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MURDER TAKES A HOLIDAY This December at The Sherman Playhouse MURDER TAKES A HOLIDAY This December at The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

On December 1, The Sherman Playhouse will premiere the hilarious holiday whodunit, Murder Takes a Holiday by Tim Kelly. (more...)
Levine & Blackstone's AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Gets Northeast Tour Levine & Blackstone's AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Gets Northeast Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Connecticut

American Dance Spectacular' will be performed at The Ridgefield Playhouse (Oct 22, CT), Schimmel Center (Oct 21, NYC), and OnStage at Kingsborough (Oct 28, Brooklyn) this month. (more...)
Windham Theatre Guild to Host 17th Annual Chocolate Gala & Auction Windham Theatre Guild to Host 17th Annual Chocolate Gala & Auction
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Chocolate lovers and bargain hunters! It's time again for the Windham Theatre Guild's 17th Chocolate Gala and Annual Goods and Services Auction today, October 21st, starting at 7pm at The Burton Leavitt Theatre, 779 Main Street, Willimantic. (more...)
James Bond to Return to Warner Theatre in GOLDFINGER Screening James Bond to Return to Warner Theatre in GOLDFINGER Screening
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Connecticut

James Bond is Back in Action! The Warner Theatre will show the quintessential James Bond film, GOLDFINGER on our big screen Today, October 21 at 8 pm. Tickets are $5. Arrive early and have fun! (more...)
Betty Buckley to Host NYC Workshop, Perform on Long Island and More Betty Buckley to Host NYC Workshop, Perform on Long Island and More
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Connecticut

Following her co-starring role in M. Night Shyamalan's hit film Split and the release of her new album Story Songs, Betty Buckley - Tony Award winner, Theater Hall of Fame 2012 honoree and legendary Broadway star - will offer a five-day Song Interpretation & Monologue Intensive Workshop at New York's T. Schreiber Studio from October 2 to 6. (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse Slates Fall Script In Hand Playreadings Westport Country Playhouse Slates Fall Script In Hand Playreadings
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Westport Country Playhouse announces its fall season Script in Hand playreadings: You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running, a comedy by Robert Anderson, on Monday, November 13, at 7 p.m.; and Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure, a thriller by Stephen Dietz, based on the original 1899 play by William Gillette and Arthur Conan Doyle, on Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)
Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON Yale Rep to Present Nambi E. Kelley's Stage Adaptation of NATIVE SON
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Yale Repertory Theatre presents NATIVE SON, the critically acclaimed new play by Nambi E. Kelley adapted from the iconic American novel by Richard Wright, directed by Seret Scott, November 24 December 16 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, November 30. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Connecticut (more...)
Darlene Love Brings 'Love For The Holidays' to the Ridgefield Playhouse Darlene Love Brings 'Love For The Holidays' to the Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

After three past sold-out performances, Darlene Love returns with her band and the DL Singers to celebrate the Holiday season once again on Saturday, November 18 at 8pm as part of The Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa. (more...)
The Ridgefield Playhouse Welcomes The Capital Steps Next Month The Ridgefield Playhouse Welcomes The Capital Steps Next Month
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Bone up on your politics with tongue-in-cheek spoonerisms to cutting-edge political satire and clever song parodies as The Capitol Steps hurl unbiased barbs at both sides of the aisle. (more...)
The Ridgefield Playhouse Presents TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE for One Night Only The Ridgefield Playhouse Presents TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

From the best-selling memoir by Mitch Albom comes a funny and poignant play that celebrates the 20th Anniversary of The New York Times best-selling book when TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE. (more...)
Vanessa Williams to Perform Night of Hits at The Ridgefield Playhouse Vanessa Williams to Perform Night of Hits at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Connecticut

Vanessa Williams has conquered the musical charts, Broadway, music videos, television and motion pictures. She has sold millions of albums worldwide and has achieved critical acclaim as an actress on stage, in film and on television (more...)
Ridgefield Playhouse to Present SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Ridgefield Playhouse to Present SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Connecticut

It's an afternoon of family fun with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! Children are encouraged to come in costume and trick-or-treat when The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Academy Family Series presents Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs on Saturday, October 28 at 11am and 2pm. (more...)
Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival Works by Chen, Payne & Silverman Set for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017 Contemporary American Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Connecticut

