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Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland to Star in FIREFLIES Premiere at Long Wharf Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland to Star in FIREFLIES Premiere at Long Wharf
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Connecticut

Jane Alexander, Denis Arndt, Judith Ivey, and Christopher Michael McFarland will star in the world premiere of Fireflies by Tony Award nominee Matthew Barber, directed by Long Wharf Theatre Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)
Music Mountain Welcomes Amernet String Quartet Next Month Music Mountain Welcomes Amernet String Quartet Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Connecticut

America's Longest Running Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues its 88th season with the remarkable Amernet String Quartet with guest artist Vivek Kamath, Viola, performing an all-Beethoven program on Sunday, September 10 (3pm). (more...)
Shelley Abrams' OFF OFF OFF BROADWAY Opens 9/15 at Town Players Shelley Abrams' OFF OFF OFF BROADWAY Opens 9/15 at Town Players
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Connecticut

Town Players is pleased to present the comedy OFF OFF OFF BROADWAY by Connecticut playwright Shelley Abrams. The fun begins on Friday, September 15. (more...)
I DO! I DO! Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford I DO! I DO! Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Connecticut

On September 22, TheatreWorks New Milford will open I Do! I Do!, a  musical with book by Tom Jones (The Fantasticks) and music by Harvey Schmidt.  I Do! I Do! is based on the Jan de Hartog play The Fourposter. The original Broadway production received seven Tony Award nominations. (more...)
THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY to Arrive at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY to Arrive at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Connecticut

Direct from its success in London's West End, a sold-out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, September 19 at 8 p.m. as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Powered by xfinity.  (more...)
iLuminate to Glow at Ridgefield Playhouse This September iLuminate to Glow at Ridgefield Playhouse This September
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Connecticut

From America's Got Talent, iLuminate lights up the stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse on September 17. (more...)
Goodspeed's New Musical DARLING GRENADINE Begins Tonight Goodspeed's New Musical DARLING GRENADINE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Connecticut

The world of a charming songwriter is on the rocks in Daniel Zaitchik's contemporary new musical Darling Grenadine. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at APPROPRIATE at Westport Country Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at APPROPRIATE at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Connecticut

'Appropriate,' the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, is being staged at Westport Country Playhouse, now through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Yale Institute for Music Theatre Cut from Yale School of Drama Yale Institute for Music Theatre Cut from Yale School of Drama
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Connecticut

Due to ongoing University-mandated budget cuts, Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre announced today that the 2017 edition of the Yale Institute for Music Theatre, which concluded on June 25, would be its last. (more...)
Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education to Host FAMILY ARTS DAY Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education to Host FAMILY ARTS DAY
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Connecticut

Come one, come all for a day of art and festivities for all ages! Join us for FAMILY ARTS DAY at the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education (WTCAE) Saturday, August 26 from 11 am - 2 pm.  Admission is FREE and open to the public!  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
TUESDAY MATINEE SERIES Discount Announces Ticket Offer at Playhouse on Park TUESDAY MATINEE SERIES Discount Announces Ticket Offer at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Connecticut

Save big with Playhouse on Park's Tuesday Matinee Series featuring Season Nine Mainstage Shows! For our friends who are on a budget, we offer deeply discounted tickets for a selection of our amazing shows. (more...)
Playwrights on Park Reading Series presents WHAT SCREAMS I HEAR ARE MINE Playwrights on Park Reading Series presents WHAT SCREAMS I HEAR ARE MINE
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Connecticut

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, September 26 at 7:30pm with Annalise Cain's What Screams I Hear Are Mine! (more...)
Season Nine of COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park Begins 9/2! Season Nine of COMEDY NIGHT at Playhouse on Park Begins 9/2!
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Connecticut

Playhouse on Park begins its Comedy Series for the 2017-2018 Season Saturday, September 2. Tickets are now on sale for the show featuring co-headliners Lori Graves and Kevin Lee. (more...)
Announcing 2017-2018 Young Actor Education Program at Playhouse on Park! Announcing 2017-2018 Young Actor Education Program at Playhouse on Park!
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Connecticut

