Made Here: Decorative Arts from Fairfield County

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Oct 17, 2015 - Feb 14, 2016

From antique highboys to sumptuous contemporary rugs, Fairfield County possesses a rich tradition of decorative arts. This exhibition will highlight the diverse and talented artisans that have worked in the region and will explore the connection between the area's strong history of decorative arts and present-day design trends.  

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Paul Reiser

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 17, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

The Mad About You star returns to his comedy roots!  Paul Reiser began performing stand-up while in college, and was just honing his craft when Hollywood came a calling. Getting his big break in the iconic Barry Levinson movie Diner, Reiser became a regular fixture on the big screen, with roles in Beverley Hills Cop I & II and Aliens. In 1992 Reiser first appeared in the role with which he...

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Peter Frampton Raw: An Acoustic Tour

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 18, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Frampton plays acoustic only sets for the first time ever! Join the rock icon and Grammy award winner in an intimate setting along with his longtime collaborator Gordon Kennedy. Frampton, the man responsible for one of the best-selling live albums of all time ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ is reworking his hits for this special tour.

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Michael McDonald

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 20, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Two notes. That's all it takes to recognize the music of legendary five-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Michael McDonald. A former Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan band member, his sultry baritone voice and bluesy keyboard-playing is perfectly suited for an intimate performance on the Playhouse stage. Sing along with favorites such as "I Keep Forgettin'," "Ain't No Mountain High...

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Loreena McKennitt

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 21, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Loreena McKennitt’s “eclectic Celtic” music has won critical acclaim and gold, platinum and multi-platinum sales awards worldwide.  McKennitt is most famous for her soothing, ultra-melodic arrangements in songs like “The Mummers’ Dance” "Marco Polo" and "Caravanserai."   She’ll be joined on stage at The Playhouse by two of her long-time musical collaborators, guitarist Brian...

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Stone Soup

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 22, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

A charming, well-seasoned blend of folk tales from around the world, “Stone Soup and Other Stories” supports the literacy movement’s emphasis on the joy of reading, and provides a starting point for ongoing enjoyment of folk tales in the classroom. Without a doubt, this familiar brew of favorites will delight very young audiences – from age 4 to 94!    Additional 12:15 pm Showing

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Metropolitan Opera in HD: Verdi's Otello

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 23, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

The Met season opens with Verdi’s masterful Otello, inspired by Shakespeare’s play and matching it in tragic intensity. Director Bartlett Sher probes the Moor’s dramatic downfall with an outstanding cast: tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko plays the doomed Otello; new soprano star Sonya Yoncheva sings Desdemona, Otello’s innocent wife and victim; and baritone Željko Lučić plays the evil...

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Robert Kelly

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Oct 23, 2015 @ 08:00 PM

Robert Kelly’s comedy is rooted in his early days as a kid growing up in Boston. His dysfunctional family, repeat trips to juvie and his honest take on his own life and relationships make his comedy clever, abrasive and funny, yet refreshingly vulnerable.  Kelly has been winning over audiences for years while touring clubs, colleges and theatres. He was featured on the HBO’s Tourgasm with...

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