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Kevin Nealon
50th Celebration Event

Kevin Nealon

Already Performed this Season

SHU Alumnus, Kevin Nealon '75, returns to Park Ave for a comedic performance in the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts that will benefit the Sacred Heart University Scholarship Programs.

As an actor, comedian, Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL), and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds. In addition, Nealon has starred in big hits such as Anger Management, Wedding Singer, Happy Gilmore, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Joe Dirt, Daddy Day Care, Grandma's Boy and many others.

As one of the longest running cast members on NBC's Saturday Night Live (1986-1995), Nealon created some of the show's most memorable characters, including 'The Subliminal Man' and 'Hans and Franz.' Nealon's reoccurring role as an anchor on 'Weekend Update' made the sketch a show staple. In 1988 Kevin earned an Emmy Award nomination as part of the SNL writing team. A sought-after guest star on television, Kevin has made a number of appearances on Hot In Cleveland. Franklin & Bash, Monk, Fat Actress, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Still Standing.

50th Celebration Event

Echoes of Erin

Echoes of Erin

October 11, 2013 at 8pm

Join us for a colorful and exciting evening of Irish traditional music, song, dance and humor. Presented by the Center for Irish Cultural Studies, the Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society and the P.V. O'Donnell Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann.

St Nicholas
50th Celebration Event

Saint Nicolas

Already performed this season

At the Chapel of the Holy Spirit

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Nicolas with a performance by the New Haven Symphony Orchestra of Benjamin Britten's Saint Nicolas, a glorious cantata commemorating the life and legend of the man who inspired Santa Claus. Add Britten's Ceremony of Carols and you have an incredible evening of music to get you in the Christmas spirit.

50th Celebration Event

Echoes of Erin
50th Celebration Event

Cherish the Ladies

An Irish Christmas

Presented by Sacred Heart University's Center for Irish Cultural Studies and the Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society

Already performed this season

When describing Cherish the Ladies, the critics say it best:
"It is simply impossible to imagine an audience that wouldn't enjoy what they do"
- The Boston Globe


"An astonishing array of virtuosity"
- The Washington Post

"Expands the annals of Irish music in America... the music is passionate, tender and rambunctious"
- The New York Times

For the past twenty-five years, Cherish the Ladies has proven worthy of these accolades and in doing so have become one of the most engaging ensembles in the history of Irish music.

50th Celebration Event