In Farmington, Hill-Stead hosts Playhouse on Park’s Falcetti Four

Playhouse on Park's Falcetti Four will present a cabaret-style show on the grounds of Hill-Stead Museum on August 26.

FARMINGTON — Join singers from past Playhouse on Park productions for a 90-minute cabaret filled with show tunes, jazz standards and more on Wednesday, August 26 (rain date: August 27) at 6:30 p.m. (gates open at 6 p.m.).

Many of you will remember Carolyn (Cumming) Burke, Hillary Ekwall, Amanda Forker, and Rick Fountain from various performances on the Playhouse stage, but the group was also known as the “Falcetti Four.” The Falcetti Four performed weekly for over two years at Falcetti Music in Blue Back Square as part of a Playhouse on Park outreach program. They developed quite a following over the years and are excited to reunite for this performance, said an email from the playhouse.

Tickets are $25; they will not be sold at the door. You can order tickets through Playhouse on Park, online at, over the phone at 860-523-5900 x10, or in person at 244 Park Road, West Hartford. Please note Playhouse on Park’s abbreviated hours due to Covid-19: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday, or by appointment.

On the night of the event, you will not need a physical ticket; your name and the size of your party will be on a list at the gate. Bring your own beverages, food, chairs/blankets and masks. Masks must be warn unless you are in your pod.

Hill-Stead Museum is located at 35 Mountain Road, Farmington. For more information, visit its website at In addition to Comedy Night, Playhouse on Park will bring a a Broadway-Style Cabaret on August 26.

A message from the Hill-Stead Museum: The health and safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all the precautions listed here: Guests are advised to practice physical distancing by standing at least six feet away from other groups of people not traveling with them while standing in lines and moving around the property. Children must stay with adults at all times and a minimum of six feet distance must be maintained between all other non-family members. Face masks should be worn by all visitors six years of age and above. Hand sanitizer dispensers will be placed at entrances and high contact areas and a first aid station will be accessible.

Hill-Stead employees have already pre-marked spaces on the lawn for your group. Upon arrival, guests will be escorted to a pre-marked space on the west lawn by an employee wearing Personal Protective Equipment. The museum is closely monitoring government policy changes, Centers for Disease Control guidelines, government mandates, and public health advancements and will continue to make changes as necessary or appropriate to protocols and procedures.

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