Bar Zepoli: Classic Italian-American served dishes in an hip upscale atmosphere


I was fortunate to visit Bar Zepoli  a restaurant in downtown Stamford Ct. which combines the comfort of Italian-American dishes but with a modern fine dining approach.  Each dish is hand crafted with the finest ingredients yet stays true to its Italian roots.

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Located in the Marriot Hotel on Broad Street at the corner of Summer Street in the heart of Stamford, Bar Zepoli has a warm yet decidedly upscale feel to its interior decor.   There are three separate spaces, the large two story main dining room and bar, the smaller cozy dining room,  and the upscale private dining room.  Walls are brick and floors are wood and the lighting is subdued.  There are design influences from a traditional Italian-American eatery mixed blended with a more modern urban design motif. You can enter from the street or through the hotel itself.

Our evening was a tasting  of many of the offerings available at Bar Zepoli.    We started with the traditional Nonna’s Meatballs, which was a house blend of beef and veal, and using an undisclosed family recipe, was served in a plum tomato sauce and topped with fresh ricotta and spears of Italian bread  A real comfort food and very hearty.  Eggplant Rollantini followed and was comprised of small rolls of very thin sliced eggplant cutlets that were filled with soft ricotta cheese and grana pardano which is  a hard cheese imported from the Po Valley of Italy.  Very soft and delicious.

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Nonna’s Meatballs

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Crab Cake

Crab Cake is another item on the small plates list and was a nice combo of fresh lump crab meat that was pan fried in butter and served with a Mediterranean remoulade of aioli, capers and clamata olives. I would have enjoyed this dish even more had it been fried in olive oil instead.  Still a very nice small plate to enjoy or share.

Risotto is always a favorite of ours and this dish was very satisfying.  The creamy Arborio risotto ( a rice from the Po Valley of Italy)  is cooked and served with a medley of seafood including shrimp, scallops, octopus, cod and calamari.  One of my favorite dishes of the evening. A classic Italian dish that was well executed.

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Seafood Risotto

The classic Chicken Scarpiello was also sampled as the free range bird was seared and roasted and served with a sauce of peppers, onions, sausage, white wine, and chicken broth and served over creamy polenta.   The blending of traditional Italian ingredients with the comfort of soft warm polenta made for a delicious dish.     Pastas also have a place on the menu and we sampled two including the Pasta al Forno (pasta baked in the oven) and was rigatoni, tossed with a bechamel sauce  ( a French sauce made from flour and milk) with salumi, grana padano cheese and olive oil.   A very nice dish combining both Italian and French culinary influences into a interesting  and tasty pasta offering.

Bar Zepoli offers a list of fine craft cocktails, and wines.   If you have room,  there is a nice selection of traditional Italian desserts on the menu.  Chef/owner Tony Greco has brought to Stamford a upscale and hip dining experience while paying homage to the classic Italian-American dishes we know and love.

Bar Zepoli

75 Broad Street  Stamford Ct.     tel. 203.353.3319

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Basso Cafe: a fine eatery blending the best of Mediterranean and Latin American cuisine


A menu that crafts fine Mediterranean dishes and then artfully blends them with the flavors of Latin America is what you will find at Basso Cafe and Wine Bar , a wonderful restaurant just south of New Canaan in Norwalk, Ct.  This eatery located in a renovated 100 year old house has a modern flair that is more akin to a restaurant in Manhattan then Connecticut.  The decor of urban modern with  its walls decorated with original art in the hyper realism style signals that the diner is in for an interesting evening.

We started our meal with a cocktail  and there is a nice selection including  the Apricot Martini made with flying point vodka, la quintine vermouth blanc, apricot balsamic vinegar.  A delicious concoction. We also sampled the Paloma a mix of blanco tequila, red grapefruit juice, fresh grapefruit reduction, and a lime wedge which is evidence of the Latin American influence in the menu.  Very refreshing.

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Apricot Martini, the stars are out at Basso


Appetizers/tapas were up next and there is a wide selection for the diner that can be shared or enjoyed alone.  Again the theme of Mediterranean and Latin American selections were evident and provided many interesting choices.   We enjoyed the  Gnocchi prepared with homemade potato  gnocchi with creamy shitake mushroom sauce drizzled with 36-month old white truffle oil ($12)  The Gnocchi was soft and smooth and melted in your mouth and the truffle oil was a perfect complement to this classic Italian dish.

