| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:56 AM
It's no surprise that Ana Moura embraced fado while growing up in Northern Portugal. Fado, the mournful folk music of the Portuguese, which dates back more than 200 years, is ubiquitous throughout Moura's country.
Moura, 34, came of age while immersed...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Six-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award-winner Audra McDonald will headline Long Wharf Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala on June 5.
Her Broadway accolades in all four acting categories (best leading and featured actress in a musical and also in a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:29 AM
To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity.
"I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:51 PM
How will Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley score points and deflect attacks in their televised, hour-long debate Thursday at UConn's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts? Two Yale debaters give the candidates tips and...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Pink Martini is a democratizing force. The last time they performed at UConn ended in a theater-wide conga line, if memory serves (and it might not). For their 2013 album "Get Happy," Portland's little orchestra, whose tastes and repertoire range from...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 12:24 PM
He may be off late night TV but longtime "The Tonight Show" host Jay Leno continues doing his nighttime shtick. But he's doing it these days as part of his live tour that comes to University of Connecticut's Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts Center...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Republican challenger Tom Foley and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will have six more debates before Election Day, Foley's spokesman said Sunday.
The two candidates have received multiple invitations for debates and forums, and the final six debates will be...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:55 AM
The show: “Fela!”
The place: Shubert Theater in New Haven.
Thoughts on leaving the parking lot?: I was going to write a standard blog-style review of "Fela" which I saw Friday night but since the run was so short -- it ended today -- I...