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Performing Arts

Performing Arts 2022 - 2023

Theaters are open again and the Live Performing Arts are back again! 
Most organizations and venues are now offering in-person performances. 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, Met Opera in HD, and programs for young audiences. 
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


Orchestra Lumos Library 
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, Cabaret-style benefit concerts, and family activities.

Music at MOCA (Westport MOCA)
Pop, Classical, American Roots concerts at the Westport Museum of Contemporary Art. Hosts the annual Heida Hermanns Piano Competition.

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.

Fairfield County Chorale

Presents a broad range of great choral works at the Norwalk Concert Hall.

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,

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra
Symphonic repertoire, jazz, American classics, family and holiday programs.

Orchestra Lumos (formerly Stamford Symphony)
Inspiring programming and guest artists including world’s top international soloists.

Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Summer Season)
Free music, comedy and dance shows in outdoor pavilion on the Saugatuck River.


From Our Collection
Link to The Musical Human in the Catalog
Link to The Spirit of Music in the Catalog
Link to Singular Sensation in the Catalog
Link to The Turning Pointe in the Catalog
Link to Shakespeare in a Divided America in the Catalog
Link to Major Labels in the Catalog
Link to The Impossible Art in the Catalog
Link to Dvorak's Prophecy in the Catalog
Link to Americanaland in the Catalog
Link to Lev's Violin in the Catalog
Link to The Silent Musician in the Catalog
Link to Beeswing in the Catalog
Link to Kraftswerk in the Catalog

Link to Westport Local History Resource Guide Series