Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Faeries, Bikinis and a Theater Camp

Shake-it-up-Shakespeare at Long Wharf

                              Fairy Queen Titania (Nina Dicker) sleeps in her bower as 
                                     Peaseblossom (Dawn Williams) stands watch

William Shakespeare's classic tale of love and magic gets a new twist in thi8s summer's Shake-it-upShakespeare Youth Ensemble production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Adapted and directed by Long Wharf Theatre's director of educatoin Annie DiMartino, the play features twenty-three local actors ranging in age from 2 to 15.

The show will run from Aug. 23 through Aug. 25. Tickets can be purchased by calling 203-787-4282

Pantochino Productions Offer Broadway Theatre Camp

Pantochino Productions, a non-profit theater company, will host a Broadway Theatre Camp for young actors at the former St. Ann's School in Milford from Aug. 6 to 10 that will feature Broadway, national tour and regional guest artists.

The camp, led by Pantochino's Jimmy Johansmeyer, will focus on a themed exploration of various Broadway shows and styles. Tuition is $250. For more information go to Registration forms can be obtained by emailing

"The Bikinis" Opens at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre

"The Bikinis," a new musical beach party, will open at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chetser on Aug. 9 and will run through Sept. 2

The musical revolves around The Bikinis, a girl-group from the 60s that reunites to help raise money for the Sandy Shores Mobile Home Beach Resort in New Jersey. Created and Written by James Hindman and Ray Roderick, the show has the girls singing such Golden Oldies as "It's His Kiss," "Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini, "Heat Wave" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough."

For tickets or more information call 860-873-8668 or go to

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