Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014

View All Show Listings for Connecticut
Click Here to View BroadwayWorld.com Connecticut Calendar

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 LES MISERABLES
CURTAIN CALL
2/7-3/8/2014
This international smash-hit may be the most popular musical in the world. In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean's adopted daughter. His world-view shattered, Javert commits suicide, and Valjean at last attains the peace he has sought for so long.Epic, grand and uplifting, LES MISÉRABLES packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through pop opera is ideal for a cast of exceptional singers and overflows with melodies that are already standards. A spectacle on Broadway and in London, LES MISÉRABLES is equally effective with a minimal set; it is its powerful affirmation of the human spirit that has made LES MISÉRABLES a popular masterpiece.
Click Here for More Information
ILLYRIA
Capitol Theater Arts Academy - EASTCONN
3/7-3/8/2014

Click Here for More Information
MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
King & Low-Heywood Thomas School
3/7-3/8/2014

Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Brunswick School
3/6-3/8/2014
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, with lyrics by Charles Hart, additional lyrics by Richard Stilgoe, and a book by Lloyd Webber and Stilgoe. Based on the classic novel ?Le FantMusic by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Charles Hart; Additional Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe; Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Richard Stilgoe; Based on
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014William Shakespeare in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> THE TEMPEST BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Hole in the Wall Theater
2/21-3/8/2014
When the exiled magician Prospero catches the King's ship in a tempest, he brings his enemies ashore to an enchanted island where rough magic and rougher monsters weave a tapestry of chaos and suspense. Shakespeare's classic tale of spirits, scheming royals, and romance comes to life in a fast-paced and funny new adaptation.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
HARTT SCHOOL
3/6-3/9/2014
THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE is a high-spirited musicalromp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. It's the zany new1920's musical that has taken Broadway by storm, winning the TONY Award for BEST MUSICAL!Taking place in New York City in 1922, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIEtells the story of young Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to thecity in search of a new life for herself. It's a New York full ofintrigue and jazz - a time when women were entering the workforce andthe rules of love and social behavior were changing forever. Based onthe popular movie, the stage version of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE includes a full score of new songs and bright dance numbers.Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon-lady of a villainess audiences will love to hate, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIEis a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. And with therole of Millie Dillmount, musical theatre has found a new heroine forthe ages in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE!
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 URINETOWN
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIV/CRESCENT PLAYERS
2/28-3/9/2014
One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, URINETOWN is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, URINETOWN is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, URINETOWN catapults the "comedic romp" into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit, and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.
Click Here for More Information
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Connecticut Repertory Theatre
2/27-3/9/2014
Nafe Katter Theater:William Shakespeare; dir: Paul Mullins.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 OKLAHOMA!
Rocky Hill High School
3/7-3/9/2014
The 'G2K' Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA! In this adaptation for pre-high school students, the content has been edited to better suit younger attention spans, but all the elements that make this show a classic are still in place. You and your students will be enchanted by the timeless story and the dazzling score, while at the same time learning about theater and its production. PLEASE NOTE: All schools wishing to peruse or perform a G2K musical should apply through theMusic by Rodgers, Richard; Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the play GREEN GROW THE LILACS by Lynn Riggs; Original Dances by Agnes de Mille
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 LITTLE WOMEN
WILTON PLAYSHOP
2/27-3/15/2014
Based on Louisa May Alcott's own family experiences (and novel), LITTLE WOMEN, follows the adventures of Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March as they grow up in Civil War America. The beloved story of the March sisters is timeless and deals with issues as relevant today as when they were written. Now, this wonderful narrative has been brought to life as an exhilarating new musical filled with glorious music, dancing and heart. LITTLE WOMEN embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears, and a lifting of the spirit. This powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope -- the sounds of a young America finding its voice. In years to come, we are sure that hundreds of productions by schools and theatres throughout the world will make this stage adaptation of the American classic novel a classic musical theatre treasure in its own right.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 3/02/2014 DISNEY'S ALADDIN KIDS
NEWINGTON CHILDRENS THEATRE COMPANY
3/7-3/16/2014
Welcome to the marketplace of Agrabah, where we're about to begin the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince! Disney's ALADDIN KIDS is a stage adaptation of the Disney film specifically written for younger performers featuring hit songs including "Friend Like Me," "Prince Ali," and "A Whole New World." Aladdin, Jasmine, Jafar, Iago, and the Genie battle for power and possession of the lamp, aided by the Junior Djinn - unique stage magicians invented specifically for this show. Get out your magic carpet and get ready for an enchanting theatrical ride!
Click Here for More Information
A SONG AT TWILIGHT
Hartford Stage
2/20-3/16/2014
Noel Coward; dir: Mark Lamos.
Click Here for More Information
4000 MILES
Long Wharf Theatre
2/19-3/16/2014
The Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage Theatre:Amy Herzog; dir: Eric Ting.
Click Here for More Information

View All Show Listings for Connecticut
Click Here to View BroadwayWorld.com Connecticut Calendar

Connecticut Articles More...


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀CONNECTICUT SHOWS
Carousel in ConnecticutCarousel
(Runs 7/30 - 8/2)
YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN in ConnecticutYOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
(Runs 7/25 - 8/3)
G2K Cinderella in ConnecticutG2K Cinderella
(Runs 8/6 - 8/9)
Monty Python's Spamalot
(Runs 8/6 - 8/9)
Footloose in ConnecticutFootloose
(Runs 8/8 - 8/10)
The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons in ConnecticutThe Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons
(Runs 8/1 - 8/23)
A Show of Hands
(Runs 8/17 - 8/24)

More Shows | Add a Show

Message Board

BWW BLOGS