Performance listings for Oct. 17

FRIDAY, OCT. 17
SOUTHINGTON
COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATION COMEDY SHOW. Held by the Southington Chapter of UNICO. “Matzoh Balls and Meatballs—Where the Lower Eastside meets Little Italy.” Comedians Linda Belt and Greg Vaccarello. In addition, music from Malorie Leogrande. Event includes hot hors d’oeuvres and appetizers, pasta stations, Tuscan table with assorted Italian meats, cheeses, fruits, and more. Beer and wine included in ticket price. Proceeds benefit charities and organizations. The Aqua Turf Club, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. $45. (860) 628-2241, (860) 628-7429, (860) 276-0585, or (860) 276-9787.

FRIDAY, OCT. 17
OTHER
SEMI-FAMOUS COMEDY TOUR. Mike Gaffney and Nick Guerra. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. ComixatFoxwoods.com.

ANTHONY JESELNIK. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com

OCT. 17 to NOV. 1
OTHER
‘THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. Three midnight shows on Oct. 18. 25, and Nov. 1. Directed by Christopher Ryan of Bristol. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $22 in advance, $26 at the door. VIP seating (first five rows, center) $30 in advance and includes a prop bag and $34 at the door. Cash bar. (860) 229-2072. www.TrinityonMain.org

OCT. 17-NOV. 22
OTHER
‘THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES.’ Performed by the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Based on the television series. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., just off Route 9, Berlin. $30. CTCabaret.com. (860) 829-1248.

SATURDAY, OCT. 18
OTHER
DAVID ALAN GRIER. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $55. ComixatFoxwoods.com

STEVEN WRIGHT. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30-$55. ComixatFoxwoods.com

SPINATTO’S HYPNOTIC HYSTERIA. 9 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. ComixatFoxwoods.com

‘MASTERS OF ILLUSION.’ 8 p.m. The touring magic show. Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. $38 to $58. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373, ext. 1.

TUESDAY, OCT. 21
PLAINVILLE
SHERLOCK HOLMES RADIO PLAY. 7 p.m. “Adventure of the Speckled Band.” Performed by Actors from the East Haddam Stage Company. Sponsored by the Plainville Historical Society and the Plainville Public Library. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Free. (860) 793-1446.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 22
OTHER
‘MY SINATRA’ STARRING CARY HOFFMAN. 2 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30. Foxwoods.com

OCT. 22-25
OTHER
‘MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!’ 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. XLCenter.com, MarvelUniverseLive.com

OCT. 23-25
OTHER
‘NEWSIES.’ The Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $70, $60, $50, $30. (203) 346-2000. PalaceTheaterCT.org.

OCT. 23-26
OTHER
‘BUILT TO AMAZE.’ Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday at 1 and 5 p.m., The Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport. Ringling.com

OCT. 23-25
OTHER
STEVE BYRNE. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. Foxwoods.com

NOW thru OCT. 26
OTHER
‘THE WIZARD OF OZ.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Connecticut Theatre Company, 23 Norden St., New Britain. $20. Tickets at the door or through ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org

NOW thru OCT. 19
OTHER
‘JOSEPH AND THE TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.’ Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $21. Bushnell.org

NOW thru OCT. 18
OTHER
‘GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA (GOOD MORNING JULIET).’ 7:30 p.m. each night. High school matinee performance set for Friday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. A comic and original revision of Shakepeare’s “Othello” and “Romeo and Juliet.” Central Connecticut State University, Maloney Hall Blackbox Theater, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain. $10, general admission. $5, students/ seniors. (860) 832-1989.

NOW thru OCT. 25
OTHER
‘THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE!’ Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 14- 16, 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, Thursday, Oct. 23, Friday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30. Foxwoods.com

NOW thru OCT. 19
OTHER
‘ANGELS IN AMERICA: PART 1: MILLENIUM APPROACHES.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, PlayhouseonPark.org

 

Newsies, a Disney Theatrical Production under the direction of Thomas Schumachter presents Newsies, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, book by Harvey Fierstein, starring Jeremy Jordan (Jack Kelly), John Dossett (Joseph Pulitzer), Kara Lindsay (Katherine Plumber), Capathia Jenkins (Medda), Ben Fankhauser (Davey), Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Crutchie), Lewis Grosso (Les) and Matthew J. Schechter (Les) under the direction of Jeff Calhoun, choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, World Premiere, Paper Mill Playhouse,

Newsies, a Disney Theatrical Production

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