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'My Way' Sinatra Tribute Opens Ivoryton Season

'My Way' Sinatra Tribute Opens Ivoryton Season

From the 1930s into the 1970s, you could find stars such as Groucho Marx, Carol Channing, Bob Fosse, Eartha Kitt, James Mason, Mae West and Ethel Waters at the intimate Ivoryton Playhouse on Main Street in a bucolic village that's part of the town of Essex.

These days, Ivoryton Playhouse shows are more likely to have impersonations of famous celebrities rather than the stars themselves. The 2017 season opens March 22 with the Ol' Blue Eyes tribute "My Way — A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" (through April 9). The first Connecticut production of "Million Dollar Quartet," re-creating the superstar rockabilly jam session of Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins...