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LuLaRoe Comes to Playhouse on Park LuLaRoe Comes to Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2017 in Connecticut

LuLaRoe is coming to Playhouse on Park! As a testament to the theater's "something for everyone" mantra, we will transform into a boutique and line the walls with racks upon racks of LuLaRoe merchandise. Join us on Saturday, July 8th from 11am-3pm for a shopping extravaganza! (more...)
Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Penderecki String Quartet and More Music Mountain Continues 88th Season with Penderecki String Quartet and More
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2017 in Connecticut

Music Mountain, America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, continues its 88th season with Penderecki String Quartet with guest artist Pamela Mia Paul, piano performing a program of Mozart, Schumann, and Dvorak on Sunday, July 16 (3pm). The weekend begins on Saturday, July 15 (6:30pm) with first time Music Mountain guest, Alexis Cuadrado Group. Concerts are scheduled thru September 17th. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in Connecticut

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for Connecticut (more...)
Playwrights, Directors and Actors Needed for Playhouse on Park's PLAY IN A DAY Playwrights, Directors and Actors Needed for Playhouse on Park's PLAY IN A DAY
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Connecticut

???????Playhouse on Park is hosting a 24-hour play festival, where creative minds and talented individuals come together to create original works in just one day! Everything kicks off on August 4, commencing with a final performance on August 5. Applications are now being accepted for playwrights, directors and actors who wish to participate.   (more...)
PETER PAN Flies in to Ridgefield Playhouse on the Big Screen This Summer PETER PAN Flies in to Ridgefield Playhouse on the Big Screen This Summer
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Connecticut

All children, except one, grow up……Captured live at the National Theatre, the acclaimed London stage production of JM Barrie's much-loved tale comes to the big screen in HD!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series presents an encore screening of National Theatre of London's Peter Pan today, June 24 at 2pm and 6:30pm.  (more...)
SWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre Stage SWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Connecticut

The story of love never grows old. (more...)
THE MAGICAL WORLD OF TOMIE DEPAOLA to Bring Children's Author to Bethlehem THE MAGICAL WORLD OF TOMIE DEPAOLA to Bring Children's Author to Bethlehem
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Connecticut

On June 24th and 25th at 2:30 pm at The Gary The Olivia Theater 249 Flanders Rd in Bethlehem, CT Clay & Wattles Theater Company will present 'The Magical World of Tomie dePaola,' an afternoon with the celebrated children's book author and illustrator and recipient of the prestigious Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, Caldecott Honor, and the Newbery Honor. (more...)
BWW Interview: History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE BWW Interview: History Repeats as Aspiring Chorus Girl Taylor Quick Finds Stardom in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Matthew Blank on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

Meet new leading lady Taylor Quick, starring in the title role of Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in Connecticut

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens Next Month at Town Players Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens Next Month at Town Players
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

THE VEIL, a tale of suspense by Conor McPherson, opens July 14 at Town Players. (more...)
TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative Announces New Sponsorships Across the U.S. TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative Announces New Sponsorships Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

TDF's National Open Captioning Initiative (NOCI), which offers two-year partnerships with regional theatres and performing arts centers across the United States to sponsor open captioned performances, has announced the theatres that will receive their first year of sponsorship to help expand their access objectives during the 2017-18 season. (more...)
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present SWEVEN This July The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present SWEVEN This July
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Sweven by Puppet Arts MFA student Anatar Marmol-Gagne on Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center. (more...)
Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Connecticut

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)
Photo Flash: Shakespeare on the Sound presents MACBETH Photo Flash: Shakespeare on the Sound presents MACBETH
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Performances begin TONIGHT for the Shakespeare on the Sound's immersive production of Macbeth. Directed by Artistic Director Claire Shannon Kelly, Macbeth will transform the idyllic Pinkney Park (177 Rowayton Avenue, Norwalk, CT) on the Five Mile River to the eerie Scottish Highlands to create an immersive experience for the audience; Macbeth's journey will be their journey too.   (more...)
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Celebrate 'OBSTREPEROUS PUPPETS' Exhibition Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Celebrate 'OBSTREPEROUS PUPPETS' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of its new exhibition Obstreperous Puppets: The Puppeteers Cooperative today, June 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., with refreshments served at 5:00 p.m. and a free tour beginning at 5:30 p.m. (more...)
Mia Pinero and Stephen Mir to Star in WEST SIDE STORY at Ivoryton Playhouse Mia Pinero and Stephen Mir to Star in WEST SIDE STORY at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City in the breathtaking musical, WEST SIDE STORY which opens at the Ivoryton Playhouse on July 5th. With book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, the original 1957 Broadway production ran for over 700 performances before going on tour, and garnered 6 Tony nominations. (more...)
BWW Review: Fun Home Musical Opens at The Bushnell BWW Review: Fun Home Musical Opens at The Bushnell
by Carissa Chesanek on June 22, 2017 in Connecticut

Opening night of the Tony Award-winning musical, Fun Home was a success at The Bushnell last night, bringing the crowd out of their seats for a standing ovation. (more...)
Hartford Stage's BREAKDANCING SHAKESPEARE: AS YOU LIKE IT Adds Benefit Show Hartford Stage's BREAKDANCING SHAKESPEARE: AS YOU LIKE IT Adds Benefit Show
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Hartford Stage, in conjunction with the Greater Hartford Arts Council's Neighborhood Studios, has announced performance dates for this summer's Breakdancing Shakespeare: As You Like It. Four performances will be held at Hartford Stage Thursday, August 3, through Saturday, August 5, which will include a special benefit performance. (more...)
Madison Lyric Stage Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Madison Lyric Stage Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Madison Lyric Stage will present the iconic rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar for 10 performances July 19-30 at the Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society located at 297 Boston Post Road in Madison, CT. Show times are 7:30 for performances Wednesday - Saturday, and 5:30 on Sundays. (more...)
Lionel Richie & More Set for Foxwoods Resort Casino July Entertainment Line Up Lionel Richie & More Set for Foxwoods Resort Casino July Entertainment Line Up
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Connecticut

The temperatures are rising and Foxwoods Resort Casino is relishing in the summertime fun. The Northeast's premier resort destination is bringing the hottest acts in entertainment all-season long. Don't miss Tony, GRAMMY, and EMMY Award-winning performers, renowned circus troupes and comedians who are ready to dazzle audiences at the unparalleled Grand and Fox Theaters. (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for LEGALLY BLONDE at Broadway Method Academy Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for LEGALLY BLONDE at Broadway Method Academy
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Time to get whipped into shape! On Monday, June 19, Broadway Method Academy, Fairfield County's premier musical theater training program, began rehearsal for their July production of the hit blockbuster musical, Legally Blonde. See brand-new photos of the cast and creatives at their first rehearsal below.   (more...)
Martina McBride to Perform at Warner Theatre This Fall Martina McBride to Perform at Warner Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre will welcome award-winning country superstar Martina McBride to the Main Stage on Thursday, September 14 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday June 23. (more...)
OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, SHE KILLS MONSTERS and More Set for CT Rep's 2017-18 Season OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, SHE KILLS MONSTERS and More Set for CT Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in Connecticut

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre's 2017-18 Season. (more...)