| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage.
The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Jill Adams is the new president of Hartford Stage's board of directors.
A seven-year veteran of the Board and a resident of North Granby, Adams is president and principal owner of the Adams & Knight advertising agency. A graduate of Catholic...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
LILLEHAMMER, Norway - The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They'd wandered the site's narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They'd explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82.
The cause was...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:07 PM
In the Norwegian capital of Oslo, a big statue of a tiger sits in front of the train station. A local once explained that Oslo is nicknamed the Tiger City because in the 19th century, when country boys visited the wild and crazy "New York City of Norway,"...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 11:42 AM
One thing to know about our club: Our Champaign- Urbana book club has been meeting monthly since 1983 and has read more than 280 books. More than half of our members have belonged since the club began. Our very first book was "One Hundred Years of...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:13 AM
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town.
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Four plays, including two world premieres, will help to anchor the La Jolla Playhouse's 2011-12 season, the company announced this week. In all, the new subscription season will feature six productions, including two musicals that will be announced at a.....
| Nov 2, 2010
| 4:37 PM
Programming a film festival can't be easy, even in the best of times. And with the beating indie film has taken in the past five years, just getting filmmakers to either pay an entry fee and submit their movie or who will simply allow their movie to be...