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Square One Theatre Presents WHITE GUY ON THE BUS Square One Theatre Presents WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut continues its 28th Anniversary Season with the Connecticut Premiere of Bruce Graham's White Guy on the Bus, which The News Journal calls not only "a social commentary and morality tale, but also a well-crafted straight-out mystery." (more...)
BWW: Meet Dawn Loveland Navarro, Director of Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at Playhouse on Park BWW: Meet Dawn Loveland Navarro, Director of Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL at Playhouse on Park
by Lauren Yarger on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

3D Female Characters Draw Director Dawn Loveland Navarro to INTIMATE APPAREL at Playhouse on Park (more...)
Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C. Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C.
by Lauren Yarger on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

Connecticut women attend Voices Festival in DC; Playwright Initiative at Ivoryton; International Women's Day Readings at Westport (more...)
Windham Theatre Guild Presents the Fractured Theatre Series' First Production FAT PIG Windham Theatre Guild Presents the Fractured Theatre Series' First Production FAT PIG
by BWW News Desk on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

Windham Theatre Guild presents the Fractured Theatre Series first production: Fat Pig by Neil Labute. Cow.Slob.Pig. How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus-sized - and then some. Forced to explain his new relationship to his shallow (although shockingly funny) friends, he finally comes to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. Neil LaBute's sharply drawn play not only critiques our slavish adherence to Hollywood ideals of beauty but also boldly questions our own ability to change what we dislike about ourselves. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Square One Theatre and Ninety Nine Restaurants Join Forces Square One Theatre and Ninety Nine Restaurants Join Forces
by BWW News Desk on February 18, 2018 in Connecticut

Stratford's Square One Theatre is partnering with the Ninety Nine Restaurant for a Fundraising Benefit for the Theatre scheduled on Monday, February 26 from 4-10pm. To support the fundraiser, patrons and the general public are encouraged to invite friends and families for an evening meal from the extensive menu in support of the arts. (more...)
BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon on February 17, 2018 in Connecticut

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is an amazing country musical with comedy and a talented cast who play their own instruments, telling the story, mostly through song. The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, in Berlin, CT, has once again put together a first rate cast. For a night of great music and entertainment, I highly recommend PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES. (more...)
Hartford Stage Extends Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Hartford Stage Extends Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Connecticut

Due to high ticket demand, Hartford Stage announced today that it is adding four additional performances to the run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Emily Mann. The show now runs through Sunday, March 25.  (more...)
Get Ready to Laugh at Two-Night Improv Comedy Festival in West Hartford Get Ready to Laugh at Two-Night Improv Comedy Festival in West Hartford
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Connecticut

Couldn't we all use some laughs right about now? Well, the Universalist Church of West Hartford is hosting "A Night of Universal Laughter," a two-night improv comedy festival, on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gleason and More Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gleason and More
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2018 in Connecticut

Westport Country Playhouse will host the second annual 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a free-of-charge event to celebrate International Women's Day, on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A diverse group of 13 women, including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Judith Ivey, and 'This Is Us' series regular Susan Kelechi Watson, will read essays and poems written by female authors on global women's issues. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
Two Great Shows Announced at Windham Theatre Guild Two Great Shows Announced at Windham Theatre Guild
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Connecticut

Two great new shows have been announced at Windham Theatre Guild. See the lineup below! (more...)
Photo Flash: PROOF Opens at TheatreWorks New Milford This Friday Photo Flash: PROOF Opens at TheatreWorks New Milford This Friday
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Connecticut

On Friday, February 16th, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere David Auburn's Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Proof. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. every Friday and Saturday for a four-week run. (more...)
Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara Star in LOVE LETTERS at Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara Star in LOVE LETTERS at Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Connecticut

