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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Connecticut.


WTG Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE And Virtual Paint Party Photo WTG Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE And Virtual Paint Party
by BWW News Desk on January 20, 2021 in Connecticut

Windham Theatre Guild will present A Doll's House and a virtual paint party!
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH Photo Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH
by BWW News Desk on January 20, 2021 in Connecticut

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company continues its 34th Season with Becoming Dr. Ruth, the true, lesser known story of Dr Ruth Westheimer, America's most famous sex therapist.
The Warner Announces 9th Annual International Playwrights Festival Virtual Editi Photo The Warner Announces 9th Annual International Playwrights Festival Virtual Edition
by BWW News Desk on January 20, 2021 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre will present the next production of the 9th Annual International Playwrights Festival – PERMANENT INK by Charlene Donaghy (CT) - from the Warner’s Nancy Marine Studio Theatre beginning Friday, January 29 at 7:00 pm.
TheaterWorks Hartford Receives Prestigious Bank Of America Neighborhood Builders Photo TheaterWorks Hartford Receives Prestigious Bank Of America Neighborhood Builders Grant
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Connecticut

TheaterWorks Hartford announced today that they are one of this year's recipients of Bank of America's prestigious Neighborhood Builders grant. Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero said, 'We couldn't be more appreciative of this support and it couldn't come at a better time. We are thrilled for the theater as well as for our very worthy friends at Interval House. What an honor to stand shoulder to shoulder with such an important community partner.' 
BWW Interview: Jarrod Spector And Kelli Barrett of FUNNY HOW IT HAPPENS at Ridge Photo BWW Interview: Jarrod Spector And Kelli Barrett of FUNNY HOW IT HAPPENS at Ridgefield Playhouse
by Sean Fallon on January 19, 2021 in Connecticut

On January 19, I had the pleasure of speaking on the phone with a very friendly, personable, down to Earth, and classy Broadway power couple.   Jarrod Spector (“Jersey Boys,” “Beautiful: the Carole King musical, “The Cher Show”) and his wife Kelli Barrett (“Doctor Zhivago,” “Baby, It’s You,” “Wicked,” “The Royal Family”) spoke with me about their show FUNNY HOW IT HAPPENS, which they are scheduled to perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT on St. Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2021, at 4:00 PM and again at 8:00 PM.  This show includes comedy and musical numbers that reflect true stories about Jarrod and Kelli’s amazing journey towards their marriage and other shared experiences in their lives as a married couple.   
Barrington Stage Company Announces Winners of the 2021 Bonnie and Terry Burman N Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces Winners of the 2021 Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Connecticut

Barrington Stage Company has announced the winners of the 2021 Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award. The award, founded in 2018, supports new, bold voices for the American theatre and is presented to unproduced full-length works that are wholly original and not adaptations or translations of existing works. 
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Connecticut

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Connecticut

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Register Now For The Windham Theatre Virtual Director's Workshop Photo Register Now For The Windham Theatre Virtual Director's Workshop
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Connecticut

Thinking about directing virtual theater, but not sure what's involved or how to master the technology? 
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Connecticut

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Connecticut

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Connecticut

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc Receives $4931.31 Grant Photo Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc Receives $4931.31 Grant
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Connecticut

Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc received a $4931.31 grant from United Illuminating/Southern Connecticut Gas/Connecticut Natural Gas under Connecticut’s Neighborhood Assistance Act tax credit program. The funding will help to replace and expand their lighting inventory with energy efficient lighting.
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Connecticut

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Connecticut

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Connecticut

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
Capital Classics Theatre Company Presents CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS CONVERSATIONS Photo Capital Classics Theatre Company Presents CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS CONVERSATIONS
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2021 in Connecticut

 The Capital Classics Theatre Company will be presenting its “Contemporary Classics Conversations” program on January 27, 2021, for students participating in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
The Elm Shakespeare Teen Troupe Spring 2021 Company Presents AS YOU LIKE IT Photo The Elm Shakespeare Teen Troupe Spring 2021 Company Presents AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2021 in Connecticut

Elm Shakespeare Company recently hired Benjamin Curns as The Elm Shakespeare Company's Resident Teaching Artist.
Playhouse On Park Will Stream ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE From Noël Coward's PRIVA Photo Playhouse On Park Will Stream ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE From Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2021 in Connecticut

ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE from Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES is the next production in Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season. Veanne Cox and Ezra Barnes will co-star in this timely, lighthearted adaptation. It will be available to stream online from February 10th - 28th, 2021.
Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National; Ticket Sales Exte Photo Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Connecticut

By popular demand, The Story Pirates and Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price (Jagged Little Pill, Peter and The Starcatcher) have announced today that SLEEP SQUAD is now available through nine presenting partners, both regional theaters and performing arts centers, across the country. Ticket sales have been extended through February 21, 2021.
BWW Blog: Make It Modern Photo BWW Blog: Make It Modern
by Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins on January 14, 2021 in Connecticut

I dare to ask the question: how do you update shows for a pandemic?
A.R.T. Announces FLAP MY WINGS: 10 YEARS SINCE TAHRIR SQUARE Photo A.R.T. Announces FLAP MY WINGS: 10 YEARS SINCE TAHRIR SQUARE
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Connecticut

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, in collaboration with the Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, has announced today that the next event in its Civically Speaking series, Flap My Wings: 10 Years Since Tahrir Square, will be held Monday, January 25 at 5PM.
Goodspeed Announces New Leadership Team Photo Goodspeed Announces New Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Connecticut

Hilton becomes the first woman to lead the internationally acclaimed theatre Byrd represents new generation of theatre managers EAST HADDAM, CONN., January 13, 2021: After an extensive national search, Goodspeed Musicals' Board of Trustees announced today that they have selected Donna Lynn Hilton as the new Artistic Director and David B. Byrd as the new Managing Director of the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre.
Fairfield Center Stage Presents THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW Photo Fairfield Center Stage Presents THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2021 in Connecticut

Fairfield Center Stage, a community theater group, will present THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This performance will be broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube Live and will also be made available after the live performance.
Andrea Blesso Announced As New Executive Director Of Sonia Plumb Dance Company Photo Andrea Blesso Announced As New Executive Director Of Sonia Plumb Dance Company
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2021 in Connecticut

Sonia Plumb Dance Company has named Andrea Blesso as its new Executive Director. The selection was made after a robust, year-long search.