PERFORMING ARTS CENTERS/VENUES College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., New Haven. Located on the former site of the Palace Theater, the hall features live musical performances. Capacity is 650 people “cabaret –style” and 2,000 standing. 203-867-2000, collegestreetmusichall.com Eastbound Theatre, Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. South, Milford. Three shows per year; February, June & October. Other special performances. Ticket prices vary. 203-882-0969, milfordarts.org/eastbound-theatre Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam. Enjoy national acclaimed musicals at Goodspeed’s two intimate theatres set in the scenic Connecticut River Valley. 860-873-8668, goodspeed.org John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent St., New Haven. Top name headliners during the academic year. Box office hours: Monday-Friday 11a.m.-5p.m. 203-392-6154, southernct.edu/lymancenter Legacy Theatre, 128 Thimble Island Rd., Branford. The Legacy Theatre has restored the Stony Creek Puppet House back to a venue for live theater performances. 203-208-5504, legacytheatrect.org Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Ave., New Haven. Located in the restored vaudeville-era West Rock Theater, available for events and functions. 203-389-8885, lyrichallnewhaven.com Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd., Wallingford. The theatre is located on 30 park-like acres between Hartford and New Haven. Performances include Broadway shows, concerts and family programs. 203-265-1501, oakdale.com Paul Mellon Arts Center at Choate Rosemary Hall, 333 Christian St., Wallingford. Ticket prices vary by performance; art gallery admission is free. 203-697- 2398, choate.edu Shubert Theatre, 247 College St., New Haven. Located in the heart of New Haven’s entertainment district, the Shubert Theatre presents a wide variety of performing arts including Broadway shows, popular bands and musical artists, ballet and family entertainment. Box office hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Admission prices vary. 203-562-5666 or 888-736-2663, shubert.com The Space, 295 Treadwell St. (Bldg. H), Hamden. An independently run alcohol-free music and art venue, featuring live performances, open mic, recording studio and rehearsal rooms, coffee and tea bar and vintage boutique. 203-288-6400, thespacect.com Woolsey Hall, Corner of College and Grove Sts., New Haven. Woolsey Hall, built in 1901 to commemorate Yale’s bicentennial, has a seating capacity of 2,650. It is used by the School of Music for performances by the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale, as well as recitals on the Newberry Memorial Organ, one of the world’s largest and most renowned pipe organs. 203-432-2392, woolsey.yale.edu FESTIVALS International Festival of Arts & Ideas, 195 Church St. 12th Fl., New Haven. Features premieres of ambitious theater, dance and music performances, along with inspiring lectures, panel discussions and dialogues. 2017 festival is June 10-24, dark on Monday. Prices vary by event with 80% of events being free. Discounts for students, seniors, youth and groups (email groups@artidea.org). 888-ART-IDEA or 203-498-3772, artidea.org MUSIC Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven. “The Musician’s Living Room” features live national, regional and local bands 7 nights a week in an intimate setting. Ticket prices vary. Monday-Thursday 4 p.m.-1 a.m.; Friday & Saturday noon-2 a.m.; Sunday noon-1 a.m. 203-789-8281, cafenine.com Firehouse 12, 45 Crown St., New Haven. Award- winning bar, state-of-the-art recording studio and unusually intimate music venue with performances by some of the most active, innovative and respected musicians in creative music today, located in New Haven’s historic Ninth Square District. Check website for seasonal jazz series dates; free Wi-Fi and happy hour specials. Tuesday-Friday 4 p.m.- midnight; Saturday 6 p.m.-midnight; Sunday 8 p.m.- midnight. 203-785-0468, firehouse12.com Neighborhood Music School, 100 Audubon St., New Haven. Neighborhood Music School provides high quality instruction in music, dance and drama to children & adults. 203-624-5189, neighborhoodmusicschool.org New Haven Chorale, New Haven. The New Haven Chorale, an auditioned group of 100 singers, plays an integral role in the cultural life of New Haven through concerts and outreach. 203-776-SONG, newhavenchorale.org New Haven Symphony Orchestra, 545 Long Wharf Dr., 6th Floor, New Haven. The mission of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra is to increase the impact and value of orchestral music for our audiences through high quality, affordable performances and educational programming. Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. 203-865-0831, NewHavenSymphony.org Orchestra New England (ONE), various venues, New Haven. Orchestra New England (ONE) is one of the most versatile and exciting orchestras in America. The Orchestra is committed to quality and innovation. 203-777-4690, orchestranewengland.org University Glee Club, New Haven. An all-male choral ensemble singing the different genres of music from the varied Glee Club repertoire including: glees, classical, spiritual, sea shanties, musical theatre, barber shop, holiday and contemporary selections. 203-248-8515, universitygleeclub.org Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 409 Prospect St., New Haven. Multidisciplinary graduate center and major arts presenter offering a full schedule of concerts, drama, art exhibitions, films, literary readings, lectures and multimedia events during the year. 203-432-5062, ism.yale.edu Yale School of Music, 435 College St., New Haven. The Yale School of Music, a graduate-professional school, is a worldwide leader in educating the creative musicians and cultural leaders of tomorrow. Most events are free. Box office hours: June-August Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; September-May Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See website for event and holiday box office hours. 203-432-4158, music. yale.edu Yale Symphony Orchestra, Woolsey Hall, corner of Grove and College Sts., New Haven. Founded in 1965, YSO enjoys a reputation as one of the premiere undergraduate orchestras in the United States, and performs an average of six concerts a year. 203-432-4140, yso.yalecollege.yale.edu THEATER A Broken Umbrella Theatre, various venues, New Haven. A Broken Umbrella Theatre creates original, site-specific theater spectacles inspired by the history and lore of New Haven, Connecticut. 203-868-0428, abrokenumbrella.org Castle Craig Players at Almira F. Stephan Memorial Playhouse, 59 West Main St., Meriden. 203-634-6922, castlecraig.org Elm Shakespeare, Edgerton Park 75 Cliff St., New Haven. New Haven’s premier classical theater presents professional Shakespeare performances free to 30,000 people in Edgerton Park each August. Bring a picnic and enjoy the show under the stars! 2017 presentation: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. Free, donations accepted. August 17-September 3, Tuesday-Sunday 8 p.m. 203-392-8882, elmshakespeare.org Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. Throughout its history, Long Wharf Theatre has created a unique home in New Haven for theatre artists from around the world, resulting in the transfer of more than 30 Long Wharf productions to Broadway or Off-Broadway. Long Wharf Theatre has received New York Drama Critics Awards, Obie Awards, the Margo Jefferson Award for Production of New Works, a Special Citation from the Outer Critics Circle and the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre in 1978. Tickets prices vary. See website for box office hours. 203-787-4282, longwharf.org New Haven Theater Company, New Haven. New Haven Theater Company is a revolutionary collective bringing the power and excitement of live performance to the New Haven community. Compelling, accessible, and low-cost performances in non-traditional venues. newhaventheatercompany.com Pantochino Productions Inc., 40 Railroad Ave. South, Milford. Connecticut’s ridiculously entertaining not-for-profit theatre company for family audiences. 203-937-6206, pantochino.com Summer Cabaret at Yale, 217 Park St., New Haven. Summer Cabaret presents a season of fresh, invigorating plays featuring the best of the next generation of theatre artists. Enjoy fine dining, drinks, and an evening of unforgettable entertainment. 203-432-1567, summercabaret.org ARTS www.visitNewHaven.com 12