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BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

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Will New Leadership at Connecticut DMV Make For a Smoother Ride?

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With its computer system upgrade a downer, forcing customers to continually play the waiting game, Connecticut’s DMV is seemingly in freefall. But with a new commissioner comes hope — again.

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The New Haven Ballet Takes to the Shubert Theater Stage May 21

The New Haven Ballet Takes to the Shubert Theater Stage May 21

The New Haven Ballet will stage their spring performance at the Shubert Theater on May 21.

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Elizabeth Gilbert, Nile Rodgers & Bill T. Jones in Conversation at The CT Forum

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COMIC SHORTS

Event Date/Time

Apr 12, 2013 to Apr 13, 2013
8:00 pm

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

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COMIC SHORTS

 

The New Britain Youth Theater Teen Company will perform Comic Shorts, a collection of short comedies, on April 12 and 13 at Trinity-on-Main Performance Center in downtown New Britain. With wordplay, sight gags and side-splitting laughs, there’s a bit for every sense of humor in Comic Shorts.

The six sketches being performed were selected by NBYT Artistic Director David Sousa, and each will be directed by a different New Britain Youth Theater teaching artist. Sousa chose five of the comedies from pieces first performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville and from All in the Timing, a collection of one-act comedies by David Ives; the sixth is the work of a local playwright. The plays include: Americansaint by Adam LeFevre, directed by Raymond Arnold; Attack of the Moral Fuzzies by Nancy Beverly, directed by Carmine Lavieri; Bed and Breakfast by Richard Dresser, directed by Christina LoBello; Random Significance by Scott Auden (the Connecticut playwright), directed by Becky Beth Benedict; The Road to Ruin by Richard Dresser, directed by Jessica Hart; and Variations on the Death of Trotsky by David Ives, directed by Nicki LaPorte.

Special group rates are available for parties of ten or more. Tickets may be reserved by calling New Britain Youth Theater at 860-515-8115 or may be purchased online through a link at www.nbyt.org.

Cost $12 General Admission; $10 for seniors and students
Location

Trinity-on-Main Performance Space
69 Main Street
New Britain, CT
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Additional Information
SponsorNew Britain Youth Theater
Phone860-515-8115
Contact nameDarren Farrington
Contact emailinfo@nbyt.org
Websitehttp://www.nbyt.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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