On Stage: Opening and upcoming

OPENING The Road to Mecca, Feb. 14-24, Westport Community Theatre, Westport Town Hall, 110 Myrtle Ave., Westport. Tickets $15-$25. Info: westportcommunitytheatre.com. THIS WEEKEND Andy Fiori featuring Jess Fleischer, Feb. 15, 9 p.m., Fairfield Comedy Club, 417 Post Rd., Fairfield. Tickets $25. Info: fairfieldcomedyclub.com. Story Explorers, Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m., Westport Library, 20 Jesup Rd., Westport. Interactive book readings led by … read more

‘Sex with Strangers’ New Age relationships at Westport Country Playhouse

Just the title of Laura Eason’s play at the Westport Country Playhouse is enough to draw attention. “Sex with Strangers” is about a young man who has sex with strangers, and tells all in his blog. Sure, one could point out how timely it is because the characters are on their cell phones, iPods, and laptops, but overall, there’s not … read more

Curtain Call: ‘I Do! I Do!’ Then, reality sets in

TheatreWorks, New Milford: Once those two little words uttered so sweetly at a marriage ceremony are spoken, the journey of a lifetime begins. It starts with “I Do,” but often includes a lot of “I Don’ts” along the way. In this beautiful musical written by Tom Jones of “The Fantasticks” fame, a couple passionately in love faces the realities of … read more

This Weekend: Festivals, mysteries, concerts, walks & more

Film festival in Danbury The 20th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival takes place Sept. 28 through Oct. 8 at The Palace Danbury, 165 Main Street in Danbury. The festival starts at 8 p.m. and will feature the 10 finalists (to become Oscar-qualified): Do No Harm (New Zealand), Behind (Spain), Fickle Bickle (USA), Hope Dies Last (United Kingdom), The Perfect Day … read more