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Performing Arts : Local Events

Performing Arts 2022

Theaters are opening again and the Live Performing Arts are back again! 
Some organizations and venues are now offering both in-person and virtual performances, providing a range of choices.
For in-person events, check the websites on this page for any special health and safety policies, such as mask or vaccination policies. 

Stamford Center for the Arts - Palace Theater

Offers a wide variety of performers - from comedians to dancers to a symphony orchestra. First opened in 1927, the theater was beautifully restored to preserve its old-time charm while still offering good views from virtually every seat in the house. 
61 Atlantic Street, Stamford, Connecticut

Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse offers a wide range of live music, theater, dance, and cabaret.  Met Opera in HD, Bolshoi Ballet in HD series.
80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield CT


Quick Center for the Arts

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is the major center of theatre and the arts at Fairfield University. The Center includes events such as popular and classical music, dance, theatre, and programs for young audiences. Currently offers many virtual events.
1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 

Fairfield Theater Company

Concerts, plays, comedy theater, films, visual arts, arts education and a variety of other cultural events. FTC has presented programs at Klein Auditorium (Bridgeport) and Norwalk Concert Hall, as well as Stage One and The Warehouse at FTC at 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield..

Curtain Call

Curtain Call is a nonprofit theater company offering plays, musicals and comedy in two theaters: The Kweskin Theatre and The Dressing Room Theatre. Curtain Call is the proud recipient of The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Culture & Tourism; an ACE Award from the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.
1349 Newfield Ave, Stamford CT.


Shubert Theater

New Haven's Shubert Theater presents plays, musicals, dance, classical music concerts, vaudeville, jazz artists, big bands, and special family programs. Since opening in 1914, it has played host to over 600 pre-Broadway tryouts. Many of the world’s best and most popular actors received their first professional acclaim here. 
247 College Street, New Haven, CT 

Virtual Performances and Learning


Stamford Symphony Channel 
Online Premiers, Music 101 series, Just for Kids

Lincoln Center at Home
Music, Dance, Theater, Film, Family

American Shakespeare Center

Shakespeare streaming from Blackfriars Playhouse on BlkFrsTV. 

Local Music and Theater


Westport Country Playhouse
Live Theater, plus Radio Theater, Archival Performances in HD, Script in Hand Play readings via Zoom, Cabaret-style benefit concerts, and family activities.

Music at MOCA (Westport MOCA)
Pop, Classical, American Roots concerts at the Westport Museum of Contemporary Art.
The 2022 Heida Hermanns Piano Competition coming in January 2022.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra
Symphonic repertoire, jazz, American classics, holiday programs at Norwalk Concert Hall.

Fairfield County Chorale
Choral masterpieces and holiday concerts in Norwalk Concert Hall.

Stamford Symphony
Inspiring programming and guest artists including world’s top international soloists.
Virtual programs available on the Stamford Symphony Channel.

Music Theater of Connecticut
MTC MainStage, a professional Equity company, features Broadway shows in the black box theater on the Westport/Norwalk border. Home of MTC School of Performing Arts.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony
Symphonic works, Dance Fusion concert, choral masterpiece performances.

Fairfield Center Stage
A new community theater group featuring local artists, inspired by the concept of environmental theatre, Performances highlight several of the town’s amazing venues,

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