Sunday Broadway Concert Series at The Legacy Theater: Liz Callaway with John McDaniel at the Piano!

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Sunday, April 21 at 2pm Tony–nominee, Emmy–winner, and Grammy–nominee Liz Callaway made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along. She has gone on to star in Baby, Miss Saigon, The Look of Love, The Three Musketeers, and for 5 years appeared as Grizabella in Cats. Off-Broadway appearances include The Spitfire Grill (Drama Desk nomination), Marry Me a Little, and Brownstone. Regional and international credits include the one-person play Every Brilliant Thing, Dot in Sunday in the Park with George, Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, and the European premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Liz sang the Academy Award-nominated song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia. Other film work includes Jasmine in the two Aladdin sequels, The Swan Princess, and The Rewrite with Hugh Grant. Her extensive concert and symphony career has included appearances in London, Paris, Vietnam, Australia, China, and nearly every major city in the United States. She performs regularly with her sister Ann Hampton Callaway, as well as composer Stephen Schwartz, and has had the pleasure of singing with Jimmy Webb, Paul Williams, and the legendary Johnny Mathis. Liz has eight solo recordings, including her newest album, To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim. For more information

$25 – $50

Sunday Broadway Concert Series at The Legacy Theater: Andrea McArdle with Steve Marzullo at the piano!

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Sunday, May 12 at 2pm Andrea McArdle originated the title role in Annie in 1977, became the youngest performer ever to be nominated for a Tony Award as Best Lead Actress in a Musical, and went on to perform the role in London’s West End. On Broadway, she has starred in Jerry’s Girls, Starlight Express, State Fair, Les Misérables, and Beauty and the Beast. She starred as Sally Bowles in the national tour of Cabaret and has played the title role of Mame and Hello, Dolly!. On PBS she has appeared in Andrea McArdle on Broadway and The Leading Ladies of Broadway. Ms. McArdle has performed in concert halls from Carnegie Hall to the best showrooms in Las Vegas to the MET Opera House as well as The White House. For more information

$25 – $50

Ada Twist, Scientist & Friends: Children’s Musical at The Garde

Garde Arts Center 325 State Street, New London

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. And Ada Twist’s curiosity can lead her to solve any problem. A fun musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer; Iggy Peck, Architect; and Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty, which spotlights the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math). Recommended Grade Levels: K – 4th Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Music, Science, Social Studies Themes: Resilience, Creative Problem Solving, Teamwork, Friendship, School, Collaboration, Science, Engineering, Architecture For more information

$12

Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical: Children’s Musical at The Garde

Garde Arts Center 325 State Street, New London

Cat Kid and Molly Pollywog have started an epic club to teach 21 rambunctious baby frogs how to make their own comics! Their fishy father Flippy is overjoyed that his kids will learn to unleash their creativity, but when the frogs’ constant bickering and outrageous imaginations send their comics comically off the rails, Flippy flips out! Will the club survive? Will the frogs ever get along? And will creativity finally save the day? All will be answered in this madcap musical based on Dav Pilkey’s irreverently hilarious book series. This hilarious musical adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man spin-off series, Cat Kid Comic Club, is written by Kevin Del Aguila and Brad Alexander – the team that brought you DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL! Recommended Grade Levels: 1st – 5th Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature Based, Music, Social Emotional Learning Themes: Perseverance, Confidence, Creativity, Friendship, Imagination For more information

$12

Nunsense at Niantic Bay Playhouse

Niantic Bay Playhouse 279 Main Street, Niantic

June 7- June 23 The show follows five nuns who are trying to raise money to bury their dearly departed sisters. With so many personalities in one room, comedic chaos is sure to ensue. This musical is an absolute crowd-pleaser, and we can't wait to share it with you. Reserve your tickets now before they sell out! For more information

$35