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Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to unveil behind the scenes risks and pitfalls of Victorian era fashion

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at 2 p.m., Deborah Kraak, an independent museum professional specializing in historic textiles, costumes, and interiors, will give a talk titled, Victorian Fashion, Dangerous Dyes, and Murderous Millinery at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave. Norwalk, CT. To reserve tickets attendees can visit the Events page…

Westport Country Playhouse Announces 2023 Season

93rd Season for historic theater includes a musical, a thriller, a comedy, and a classic, and more 7 p.m. curtain times by popular demand Westport Country Playhouse announces its upcoming 93rd Season, from April to November 2023, featuring five productions, including a musical, “Ain’t Misbehavin’; a thriller, “Dial ‘M’ for Murder”; a comedy, “School Girls;…

Ridgefield Playhouse Executive Director Allison Stockel Hands Over The Reins after 21 Years of Service, Dedication and Volunteerism

When Allison Stockel moved to Ridgefield, Connecticut in December of 2000, her son was 6 months old, her daughter was just about 2 ½ and The Ridgefield Playhouse, a 500-seat nonprofit performing arts center, was just opening its doors with a performance by Jose Feliciano. “It was on the cover of the Ridgefield Press and…

Mayor Simmons will appear in youth theatre production

Though she won’t be appearing in pajamas, Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons will continue a long-standing tradition by appearing in Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre production of The Pajama Game, Thursday, August 11. “Stamford mayors have participated in cameo roles with summer youth theatre productions for nearly 50 years,” said Lou Ursone, Curtain Call executive director. “The first…