On Stage: Opening and this weekend

OPENING Mamma Mia, Sept. 14- Oct. 14, Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Tickets $35. Info: curtaincallinc.com. THIS WEEKEND Mystery Science Theater 3000, Sept. 14, 7 p.m., Palace Danbury, 165 Main St., Danbury. Tickets $30. Info: thepalacedanbury.com. Robin Williams Tribute, Sept. 14, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Starring master impressionist Roger …

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On Stage: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Urinetown The Musical, Sept. 6-28, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. A musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself. Tickets: $30-$38. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org. THIS WEEKEND The Ivy League Of Comedy, Sept. 8, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. …

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Curtain Call: Westport Country Playhouse comedy is not so funny

When a line like “Get in the truck!” catapults Jake to a two million dollar paycheck, it’s not surprising that Harry, his Broadway understudy, is resentful. Theresa Rebeck’s play The Understudy showcases a talented actor’s frustrations. Celebrities earn the big bucks while some great actors never get a break. The play is touted as Rebeck’s …

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On Stage: Upcoming

CONTINUING The Understudy, through Sept. 1, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. Tickets $30. Info: westportplayhouse.org. ADVANCE Urinetown The Musical, Sept. 6-28, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. A musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself. Tickets: $30-$38. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org. The …

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On Stage: Upcoming

CONTINUING The Understudy, through Sept. 1, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. Tickets $30. Info: westportplayhouse.org. ADVANCE Dana Carvey, Sept. 12, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Praised for his comedic impersonations of political figures: George H.W. Bush, Ross Perot, Jerry Brown, and Bob Dole, Carvey has received a total of …

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