Actors needed to fill ‘The Green Room’

The Chelsea Players will hold open auditions for “The Green Room,” a comic murder mystery, on Monday, Aug. 8, and Tuesday, Aug. 9.

CALENDAR

BITS AND TIPS

COLUMNS

Keep it clean at the bird feeder

Now that the hot weather is here, it’s important to remember to keep bird feeders clean.

Rick’s List - Final Word on Melania’s Speech Edition

I feel it’s only right to go public and clear things up and admit it and apologize for it.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Tom Jones — Sept. 24 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $90, $145

Brian Setzer Orchestra — Nov. 19 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $20, $40

Megadeth — Oct. 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 29; $35

Kenny Rogers — Dec. 16 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $35

Engelbert Humperdinck — Oct. 16 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. July 22; $55, $75

Hot Club of Cowtown — Aug. 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $28-$32

Sarah McLachlan — July 29 at Bushnell, Hartford; tickets on sale now; $49.50-$79.50

Billy Gardell — Oct. 28 at The Vets, Providence; tickets on sale now; $27-$57

DEAR ABBY

Counseling can’t save marriage lacking intimacy

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for almost three years to a woman who refuses to share the same bed with me.

Wife foresees a rocky road with husband suffering dementia

DEAR ABBY: After two failed marriages, I married a wonderful man whom I love but am not in love with.

Postal workers meet challenge of delivering kids’ postcards

DEAR ABBY: While our daughter was on vacation with our small grandkids, she bought them postcards and suggested they write us about their vacation.

Dad’s rough horseplay looks a lot like abuse

DEAR ABBY: I am a grandmother and great-grandmother who is concerned about the behavior of my grandson toward his 7-year-old daughter, “Beth,” and her 9-year-old cousin, “Mandy.”

Family resents boyfriend for usurping dad’s chair

DEAR ABBY: My beloved father passed away three years ago.

Husband wants long-lost sister to remain that way

DEAR ABBY: My husband and his sister had a rough childhood in foster care.

Wife joining the workforce wants her own bank account

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been together for eight years.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - July 26

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