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  • James Shigeta dies at 85; starred in 'Flower Drum Song' and 'Die Hard'

    Actor James Shigeta played the leading male role in the lavish movie musical "Flower Drum Song" in 1961. The year before, he won a Golden Globe as most promising newcomer.
  • My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season

    My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season
    I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...

    Connecticut Arts Groups Get $1.15 Million From NEA Grants

    National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide. These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...

    Words, sweat, cheers: Sondheim worked to get lyrics right

    Words, sweat, cheers: Sondheim worked to get lyrics right
    Countless words led to Stephen Sondheim receiving the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement Sunday, but some of the most difficult for him to write were also the simplest. Looking relaxed on the Symphony Center stage in his olive-...

    An engaging 'South Pacific' despite the thin orchestra

    An engaging 'South Pacific' despite the thin orchestra
    It's impossible to review the touring production of "South Pacific," now in the Loop, without a little history of personal frustration. The story begins in 2008 in New York's Lincoln Center and ends with my walk down the aisle of the Cadillac Palace...