Category: Entertainment

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Virtual Script in Hand Playreading of Comedy, April 26 – May 2

The Off-Broadway hit that asks, “To be, or Airbnb, that is the question.” Westport Country Playhouse will present a virtual Script in Hand playreading of “Rent Control,” the Off-Broadway hit comedy based on the true story of a struggling-to-survive actor in New York City who invents a moneymaking scheme that backfires. Written and performed by…

Celebrate Women’s History Month with a Remarkable Online Documentary Series

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Museum of Art is celebrating Women’s History Month with a collection of enlightening online documentary films that explore the messages women receive, the pressures they face, and those fighting for women’s rights in America. The FREE films, organized by Connecticut Film Festival, will run from Sunday, March 21 through Thursday, March…

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota Elected to Westport Country Playhouse’s Board of Trustees

Johnna G. Torsone Named Honorary Trustee; Anna Czekaj-Farber Elected Chair Alisyn Camerota, journalist, author, anchor of CNN’s morning show “New Day,” and Westport, CT resident, is elected to the board of trustees at Westport Country Playhouse. In her three decades in journalism, Camerota has covered stories nationally and internationally, earning an Emmy Award for her…

Westport Country Playhouse Presents “Story Hour with Jenny” Virtual Series Starting Sunday, March 14

Live, interactive readings of social justice picture books for grades K-3 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. The series will continue on Sundays, April 11, May 16, and June 6,…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to open new exhibition on 19th century American Medicine, with rare and never-before-seen artifacts, instruments and photographs

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the birth of modern medicine and its scientific breakthroughs with a new exhibition titled, Health, Healing & Addiction in 19th Century America. The exhibition will open on April 8 and run through Oct. 17, 2021. This exploration will feature rare artifacts, instruments, costumes and photographs, drawn…

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk invites submissions for “Nudibranch Photo Contest”

NORWALK, CT – Professional and amateur dive photographers are invited to enter their portraits of colorful, ornate sea slugs called nudibranchs in a special online photo contest sponsored by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. The Aquarium’s “Nudibranch Photo Contest” is tied to a current special exhibit at the Connecticut attraction that features live nudibranchs, a…