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‘The Party,’ a Short Play About Dating Violence at College, To Be Presented Tuesday at Darien Library

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The Darien Domestic Abuse Council and Respectworks presents a short play exploring issues associated with relationship violence, sexual assault, consent, and bystander intervention. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Curious About What It’s Like to Be an Actor? Matt Newton Has a Book for You — and He’ll Sign it on Feb 13

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If you’ve got ambitions of becoming an actor or are just curious, you can talk about it with Matt Newton, an acting coach with a studio in Darien who will discuss his book “The No B.S. Guide to the Acting Biz,” answer questions and sign copies on Feb. 13 at Barrett Bookstore. (more…) Continue Reading →

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REMINDER: Sunday March 31, Darien Library Presents a One-Woman Play, ‘Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer’

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Darien Library presents Libby Skala, winner of the London Fringe’s Best Solo Performer Award, in her new solo show, Irena Sendler: Rescuing the Rescuer, a heroic intergenerational story about the power of one person to effect change in the world, on Sunday, March 31. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two New Opportunities for Darien Kids to Perform, Study Shakespeare This Spring, Summer at DAC

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Shakespeare On The Sound is popping indoors at the Darien Arts Center Weatherstone Studio to provide two opportunities for teens to study, perform and fall in love with the Bard’s work:

—”Shakespeare or What You Will” — a class for Grades 9 through 12

—”Twelfth Night, Jr.” — a summer camp for Grades 7 through 10. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Free Admission, Free Ride for ‘Chicago: The Musical’ March 26 at Darien High School

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Darien High School’s Theater 308 has kindly invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Chicago The Musical at Darien High School on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

(The date has been changed from an earlier announcement.)

Seniors can enjoy the show free of charge without the crowds expected at performances over the weekend. Free transportation to and from the Darien High School is also available through At Home In Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Theatre 308 Presents ‘Chicago: The Musical’ at Darien High School, March 22 to 30

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It would be criminal if you missed it: Darien High School’s Chicago the Musical! Theatre 308 will present the high school edition of the longest running American musical in Broadway history, Chicago, at the Darien High School Auditorium, March 22 – 30, 2019. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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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