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Westport Country Playhouse

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  • 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...
  • Musical Comedy Premiere Highlights Hartford Stage's 50th

    A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
  • 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

    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...
  • Tonys To Regionals: Move Over, Here Comes New York City Theaters

    Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded. The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
  • Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse

    Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse
    Liv Rooth, who earlier this year starred in “Venus in Fur” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, is featured in the cast of Joe Orton’s sex farce, “Loot,” which plays July 16 to Aug. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse. Rooth...
  • Randy Harrison In Westport's 'Harbor' Off Broadway

    Randy Harrison In Westport's 'Harbor' Off Broadway
    Randy Harrison (TV’s “Queer As Folk,” numerous shows at the Berkshire Theatre Festival) will join Erin Cummings, Paul Anthony Stewart and Alexis Molnar, in the off-Broadway production of Chad Beguelin’s “Harbor.”...
  • Johanna Day Cast In Premiere of 'Oblivion' At Westport

    Johanna Day Cast In Premiere of 'Oblivion' At Westport
    Johanna Day (Broadway’s “Proof,” Yale Rep’s “The Realistic Joneses,” Hartford Stage’s “Peter and Jerry”) is featured in the cast of the world premiere of “Oblivion” by Carly Mensch,...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • Stars To Turn Out For Phylicia Rashad At Westport Event

    Stars To Turn Out For Phylicia Rashad At Westport Event
    Westport Country Playhouse is known for bringing out the big names for its annual fundraiser. This year’s lineup celebrating the career of actor-director Phylicia Rashad on Sept. 16 includes: Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tony Award-winning composer/...