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Woodland Regional High School students rehearse a scene from the musical, ‘Once on this Island.’ The school’s theatre group will present the musical next weekend at the school. –LUKE MARSHALL

Woodland theatre to present ‘Once on this Island’

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School’s theatre will soon transport audiences to the tropics with Caribbean music and choreographed dance. The club will present the musical “Once on this…

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…

Beacon Falls resident and actress Erin Moffat is starring in the original musical she wrote ‘Bucket List of Unbroken Dreams: Erin K. Moffat the Musical’ this weekend at the Strand Theater in Seymour. The show is based on her life and her broken dreams of becoming an actress.

Beacon Falls actress pieces together broken dreams

Growing up, Erin Moffat’s dreams of becoming an actress were shattered. “I wanted to be an actress as a kid, and it didn’t work out,” Moffet said. This weekend, those…

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, 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…