Curtain Call: C’est magnifique ‘The Flea in Her Ear’ at Westport’s Playhouse

By now, most theatergoers expect the pre-curtain speech reminding everyone to look for the exits and to turn off their cell phones. It’s far more entertaining to hear it spoken in seductive French. It immediately gets the audience laughing and ready for a good time. Considering that the diagonal black curtain spells out “PARIS” in …

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Getting back on stage for Westport Country Playhouse gala thrills Jonathan Groff

Moonlight Over Venice benefit for Westport Country Playhouse Sept. 9   by Keith Loria   For the Westport Country Playhouse’s annual gala, the planning committee wanted to do something different this year, so it moved the popular event to Saturday night, instead of the Monday of years past. So, on Sept. 9, the playhouse will …

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This Weekend: Play & film premieres; art shows & sales; jazz, rock, folk & opera, plus festivals

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ opens on stage in Stamford Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Todd Kreidler’s adaptation of the 1967 film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose, will open Curtain Call’s 27th season on tonight, Sept. 7, in the Dressing Room Theatre, Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. The …

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