Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment


Theater to present ‘Twelfth Night’

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company will present three performances of Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night (Or What You Will)” this weekend. The production is in the style of the 1930’s…


Letter: Gun club is best kept secret

To the editor, Calling all Prospect residents. The club is looking for men and women that are interested in joining Prospect’s best kept secret. Did you know that Prospect has…


Dramatic collaboration

Naugatuck High, Western students to present the Wizard of Oz NAUGATUCK — High school students, elementary school students and a musical. Oh, my! The Naugatuck High School and Western Elementary…


Festival features festive trees

NAUGATUCK — The United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls’ 7th annual Festival of Trees opened for the season Friday night at Ion Bank on Church Street. A total of…


Teen theater puts undead twist on classic

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Teen Theater is hoping to scare up some laughs with a twist on a classic. The theater’s production of “Hamlet vs. Zombies: Something is Rotting in…


Old Corner Cafe gets new owners, name

NAUGATUCK — A new bar has found a home at the old corner. Naugatuck resident Ryan Whipple, 35, and Tara Mirto, 37, of New Haven, bought the equipment and the…

Phoenix Stage Company holding auditions

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is holding auditions next week for its production of “Sweeney Todd.” Auditions will be held at the theater, 686 Rubber Ave., Sunday from 3…


Celebrating with a bang

The towns of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls will bookend the Fourth of July with celebrations. Naugatuck’s annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration will be held July 3 on Maple Street….


Borough woman on a mission to spread smiles

NAUGATUCK — One borough resident hopes smiles are contagious. Saba Shahid, 21, has started a campaign called Project Contagious, which is aimed at helping people smile and promoting dental hygiene….

Phoenix Stage Company announces auditions

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is holding auditions for its upcoming production of “Suite Surrender.” Auditions will be held June 17 and June 18 from 7 to 9 p.m….