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Hershey Felder Cast In 'Tchaikovsky'; Ivoryton's New Cabaret Series

Hershey Felder is heading back to Hartford, with the East Coast premiere of his latest one-man biographical concert/theater piece, "Our Great Tchaikovsky." The show will run Aug. 19 to 27 as a special summer event at the Hartford Stage.

Felder has performed at Hartford Stage previously in "George Gershwin Alone" in 2004 and "Monsieur Chopin" in 2006.

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Westport Gala Nabs Matthew Morrison; Final Circus To Be Streamed Live

Matthew Morrison, who had a long Broadway resume before becoming Will Schuester for six seasons of "Glee," will be the featured entertainment at Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 fundraising gala, Sept. 9.

At the same event, WCP's Playhouse Leadership Award will be given longtime theater patron Ann Sheffer.

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‘Anastasia’ Deserved More Tony Nods; Long Wharf Next Season Shows

I'm not a huge follower of the Tony Awards: I dislike competitive arts awards and nominee-based horse races in general. But even from my don't-know, don't-care perspective I expected there to be more love for "Anastasia" when the Tony nominations were announced Tuesday.

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'Heartbreak House' Closes Hartford Stage Season; Goodspeed Casts 'Deathless'

Hartford Stage's season-ending production of George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House" will star British actor Miles Anderson as the imperious Captain Shotover, alongside Dani de Waal as Ellie Dunn, Mary VanArsdel as Nurse Guinness, Tessa Auberjonois as Lady Utterword, Charlotte Parry as Hesione Hushabye, Keith Reddin as Mazzini Dunn, Stephen Barker Turner as Hector Hushabye, Andrew Long as Boss Mangan

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Shubert Announces 2017-18 Season Of Crowd-Pleasers

The Shubert in New Haven has nabbed the first national tours of "Bright Star" and "Amazing Grace."

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Kathleen Chalfant Cast In Yale Rep’s ‘Mary Jane’; A ‘Makeover’ Cocktail At Hartford Stage

Kathleen Chalfant is returning to Yale Repertory Theatre in the premiere of Amy Herzog's family drama "Mary Jane."

Chalfant appeared at the Rep in "A Delicate Balance," "All's Well That Ends Well" and the premiere of Sarah Ruhl's "Passion Play." She was in the Long Wharf Theatre production of "Wit" that transferred to New York.

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