Latin American influence came in the form of our next dish, the Arepas ($8) and we opted for the vegetarian style preparation  which was  authentic Venezuelan corn cakes filled with refried black beans and  cheese. The dish can also be made with chicken.   Another tasty dish was the Calamari a la Plancha ($12) sauteed calamari on the griddle, olive oil,  garlic & light crushed peppers.  Light and delicious and the calamari was lightly seared to enrich the flavors.

For the main course there are 16 dishes available along with evening specials.  Meat, and fish dishes are dominant with an eggplant dish as the vegetarian option.  It would be nice to see this expanded to include more options.  There are 5 salads to choose from if so decides.   We sampled the Eggplant Parmagiana prepared in the traditional style and was excellent. ($24).


Eggplant Parmigiana

The Sea Scallops($31) was a fantastic choice with lightly seared Maine  sea scallops over creamy polenta with crispy pancetta served with shaved asparagus and truffle vinaigrette.  The contrast between the light crisp of the seared fresh scallops and the soft warm polenta was delightful and a perfect comfort food on a cold winter evening.

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Sea Scallops and Polenta

Our other dish was the Halibut from the evening special menu which served over polenta and accented with a fine port wine sauce.  The freshness of the ingredients was evident with every bite. This might be an item the chef may want to incorporate into the menu.   I was very happy with my selection.

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Halibut with Polenta in a port wine sauce

If you have room for desserts, there are 8 selections from $9-$16 as well as after dinner drinks and dessert wines and coffee and tea.

Basso Cafe is a delightful restaurant and Chef/owner Renato Donzelli has crafted a fine menu of Mediterranean  dishes  with just enough Latin American influence to make the evening one of culinary adventure.  Add a hip  urban Mediterranean  atmosphere and you have a restaurant I know I will be dining at real soon.

Basso Cafe

124 New Canaan Ave (Rt 123)  Norwalk Ct

tel. 203.354.6566

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An Evening of One Acts: a fun evening of short plays at the Ridgefield Theater Barn

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The Ridgefield Theater Barn presents its An Evening of One Acts 2018 until March 31st.  This popular series at the Theater Barn produced by Paulette Layton is a fun filled two plus hours of eight original unpublished short  plays which are separated by 4 short 1 minute vignettes.   This is a unique format that allows writers, directors and actors of all experience showcase their talents on the Theater Barn stage in brief format “acts”, each being no longer than 15 minutes in length.

The first hour or Act One featured 4 short plays and two one minute vignettes.  Each play has different actors, writers and directors which give the evening a fresh feel.  Most of the plays were comedies which had the opening night audience laughing and applauding.   Subject matter of the plays ranges from a couple debating who is in charge of the Netflix account in “NetFits“, to the crowd pleasing “The Great Thing about Me” where office workers deal with a co-worker who constantly talks about himself and his ambition to be a stand up comedian.

Act two follows the same format with the strongest plays being “My Scale is Lying to Me”, a tale of a woman returning a scale to the store which instead of displaying her weight, gives her messages about her cheating husband which she cannot believe.   “Double Date” directed by Nick Kaye who also stars in the play (also seen on the Barn stage in Educating Rita) is a interesting and very funny story of the multiple personas within all of us, and how they emerge during dating.  This was a favorite of the audience and the story by Albi Gorn was very creative.    “Good Grief” was another highlight of the evening telling the tale of a woman who cannot get past the idea that the man she is dating is an undertaker.  Despite his occupation they find in a funny way that they have much in common.  The evening moves along quickly and is full of laughs.

The Ridgefield Theater Barn is a real local treasure of community theater and offers a platform for the many talented writers, actors, and directors we have in our area.  The Theater is a small intimate venue and you sit cabaret style and guests are encouraged to bring their own dinner and wine to enjoy prior to the show.  The Barn now has a bar with wine, craft beers and a special cocktail for the show.

Tickets are $35 for adults,and $28 for seniors, students and vets.

