Shakespeare on the Sound

Summer Fun 2018: Outdoor Family Entertainment
Summer Fun 2018: Outdoor Movies
The Delayed Majesty of the Hartford Yard Goats
Summer Fun 2018: Outdoor Concerts and Music Series
Summer Fun 2018: Fairs and Festivals in June

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Musicals at RichterDanbury: This season of outdoor family theater includes Legally Blonde: The Musical (June 29-July 14), Fairy Tale Theater (July 7, 14, 21, 28) and Annie (July 27-Aug 11). 203-748-6873

Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer SeriesUniversity of Connecticut, Storrs: Head over to UConn for Disaster!, a hilarious tribute to disaster movies of the 1970s (June 7-16), followed by Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in concert (June 21-July 1) and Jesus Christ Superstar (July 12-22). 860-486-2113

Clay & Wattles 2018 Summer SeasonThe Gary The Olivia Theater, Bethlehem: The summer season includes the Irish love story Outside Mullingar (June 15-24); a single-performance tribute to the American Songbook, Afternoon Cabaret (July 18); and the musical She Loves Me (July 28-Aug. 12). 203-273-5669

Outdoor Shakespeare

Shakespeare on the Sound presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Claire Shannon Kelly, at Pinkney Park in Norwalk, Tue.-Sun., June 14-July 1. Tickets: $10-$50; children 12 & under free203-299-1300

The Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival will present the epic adventure tale Pericles, Prince of Tyre on the grounds of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, July 12-29; Thu.-Sat. shows begin at 7:30 p.m., Sun. shows at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: adults $18, seniors and students $12. 860-231-5555

Shakespeare on the Shoreline marks its 17th season with Hamlet, presented by Branford’s Legacy Theatre on the town green in Guilford Aug. 1-5 at 7:30 p.m. Talk back sessions will take place before the show at 6:30 p.m. and after the performance with the director and cast. 860-218-0300

Elm Shakespeare returns to lesser-known plays with the witty and lyrical Love’s Labour’s Lost at Edgerton Park in New HavenAug. 16-Sept. 2, Tue.-Sat. at 8 p.m. (no Mondays). The show will be preceded by a picnic in the park at 6:30 p.m. and live music at 7:30 p.m. 203-874-0801


The Filipek Tennis Tournament takes place June 2-10 at Copper Valley Club in Cheshire. 860-621-5655

Travelers Championship takes place June 18-24 at TPC River Highlands, Cromwell. 860-502-6800

The Connecticut Open takes place Aug. 17-25 at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale, New Haven. 855-464-8366

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire at Warsaw Park, Ansonia, weekends, June 23-July 8, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.. Tickets: $6-$16

Connecticut Ballet Summer Dance Caravan — Annual Marjorie Wilder Memorial Performance at the Rose Garden Lawn, Elizabeth Park, West Hartford,  July 21 at 6:30 p.m.

This article appeared in the June 2018 issue of Connecticut Magazine. Did you like what you read? You can subscribe here.