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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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Joe Landry’s Radio Plays

Joe Landry, years ago came up with a novel idea…producing “radio plays” of theater, plays that you already know that you see on stage. He has taken those plays and has done a radio twist with them, featuring actors that do the play but as if they are doing it for radio. To say that Read more…

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Seymour’s Historic Strand Theatre

I found out a lot about the historic Strand Theater the other day in Seymour, Connecticut. It dates back to World War I, and the memories created here while folks were sitting back watching “talkies” or a stage production well it’s always been the talk of this town. Kids dated here at the movies and Read more…

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Goodspeed Musical’s, Michael Price

I’ll admit it, I think that Micheal Price is the cat’s meow. I have known him and the crew over at Goodspeed Musicals for a a long time and my oldest daughter, Lindsay Johnson was at one time Price’s right hand woman, his secretary. Price runs a tight ship and he’s tough, but those who Read more…

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“Dame” Julie Andrews Is Directing In Connecticut

Talking to Mary Poppins? Maria Von Trapp? What a thrill this was to sit down and chat up “Dame” Julie Andrews, she received that honor from Queen Elizabeth in 2000, can you imagine? One does not think one would get such a chance, to just kind of hang out with a woman so revered but Read more…

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“It’s A Wonderful Life”~ A Live Radio Play

It’s pretty much Christmas year ’round for Bridgeport, Connecticut playwright, Joe Landry. Around the actual holidays things really get ramped up thanks to a play he wrote some twenty years ago. Joe and his two siblings grew up in a household where the arts were favored. Joe’s Dad is an artist and his Mom loved Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater is Two Years Old!

Oh how far the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center has come in the two years she’s been in existence. Known as “The Kate” and located on Main Street in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, there have already been more than 400 shows  at the venue under the leadership of its Executive Director, Chuck Still. As a founding Read more…

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Collin Marrero~ Singer, Songwriter

Collin Marrero, who grew up in Bristol, Connecticut has been singing for a long time, since about the time he was 8 years old. Through the years he sang and acted, got the lead in a play in high school as a freshmen and that eventually lead to his professional music career on the stage Read more…

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Live On Stage At Fairfield Theatre Company

The Fairfield Theatre Company in Fairfield, Connecticut has come a long way in ten years. It’s now a 3-million dollar non-profit organization with upwards of 200 shows a year. What works for this arts venue is music and lots of it. Not only is there a 200 seat StageOne black box theatre, but the staff Read more…

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The Big Bank Musical

This was an amazing morning that I spent in the basement of the First United Methodist Church in Mystic, Connecticut. It doesn’t get much better than this. The folks in the room included the founder of  Emerson Theater Collaborative, or ETC. Camilla Ross, an Emerson College grad, of Colchester, Connecticut has worked tirelessly to make Read more…

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