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Dracula to stalk stage

BEACON FALLS — The Woodland Regional High School Drama Club is preparing to bring a classic monster back from the undead. The club will present Dracula the first weekend of…


Phoenix Stage Company rises into its second year

NAUGATUCK — Phoenix Stage Company recently celebrated its one year anniversary the way it started out—with a tailgate party. In its first production of “Bleacher Bums” last September, Chicago Cubs…

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…

KC Ross, left, and Kathy Cook star as Carlene Travis and Nita Mooney, respectively, in a scene from ‘The Hallelujah Girls,’ a Phoenix Stage Company production running through Dec. 4 at 686 River Ave., Naugatuck.

Laughs keep coming in ‘The Hallelujah Girls’

The audience never stopped laughing during the Phoenix Stage Company’s third production, “The Hallelujah Girls.” The play was a delightful barrage of witty one-liners delivered by a group of talented…