Discovery and beyond

Bill Finch grew up during the Space Age and remembers the effect it had on him and his peers in southwestern Connecticut in the 1960s. “There were space shots all the time,” he said of mission launches that eventually landed a man on the moon in 1969. “People were inspired to grow up to be astronauts and scientists because of … read more

Phillip Phillips: Chatting with an idol

Phillip Phillips skyrocketed to fame by winning American Idol in 2012, and his hit song Home remains the biggest-selling song ever for an American Idol contestant. Phillips, 27, lives in southwestern Georgia with his wife, where they both spent their childhoods. He will perform on July 16 at Ridgefield Playhouse. Brad Durrell talked to Phillips about his career and upcoming … read more

Finding the music with Unspoken

While Unspoken band members may have changed through the years, their musical inspiration has not. Unspoken combines hip-hop, soul, pop and folk to highlight both their struggles and gratitude, with a Christian influence. The band has had top hits on the American Christian charts. Unspoken will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, June 30. Brad Durrell recently spoke to … read more

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Andy Borowitz recalls his comedy roots

Andy Borowitz will bring his satire and political insight to the Stamford Palace Theatre on Friday, May 18. He was the creator of the hit TV sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air in the 1990s. He began The Borowitz Report in 2001, featuring his humorous commentaries daily, and continues in that role after selling the platform to The New Yorker … read more

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Keeping the songs alive with the Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees Show will bring the sound of the Brothers Gibb to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday May 18, at 8 p.m. Since forming in 1996, the performers strive to capture the sound, look and personality of the hit-making group that featured siblings Barry, Robin and Maurice. The Bee Gees began in the late 1950s and grew in … read more

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