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Ridgefield Theater Barn

37 Halpin Lane Ridgefield Ct.     tel.  203.431.9850

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The 39 Steps: the hilarious spy comedy comes to the Music Theatre Of Connecticut in Norwalk

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The hilarious comedy, The 39 Steps is now in production at the Music Theatre Of Connecticut in Norwalk.   The play based on the 1935 spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock was rewritten in 2005 by Patrick Barlow into a comedy based with only 4 actors.  The play has enjoyed a run on Broadway from 2008 to 2010 and then it moved off Broadway.

The play is set in 1930s Britain and follows the fortunes of bachelor Richard Hannay (Gary Lindemann) who decides to go to the theater one night in London where he makes the acquaintance of a beautiful but mysterious woman, Annabella Schmidt (Laura Cable) who says she is being  followed by spies.  The boring life of Richard Hannay is turned upside down when the woman is murdered in his apartment and he is blamed for her death.  Before dying she gives him clues about spies, The 39 Steps , and an address in Scotland.

Hannay is off to Scotland to find the secret of The 39 Steps and to clear his name.  In the interim he is pursued by the police. The police, fellow passengers on the train, and even the spies who chase  him are the all played by two actors (Matt Densky ,and MTC Director and Co Founder Jim Schilling) who provide a dose of madcap comedy to the story has they are constantly changing characters and costumes throughout the performance.  Their ability to move in an out of character and accent was quite effective and very funny.  Laura Cable also takes on more roles after the passing of the mysterious Ms. Schmidt as she takes on the roll of Pamela and later, Margaret the unexpected love interest of Richard Hannay,

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In the tradition of Hitchcock films, the play is full of chase scenes as Richard Hannay escapes to Scotland on his journey to uncover the spy ring and clear his name of murder.  Unlike the suspense of a Hitchcock film, this play is full of crazy comedy which kept the audience laughing all evening.  The evening is just full of wonderful performances by the very talented cast.  The small theater is in the black box style with seating on three sides, which gives the audience a special and intimate experience.  The two hour performance moved along quickly as the audience is caught up in the energy of the production.

The play runs through March 18th, so do not miss this performance.  Tickets run from  $30-$55 with shows on Friday evenings, Saturdays at 4 and 8 Pm and Sunday at 2pm.  Reservations are suggested.

For tickets and more info:

Music Theatre of Connecticut 

MTC  Mainstage

 509 Westport Ave, Norwalk, CT, 06851 

tel. 203-454-3883

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Jon Bon Jovi comes to the Tarrytown Music Hall on March 4th for a special show to benefit Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation


Rock and Roll legend and Grammy Award winner Jon Bon Jovi will be giving a very special acoustic performance on Sunday March 4th 2018, 7pm at the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown NY.   The artist will be performing as Jon Bon Jovi and Friends at the landmark theater.  Oak and Ash will be the opening act.

The concert is a benefit for the the Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation, presented by LiveNation, and  is a unique opportunity for fans to experience an intimate setting and a different take on the songwriting that has inspired so many rock anthems of the past three decades. Additionally, local artists Oak & Ash will open the evening’s festivities. This musical duo opened for Bon Jovi previously when the band chose opening acts in each city based on an “opening act contest” intended to promote the careers of developing artists.

The Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation began with three sisters on a mission to save their father’s life. As with many chronic renal candidates, they thought there was no hope until they began to research. Their Foundation educates people on alternative ways of finding a donor for kidney transplantation, focusing on the “altruistic” or unrelated living donor. They believe no one should languish on a “waiting list” or suffer dialysis unnecessarily. The awareness we can bring to people about the benefits of living donation, the less need there will be for a waiting list. There also will be less of a kidney shortage as more people realize that unrelated living donors exist often with a higher success rate than cadavers. For the Flood Sisters, inspiring others through courage, persistence, hope and love means saving lives together.

Tickets for this very special evening are going fast and are on sale at:

To learn more about The Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation and the great work they are doing, or to donate and take part in the auction they are holding,  please visit them at:

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Jon Bon Jovi and Friends

Tarrytown Music  Hall

13 Main Street Tarrytown NY

tel 914.631.3390      

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Tenth Annual Pacific House tasting and concert event returns February 23rd


pacific house 2018 3Do you love music, dessert and chocolate?  Then there is a great event coming up on Friday February 23rd 2018 and for a good cause as well.  The Tenth  Annual Pacific House  Close to Home Dessert Tasting and Youth Concert  event will be held at the beautiful  Hyatt Regency Greenwich hotel.    Guests to the event will be able to sample and enjoy  in desserts and chocolates from over 50 of the area’s best bake shops, chocolatiers and restaurants.

