| Aug 4, 2013
In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles.
Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Cody Ryan, graduate of the Hartt School at the University of Hartford, stars in the musical “Footloose” at the Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main St., Ivoryton, with performances July 3 to 28.
Richard Amelius, artistic director of Delaware River...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
In Footloose — not the Kevin Bacon film from the '80s, but rather the Broadway adaptation that opened in 1998 — Ren and his mom head to some god-foresaken little town, looking for a new start. It's cool and all, until Ren discovers (gasp!) the...
| Apr 7, 2013
Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical?
The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Hartt School at the University of Hartford will present the musical “On the Twentieth Century,” Thursday, March 14 through Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., in Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Women Composers Festival of Hartford
March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com
Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Ben the Sax Guy
Creative Cocktail Hour After-Party, Feb. 21, Sully's Pub, 2071 Park St., Hartford, (860) 231-8881, sullyspub.com
Hartford musician Ben Golder-Novick, also known as Ben the Sax Guy (or Benito the Troubadour, if you aren't into the...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Let's Revue! Bantam Tour 2013
w/Freedy Johnston, Syd Straw, Chris Collingwood and the Shinolas, May 31, 8 p.m., The Kate, Old Saybrook, katharinehepburntheater.org; June 2, 5 p.m., SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts Center, Windsor, sscsummerwind.org.
| May 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A Broadway-bound musical about a charming serial killer and a play about a misunderstood French icon received top honors from the Connecticut Critics Association, honoring the best of the 2012-13 theater season in the state
Hartford Stage's production...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Gun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Greg Kotis, book writer and lyricist and composer Mark Hollmann who both won Tonys for the Broadway music “Urinetown” will be among the artists working on new material during the first first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency...