Curtain Call: Square One shows its ‘shiny side’

Square One Theatre Company, Stratford: When Alice tells her married son, who is having an affair with a personal trainer, that an affair is not real because the two lovers only show their “shiny side,” he listens attentively. Artistic Director Tom Holehan directs “Clever Little Lies” by Joe DiPietro at Square One. That he cast Peter Wood and Peggy Nelson … read more

Material Witness: Aldrich presents a survey of Harmony Hammond’s work

A comprehensive look at the work of a woman at the forefront of feminist and lesbian art is coming to the region. After moving to New York City, artist Harmony Hammond in the 1970s co-founded the city’s first all-women’s co-op gallery, A.I.R., and the journal Heresis: A Feminist Publication of Art & Politics. She later wrote the book Lesbian Art … read more

On Exhibit: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Emerging Women Exhibition by Nancy Moore, March 7-April 21, New Canaan Library’s Curtis Gallery, 151 Main St., New Canaan. Reception: March 7, 6-8 p.m.; Q & A with the artist at 6:30. Info: 203-594-5075, newcanaanlibrary.org. Greenwich Art Society’s Members Bendheim Exhibition, March 8-April 4, The Bendheim Gallery, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Public reception, March 15, 6:30-8 p.m.  VIP Walk … read more

On Stage: Opening and upcoming

OPENING The Merchant of Venice, March 7-17, 415 Howe Ave., Shelton. Tickets: $10-$35. Info: vsfestival.org, 203-513-9446. An Evening of One Acts, March 8-30, Ridgefield Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Eight original, unpublished short plays will be performed. Tickets $28-$35. Info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org. THIS WEEKEND The Revolutionists, March 8, 7 p.m., Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Free reading celebrates … read more