Category: Entertainment

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts “Connecticut Comedy Festival,” in Partnership with Fairfield Comedy Club, from June 18-25

The state’s summer-long Festival visits Westport for one week of live, in-person performances by stand-up comedians Mike Birbiglia, Jessica Kirson, and more Westport Country Playhouse will present a week of live, stand-up comedy in partnership with Fairfield Comedy Club’s third annual “Connecticut Comedy Festival,” happening across the state this summer. Taking the Playhouse stage, from…

Ridgefield Theater Barn to open on June 11

The Ridgefield Theater Barn is ready to celebrate the return of live performing arts in front of audiences with “An Evening of One-Acts” beginning June 11. The Barn, set up with cabaret-style seating, will start its 2021 season, featuring local, national and international unpublished playwrights’ scripts. They closed in early March 2020 due to the…

Westport Country Playhouse’s “Story Hour with Jenny” Presents In-Person, Interactive Reading of “Lubaya’s Quiet Roar”

Westport Country Playhouse’s “Story Hour with Jenny,” a live, in-person series to engage children, grades K-3, will present an in-person, interactive reading of the picture book, “Lubaya’s Quiet Roar,” on Sunday, June 6, at 11 a.m., on the Playhouse campus. Written by Newbery Honor winner Marilyn Nelson, with paintings by Philomena Williamson, ©2020, “Lubaya’s Quiet…

Westport Country Playhouse Presents “Cabaret in the Robards”

Westport Country Playhouse will present “Cabaret in the Robards,” a series of live, in-person, on-stage performances headlined by Broadway musical talents, beginning in June. The three-show series will benefit the safe reopening of the Playhouse campus, closed since March 2020 due to the global pandemic. “Cabaret in the Robards” will include “An Evening with Brad…

A WCSU production recognized with national KCACTF awards

DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts participated in the Region 1 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in late January, at which its virtual production, “The Radium Girls: A Jaw-Dropping New Musical,” was selected as a featured performance for consideration across all regions. The KCACTF National Committee and National…