Shoreline Arts Alliance presents Shakespeare on the Shoreline featuring Legacy Theatre on the Guilford Green.

“Knudsen has made the notoriously difficult Shakespearean language accessible…”

“…visually striking, emotionally moving, and embodies the story…”


- Arts Paper on Legacy's Hamlet, summer 2018

The Tongue That Tells Me So

A reception and talkback surrounding the reading of a new play by Mariah Sage and Bruce Seymour Feb 12 and 13, 2016 at the Branford Arts Center, featuring the work "The Magician's Sun" by artist Yvonne Gordon.

                                  A Cocoa Cabaret


Uplifting and hilarious comedy featuring Stephanie Stiefel Williams played to a delighted crowd at Woodwinds in Branford in late January. A Cocoa Cabaret is on tour and available for your venue. For more information, email info@LegacyTheatreCT.org

Songs for a New World 


Songs for a New World is a collection of music from Jason Robert Brown that fearures four dynamic and boisterous singers, who take on some of the most challenging and exciting musical compositions of our day. Performed at Bill Miller's Castle in Branford. Generously supported by: Calcagni Real Estate, Centerplan Companies, Sandra Jedziniak and Jeremy Mellitz, Arbor Energy, Carole Brown, Carol and Tom Gagliardi, Oak Tree Development, Secor, Cassidy, and McPartland, Total Tree Care, Dean Anatra, CPA, Marchetti, Brown & Bishop, LLC, MBI Company Group, LLC, Lithium Capital Group, Alice and Kurt Hummel, Rick Mayer, Melanie Boracas Mayer. 

Building Legacy. Building Community.
Weekly event all summer long, from Broadway star Eden Espinosa performing for 700 people under the stars at the Owenego Inn and Beach Club to Andrew Sisters on the Shoreline Trolley, cabarets, readings, song salons, children's events and more! Building Legacy summer 2015 was a busy, smash success. Thank you for your support. Generously sponsored by Seaview Productions. 
Swingin' Serenade Gala
Our third annual gala was a sold out success thanks to you! Click here for a photo gallery and to see our list of sponsors. 
Sister's Christmas Catechism
A holiday hoot for the the books from the creators of Late Nite Catechsim at Tabor Church in Branford. 
Generously sponsored by Seaview Productions, Cedar Woods, and Baymont Inn & Suites. 
'Witness Uganda' In Concert. In Branford.
In partnership with Branford and New York City based production company Seaview Productions, Legacy Theatre presented a one night only concert featuring the Broadway cast and creators of the new musical WITNESS UGANDA. The pay what you can event, outside under a beautiful tent at the Owenego Inn and Beach Club, was an example of all of the great programming to come through Legacy's strong ties to the Broadway community. 
Shakespeare Cabaret at Bill Miller's Castle
In honor of Shakespeare's 450th year, the Legacy Theatre recreated Tonight, Tonight, a Shakespeare Cabaret filled with song, dance, soliloquies, fun, high art,  low art, and all in between!  The sold out evening highlighted how Shakespeare has influenced the performing arts from 1564 to the present. 

Sea Mist Cruise


Co-founder Stephanie Stiefel Williams sang songs celebrating the past of the Stony Creek Theatre to delighted audiences aboard the Thimble Island Sea Mist Cruise

Broadway in Branford Gala


Legacy Theatre's second SOLD OUT gala took the stage of the Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club on April 5 with a gorgeous dinner, silent and live auction, and entertainment from some of Broadway's brightest stars. The evening raised over $50,000 to support Legacy's efforts to revitalize the historic Stony Creek Puppet House. See you next year! 

Legacy Takes Manhattan


We welcomed friends of Legacy from New York and Connecticut while we showcased the lastest design and build project of our stand out Legacy design team, Alliance TCC, and their latest work- SubCulture on Bleecker Street. 


The afternoon featured design presentations by the team and entertainment featuring professional guitarist Rick Baisden and Legacy founders Keely Baisden Knudsen and Stephanie Stiefel Williams. 

Our Town


Many community partnerships were forged when legacy collaborated with over twelve community organzations to present the first ever town-wide community reading of Thornton Wilder's 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning play, Our Town

Affectionately, Abigail


The Northeastern Premiere of a musical by Nonie Sorensen about the fascinating  life of Abigail Adams, performed by Legacy co-founder and Artistic Director Keely Baisden Knudsen.

 Out of This World: from the Bard to Brecht


A performance of works from some of the greatest playwrights who ever lived~ all under the stars... inside! A terrific production at Yale University's planetarium exploring humanity and the vast univese in which we live.

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