| 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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Sergei Prokofiev's orchestra play Peter and the Wolf was originally written to explain instruments to children, and it has since become a beloved tale. Now, musicians led by UConn alum Ehren Brown will join forces with puppets from the university's Puppet...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Featuring the Birdland Big Band (pictured) and its director, Tommy Igoe, Live At Birdland sends audiences back to the heyday(s) of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, and Lester Young — artists who...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
An Evening with Branford Marsalis
Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m., $10-$39, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road Unit 3104, Storrs, (860) 486-4226, jorgensen.uconn.edu
In his 52 short years on this planet, what hasn’t saxophonist...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Until his retirement last year, Gus Mozzocca taught printmaking at the University of Connecticut for 40 years (imagine how much grading he had to do). To celebrate his long career, Contemporary Art Galleries at UConn, headed by Barry Rosenberg, put...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's infamous children's tale The Little Prince meets the puppets (pictured), live actors and musicians of Pennsylvania's Bristol Riverside Theatre, as they swing through Storrs on March 3. The puppets were designed by Emmy recipient...