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Westport Country Playhouse

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  • Fine Performances In Thriller 'Tryst' At TheaterWorks

    Fine Performances In Thriller 'Tryst' At TheaterWorks
    The show: “Tryst” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks First impressions: Story of a con man in 1910 London who weds, beds and then sheds spinsters of their modest fortunes has its appeal in this fast-moving production that has suspense, romance,...
  • 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...
  • Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"

    Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"
    Veteran actress Brenda Thomas will head the cast of TheaterWorks' production of the rarely produced Philip Hayes Dean's 1970 play, "The Sty of the Blind Pig." Tazewell Thompson directs the Hartford production which runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 26. Thonmas was in...
  • Arts Input Sought for New State "Arts Office"

    Want to put your two cents in about the Connecticut Office of the Arts, formerly the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism — but down-classified when it became part of the Department of Economic and Community Development? The COA will...
  • Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse

    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse
    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods," a co-production with Baltimore's CenterStage and the Westport Country Playhouse. Mark Lamos, artistic director of the...
  • 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,"...
  • Tourism Proposal: Create The Connecticut Theater Trail

    If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and  a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?  Is the state tourism office missing a market?  After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
  • Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks

    Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks
    The sexual sizzle in David Ives' power play "Venus in Fur" will be generated by real-life engaged couple Liv Rooth and David Christopher Wells when the show plays Hartford TheaterWorks. The Tony Award-nominated play, directed by Rob Ruggiero, runs Oct. 5...
  • Jefferson Mays In Simon Gray's "Stage Struck" At Westport

    Jefferson Mays In Simon Gray's "Stage Struck" At Westport
    Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, currently playing on Broadway iin "The Best Man", will head the cast of the inventive comedy/thriller, "Stage Struck"  by Simon Gray, a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, March 12, 7 p.m....
  • Westport Playhouse's "Harbor" To Play Off-Broadway

    Westport Playhouse's "Harbor" To Play Off-Broadway
    “Harbor,” which had its world premiere at Westport Country Playhouse last year, will open off-Broadway at Primary Stages, running from July through September. Written by two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (“The Wedding Singer&...