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Milk named among best equity theatre in 2017

Milk Named Among the Best Equity Theatre in 2017

Hersam Acorn Network, publisher of 16 Connecticut newspapers including The Ridgefield Press, just named Milk among the 9 best 2017 Equity theatre productions in the state.

Joanne Greco-Rochman writes, “Shows that featured performers who belonged to the Equity Union of Professional Actors or belonged to Professional Traveling tours brought plenty of entertainment our way this year. The following is a list of what I consider the top Equity and Touring shows of the year.”

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Announcing a 5-Year Partnership with Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance

Thrown Stone is pleased to announce we’ve just partnered with Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance for the next five years.

Following our debut production of Milk at RCD, we were eager to return, and in our talks with Artistic Director Amy Piantaggini and Board Chairman Howard Turner, we discovered lots of ways to work together, not just next summer but over a longer term. So, for the next five years, Thrown Stone will have the option to perform summer productions at RCD and throughout that time, we will work with RCD to help realize the studio’s full potential as a performance venue. We’ll also help each other with marketing and outreach.

Show your love for the 06877

To celebrate our partnership, RCD and Thrown Stone have a special offer: Donate $100 or more to either group today, and you’ll get our limited edition car magnet, free while supplies last. It’s a great way to show your love for the 06877, and your support for world-class performing arts in the heart of Ridgefield!

Big News Friday!

This Friday, December 1, we’re announcing Thrown Stone’s second season. We’ve spent the past several months devouring hundreds of new plays, and now we’re ready to share something very special with you. Watch this space and let us know what you think!

A RIDGEFIELD HOLIDAY TRADITION

There are still a few tickets left for RCD’s December 15-17 performances of The Nutcracker at the Ridgefield Playhouse. This year features a magical new Christmas tree designed by Thrown Stone’s very own Production Manager, Cyrus Newitt!

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Welcome to the Board, Jeff Krulwich!

Thrown Stone is honored to welcome Jeff Krulwich to our Board of Directors. A Harvard Business School-trained executive, Jeff has had a wide-ranging career in consumer packaged goods and has over 20 years of experience as a consultant for global brands. Jeff is also deeply involved with the community, and regularly volunteers his time as a consultant to a diverse array of local groups. Read more

Andrew Levine

Welcome to the Board, Andrew Levine!

Thrown Stone is honored to welcome Andrew Levine to our Board of Directors. Andrew has been an integral advisor to and advocate for Thrown Stone since our inception, and we are delighted to benefit from his vision, his leadership, and his passion for new work as we continue to build the company.

Andrew has enjoyed a multifaceted career in the performing arts, working as a musician, arts administrator, educator and producer. Currently he serves as the managing director of the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in lower Manhattan. Previously Andrew served as the Executive Director of the York Theatre Company.

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Thrown Stone Makes Cover of CT Post Arts & Style

Check out this Joe Myers feature in the Connecticut Post Arts & Leisure section:

Jonathan Winn and Jason Peck have created Thrown Stone Theatre Company in Ridgefield to put on new plays that excite them, not to be locked into the demands of justifying a pricey home base. They are starting with the U.S. premiere of “Milk,” by Ross Dunsmore, running through July 30, in temporary digs at the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance.

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Luna Rossa to Offer Pre-Theatre Menu for MILK

You have your tickets to Thrown Stone’s U.S. Premiere of Milk, but what about dinner?

Luna Rossa is offering its Pre-Theatre Menu before every evening performance, between 5-6:30 pm. For just $35 per person, your party will enjoy three courses of innovative modern Italian just three minutes from the Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance. Parking is easy and plentiful, and you’ll arrive at the show with time to spare.

Make your reservation today

ACT I choices:

  • Polpette – Homemade meatballs, tomato sauce, fresh ricotta, toasted garlic bread
  • Calamari E Zucchini – Fried calamari and zucchini
  • Rollatini Di Melanzane – Eggplant filled with seasoned ricotta, baked in tomato sauce with parmesan cheese
  • Impepata Di Cozze – Mussels, white wine, lemon, black peppers
  • Caesar – Classic Caesar salad, garlic croutons, parmesan

ACT II choices:

  • Paccheri Alla Parmigiana (a Thrown Stone favorite) – Fat rigatoni, eggplant, tomato, parmesan, mozzarella
  • Fettuccine Alla Bolognese – Luna Rossa meat sauce, shaved parmesan
  • Pollo Luna Rossa – Breaded chicken breast, gorgonzola sauce, arugula salad, parma prosciutto

ACT III:

  • Coffee or Tea
  • Dessert Of The Day