| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been entertaining the masses for a long, long time. In order to keep things fresh, they adopt themes so that every year you're not seeing the exact same show. This fall, the show is called Dragons, and it'...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Over the years, the term "new music" has taken on a range of loaded meanings. Here's one more: sandwiches.
On Sunday, Kevin Good, a junior at the Hartt School of Music, performed a marathon solo concert at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. It...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Ivoryton has its “Dreamgirls.” Sheniqua Denise Trotman, JennLee Shallow and Ashley Jeudy will star in the theater’s production of the musical, directed by Lawrence Thelen. Choreography is by Todd L. Underwood with musical direction by...
| May 3, 2011
Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers.
For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
| May 15, 2011
Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember.
When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:13 AM
May 26, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org
Waking up to a beautiful morning in Northern California, West Hartford's Javier Colon had a concern not a lot of singers have...
| Jun 5, 2011
Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town.
Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
| 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)...