| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Tony Award winner Idina Menzel will return to The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford on Sunday, Sept. 30 to perform a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including hits from her Tony Award-winning role in...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 8:17 AM
You expect seeing actors performing on the Yale Cabaret stage to go on to greater things.
But a musical that originated there?
"Fly By Night," a show that began at the Yale Summer Cabaret in 2009, will have its world premiere at the Dallas Theatre...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:10 PM
1) Black-eyed Sally's BBQ & Blues
In the last three years, Black-Eyed Sally’s has stepped up its jazz offerings. “We were mostly known for blues before that,” said owner James Varano. “Then we hooked up with Hartford Jazz...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Sara Topham, who recently Gwendlyn in Broadway’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” with Brian Bedford, plays Miranda in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of “The Tempest.”
She acted for 12 seasons at Stratford (Canada)...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Kevin Gray knows a few things about the musical "Miss Saigon." After all he played the lead role of The Engineer in the Los Angeles and Toronto productions of the show.
Now as a Hartt School drama faculty member at the University of Hartford, Gray stages...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The show: World premiere of “Marie Antoinette” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven
First impressions: David Adjmi's surreal look at the madness of politics, power and celebrity gets a wild and wooly (as in sheep) dream of a production...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The 1996 musical “Rent,” will be staged -- free! -- by the Trinity College Department of Music and run Thursday Oct. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7;30 p.m. in the Austin Arts Center's Goodwin Theater on the Trinity campus in Hartford.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:09 AM
John Corigliano, 74, is one of America’s most celebrated living composers. His Symphony No. 2 won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize, which goes nicely with his Oscar for Best Original Score for the 1999 film The Red Violin and three Grammy Awards. As the...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Ringmaster and Hartt School alum Johnathan Lee Iverson leads directs the action at Dragons, the latest show staged by the Greatest (and longest running) Show on Earth. Lions, tigers and bears, yes, but also Shaolin monks diving through knifes (pictured),...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots.
Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit.
Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...