| Oct 2, 2014
The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Marian Seldes, the venerated stage actress who died Monday at 86, was a singular theatrical presence whose most notable performances were in plays by Edward Albee.
Tall and angular, with patrician looks and intense eyes, Seldes was very much New York...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea.
The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A century after the James Adams Floating Theatre presented its first performances in the waterfront hamlets of Hampton, Smithfield and Mathews, the sensational allure of the 132-foot-long traveling playhouse has mostly faded.
But only rarely in the...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:32 AM
As deputy managing editor, Scott Kraft is responsible for the front page, the Column One feature and major investigative, explanatory and narrative reporting projects.
During more than two decades at The Times, Kraft has been a national and foreign...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
| Apr 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times’ Hero Complex Film Festival takes off into its fifth year with a phenomenal lineup of genre-defining fan favorites. The screenings and live Q&As with the film’s creators and stars will be hosted by The Times’ Hero...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Less than a week after the publication of Marja Mills' memoir, “The Mockingbird Next Door,” her story of befriending the famously reclusive 88-year-old author Harper Lee, the book remains embroiled in controversy.
On July 14, the day...
| Jul 29, 2014
Soon after Toni Dewey became the first female corporate vice president of Motorola in the mid-1970s, she and other executives received a memo from the boss that began with the word "Gentlemen."
According to longtime friend and two-time Pulitzer Prize-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Hollywood has come up with some fearsome swarms of monstrous villains -- think of the orcs in "The Hobbit" or the zombies in "World War Z" -- but those computer-generated creatures are nothing compared to the all-too-real swarm of monsters that have...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Don’t look now, but a positive trend seems to be developing: A bumper crop of talented American playwrights more interested in artistic expression than commercial validation is being recognized with the most prestigious awards and lucrative...