Sweet Dreams: A Bedtime Story Comes to Life at The Legacy Theater

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Saturday, August 17 at 10am Join SalliJune as her magical adventures begin when she drifts off to sleep, finding fun and friendship along the way! A Legacy Theatre Production with book, music, and lyrics by Chelsea Dacey and Keely Baisden Knudsen. For more information

$25

Dramaworks Theater: Two Rooms By Lee Blessing

Dramaworks Theater 323 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook

Dramaworks Theater  Company Presents: Two Rooms By Lee Blessing One room is bare and is somewhere in Beirut, Lebanon where an American, Michael, is being held hostage by Arab terrorists. The other is in the United States which his wife, Lainie, has stripped it of furniture so that, symbolically, she can somewhat share his ordeal. For more information  

$27

John Kander & Fred Ebb at Madison Lyric Stage

Madison Lyric Stage 581 Boston Post Rd, Madison

September 20-22 Featuring songs from their greatest hit musicals, including Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Rink, The Visit, Zorba, and many others, this celebration of the songbook of John Kander and Fred Ebb features a combo orchestra and a cast of 10. This revue honoring the multi-Tony award-winning team features a catalogue of songs from their many landmark theatrical productions, along with tunes from their scores for films, including Funny Lady and New York, New York. For more information

$55

The Carrot Salesman at The Legacy Theater

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Saturday, September 28 at 10am Join Mr. Bunny, a door-to-door vegetable salesman, as he journeys beneath the earth, into the sea, and even to outer space in search of carrot customers. Will he ever sell enough to please his boss? Or will his new friends teach him a valuable lesson about being true to himself? Puppeteer Brad Shur takes audiences on a charming adventure from start to finish. For more information

$25

Sunday Broadway Concert Series at The Legacy Theater: Howard McGillin with John McDaniel at the piano!

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Sunday, October 6 at 2pm Best known for his record-setting performance in the title role of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Howard McGillin appeared in this past season’s Tony–winning Parade. Other Broadway credits include Gigi, The Kiss of the Spider Woman, She Loves Me, The Secret Garden, Anything Goes (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, and a Theatre World Award), and Sunday in the Park with George. On London’s West End, Howard starred in Mack and Mabel as well as Anything Goes. A Drama Desk nomination for his NY theatrical debut in the NY Shakespeare Festival’s La Bohème, as well as Stephen Sondheim’s Bounce directed by Harold Prince at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., where he was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. His Off-Broadway credits include Black No More at the Signature Theatre, and opposite Charles Busch in The Confession of Lily Dare at the Cherry Lane. Howard has sung on concert stages around the world including Carnegie Hall, with the Israel Philharmonic in Tel Aviv, and in Tokyo at Theatre Orb. Film credits include Tick, Tick, Boom, South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut, The Swan Princess, TV’s The Blacklist, The Good Wife, and Elementary. Howard’s solo CD: Where Time Stands Still. For more information

$25 – $50

The Miracle Worker at Niantic Bay Playhouse

Niantic Bay Playhouse 279 Main Street, Niantic

October 18 - November 3 The Miracle Worker is a timeless classic and we’re excited to bring it to life on our stage! This powerful drama tells the story of Helen Keller, a young girl who is blind and deaf, and the woman who helps her to communicate with the world around her. It’s a moving and inspiring tale of the power of love, determination, and perseverance, and it’s a show that will stay with you long after the final curtain. For more information

$35

Dramaworks Theater: Venus in Fur By David Ives

Dramaworks Theater 323 Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook

Dramaworks Theater  Company Presents: Venus in Fur By David Ives Thomas, a beleaguered playwright/director is desperate to find an actress to play Vanda, the female lead in his adaptation of the classic tale Venus in Fur. For more information  

$27