| Jun 28, 2012
The show: "The Odd Couple," a presentation of Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
First impressions: Many thousands of years ago — OK, maybe not that long ago —...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:12 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Today's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Ari Brand plays the title role in "My Name Is...Asher Lev" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven May 2 to 27.
Brand made his Broadway debut in "The Neil Simon plays," directed by David Cromer. Since then he’s played the roles of Teddy in the...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create.
We infuse our writing with clever,...
| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
The late playwright Horton Foote influenced the choices of both individual artists who stood above the crowd in local theater in 2011.
Foote wrote the play "A Trip to Bountiful," the movie version of which won its star, Geraldine Page, an Oscar in 1985....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:01 PM
The opening scene went something like this:
Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009
Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater.
Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college.
Rocket Scientist #1:...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Northlight Theatre said Tuesday that it will stage Neil Simon's classic comedy "The Odd Couple" as part of its 2012-13 season, replete with Tim Kazurinsky as the neatnik Felix and George Wendt as the slobby Oscar. The pair, both Second City alumnae, did...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:50 PM
Announcing a run of Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" through March 3, Colonial Players' February newsletter points out that 51/2 years have elapsed since its last staging of a Simon play.
Memories of the company's October 2006 production of "Jake's Women" make...