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Danbury's Cultural Alliance Joins With Playhouse To Promote Musicians

The Ridgefield Playhouse will showcase new musical acts.
The Ridgefield Playhouse will showcase new musical acts. Photo Credit: File

DANBURY, Conn. -- The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut is partnering with The Ridgefield Playhouse in support of the "Emerging Artist Series," which is designed to give up-and-coming musicians the opportunity to headline their own shows.

"We're essentially offering musicians that significant transition from 'support act' for nationally known musicians to becoming headliners on their own," Allison Stockel, executive director of the Ridgefield Playhouse, said in a press release. "The Ridgefield Playhouse is excited to partner with the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut to introduce like-minded people to new musical acts that they may not have discovered on their own. It’s the arts community helping one another, while connecting with each other in a relaxed fun setting.”

Members of the alliance will receive a discount on tickets and they are invited to meet the artist and network before each performance, according to a press release.

“We are thrilled to partner with The Ridgefield Playhouse on the Emerging Artist Series," Lisa Scails, executive director of the Cultural Alliance, said in a press release. “Our constant aim is to support artists of all disciplines. This partnership makes it possible to broaden our focus on the performing arts and its diversity of artists.”

This after-work event is the perfect setting to meet-up with co-workers and friends, and to enjoy a night of music, nibbles and drinks, according to a press release.

To join as a member of the Cultural Alliance, phone (203)-798 0760 or go here .

The series continues with shows Aug 23 (Jamie Lynn Spears), Sept. 11 ( Gedeon Luke & The People) and Oct. 1 (Girls Guns and Glory).

The Ridgefield Playhouse, a 500-seat theater, is at 80 East Ridge Road. It presents national and local acts.

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, 287 Main St., Danbury, is a leader in supporting the  arts and culture community in northern Fairfield and southern Litchfield counties. The alliance promotes and advocates for arts, history and culture as a primary driver of the economy and as an enriching influence for its communities.

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