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Actress Glenn Close To Receive “Spirit of Katharine Hepburn” Award

Glenn Close to Receive 2nd Annual  Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award   Old Saybrook, CT (May 25, 2017) Acclaimed actress Glenn Close has been named the recipient of the 2nd annual Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award. The award, given by the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, is bestowed yearly upon an individual who embodies the Read more…

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Identical Twin Recording Artists, Will & Anthony

They are a very handsome dynamic duo. Identical twin singers who are a throwback to the days of Frank Sinatra, Will and Anthony Nunziata. Their late Grandfather, Bill Wendell, was the announcer for years on “Late Night With David Letterman. Will and Anthony are real showmen, at the age of 33. They are funny together and have Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly 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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Ballet Spooktacular At The Kate

Treat children of all ages to family-friendly Halloween fun with Eastern CT Ballet’s “Ballet Spooktacular”. Special effects and bewitching costumes set the stage for spirited performances of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Dancing Bones, and Halloween Waltz. Children are invited to wear their costumes to parade on stage, trick-or-treat throughout the decorated theater and pose for spellbinding Read more…

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A Brand New Executive Director At “The Kate!”

It is my pleasure to introduce to you the brand new Executive Director of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center & Theatre in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. I am “over the moon” that Brett Elliott is taking the helm at “The Kate.” Brett hails from Michigan. I have worked with him as the interim director over several months and he Read more…

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Kate’s Camp For Kids~ July 13th to August 7th

And we off…..registering for the third year of “Kate’s Camp for Kids” at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in the heart of Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Art and drama and music, what could be better in the summer time. Connecticut’s iconic actress, Katharine Hepburn started her acting as a child in the Fenwick section of Read more…

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Grammy Award Winning Pianist George Winston At “The Kate”

GEORGE WINSTON Tuesday, April 14, 7:30pm Grammy Award-winning pianist George Winston weaves worlds with his deeply interpretive playing, evoking hushed forests blanketed in snow, majestic mountains and sunlit streams. Inspired by the seasons and topographies, Winston’s concerts feature a variety of styles including melodic folk, Hawaiian slack key, New Orleans R&B and stride. With influences Read more…

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Connecticut’s Hepburn Would be Proud!

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut is just five years old, and it took hours and hours and hours by a ton of people to launch this beautiful historic 250 seat theater, which has been home to at least 1000 shows already…we are the little engine that could. I have proudly served Read more…

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Celebrating 1,000 Shows At The Kate

May 3, 2014 celebrated one-thousand shows at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. “The Kate,”was just named the best small theater in Connecticut. On this evening there was a standing room only crowd to see Craig Fuller and Pure Prairie League. That band opened us nearly five years ago. There was Read more…

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