| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Shubert Theater
247 College St.
2) Long Wharf Theatre
3) Yale Repertory Theatre
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:04 PM
What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:53 AM
A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse.
"Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Dael Orlandersmith is a familiar artist working on Long Wharf Theatre over the past decade or so, with "Yellowman," "The Gimmick" and "The Blue Album" (with David Cale) to her credits.
Now she brings her latest work, "Forever" to New Haven as part of...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:03 PM
The show: Dael Orlandersmith's "Forever" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre.
What makes it special?: A world premiere solo work, previously presented in Los Angeles, by one of the Long Wharf's favorite artistic voices.
First impressions: The dead are...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Steve Martin's enlightening play is equally smart and silly at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
Stop me if you've heard this one: "So, Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar. And the bartender says…"
OK, I'll stop. The play "Picasso at the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Like his casting of "Hamlet," director Darko Tresnjak is looking for actors in "Private Lives" who are younger than those traditionally cast.
Ken Barnett, who played the dashing, deadly Monty in the Hartford Stage production of "A Gentleman's Guide To...
| Nov 30, 2014
You're a theater-lover from Connecticut and you're taking a trip to Manhattan to catch some shows, or perhaps you're thinking of a holiday gift of tickets to someone. So you pick up a copy of "Time Out New York,'' turn to the theater listings page and...
| Oct 26, 2014
Hal Holbrook will celebrate his 90th birthday in February on stage in Hartford performing his solo show "Mark Twain Tonight!"
The Tony and Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee will return with the show for which he has performed over the past...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:07 AM
A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.
DeVito will talk about his...