Quick Center queues up bigger and bolder acts

Music, dance, theater performances and more throughout new season starting tonight by Keith Loria The Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University will welcome former U.S. Ambassador Susan E. Rice to kick off its fall Open Visions Forum on Sept. 28, with an evening entitled, “Envisioning Our Global Future: The Limits of Diplomacy.” In 2008, Rice was nominated by … read more

This Weekend: Play & film premieres; art shows & sales; jazz, rock, folk & opera, plus festivals

‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?’ opens on stage in Stamford Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Todd Kreidler’s adaptation of the 1967 film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose, will open Curtain Call’s 27th season on tonight, Sept. 7, in the Dressing Room Theatre, Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. The Connecticut premiere of this play, … read more

Curtain Call: Excitement builds for Macbeth

There’s a lot of excitement building at Fairfield University’s Quick Center. It  has to do with the U.S. premiere of Brett Bailey’s radical, live opera Macbeth. Scheduled for Sept. 16 and 17, this is a major event, which is in collaboration with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. This unique adaptation of Verdi’s opera is set in the Democratic Republic of Congo … read more