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The theatre program at Fairfield offers students a liberal arts education infused with the theoretical and everyday aspects of the theatre profession. The major offers a comprehensive education in the art and craft of theatre, and exposed students to its history, literature, theory, and criticism, while providing instruction in acting, directing, design, and technical theatre. Offered as either a major or a minor in the theatre program, you learn the details necessary to produce a full production, alongside developing excellent written, verbal and artistic skills. Classroom theories are applied at Theatre Fairfield. Here, you participate in on-campus productions, and are given the opportunity to direct, design, write, and act in various styles of theatre including musicals, comedies, dramas, period and contemporary plays, and original works.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Martha LoMonaco, Lynne Porter, Anne Kendall, Julie Leavitt-Learson.
Westport Country Playhouse Presents STORY HOUR WITH JENNY Virtual Series
March 05, 2021
Westport Country Playhouse will launch “Story Hour with Jenny,” a live, virtual series to engage children, grades K-3, in an interactive reading of social justice picture books, beginning Sunday, March 14.
BWW Blog: The Godspell Cast of 2032: Where Are They Now?
December 15, 2020
All of this babble of Godspell reminded me of the 2011 Broadway revival, which played at the Circle in the Square Theatre from 2011-2012.
Nick Fradiani and The Alternate Routes Team Up for an Outdoor Concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse
August 13, 2020
As the last weekends of summer come into focus, The Ridgefield Playhouse is bringing more live music to the community with outdoor, socially distanced concerts!
Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!
August 09, 2020
These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget!
Theatre Critic and Director David Rosenberg Dies at Age 90
July 19, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre critic and director David Arlen Rosenberg has died at age 90.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 25!
May 16, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 25 in the college category.
Sharyn Skeeter Releases New Literary Fiction DANCING WITH LANGSTON
March 27, 2020
Author Sharyn Skeeter has announced that her book, Dancing with Langston has been chosen as an Adult Multicultural Fiction finalist in Foreword Reviews' 2019 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
Fairfield University Admissions Officers Participate In Talkback Following Performance Of Production Of ADMISSIONS
November 29, 2019
Alison Hildenbrand, Director (seated center) and Nakia Letang, Associate Director (seated left) of Fairfield University Undergraduate Admissions Office were the guests during a post-performance talkback Q&A at a recent performance of Square One Theatre's of production of the bold and often hilarious play, ADMISSIONS, written by Joshua Harmon.
BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason of WINTER AT THE PLAYHOUSE: A HOLIDAY BENEFIT CONCERT at Westport Country Playhouse
November 19, 2019
Is there anything Joanna Gleason can't do and do well? Nothing that we can think of. Area theatergoers will no doubt want to see Gleason host 'Winter at the Playhouse: A Holiday Benefit Concert' in Westport in December. The Tony Award winner (as Best Actress in a Musical in Into the Woods) will bring her vocal group of three singers called The Moontones and will head a cast of Broadway performers including some Westport Country Playhouse alumni.
Cheryl Wiesenfeld To Present Royal Family Productions' WOMEN ON FIRE: STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINES
October 11, 2019
Royal Family Productions' acclaimed star-studded production of the powerful WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines, will be presented as a special One Night Only Benefit Performance at The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University (200 Barlow Road, Fairfield, CT, 06824).
BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason Rekindles Her Light At Feinstein's/54 Below With OUT OF THE ECLIPSE
July 02, 2019
Ahead of her returning three-show run at Feinstein's54 Below this week, Tony winner Joanna Gleason sat down for a phone interview with BroadwayWorld to discuss her love-and-understanding letter to her parents and the lessons loss (and performing after loss) has taught her.
Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 2019 Weekend Intensive For Showcase Producing
June 27, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, 2019 from 10am to 6pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio B (take elevator down to B level). Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https:truonline.orgevents2019-weekend-intensive or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com with questions.
A Springtime Concert With A Full Orchestra Features Classical, Favorites, Popular Broadway Hits And Music From The Movies.
April 08, 2019
From Baroque to Broadway! and new music too! Bach, Vivaldi, Verdi, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Andrew Lloyd Webber music from 'Show Boat' and 'The Sound of Music' featuring soprano Jeannine Otis in a new arrangement of 'Fenway Love' Georgette Ionesco flute, Dan Auerbach violin, bass Kofi Hayford. In commemoration of May 4th being International Star Wars Day the CSI Orchestra will perform the main theme to Star Wars side by side with the Richmond County Orchestra (RCO).
Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo Hosts Exhibition of French Holocaust Children
March 07, 2019
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo will be presenting Robert Hirsch's Ghosts: French Holocaust Children, a haunting photograph installation that commemorates the lives of French children murdered during the Holocaust. Hirsch is an artist, curator, educator, and historian, former Executive Director and Chief Curator of CEPA Gallery, founder of Southern Light Gallery, and co-founder of North Light Gallery.
Richmond County Orchestra Ushers in Holiday Season with Concerto di Natale
November 13, 2018
The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO) adds holiday cheer to the season with its 15th Annual Holiday concert at St. John's University with Concerto di Natale a celebration in song and dance on Sunday, December 2, 3 p.m. at St. John's University Gymnasium, 300 Howard Avenue, Staten Island.