TheatreWorks Re-Opens Romantic Comedy 'Bell, Book & Candle' December 18

NEW MILFORD, CONN. (December 18, 2015) – On Friday, December 18 at 8:00 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will re-open its classic romantic comedy Bell, Book & Candle by John Van Druten, after suspending the show the previous weekend. Three performances have been added.

Gillian Holroyd (Jenny Schuck, Danbury) is a sensual, free spirited gal, restless in life and unlucky in love. She also happens to be a witch. When she learns that her handsome neighbor, Shep Henderson (James Hipp, New Milford), is engaged to her old college rival, she uses every trick in the book to stop the wedding. But when, in the midst of her magical maneuvering, she finds herself falling for him, she's left with a difficult choice: fall in love or lose her powers. But perhaps love still has a trick or two up its own sleeve in this delectable and delightful romantic romp.

Rounding out the cast are three outstanding area actors: Jeff Rossman (New Fairfield), Jody Bayer and Matt Austin (both Danbury).

The show has been re-staged by Matt Austin and re-designed by Richard Pettibone.

Bell, Book & Candle will now run December 18,19,20 31 January 2,3 8,9,10 Curtain time is 8:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, with 2:00 p.m. Sunday matinees on December 20 and added matinees on January 3 and January 10. Tickets for all shows are $23 for reserved seating. Students and Military personnel with ID will be admitted for $18.

On New Year's Eve, December 31 at 8:00 p.m., there will be one gala fundraising performance with hors d'oeuvres and an open bar of wine, beer, and soft drinks. Tickets for this event are $85. 

Thursday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m. is TheatreWorks' rescheduled Pay-What-You-Want night. At this performance, you name the price for your ticket.

Reservations can be made online at or by calling the box office at (860) 350-6863.

TheatreWorks is an award-winning, non-Equity theatre company, named Best Community Theater in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. TheatreWorks is located at 5 Brookside Avenue, just off Route 202 (next to the CVS), in New Milford , CT.


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