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Playwrights Invited to Submit Scripts for 10-Minute Plays to Join Darien Library Workshop

Catherine Lindsey Playwrights Workshop 2018
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Playwrights are invited to submit their final scripts for consideration to the Catherine Lindsey Actors/Playwrights Workshop and contest by March 23. The program, now in its 26th year, will present a series of workshops at Darien Library, culminating in the presentation of four 10-minute plays on June 10. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Wall Street Theater’s New Musical Program for Teens 12 to 18 Starts Feb 19

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The Wall Street Theater’s Teen Musical Theater program, kicking off on February 19 for area teens ages 12-18, runs six weeks.  The program will teach all aspects of putting on a theatrical production, leading up to three performances of the musical, FAME the Musical. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308 Students Videoconference with 2 DHS Grads Who Write, Produce ‘The Simpsons’

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The cast of Theatre 308’s fall drama — Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a post-electric play — had the opportunity to deepen their exploration of the play through a videoconference with two Simpsons writers and producers who are also Darien High School alumni. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Going in Style’ – Friday Night Feature Film at Darien Library

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Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to end retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien High School Students, Middlesex Teacher Win Theater Awards in Statewide Competition

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DHS Theatre 308 is thrilled to announce two awards in a statewide competition for the club’s fall  2016 drama “As You Like It,” William Shakespeare’s gender-bender, mistaken-identity comedy. In addition, Middlesex Middle School teacher Tim Sorensen was recognized for 10 years of leading outstanding middle school theater. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Weekend of One Act Plays and Monologues at Theatre Artists Workshop in Norwalk, May 19 to 21

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In three days of extraordinary performances that will entertain, amuse, enlighten and move, eight short original works for the theatre — comedy, drama, mystery and fantasy — will debut in the Theatre Artists Workshop’s 2017 Spring Playwrights Festival on the weekend of May 19 to 21. (more…) Continue Reading →

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