Alec Baldwin and Kelli O'Hara will star in Westport Country Playhouse's Spring Gala performance of A. R. Gurney's play, 'Love Letters,' on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. The one-night-only, $250 per ticket fundraising event will honor the memory of playwright A. R. 'Pete' Gurney, who was a consistent contributor to the Playhouse stage, with 21 works produced there from 1980 through 2016. Gurney died last June at age 86. (more...)
Broadway's Jennifer DiNoia Brings Solo Concert to Meriden Broadway's Jennifer DiNoia Brings Solo Concert to Meriden
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Connecticut

Meriden native and the star of Broadway's Wicked, Jennifer DiNoia, will introduce her solo concert to Connecticut, April 20-22, at the Castle Craig Players' intimate cabaret venue. (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse Names Campus In Honor Of Howard J. Aibel In Recognition Of Gift Westport Country Playhouse Names Campus In Honor Of Howard J. Aibel In Recognition Of Gift
by BWW News Desk on February 13, 2018 in Connecticut

???????Westport Country Playhouse announces that in recognition of a $3 million gift from Howard J. Aibel of Weston, Connecticut, the historic institution will name its entire campus "The Howard J. Aibel Theater Center at Westport Country Playhouse." (more...)
Goodspeed Announces Andrew A. Isen Prize for Emerging Young Professionals Goodspeed Announces Andrew A. Isen Prize for Emerging Young Professionals
by BWW News Desk on February 13, 2018 in Connecticut

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the establishment of The Andrew A. Isen Prize at Goodspeed Musicals. The prize, to be given annually, will recognize a young person between the ages of 20-29 who has demonstrated excellence in their work during the previous Goodspeed Musicals season. Each March, Goodspeed will award $5,000 to an honoree - chosen by committee - to aid in their pursuit of a career in musical theatre. The inaugural prize will be awarded in 2019 for candidates from the 2018 season. Application information will be made available to eligible candidates during their time at Goodspeed. (more...)
Rossini's SEMIRAMIDE Comes to the Warner Rossini's SEMIRAMIDE Comes to the Warner
by BWW News Desk on February 13, 2018 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre's Met Opera Live in HD Season continues in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, March 10 at 12:55 pm with Rossini's SEMIRAMIDE. A complimentary 45 minute pre-opera lecture by Nunzio DeFilippis will be offered in the Studio Lobby at 10:55 am. (more...)
Lyle Lovett & Shawn Colvin Come to the Warner Lyle Lovett & Shawn Colvin Come to the Warner
by BWW News Desk on February 13, 2018 in Connecticut

Long-time friends Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin come together on the Warner Main Stage on Friday, March 2 at 8 pm for one incredible acoustic evening of music as these two master performers and songwriters share songs and stories. (more...)
Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series Lineup Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in Connecticut

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) Artistic Director Terrence Mann and Executive Producer Matthew J. Pugliese are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series.  The second season under the artistic leadership of three-time Tony Award nominee Mann will include "Disaster!", "Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller In Concert" and "Jesus Christ Superstar". The Nutmeg Summer Series will run June 7 through July 22.  Subscription packages are on sale February 1 for the season. Single tickets will go on sale March 1, 2018, and are available at crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486 2113. (more...)
Warner Theatre Stages JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. Warner Theatre Stages JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR.
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in Connecticut

Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH JR. will be performed on the Warner Theatre Main Stage February 24 and 25, 2018 featuring the students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education! (more...)
The Warner Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET The Warner Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in Connecticut

On Wednesday, September 19 at 8 pm, the Warner Theatre will welcome the national touring company, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award winning smash hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Tickets go on sale to Warner Members on Tuesday, February 13 at 10 am and to the General Public on Friday, February 16 at 10 am. (more...)
REO Speedwagon Comes to the Warner REO Speedwagon Comes to the Warner
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre will welcome REO SPEEDWAGON to the Main Stage on Thursday, September 20 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale to Warner Members on Tuesday, February 13 at 10 am and to the General Public on Friday, February 16 at 10 am. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11
by Audition Roundup on February 11, 2018 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 11, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)