Long Wharf Theatre's Contemporary American Voices Festival, an annual celebration of adventurous, innovative new plays, will take place October 20-22 on Stage II. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 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 THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Sharon Playhouse Welcomes New Artistic Producing Team for 2018 Season Sharon Playhouse Welcomes New Artistic Producing Team for 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Connecticut

Sharon Playhouse, the not-for-profit summer theatre, located at the foot of the Berkshires in Litchfield County, CT, has announced today the appointment of Robert Levinstein and Alan M-L Wager of 22Q Entertainment as Co-Producers of the Playhouse, responsible for the management and artistic direction for the 2018 season and beyond. (more...)
SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Returns to Long Wharf this December SISTER'S CHRISTMAS CATECHISM Returns to Long Wharf this December
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Connecticut

Long Wharf Theatre announces that Entertainment Events' production of Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold, by Maripat Donovan with Jane Morris and Marc Silvia, will return to Long Wharf Theatre on Stage II from December 5 through December 17, 2017. (more...)
Playhouse On Park Comedy Night Series Presents Special Thanksgiving Eve Show Playhouse On Park Comedy Night Series Presents Special Thanksgiving Eve Show
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Connecticut

Take a break from your Thanksgiving preparations and come to Playhouse on Park for an extra-special Comedy Night on Wednesday, November 22 at 8pm (and don't forget to bring a bottle of wine!). Tickets are now on sale for the show, presented by Series Sponsor Shop Rite, featuring co-headliners Jess Miller and Scott Higgins. (more...)
Final Tour of the Year Set for Next Weekend at the Palace Theater Final Tour of the Year Set for Next Weekend at the Palace Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Connecticut

The next date to take a tour of the historic Palace Theater before the end of the year is Saturday, October 28 at 11:00 AM. The guided tours offer an opportunity to get an insider's view and learn about the magic behind the curtain. (more...)
Lenny Wolpe and Matt Gibson to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL Lenny Wolpe and Matt Gibson to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Connecticut

A family classic has been given a fresh twist in Connecticut's own A Connecticut Christmas Carol by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to fresh, innovative works with this new musical infused with Connecticut flavor. A Connecticut Christmas Carol will run November 17 December 24, 2017 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)
Director John Waters Will Return to Club Getaway to Host Another Campy Weekend in 2018 Director John Waters Will Return to Club Getaway to Host Another Campy Weekend in 2018
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Connecticut

Due to popular demand, John Waters (Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, A Dirty Shame) will bring back his once in a lifetime Sleepaway-Camp experience for fans in Kent, Connecticut next year from September 14th-16th. The adult summer camp, Club Getaway, will be transformed again into Camp John Waters for this exclusive weekend. (more...)
British Farce NOISES OFF to Open Next Month at the Brookfield Theatre British Farce NOISES OFF to Open Next Month at the Brookfield Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Connecticut

Slamming doors, missing sardines and straying affections create mayhem backstage in the elaborate farce 'Noises Off' by Michael Frayn. (more...)
The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall The Performing Arts Center at 32 Below to Present '2 BY FIERSTEIN' This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Connecticut

On Friday, November 3, the Performing Arts Center at 32 Below in New Milford will open 2 By Fierstein: The International Stud (part one of the multiple Tony Award-winning Torch Song Trilogy) and On Tidy Endings (from the award-winning Safe Sex). Both one act plays are written by Connecticut local, Harvey Fierstein. (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse to Offer Sunday Symposia Alongside ROMEO AND JULIET Westport Country Playhouse to Offer Sunday Symposia Alongside ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Connecticut

In conjunction with its production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Symposium series will present guest speakers on two consecutive Sundays, November 5 and 12, following the 3 p.m. performances of the classic play. The Playhouse Sunday Symposium program is free and open to the public. (more...)
Warner Theatre to Ring in the Holidays with LOVE ACTUALLY and THE SANTA CLAUS Warner Theatre to Ring in the Holidays with LOVE ACTUALLY and THE SANTA CLAUS
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre is once again kicking off the holiday season by inviting the community to enjoy two films on our big screen for our 5th Annual Holiday Movie Event on Saturday, November 25. Free popcorn will be provided for both films, compliments of Elevator Service Company. (more...)