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the event, Stratford Ct. native, Javier Colon who was the champion on the hit talent show ” The Voice” will be performing.  Javier will be lending his talented voice to this special evening.

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Javier Colon,winner of The Voice will be performing

Guests to this special event will also enjoy not only sweets but they will be entertained by live music as Pacific House will host its “Close to Home” concert featuring musical talent from  area high schools.  The evening of music and delicious desserts is a fundraiser for Pacific House Young Adult Program.   The proceeds of the evening will go to assist and end young adult homelessness in lower Fairfield County and assists in finding them employment, education and support services.  Come out and support a great cause.

Tickets begin at $50 and are available in advance at :

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About Pacific House:

The Pacific House Young Adult Program aims to get the 200-300 homeless young adults in lower Fairfield County on track for a brighter future. We find these young people housing, and connect them with employment, education, and support services that prepare them for adulthood. We’ve hired a specialized case manager, initiated new programs, and created a dedicated living space at our emergency shelter.

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Inka’s Seafood Grill: explore the tastes of Peru right in the heart of Westchester

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I have never dined at a Peruvian restaurant so I was eager to try Inka’s Seafood Grill.  Located in Armonk,  Inka’s Seafood Grill opened in 2017.  The chef from Peru has crafted a menu of classic dishes infused with the unique flavors of that South American nation.  Though at first you might think of Peru as just a mountainous nation but it actually has a coastline on the Pacific that is 1500 miles long which contributes to their love of seafood.

The restaurant is housed in its own building with convenient parking.   Inside the colors and lighting are warm and inviting.  To the right is a long bar with a stone face backdrop.  Upstairs is another dining room which also is perfect for private parties or events.

We started our evening with some interesting cocktails ($14) such as the Pisco Sour.  A interesting mix of Pisco, Egg White, Fresh Lime Juice, Angostura Bitters, and Simple Syrup.  Pisco is a brandy that is made in the wine producing regions of Peru.  A really interesting cocktail with a light white foam on top. We followed with the Inka’s Peach Tea a sweet refreshing concoction of Citron Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Apple Schapps, passion fruit, lemon juice and a splash of apple cider.  Fruity and fun.   We also sampled the Amazon Breeze another fun mix of tropical juices (passion, mango, pineapple, lime) with cranberry, pomegranate liqueur and coconut rum.  The perfect sweet cocktail to offset the savory dishes soon to come.

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Signature cocktails set the mood for an evening of Peruvian cuisine

Appetizers are plentiful with 11 on the menu ($8-$15).  Though mostly seafood there are chicken and beef options.  We started with the Trio De Causa an interesting dish of three mashed potato towers one with crab, one with shrimp, one with octopus and a beautiful presentation.  The tasty seafood was offset by the soft mellow potato “tower” and was a real hit.  A real interesting departure from the usual seafood appetizers you normally see.

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Trio de Causa

On the menu are 9 different Ceviches made from traditional Peruvian recipes.  Usually when I order a ceviche it arrives in a small glass, but this came in a nice size bowl.  I ordered the Ceviche Mixto which was diced white fish, mussels, calamari, octopus, shrimp, peruvian chili pepper, red onions, and cilantro.  This dish was almost entree sized and was delicious.  The Cerviches can all be ordered to be less or more spicy depending on your taste.

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Cerviche Mixto

For the main course there are numerous options from the grill, seafood dishes, and pastas.  We sampled the Tuna en Costa de Quinoa, a tuna encrusted with rainbow quinoa and sliced potatoes in a shrimp sauce.  We learned that quinoa which is so popular today first originated in Peru.  I have never had tuna encrusted in quinoa before and this was a fantastic dish.

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Tuna encrusted with quinoa

We also sampled a dish from the grill at the suggestion of our waiter.  The Parrillada Inka ($45) is a huge dish for two (or more) and is comprised of grilled seafood brochettes of shrimp, scallops, salmon and tuna in garlic butter. The brochettes are grilled to perfection on wooden skewers.

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The amazing Parillada Inka

An amazing and filling dish.   There is another similar dish of meats instead of seafood that is  prepared in a similar fashion.

