Category Archives: Theater

And The Oscar Goes To….Art Carney

 In 1975 actor Art Carney won an Oscar for the best performance by an actor for the movie “Harry And Tonto.” That year he was up against Albert Finney for the “Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman for “Lenny,” Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”               Read more…

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See “Singin In The Rain” And Help Your Neighbor

FOODWORKS AND MADISON ART CINEMAS PRESENT SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN FoodWorks Natural Market joins with the Madison Art Cinemas for a presentation of the 1952 classic movie, Singin’ In The Rain on Saturday February 27th at 11 am at the Madison Art Cinemas, 761 Boston Post Road.  It stars Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald Read more…

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Tour The Stunning Palace Theater In Waterbury

Theater Tours Get an all access pass to explore nine decades of onstage history and backstage mystique during the Palace Theater’s monthly guided venue tours. Each tour is approximately 90 minutes and is led by a specially trained group of engaging volunteers well-versed in the theater’s rich history, architectural design and entertaining anecdotal information. In Read more…

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Donn Trenner~ Musical Director To The Stars

Donn Trenner, what a life this guy has had because he lived his life in music. Raised in Hamden and New Haven, Connecticut he went on to to work with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. He was the musical director, for Bob Hope, Ann-Margret, Shirley MacLaine, Gina Lollobrigida, Rachel Welch and on and Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater In Connecticut

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) is a “gem of a place in Connecticut with a movie star name.” Katharine Hepburn was iconic because of her fans’ recognition of her immense talent and drive. Similarly, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is successful because of you, its friends, patrons, members, and donors, and Read more…

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“Pizza, A Love Story”

To say that Gorman Bechard of Hamden, Connecticut is prolific is an understatement. This guy is a filmmaker, a novelist, screenwriter, director and on and on. His latest documentary film is called “Pizza, A Love Story.” If you know anything about New Haven, it’s all about pizza. It is a story about how the big three Read more…

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The One Year Old “Prospector Theater” In Ridgefield Goes To The White House

I have been following this theater since it’s infancy…when it was just in Valerie Jensen’s head. She had a vision and look what happened, she is now being spotlighted for what she and others have built! The White House wants to know all about what could and should be a model for the rest of Read more…

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Connecticut Is Home To One Of The Country’s Top Organists…Go See Him!

Renown Theatre Organist, Juan Cardona, Jr. receives Volunteer Spotlight Award from the historic Thomaston Opera House. Landmark Community Theatre 2015 season final spotlight volunteer, Juan Cardona Jr., a renowned theatre organist who has played in numerous venues across the country,  is the recipient of a special award bestowed upon him from the Thomaston Opera House. Read more…

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Eastern Connecticut Ballet Presents: “The Nutcracker”

Share the magic and pageantry of the world’s most beloved ballet with friends and family of all ages. New York City Ballet sensation, Sara Mearns, “the great American ballerina of our time,” returns to the Garde Arts Center in New London for another breathtaking performance with Eastern Connecticut Ballet. New London’s own “Nutcracker” is both Read more…

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Have You Been To The Amazing Prospector Theater In Ridgefield? Go!

There is nothing like this wonderful theater on the planet, but we have it here in Connecticut, in Ridgefield. In one year, The Prospector Theater has had more than 100,000 people have purchased tickets to see the movies there. That is more than 100,000 people introduced to Prospects’ fantastic Usher speeches, and their homemade, delicious Read more…

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