Curtain Call: ‘Skeleton Crew’ takes on a Detroit auto plant

Westport Country Playhouse, Westport: Set in a kitchenette within a Detroit auto factory, Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” focuses on four workers who talk about life and disturbing rumors during their breaks. They ask their union representative, Faye, if it’s true that the factory plans on closing down. She skirts the issue because she has already agreed with management not to … read more

Curtain Call: Spell Winner – ACT’s Production of ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

ACT of Connecticut, Ridgefield: How timely is ACT’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee?” Eight young spellers stayed the course and all eight won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 31. The next day, on June 1, ACT of Connecticut, opened with the musical comedy based on just such a challenging spelling bee. The timing couldn’t be more … read more