Dessert continued our exploration into Peruvian Cuisine.  We sampled the Lucama ice cream which was complex in taste and delicious.  Lucama is a Peruvian fruit grown at higher elevations and is filled with vitamins and minerals.  The fruit resembles an avocado with green skin and yellowish flesh, but the taste is much different, and has been described as having notes of sweet potato, maple syrup and even butterscotch.  Very unique.

We finished with the wonderful Mazamorra Morado a pudding like confection and a popular Peruvian dessert.  Purple in color and creamy it is made from purple corn and fruit and has a taste similar to blackberry.  Fun and fruity and served in a margarita glass.

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Our meal at Inka’s was not just a meal but was an exploration into the culture and cuisine of Peru.  I learned so much in a few hours and in the same time had a memorable meal.  I truly recommend this restaurant for your next dining adventure.

Inka’s Seafood Grill

465 Main Street Armonk       tel.  914.730.1122


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Fences: Tony award winning drama now at Ridgefield Theater Barn


A very interesting and thought provoking play, “Fences” is now on stage at the Ridgefield Theater Barn in Ridgefield Ct.  This  Pulitizer, Drama Desk and Tony Award winning play by August Wilson ran on Broadway back in 1987-1988.  Among its awards was the Tony Award for Best Play, and Best Actor (James Earl Jones).   It will run at the Theater Barn through February 24th.

The drama follows an African American family and is set in the late 1950s.  We meet Troy Maxon (Foster Evans Reese), a hard working man of little education who works as a garbage man.  His life is filled with regret about the fact his talents as a baseball player were never acknowledged due to the racial barrier in major league baseball. He lives a respectable life with his own little home he shares with his wife Rose (Tracey McAllister) and his son Cory (Shelby Davis).   Conflicts arise early in the play as Troy attempts to break the color barrier to become the first African American garbage truck driver for his firm.   Though Troy feels he will be fired for complaining to the union, he instead is promoted.  This promotion however comes at a price as he no longer works with his best friend Bono(Kevin Knight) and we see eventually they will drift apart.


Other important characters are Gabe (Dan Fedrick) who plays Troy’s brother who suffered a brain injury in the War and is looked after by Troy, even though Gabe elected to move out of the house.  Troy has two sons, Lyons (Steffon Sampson) who Troy is in conflict with as he sees Lyons as a person with no direction who comes around just to borrow money.  His other son Cory (Shelby Davis) is also in struggles with Troy as he wants to elevate himself in life through sport, but Troy attempts to keep him down and steer him into a career of manual labor.

Rose, the loving wife and mother does her best to keep the peace.  Through the play she wants an ideal  yet simple life and for Troy to finish the white picket fence that surrounds the house.  It takes the entire play for the fence to be finished.  The fence for Rose represents keeping together her family and her dreams.  For Troy it represents a barrier, and for Cory  the fence is a way for his father to fence his ambitions to play sports and go on the college.   We see too the themes of death seep into the story and for Troy the fence is a way for keeping the grim reaper away.

The sold out theater was riveted to the actors on stage during the two hour plus play. Though all the actors gave solid  performances (including Dania Fedrick, who appears late in Act Two), the night belongs to Foster Evans Reese who commands the stage with his powerful and moving interpretation of Troy.

Due to adult themes and language, the play is best suited for mature audiences.

The Ridgefield Theater Barn is a real local treasure.  Doors open on hour before the show and you sit cabaret style at tables.  Guests bring their own food and drink to enjoy prior to the show.  The Barn now has a bar  in the lobby with snacks, a featured cocktail, wine and beer.

Tickets are $35 and $28 for Students, veterans and seniors)

Ridgefield Theater Barn

37 Halpin Lane  Ridgefield Ct   

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You should be dancing! First Ladies of Disco rock the Ridgefield Playhouse, February 14th

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A fun event for music lovers, especially lovers of classic disco.  On February 14th The Ridgefield Playhouse is presenting a fun evening. The First Ladies of Disco Valentine’s Day Gala, which begins at 6:30pm,  includes performances by Martha Wash (The Weather Girls), Linda Clifford (“If My Friends Could See Me Now”) and Norma Jean Wright (formerly of Chic), who will perform all of their hits with some special surprises! “It’s Raining Men,” “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” “Everybody, Everybody” and “Strike It Up,” Linda Clifford’s  recordings have spent a total of 60 weeks at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s dance charts with hits “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “Red Light,” “Don’t Give It Up,” and more.  Singer Norma Jean Wright first came to fame as a vocalist with Chic (“Le Freak,” “Everybody Dance.” “I Want Your Love,” )

 Part of the Pepsi Rock Series, powered by Xfinity, this fundraiser with a beat is sponsored by Lori & John Berisford, Shari Goodstein, Carolyn & Rommin Adl, Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, BMW of Ridgefield & Lera Jewels.

