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AVOW, A Film By Bill C. Davis, Comes to The Warner AVOW, A Film By Bill C. Davis, Comes to The Warner
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Connecticut

A Torrington based company, Harry Banks Productions, in appreciation for all of its support, invites Torrington and its surrounding areas to a screening of its newest film, AVOW. The screening will take place Saturday, January 6 at 8:30 pm in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, where the play on which the film is based, was presented two years earlier. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by Audition Roundup on December 10, 2017 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in Connecticut

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: NUNCRACKERS at Seven Angels Theatre BWW Review: NUNCRACKERS at Seven Angels Theatre
by Sean Fallon on December 10, 2017 in Connecticut

An excellent musical comedy called NUNCRACKERS is performed by a highly talented cast of adults and children, at the Seven Angels Theatre, in Waterbury, CT. Mixing segments of traditional Christmas songs with new music, done well, this show is highly entertaining. (more...)
Six Shows Added to Elephant & Piggie's WE ARE IN A PLAY at Playhouse On Park! Six Shows Added to Elephant & Piggie's WE ARE IN A PLAY at Playhouse On Park!
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Connecticut

The response to Playhouse on Park's Young Audience Series show 'Elephant & Piggie's 'We Are In A Play!' has been so positive that nearly all initial show dates have sold out! Due to the high demand, six additional shows have been scheduled for this feel-good musical, written by Mo Willems, music by Deborah Wicks La Puma. (more...)
Ivoryton Playhouse Announces Holiday Show Ivoryton Playhouse Announces Holiday Show
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Connecticut

The Ivoryton Playhouse Holiday show opens on December 7th and runs until December 17th. It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry was inspired by the classic American film by Frank Capra, It's a Wonderful Life. This production is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects. (more...)
Kidz Konnection to Present Inaugural Show INTO THE WOODS at The Academy Building Kidz Konnection to Present Inaugural Show INTO THE WOODS at The Academy Building
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Connecticut

Sondheim's Into the Woods comes to Clinton, CT, December 9th-10th. It is the inaugural show for Kidz Konnection, Shoreline Theater Academy's new space, The Academy Building. (more...)
The Milford Center for the Arts presents Duchess Trio, HARMONIOUS HOLIDAYS
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Connecticut

Milford Arts Council, in association with Pantochino Productions Inc., announce the next show of their third season of the Nite Spot Nights series of cabaret entertainment, Duchess Trio, Harmonious Holidays today, December 9th at 8 pm, at the Milford Center for the Arts in downtown Milford. (more...)
The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory to Dance THE NUTCRACKER Into Warner Theatre The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory to Dance THE NUTCRACKER Into Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Connecticut

It would not be the holiday season without the timeless joy of THE NUTCRACKER! The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory will present the full-length version of the classic tale on the Warner Theatre's Main Stage December 9 and 10, 2017. (more...)
Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson. (more...)
Sandy Hook Promise Teams with Long Wharf Theatre for OFFICE HOUR Programming Sandy Hook Promise Teams with Long Wharf Theatre for OFFICE HOUR Programming
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

Long Wharf Theatre (LWT) and Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) will partner to offer a series of conversations and programs in connection with the theatre's production of Office Hour, by Julia Cho. The play runs from January 17 through February 11, 2018 on Stage II. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; LES MIZ Leads Best Touring! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; LES MIZ Leads Best Touring!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
BWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Castle Craig Players BWW Review: THE SANTALAND DIARIES at Castle Craig Players
by Sean Fallon on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

Ian Galligan stars in a one man show that provides insight behind the scenes of the workplace of a Macy's Elf. The mindset, the comical encounters, the serious situations, and the deep emotions are conveyed believably, as if this fictional story is rooted in the true stories that Macy's elves have encountered throughout the years. (more...)
National Theatre of London FOLLIES to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse, 1/7 National Theatre of London FOLLIES to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse, 1/7
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. The Ridgefield Playhouse and Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series presents an encore broadcast of National Theatre of London in HD: Follies on Sunday, January 7 at 6:30pm. This is the first time that National Theatre will be staging Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical. This beautiful production captures the glamour of the golden age of music halls and revues, with gorgeous showgirl costumes bedazzled with Swarovski crystals. (more...)
Junie B. Returns in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS Junie B. Returns in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

THE WILTON PLAYSHOP will be staging the family-friendly holiday show, Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells. The hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park will be presented on December 8-10, 2017. (more...)
New Britain Youth Theater to Stage ANNIE JR This December New Britain Youth Theater to Stage ANNIE JR This December
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

New Britain Youth Theater brings the World's Favorite Family Musical to the stage this December. (more...)
Woody Guthrie-Inspired Hootenanny Set for Westport Country Playhouse Woody Guthrie-Inspired Hootenanny Set for Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Woody Guthrie-inspired hootenanny today, December 8, 7 to 9 p.m., in the Lucille Lortel White Barn Center, adjacent to the theater. The admission-free event, open to the public by reservation, invites the audience to bring an instrument, sing along, or clap to the rhythms. (more...)
STAGE KISS Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford STAGE KISS Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Connecticut

On December 8, TheatreWorks New Milford will open their production of Stage Kiss, a comedy by Sarah Ruhl. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Westport Country Playhouse presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

Westport Country Playhouse will present a musical version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol as part of its Family Festivities Series on Sunday, December 17, at 1 and 4 p.m. Produced by TheatreWorks USA, the one-hour production is appropriate for grades 1 through 7. Tickets are $20. (more...)
The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents MASCOTS! SPORT SPECTACLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents MASCOTS! SPORT SPECTACLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

As part of its Fall Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Mascots!: Sports Spectacle in the 21st Century, with nationally recognized mascot performer AJ Mass and mascot performer/builder David Raymond, on Dec. 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. This event coincides with the Ballard Institute's exhibition, Mascots! Mask Performance in the 21st Century, which is on display in the Ballard Museum now through Feb. 11, 2018. (more...)
Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Company to Present Original Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Company to Present Original Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

The Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Company will open their original adaptation of Charles Dicken's A CHRISTMAS CAROL on December 7th at 7pm. Performances will continue through December 16th. (more...)
Junie B. Returns in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS Junie B. Returns in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

THE WILTON PLAYSHOP will be staging the family-friendly holiday show, Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells. The hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park will be presented on December 8-10, 2017. (more...)
Playhouse on Park Hosts A Night Out With Mama D And The Elf On The Shelf Playhouse on Park Hosts A Night Out With Mama D And The Elf On The Shelf
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

At the end of this wild year, you deserve a night out amidst the holiday rush, complete with crafting, laughter, and a little gay holiday cheer with Mama D's Elf on the Shelf! Join us for a holiday greeting card craft night fundraiser at the Playhouse today, December 7, from 7-9pm. (more...)
CT Rep presents OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD CT Rep presents OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Connecticut

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage the Tony Award-nominated and Olivier Award-winning play, Our Country's Good , by Timberlake Wertenbaker. CRT Artistic Director Michael Bradford will direct. Performances will be held in the Nafe Katter Theatre from November 30th through December 10th, 2017. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)