Eastbound Theatre takes on Carol Burnett

It’s not every day that producer Michael Shavel receives a phone call from a superstar. However, a few weeks ago, he received an incoming call with the caller identification listed as “Restricted.” Thinking how unusual that was, he almost didn’t answer the call. Nonetheless, his curiosity won and he answered the call. “Hi, this is Carol Burnett,” said the voice … read more

Eastbound presents Moonlight and Magnolias

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, will present the first show of its 22nd season, the comedy, Moonlight and Magnolias, by Ron Hutchinson, directed by Richard Mancini. The production will run from Oct. 2 through 18 at the Milford Center for Arts. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. The … read more

Eastbound teams up with Westport for series of original plays

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, is partnering with Westport Community Theatre for a program of six original plays under the banner of “East/West PlayFest.” Performances will begin July 17 and 18 at Westport Community Theatre, at the Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Street. Admission for the Westport shows will be free. The festival then moves to … read more

Eastbound holds auditions for one-act plays

Eastbound Theatre announces auditions for its annual festival of original one-act plays. A division of the Milford Fine Arts Council, Eastbound Theatre partners with Westport Community Theatre for a program of six original plays, now under the banner of “East/West PlayFest”. “We began the festival in July of 2001,” explains producer Tom Rushen of Eastbound. “In 2009, we started working … read more