Other Desert Cities, July 6-28, Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39, Sherman. A daughter returns home for Christmas for the first time in years, bearing the manuscript of a memoir, which reveals a devastating episode in the life of her wealthy Republican family. Tickets $24. Info:


Mike Reiss, July 9, 6 p.m., Silver Star Diner, 210 CT Ave., Norwalk. The former Simpsons writer will speak at an event hosted by Humanists and Freethinkers of Fairfield County. Free.  Register by emailing


Legally Blonde, through July 14, Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury. Tickets $25. Info:

Kiss Me, Kate, through July 29, Waveny Park, New Canaan. Tickets $50-$65. Info:


Felicitas, July 10, noon, Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Ave., Norwalk. Featuring actress Libby Skala. Free. Info:

A Flea in Her Ear, July 10-28, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. Tickets $30. Info:

Hamlet, July 12-15 and July 20-22, 7:30 p.m., Sterling Farms, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Free. Info:

Prohibition, Norwalk: 1925, July 13-14, 7 p.m., Ben Franklin Center, 66 Bayview Ave., Norwalk. Tickets $15. Info:    

Keith Alberstadt, July 14, 7:45 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets $29. Info:

The Arsonists, July 13-29, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, 440 Main St., Ridgefield. Inspired by the Greek tragedy Electra, this play with music is a contemporary American myth that explores the relationship between parent and child in that small space between death and life, the last breath before the awakening. Tickets $29-$59. Info:

An Act of God, July 13 through Aug. 4, TheaterWorks New Milford, 5 Brookside Ave., New Milford. Tickets $25. Info:

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), July 15-29, Christine’s  Garden Park, New Canaan. Performances are held Saturdays and Sundays. Free. Info:

The Tempest, July 19-22, 6:30 p.m., Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, University of Bridgeport, 84 Iranistan Ave., Bridgeport. Free. Info:

Where All Good Rabbits Go, July 20 - Aug. 4, Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance, 440 Main St., Ridgefield. Walt and Julia are a promising young couple whose world takes a turn for the worse when Walt discovers the first sign of a terminal illness: a rabbit tail. Tickets $29-$59. Info:

Shakespeare on the Green & Green Expo, July 22, 12-4 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield.  A family friendly version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, produced and performed by Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, will take place live under the tent at 2 p.m. Free. Register by calling box office. Info: call 203-438-5795.

Jay Mohr, Aug. 3, 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets $50. Info:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Aug. 18-19, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Proceeds will benefit the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation. Tickets $35. Info: