Category: Entertainment

The Ridgefield Playhouse celebrates 20 years

Although they had to close their doors to inside shows on March 13th, move/cancel more than 120 shows so far (equaling a loss of more than $3 million in ticket income), and cancel their Summer Gala, the other big fundraiser that they depend on, The Ridgefield Playhouse, a nonprofit theater in Ridgefield CT, is not…

HCC Art Professor Lydia Viscardi Opens New Show on August 28  Solo art exhibition at Five Points Gallery: “Here and Hereafter”

TORRINGTON, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) studio art adjunct professor Lydia Viscardi will present “Here and Hereafter,” a solo exhibition of mixed media painting and works on paper at Five Points Gallery from August 28 – October 3, 2020. The gallery, located at 33 Main St. in Torrington, CT, is free and open to…

Outdoor concert extended at Curtain Call

Curtain Call’s Summer Cabaret sold out in two days, so the organization has added one more performance, Sunday evening, August 16, at 7:30pm. Using the outdoor stage built for their annual Shakespeare on the Green series, Stamford’s nonprofit theatre company is keeping live performances going while their indoor stages are dark. “When the pandemic forced…

Shakespeare returns to Stamford for two weekends

In the 16th century, a young couple in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, lost two of their children to the bubonic plague. They did everything they could to protect their third child, William, from the disease. Luckily for us, the Shakespeare family’s young William, survived. “We too, are surviving, but barely,” said Curtain Call executive director, Lou Ursone, of his…