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Hartford Premiere ~ “My Gay Son’s Wedding”

  Pearwater Productions  Pearwater Productions brings to Christ Church Cathedral the Hartford Premiere of My Gay Son’s Wedding, a wonderfully funny and critically acclaimed, romantic comedy written by Hartford native Jeffrey Kagan-McCann. My Gay Son’s Wedding takes a humorous look at Eric Callahan, a young, ambitious, uptight, Jewish-Catholic, gay lawyer from New Haven, Connecticut, and Read more…

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Westport Country Playhouse’s Michael Ross~ Italian American

  Michael Ross is the Managing Director of Westport Country Playhouse. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but has called Connecticut home for decades. His Dad was from Sicily, his Mom was Danish, he tells some hilarious stories about growing up. This was just an enjoyable interview at the table.   Michael Ross’s Favorite Italian 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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Celebrate Connecticut History At “The Kate!”

CT Explored 50th Issue Celebration Connecticut Humanities and Connecticut Explored Magazine Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT) Where: The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut Help us celebrate publication of the 50th issue of Connecticut Explored! As co-publisher of the magazine, CT Humanities will devote our second Read more…

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Send A “Happy One Hundred Years” Video To The Shubert Theatre

The legendary Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT is turning 100 years old on December 11, 2014! The Shubert is recognized throughout the theatre community as the  “birthplace of the nation’s greatest hits”, and was a popular try-out house in the golden age of theatre – playing host to the World Premieres of such musicals as Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, My 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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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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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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It’s A Gem Of A Place With A Movie Star Name

Big doings at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, we now have a outdoor marquis to tell you about all the wonderful events gong on! This may not be the biggest flash to you ever, but we’re thrilled that it’s up and running. It’s a real fine match to Read more…

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