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Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Announces Annual Playwriting and Acting Photo Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program Announces Annual Playwriting and Acting Contests
by Blair Ingenthron on January 28, 2023 in Connecticut

The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program (YIPAP) is currently accepting submissions for both the 8th Annual Young Native Playwrights Contest (Deadline: March 1), and the 3rd Annual Misty Upham Award for Young Native Actors (Deadline: Feb 28th). Native artists 25 and under are eligible to submit to both awards.  
Photos: First Look At Paula Vogel's INDECENT At Playhouse on Park Photo Photos: First Look At Paula Vogel's INDECENT At Playhouse on Park
by A.A. Cristi on January 27, 2023 in Connecticut

INDECENT by Paula Vogel will run at Playhouse on Park is running now through February 26, 2023.
Windham Theatre Guild Presents BLACKADEMICS Photo Windham Theatre Guild Presents BLACKADEMICS
by A.A. Cristi on January 27, 2023 in Connecticut

In celebration of Black History Month, the Windham Theatre Guild presents Blackademics by Idris Goodwin opening Friday, February 3rd at the Burton Leavitt Theatre.
University Of Hartford To Offer Course With Lecture By Frank Rizzo In Conjunctio Photo University Of Hartford To Offer Course With Lecture By Frank Rizzo In Conjunction With Playhouse On Park's INDECENT
by A.A. Cristi on January 26, 2023 in Connecticut

Playhouse on Park will partner with the University of Hartford Presidents' College in conjunction with their current Main Stage production, INDECENT by Paula Vogel.
MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES to be Presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in Marc Photo MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES to be Presented at Yale Repertory Theatre in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 26, 2023 in Connecticut

Yale Repertory Theatre will start the second half of its 2022–23 season with Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles by Luis Alfaro, directed by Laurie Woolery, March 10–April 1 at the University Theatre.
Shop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop Cozy Winters Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 25, 2023 in Connecticut

Shop official merchandise from Kimberly Akimbo, Hadestown, Kimberly Akimbo, Wicked, Beetlejuice and more to stay warm and cozy this winter!
Joriah Kwamé's LITTLE MISS PERFECT & More to be Featured in Goodspeed's 17th Ann Photo Joriah Kwamé's LITTLE MISS PERFECT & More to be Featured in Goodspeed's 17th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 25, 2023 in Connecticut

Come in from the cold and check out what’s hot at the 17th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals. The much-anticipated three-day festival of brand-new works will light up the Goodspeed campus with a weekend filled with insider events, seminars, cabarets and staged readings.
WHODUNIT? AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY Comes to Contemporary Theater Company Photo WHODUNIT? AN IMPROVISED MURDER MYSTERY Comes to Contemporary Theater Company
by Stephi Wild on January 25, 2023 in Connecticut

The Contemporary Theater Company takes murder mysteries to the next level this winter with its fifth season of Whodunit? An Improvised Murder Mystery. Audiences are not the only ones wondering who the murderer is - the actors do not know either!
Palace Theater Launches Annual Raffle Photo Palace Theater Launches Annual Raffle
by Stephi Wild on January 25, 2023 in Connecticut

The Palace Theater's Annual Raffle will launch today, Tuesday, January 24th at My Fair Lady. Patrons attending the hit Broadway musical will be among the first to be able to purchase 2023 Raffle tickets. The Raffle's lucky first prize winner will receive $3,000 in cash. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office at 100 E. Main St.
I HATE HAMLET Comes to Music Theatre of Connecticut Next Month Photo I HATE HAMLET Comes to Music Theatre of Connecticut Next Month
by Stephi Wild on January 24, 2023 in Connecticut

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage continues their 36th MainStage Season with the hilarious I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick. The play will introduce audiences to Andrew, a young and successful television star who relocates to New York where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment.
Downtown Cabaret Theatre Announces Cast of World Premiere JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Photo Downtown Cabaret Theatre Announces Cast of World Premiere JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Musical
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Connecticut

The Downtown Cabaret Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their original Theatre for Young Audiences musical Jack and the Beanstalk, which will have its world premiere on February 18, 2023. 'Fe fi fo fum, I smell a brand new DCT show that is fun for the whole family!' Artistic Director and writer Phill Hill says.
Playhouse Theatre Group Is Now Accepting Applications For 2023 Summer Internship Photo Playhouse Theatre Group Is Now Accepting Applications For 2023 Summer Internship Program
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Connecticut

Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. is currently accepting applications for their summer 2023 Internship Program in a wide range of disciplines.
THE SHINING And WHEN HARRY MET SALLY... To Screen At Warner Theatre Photo THE SHINING And WHEN HARRY MET SALLY... To Screen At Warner Theatre
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre's Winter Film series continues this week with The Shining on Thursday, Feberuary 2, at 7 pm in the Oneglia Auditorium!
ORDINARY PEOPLE to be Presented by Town Players of New Canaan in February Photo ORDINARY PEOPLE to be Presented by Town Players of New Canaan in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 23, 2023 in Connecticut

Town Players of New Canaan's upcoming live theatre production of Ordinary People is anything but ordinary. The play, based on the Oscar-winning movie starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore and Timothy Hutton, will open Feb. 17 and run through March 5 at the Powerhouse Theatre in Waveny Park.