Located in the heart of downtown Fairfield, SHU Community
Theatre pairs entertainment and education in a fully reimagined historic
400-seat venue. From live concerts and theatrical performances to film
screenings, author talks and hands-on learning activities, SHU Community
Theatre is a cornerstone of cultural enrichment for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
The SHU Community Theatre’s programming includes diverse series:
SHU Jazz Series – Inventive…spontaneous…improvisational -- Jazz is a distinctly American art form that transcends musical boundaries and thrives on live expression. SHUCT is dedicated to showcasing contemporary artists keeping the tradition alive – and moving it forward.
Broadway on Post Series – A-list Broadway stars as you’ve never seen them before – in the intimacy of a small stage right here in Fairfield.
Connecticut Coffee House – An hour from New York City, Fairfield is home to a host of talented songwriters and performers who love sharing their artistry with an appreciative local audience.
Local Legends – The best of talented musicians with ties to the area perform live on a local stage.
Century of Cinema -- From Alfred Hitchcock to Steven Spielberg to Spike Lee, we celebrate movie masterpieces the way they were meant o be enjoyed – on the big screen.
Big Screen Blockbusters – Hollywood’s hottest hits – from yesterday and yesteryear – come to your home screen.
Film Events with Q&A – The latest independent and foreign films, as well as thought-provoking documentaries with commentary and reflection from the SHU Community Theatre’s resident movie guru Susan Granger and expert guests.
Sunday Family Film Series – Parents and kids know Sunday is the day to head for SHU Community Theatre for an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment everyone will enjoy.
Thought Leader Series – Being associated with a national university, SHU Community Theatre offers one-of-a-kind engaging experiences for lifelong learners, prospective college students and our own student body. Our non-partisan, respectful format brings you faculty experts and others with an array of fresh perspectives on today’s issues, health and wellness and ways we can transform ourselves and our world.
Educational Programming – SHU offers a host of entertaining and enriching hands-on learning programs for children, teens and lifelong learners – from summer camps and workshops to internships, theatre arts mentor and live performance opportunities.