Why Curtain Call in Stamford Is the Best Theater Experience

Actor practicing lines at Curtain Call in Stamford, CTAsk anyone who’s been to Curtain Call in Stamford, CT, and they’ll tell you that this community theater puts many a New York City stage to shame. The world class shows at Curtain Call are a fun and affordable way to experience Stamford and often top the list of best things to do in the area.


This non-profit hidden gem boasts two stages, year-round productions, and a rich lineup of fantastic local talent that’s just a minutes away from Stanton House Inn! The next time you visit New England, take a trip to Curtain Call for the best theater experience in town.


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Spend an Evening at Curtain Call in Stamford

Local Talent with Professional Production

Time and time again, visitors praise Curtain Call for its top-notch cast and crew. Though professionally managed, the theater is primarily a volunteer organization that produces 10 or more award-winning productions each year. Founded in 1990, Curtain Call is the longest-running non-profit theater company in Stamford and features costumes, lighting, theaters, actors, and show selections that are a cut above the rest. It has been named the area’s Best Local Theatre 10 years in a row and was even recognized as the best theater in all of Fairfield County.

Free Shakespeare and Other Special Events

In addition to its full-scale productions, Curtain Call in Stamford hosts a number of special events throughout the year. One of their biggest projects is Shakespeare on the Green, a free outdoor production that is now in its 13th consecutive year. Curtain Call also hosts a slew of other great events like a Dancing With the Stars fundraiser, interactive murder mysteries, comedy nights, concerts and more. When planning your trip to the theater, make a quick call or take a peek at the event calendar to learn more about Curtain Call’s special events.

Two Venues On-site

Conveniently located at the Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, Curtain Call has two venues: The Kweskin Theatre and The Dressing Room Theatre. The Kweskin Theatre is a traditional auditorium that seats 184 guests for full-scale, formal productions. The Dressing Room Theatre, however, is a cabaret-style venue that has table seating for 100. Here, guests are invited to bring their own food and refreshments. Many theatergoers will grab dinner, wine, or dessert to enjoy at small tables during the show.

Nearby Dining Options

Curtain Call has partnered with local restaurants to provide guests with the winning combination of “dinner and a show.” The theater is located on the same property as Sterling Farms Golf Course, where guests can eat at the Royal Green Restaurant or in the Players Club Grill Room. In addition, Zody’s at Sterling provides a dinner and show discount package before or after Curtain Call performances. Guests who are going to The Dressing Room Theatre in Stamford can order a meal in advance and take it with them to enjoy during the show.

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Convinced that your next trip to Connecticut will include a stop at Curtain Call in Stamford? Let us help you plan your visit! Our Greenwich bed and breakfast is a short 20-minute drive from the theater and features beautiful rooms and suites, manicured grounds, and a variety of fabulous onsite amenities for guests to enjoy. We can’t wait to see you in New England!

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