Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

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….


Firemen’s Carnival back in town

BEACON FALLS — The time has come once again for Beacon Hose Company No. 1’s annual Fireman’s Carnival. The carnival opened Thursday night at the firehouse on North Main Street….


Downtown Naugatuck going to the ducks

NAUGATUCK — The ducks will return to Naugatuck on Sunday to entertain as well as haunt festival goers. The 8th annual Duck Day and Race will take place starting at…


Beacon Falls woman pens tale of her life

BEACON FALLS — For Beacon Falls resident Liz Falzone, “Silent and Grateful Tears” is more than the name of her book, it’s a reaction when she looks over her life….


One-act festival a first for borough theater

NAUGATUCK — The Phoenix Stage Company wants patrons to laugh and cry their way through a myriad of plays one act at a time. The Rubber Avenue theater is hosting…


Borough author explores love’s dark side

NAUGATUCK — Alana Branch’s first venture as an author deals with the darker side of love. The Naugatuck resident’s first book, “Love 2 Kill,” features two short stories. The first…


Teen Theater presents ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

NAUGATUCK — A classic Broadway production is coming to the borough courtesy of the Naugatuck Teen Theater The theater will present Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” over the next…


NHS percussion ensemble takes first at finals

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School’s percussion ensemble beat out a win in the ensemble category at the Musical Arts Conference Winter Percussion Finals April 13. The ensemble earned a score…


Book helps children cope with grandpa’s death

PROSPECT — At a distance, stone bleeds into stone. The graveyard homages prove so subtle, they are barely perceptible to most eyes. Venture closer among the graves at most Jewish…


Woodland Theatre presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

BEACON FALLS — Woodland Regional High School’s theatre company hopes to scare up some laughs with its latest production. The theatre is putting on three performances of “Little Shop of…