Registration for Playhouse on Park's Season Nine Education Programming is now open! We've added some fun new courses to our curriculum, available to children in grades K-8. (more...)
Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE Westport Country Playhouse presents Obie Award Winner APPROPRIATE
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Connecticut

"Appropriate," the 2014 Obie Award winner for Best New American Play, will be staged at Westport Country Playhouse, from August 15 through September 2. The story of family secrets is written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, 2016 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director. (more...)
BWW Interview: Daniel Zaitchik - Kleban award winning creator of DARLING GRENADINE at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre BWW Interview: Daniel Zaitchik - Kleban award winning creator of DARLING GRENADINE at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre
by Joseph Harrison on August 14, 2017 in Connecticut

With an array of musical influences including musical storytellers like Billy Joel and Tom Waits, French classical composers and gospel music, Daniel Zaitchik's sound was bound to be unique. This recent Ed Kleban award winner brings his new musical DARLING GRENADINE to the Goodspeed's Terris Theatre beginning August 18. The musical, which centers on a jingle composer, Harry, his girlfriend, Louise and their life in Manhattan tells its story with a contemporary but classic MGM musical feel. I had the chance to sit down with Daniel and talk about his inspiration for the show, the creative path it has taken (including a recent workshop at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center), and his own creative process. (more...)
Warner Theatre Welcomes Martina McBride Next Month Warner Theatre Welcomes Martina McBride Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Connecticut

The Warner Theatre will welcome award-winning country superstar MARTINA MCBRIDE to the Main Stage on Thursday, September 14 at 8 pm. (more...)
Warner Theatre and WNPR Present MAKING HER STORY: Carolyn Kuan Warner Theatre and WNPR Present MAKING HER STORY: Carolyn Kuan
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Connecticut

This summer, WNPR's Where We Live is sitting down with prominent Connecticut women from very different backgrounds in the Warner Theatre's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. The series closes on September 12 at 7 pm with Carolyn Kuan, Music Director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.   (more...)
Warner Stage Company Presents Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE Warner Stage Company Presents Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Connecticut

The Warner Stage Company will present Agatha Christie's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE in the Warner Theatre's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre this September!    (more...)
12th Northwest Idol Finals to Take the Stage Next Month at Warner Theatre 12th Northwest Idol Finals to Take the Stage Next Month at Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 12, 2017 in Connecticut

On Today, August 12 at 7 pm, the Torrington Parks and Recreation Department will present its Twelfth Northwest Idol Finals featuring eleven finalists on the Warner Theatre's Main Stage. (more...)
DARK OF THE MOON to Bring Eerie Tale of Forbidden Love to The Sherman Playhouse DARK OF THE MOON to Bring Eerie Tale of Forbidden Love to The Sherman Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Connecticut

On September 22, The Sherman Playhouse will debut its fall production of Howard Richardson and William Berney's Dark of the Moon, an eerie tale of forbidden love, set against the backdrop of the Smoky Mountains and the supernatural world. (more...)
Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents TEA AT FIVE Connecticut Cabaret Theatre Presents TEA AT FIVE
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Connecticut

Capture the fiery spirit of Katharine Hepburn, portrayed by Kelly Broucher, in a one-woman show that recounts her journey from a well-heeled Connecticut Yankee childhood to winner of four Oscars. (more...)
The Autorino Center for the Arts Announces 15th Anniversary Season The Autorino Center for the Arts Announces 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Connecticut

The Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph is On The Move this year as it celebrates its 15th anniversary-and there's a lot to celebrate. (more...)
Education at Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Production Team for Teen Musical Ensemble Production of PIPPIN Education at Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Production Team for Teen Musical Ensemble Production of PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Connecticut

Education at Hartford Stage (Jennifer Roberts, Director of Education) announced today the cast and production team for the Teen Musical Ensemble production of the hit musical Pippin. Tickets are on sale for two public performances at Hartford Stage today, August 11, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 12, at 2 p.m. (more...)