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Westport Country Playhouse

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  • Melissa Joan Hart In 'Any Wednesday' Reading At Westport

    Melissa Joan Hart In 'Any Wednesday' Reading At Westport
    Melissa Joan Hart will star in a benefit reading of the '60s romantic comedy "Any Wednesday" at the Westport Country Playhouse Monday, June 29 at 7 p.m. She will play the role of Ellen, the sweet mistress of a wealthy Manhattan businessman  in the...
  • Hartford Stage's 50th Season Includes Premiere of Musical Comedy, Classics

    Hartford Stage's 50th Season Includes Premiere of Musical Comedy, Classics
    A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
  • A Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
  • Hartford Stage's 2013-14 Season

    Hartford Stage has a 2013-2014 season: September 12 through November 10: Marivaux’s lusty comedy La Dispute and Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Macbeth, played in repertory with the same director—new Hartford Stage artistic director Darko...
  • Dana Steingiold Joins Cast Of 'Beau Jest' Play Reading at Westport

    Dana Steingiold Joins Cast Of 'Beau Jest' Play Reading at Westport
    Dana Steingold, who received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in Westport Country Playhouse’s “Into the Woods,” will be in the cast for the theater's Script in Hand play reading of the...
  • Long Wharf Theatre Sets "Sparks" Program For "Clybourne Park"

    Long Wharf Theatre Sets "Sparks" Program For "Clybourne Park"
    In conjunction with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Bruce Norris, "Clybourne Park," which New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is producing later this spring, the theater is offering the third season of "SPARK," an inter-active program for...
  • John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre

    John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre
    John Cunningham is Joe, Douglas Sills is John and Jordan Lage is Sam in William Mastrosimone's new play, "Ride the Tiger" slated for New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. And if you want to assume they're Joe Kennedy, JFK and mobster Sam Giancano, well, there...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • Long Wharf, Westport Join Forces for Tickets Deal for Two Shows

    Long Wharf, Westport Join Forces for Tickets Deal for Two Shows
    Westport Country Playhouse and New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, which will produce two works this season on similar themes and stories, are uniting to create an $80 ticket package for their respective productions: the 1959 classic “A Raisin...
  • Westport Playhouse Premiere Of "Harbor:" No Safe Haven From Families and Relationships

    Westport Playhouse Premiere Of "Harbor:"  No Safe Haven From Families and Relationships
    The show: “Harbor” at Westport Country Playhouse” First impressions: Spending time in the Hamptons with a likable and stylish gay couple is time filled with bon mots, good cheer and perfect cocktails in Chad Beguelin's keenly-observed...
  • John Kander, Jack O'Brien Join In McNally Tribute At Westport Playhouse

    John Kander, Jack O'Brien Join In McNally Tribute At Westport Playhouse
    Planning to join in the salute to playwright Terrence McNally at the Westport Country Playhouse gala are John Kander, who collaborated with McNally for the musicals, “The Rink,” “The Visit,” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman,"...
  • Free Showing of 'MacBeth' in New Haven's Edgerton Park

    Free Showing of 'MacBeth' in New Haven's Edgerton Park
    As local theater companies scramble to prepare their fall season of shows, we find this last week of summer to be an ideal time to check out a play across county lines, like Elm Shakespeare's production of MacBeth, outdoors in New Haven's Edgerton Park...