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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ at Stamford’s Palace Theatre

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A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Emmy and Peabody award-winning story by Charles M. Schulz, has warmed the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over 50 years ago. Now the classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Vince Guaraldi score. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308’s ‘Our Town’ Thursday Performance Postponed to 2 PM Saturday

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Due to the weather and the school district decision to cancel after-school and evening activities, the Thursday evening Theatre 308 performance of Our Town has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Nov.17 at 2 p.m.

Tickets purchased for Thursday will be honored for the 2 p.m. Saturday show. Separately, the play is being performed Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors Invited to Dress Rehearsal of Theatre 308’s ‘Our Town’ Nov 14

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Darien High School’s Theater 308 has kindly invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Our Town at Darien High School On Wednesday, Nov. 14. Seniors can enjoy the show free of charge without the crowds expected at performances over the weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Paula Abdul Coming Nov 30 to Norwalk’s Wall Street Theater — and Here’s Its Fall Lineup

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Paula Abdul takes the stage Nov. 30 at the the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk, and Blue Oyster Cult will play there on Halloween night. Those are the most prominent entertainers in this fall’s lineup of acts at the venue, an old theater that was refurbished and reopened a year ago.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Kids of Ages 8 to 15 Invited to Audition for ‘Broadway Beat’ Variety Show

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The Darien Arts Center is teaming up with the Open Arts Alliance to provide a unique performance opportunity for ages 8 to 15. Broadway Beat, directed by Rocco Natale, executive director of the Open Arts Alliance, is a 30-minute variety show that will give every performer their moment to shine. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Arts Center’s New Middle School Theater Program Now Accepting Students

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Middle school students, ages 11 to 14, can register now for a new student-driven performance opportunity at the Darien Arts Center. In Middle School Theatre Makers, young artists will collaborate to develop a script, design costumes and props and perform their very own play. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DAC Announces New Theatre Program Director; She’ll Help Teach Upcoming Audition Workshops

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The Darien Arts Center is happy to welcome Maria Pizzarello of Stamford as its new Theatre Program director. She will oversee theatre programs for both adults and children at the DAC and is part of the team leading a series of three Audition Workshops for those 15 years and older on June 26, 27 and 28. (more…) Continue Reading →

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