1845 Meriden Waterbury Road
Milldale, CT 06467
Phone: (860) 621-9181
Fax: (860) 620-9557
The Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury was founded in 1988, during a major writers' strike in Los Angeles. This "way off-Broadway" theater has produced some unique musicals and plays, such as Nunsense. If you are looking for an interesting night out of theater, the Seven Angels Theatre is sure to please with an eclectic variety of shows that are sure to be the talk of town next year.
The Curtis Memorial Library is located in the center of Meriden across from the city hall. It was the main public library of the city of Meriden, Connecticut. The library was designed by architect Richard Williams in the Classical Revival style. The century-old marble Greek Revival Curtis Memorial building now houses the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center.
The Timexpo Museum is located at Waterbury, Connecticut. The museum is dedicated to the history of Timex Group and has exhibits going back to the founding of Waterbury Clock Company in 1854 C.E. The company's history of timepieces and archaeology are among the main exhibits that can be seen at the museum.
Bleachers Sports Bar & Restaurant, just a short drive from ESPN headquarters at Bristol is a relaxed laid-back local bar and pub where patrons can settle in with friends to catch up on the latest games, play a round of pool or darts or enjoy a lively night of trivia. With over 22 beers on draft, as well as 15 TV's across the bar, it is especially popular with NFL fans who stop by to watch the game on NFL Sunday Ticket and Direct TV. Weekly band performances keep bar patrons entertained when there isn't a big game on. The menu is classic American pub fare, with chicken wings, nachos, salads, burgers meatballs and wraps so you don't go hungry. To check out what's on at Bleachers, visit the website.
This performing arts complex, established in 1922, has Renaissance Revival influences with Greek, Arabic, Roman and Federal motifs boasted with grand lobby spaces and ornate dome ceilings. Originally a vaudeville/movie house, it changed with the times over its 70 years of operations, presenting silent films, to Big Band sounds of the Tommy Dorsey Band, to contemporary rock concerts. It was closed in 1987. The Palace Theater has been renovated and reopened after several years. This exquisite complex will showcase a performance schedule that includes Broadway shows, comedy acts and family entertainment.
Library Park is a scenic spot with a paved track and a sheltered area. A well-maintained bandstand is also found inside the park which makes it a popular picnic spot.
Catch up on all the latest flicks at this theater in Wallingford. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with cinnamon flavored nuts or popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
The Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre (or as it's commonly known, The Oakdale) is one of the area's premiere venues. Located between Hartford and New Haven, this theater is known as one of the best live entertainment venues in Connecticut. Theater fans should not miss the Broadway Classics performances. Famous artists like Coldplay, Steely Dan, Dave Matthews, Van Morrison, Seinfeld, Kevin James, David Cooperfield, Mariah Carey have performed here.
Seymour St. John Chapel is located in the campus of Choate Rosemary Hall and was built in 1924. This Georgian Revival structure was designed by Ralph Adams Cram and was formerly known as St. Andrew's Chapel. Besides being a sanctuary it is used for photo shoots and concerts.
The Paul Mellon Arts Center at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford is not just a performing arts center for the Choate students, but it is also a masterpiece of modern architecture designed by I.M. Pei. The facility is named for Paul Mellon, son of Andrew Mellon (former Secretary of the Treasury), who attended Choate during the 1920s. The Main Stage, which seats 800, hosts a variety of shows put on by students and by touring artists, including the big spring musical, with past shows like Grand Hotel, Little Shop of Horrors, Chicago and Les Misérables. Throughout the year, there are children's theater productions too, often based on classic children's books. There is also an Experimental Theater (often called "The Black Box") where improv, theater practices and small cabaret shows are put on. On the other side of the arts center is the Art Gallery where student works are displayed and you can find students studying and lounging on the couches.
This multi-faceted event center is as beautiful inside as its surrounding greenery outside. Away from the city hustle and bustle, MountainRidge Special Events Facility rests calmly amidst the secluded scenic location. Various events like private ceremonies or family celebrations, business meetings and award ceremonies, corporate events, trade shows and more are hosted here. The service is impeccable and the dedicated staff will ensure that your event is a grand success.
Trinity-on-Main is a lovely live music venue in New Britain. The venue is housed inside the former, 19th-century Trinity United Methodist Church and is an architectural wonder.