There will be free champagne & chocolate desserts  for all ticket holders and a chance to win a piece of jewelry donated by Lera Jewels; a spa package donated by Adam Broderick Salon & Spa and a date night package (which includes a car and driver!) donated by BMW of Ridgefield, this night is a fun way to celebrate with your significant other or just to cut loose with a group of friends.

Also contributing to the event will be All Season Party & Tent Rentals, The Cake Box, Campari America, Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe, Elizabella’s Bake Shoppe, Hollandia Nurseries, Pera Wines, and All proceeds from funds raised will go towards the Arts for Everyone outreach program at The Ridgefield Playhouse, which allows families and children from low income areas to attend shows for free!  The party starts at 6:30pm, when all ticket holders will enjoy a Valentine’s Day staple, champagne & prosecco, (courtesy of Pera Wines), chocolate (courtesy of Deborah Ann’s Sweet Shoppe)  desserts (courtesy of The Cake Box, Elizabella’s Bake Shoppe and Whistle Stop Bakery)

The fundraising portion of the evening will include a raffle with prizes and a silent auction.  The charity is the Arts for Everyone outreach program at The Ridgefield Playhouse, which allows families and children from low income areas to attend shows for free and experience the great events that the Playhouse has to offer.

So get on your dancing shoes, grab your friends and dance the night away for a good cause.

 For tickets ($75) call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795

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Ridgefield Playhouse

80 Ridge Road  Ridgefield Ct.


EVITA: The moving Broadway classic musical is a must see at Westport Country Playhouse

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Samantha Pauly as Eva Peron

The Broadway smash hit  Evita opened to a standing ovation at the Westport Country Playhouse.  The  Tony Award winning musical was written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber  and chronicles the rise to fame of Eva Peron, the actress turned wife of President Juan Peron of Argentina, her tragic demise and her elevation to an icon with the people of Argentina.

This production at the Westport Country Playhouse is unique in that it merges the talents of four experienced professional actors (members of Actors Equity Association) , professional dancers, with a ensemble of students from Broadway Method Academy.  The blending of all this talent backed by a 9 piece orchestra created an evening of powerful theater under the direction of Connor Deane and a fantastic creative team.

This is a very limited production of just 4 days and is certainly a production you should not miss.   The musical (there are really no speaking parts) was very dramatic and moving as if follows the arc of the public life of Eva Duarte Peron.  Samantha Pauly was tasked with the enormous role of Eva Peron and she was brilliant.  Her voice is so strong and dramatic, that the audience is swept  up in the drama unfolding onstage.  Her acting and the expressions on her face and in her voice gave the viewer the true feeling that they were watching Evita herself.  A truly amazing and moving performance.

Yurel  Echezarreta plays the role of Che, the narrator of the story and who helps stitch together the various scenes and moments in Evita’s life. His voice is strong and impressive and his acting is superb.  His performance was outstanding as he brings some needed comic relief at times to the story.

Kyle Barisich (Juan Peron) and Julian Alvarez(Magaldi) round out the cast of professionals on stage and they do a wonderful job.  But the evening belongs to Evita, and Samantha Pauly has full command of the stage and audience and  she is radiant.

The ensemble of young actors (pre teen and up) help fill out the cast whether singing as an ensemble or dancing or providing the much needed crowd for certain scenes in the performance. Credit to all these young actors (almost 40 of them) for their efforts in making this a successful production.

The score by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Phantom of the Opera, Cats) is dramatic and moving  and stays with you long after the house lights go up on this performance.  If you have seen this play, or it is your first time, do not miss Evita at the Westport Country Playhouse.

Westport Country Playhouse

25 Powers Court Westport Ct

 (203) 227-4177

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