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From left, Chris Evans, playing Hamnet, Kristen Jacobsen, playing Anne, Bailey Cummings, playing Ned, and Rick Dufresne, playing Old Jack, rehearse a scene from ‘Writer’s Cramp (Or How Will Shakespeare Got Into Show Biz).’ Monday night. The play will open Saturday at the Phoenix Stage Company in Naugatuck.

Stage company eases writer’s cramp with laughs

NAUGATUCK — The old bard’s at it again. The Phoenix Stage Company is poised to take its audience on a rollicking journey through pseudo-history with its latest play, “Writer’s Cramp…

Woodland students rehearse a scene from the Woodland production of 'Stage Door.' at Woodland Regional High School Monday.

Woodland theatre presents ‘Stage Door’

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story had incorrectly reported that the Woodland Theatre Department has never produced a play. The department has not produced a play since Susan…

The Phoenix Stage Company is presenting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a live radio play the next two weekends. - CONTRIBUTED

Borough theatre puts twist on holiday classic

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company is taking a new twist on a classic Christmas tale. The theatre at 686 Rubber Avenue is presenting “It’s a Wonderful Life – A…

From left, Colleen Gunning, Laura Shannon and Jeff O'Brien rehearse 'Spelling Bee' Monday night for their performances at the Naugatuck Historical Society this weekend.

Teens spell out P-L-A-Y

NAUGATUCK — This weekend, displays of memorabilia are being pushed aside and the halls of the Naugatuck Historical Society museum will be filled with music as nine talented teenagers uproot…

From left, Sophomore Stephanie Hensley as Kate, freshman Preston Bogan, playing Dr. Wells, junior Melissa Campo, playing Lady Macbeth, and Sophomore Chelsea Newman, playing Lady Ann, rehearse a scene for the high school production of "Ladies Sigh no More."

Drama club presents “Ladies Sigh no More”

Shakespeare may have been a great writer, but he sure put his heroines through a lot of trauma. The Naugatuck High School drama club will take a look at some…

Moses Beckett, playing Leslie Arthur, rehearses a scene in the Phoenix Stage Company's "Love Sex and the IRS" on Monday.
Moses Beckett reherses his part as Leslie in "Love Sex and the IRS," produced by the Phoenix Stage Company in Naugatuck.

Phoenix hits funny bone with ‘Love, Sex and the IRS’

For its latest production, Naugatuck’s Phoenix Stage Company will present a comedy of errors. No, not the Shakespeare play. “Love, Sex and the IRS” is a bit more modern, but…

Chris Kulmann, left, and Val Vitalo rehearse a scene from the Phoenix Stage Company’s latest production, ‘I Hate Hamlet.’ Kulmann is playing the  character of John Barrymore, while Vitalo is portraying the character Lillian Troy. ‘I Hate Hamlet’ is currently playing  at the theater on Rubber Avenue. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

Hamlet hatred plays out on stage

NAUGATUCK – The fledgling Phoenix Stage Company may still be borrowing seats from its friends, but that’s not stopping it from spreading its wings with its fifth show in as…