On Stage: Opening and ongoing

OPENING Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, April 27 – May 20, Cabaret Theatre Main Stage, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. In this the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends Tick, Bernadette and Adam are a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their drag show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus … read more

On Stage: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Fun Home, April 20 – May 6, MTC Mainstage, 509 Westport Ave., Norwalk. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Tickets $35-$55. Info: musictheatreofct.com. Italian Wedding Soup, April 20 through May 6, Pantochino … read more

On Stage: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Doubt, April 13-29, Center Stage Theatre, 54 Grove St., Shelton. Tickets $15-$30. Info: centerstageshelton.org. Yankee Tavern, April 13-29, Westport Community Theatre, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport. Tickets $25. Info: westportcommunitytheatre.com. Sleeping Beauty, April 14-May 20, Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. It’s not always easy being a princess, especially when a wicked witch places a spell on you. … read more

On Stage: Opening and ongoing

OPENING Company, April 6-15, Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. The plot revolves around a single man, Bobby, five married couples who are his best friends and his three girlfriends. Tickets $30 Info: wcsu.edu. THIS WEEKEND James Mapes: Master of the Imagination, April 5, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. … read more

On Stage: Continuing and upcoming

THIS WEEKEND Start Making Sense, March 23, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Together they bring much of the Talking Heads unique live show to the stage, with front man Jon Braun as a spot-on David Byrne, giving you a “once in a lifetime” experience. Tickets $25 – $28. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. CONTINUING An Evening of One Acts … read more

On Stage: Opening and continuing

OPENING Mulberry Street, March 8-25, Curtain Call’s Dressing Room Theatre, The Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Ave. Stamford. Written by Kweskin Theatre founding artistic director Albert Piam, this family tradition, Italian-style comedy centers in New York’s “Little Italy” in 1937. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m. and Sun., 2. Tickets $35 adults, $25 seniors and $17.5 for students and children. … read more

On Stage: opening and advance

OPENING Clybourne Park, Feb. 23 through March 4, MainStage Theatre, Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Grieving parents Bev and Russ are planning to sell their house in the white middle-class neighborhood of Clybourne Park to a black family. Tickets $15-$20. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/svpa-center. The Boys Next Door, Feb. 22 through March 4, The Dressing Room Theatre, 1349 … read more

On Stage: opening and advance

OPENING Proof, Feb. 16 through March 10, TheatreWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., Brookfield. Having spent years caring for her father, a brilliant mathematician who suffered from devastating mental deterioration, Catherine wonders whether she’s now embodying his complex legacy…equal parts genius and instability. Tickets $25. Info: theatreworks.us. THIS WEEKEND BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, Feb. 16, 8 p.m., Quick Center, 1073 … read more

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