Boston-based theater company Israeli Stage will be in Stamford on Monday, Feb. 23, for a reading of “Oh God” by Anat Gov on Feb. 23. The evening, which is presented by the JCC Greenwich in conjunction with the Palace Theatre, where it is being held, will feature two award-winning Boston-based actors Will Lyman and […] [Read More]
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Spend a summer with Shakespeare by serving as an apprentice

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Pictured, people gather on the lawn for the opening night of Shakespeare on the Sound’s presentation of Othello at Pinkney Park in Rowayton Tuesday June 15, 2010. Shows start at 730pm and continue through June 26 with no Monday performances. File photo Apprentices are sought for Shakespeare on the Sound, the outdoor summer Shakespeare program […] [Read More]
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Broadway star Sutton Foster to light the way for benefit concert in Westport

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The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County will be benefiting from star power this month, when Sutton Foster, who has earned two Tony Awards, will headline its benefit concert on Feb. 12. Foster, pictured, who won awards for her performances in “Anything Goes” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” will be joined by about 80 high school […] [Read More]
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On a mission: Greenwich youth group takes to the stage with classic musical

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In just over a week, the First Congregational Church of Greenwich‘s Youth Group is expected to be in Nicaragua, as part of its winter outreach project. But, before it gets there, it hopes to raise as much money as it can in the next two days. And fans of a popular 1967 musical comedy can […] [Read More]
David Koechner Emcees 11th Annual COMEDY FOR A CAUSE Benefiting The Hollywood Wilshire YMCA

David Koechner, ‘Anchorman’s Champ Kind, arrives in Conn. for stand-up at Foxwoods

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Pictured,  David Koechner attends the 11th annual “Comedy for a Cause, ” which benefited the Hollywood Wilshire YMCA, at The Laugh Factory on Oct. 21, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. Koechner will make a stop in Connecticut to Comix at Foxwoods for two shows on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University’s Quick Center names new director

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Peter Van Heerden, (file photo), who has served as the Westport Arts Center executive director for the past three years, recently was named the new executive director of Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. He will begin his post Jan. 13, according to a news release. A resident of Westport, Van Heerden […] [Read More]