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  • 7 Questions With … Wayne Knight of TV Land’s “The Exes”

     
    Newman, Dennis Nedry, the chicken-suit guy from Toy Story 2, the sweaty cop who saw up Sharon Stone's skirt in Basic Instinct … Wayne Knight has brought them all to life, carving out a particular niche for himself with characters that are off-...
  • Obama has failed the nation

    Obama has failed the nation
    President Barack Obama should be ridiculed for his failure to do what he was hired to do — create jobs and lead the country out of its present mess which has gotten worse under his watch ("A minimum step forward," July 30). Instead, he chooses...
  • Trevor Southworth directs 'All Shook Up' at Athens Theatre

     Trevor Southworth directs 'All Shook Up' at Athens Theatre
    Winner of two Drama Desk awards and a Theater World Award, "All Shook Up" brings the tunes of Elvis Presley to DeLand's Athens Theatre this Thursday, Aug. 8. The 2004 musical is loosely based on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," but uses Elvis's...
  • Ed Harris to Co-Star With Ethan Hawke in 'Cymbeline'

    Ed Harris is set to join the adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Cymbeline" starring Ethan Hawke. Michael Almereyda will direct. Producers are Anthony Katagas for Keep Your Head Productions and Michael Benaroya, who will fully finance through his banner...
  • Music and masterful performances add up to 'Much Ado'

    Music and masterful performances add up to 'Much Ado'
    Annapolis Shakespeare Company's "Much Ado About Nothing" merits much ado about something — a masterfully crafted show by a young troupe under the direction of Sally Boyett-D'Angelo. Company founder and director Boyett-D'Angelo has set the Bard's...
  • A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth' At Hartford Stage

    A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth'  At Hartford Stage
    The show: William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage What makes it special?: The second show in repertory, with "La Dispute," which opens the theater's 50th anniversary season. First impressions?: Think "Breaking Bard." Walter White's...
  • Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!

    Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!
    It's the attack of the teen Shakespeares! The Hartford Stage Young Company presents its Breakdancing Shakespeare breakdown of the bard's Two Gentlemen of Verona through August 15 at 7 p.m. (hartfordstage.org). This is the eighth annual Breakdancing...
  • The Shakesbeer Festival Comes to Stratford This Weekend

    The Shakesbeer Festival Comes to Stratford This Weekend
    Shakesbeer Festival Sat., Aug. 17, 4 - 8 pm, the grounds of the American Shakespeare Theatre, Elm Street, Stratford.Tickets are $75. Event includes Javier Colon, beer, food and other live entertainment. With vendors as well. Ticket cost covers food...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    Macbeth: Wars for crowns and kingdoms were popular long before "Game of Thrones." More than 400 years ago, William Shakespeare introduced the dark world of "Macbeth," a tragedy about the Scottish general whose appetite for the throne changes the course of...
  • Humans on humanity at the Chicago Humanities Festival

    Your dog romps on the same bed and dines at the same table as you do. So what separates you from your beloved pet? If you've ever wondered that question, the Chicago Humanities Festival hopes to enlighten you with its 24th annual fall festival line-up....