Category: Features

Hey, hey, they’re Munnys

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Munny, Munny, who’s got the Munny? Paris in Plantsville has the Munny. Several Munnys, in fact. This past weekend, the local gallery opened Munny Madness II, where a slew of Munnys made their public debut.…

Musical tackles angst of growing up

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Spring Awakening” is not your typical happy, happy, joy, joy musicals about teens. The show—with music from Duncan Sheik and lyrics/ book from Steven Sater— includes tales of sexual abuse, stifled sexuality, unwanted pregnancies, suicide,…

Bristol Theatre Arts brings ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ to city

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bristol Theatre Arts is a community theater. And that mission helped guide director Cassie Taylor when she led the effort to bring the musical, “Beauty and the Beast” to the Memorial Boulevard Stage this weekend.…