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  • TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of Making Of A Broadway Musical

    TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of  Making Of A Broadway Musical
    David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River. That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
  • Kate MacCluggage To Bewitch in "Bell, Book and Candle"

    Kate MacCluggage To Bewitch in "Bell, Book and Candle"
    Kate MacCluggage, who was last featured in the ensemble cast of Long Wharf Theatre's "It's a Wonderful Life," will play Gillian, the bewitching witch, in the the romantic comedy "Bell, Book and Candle," a co-production with Long Wharf and Hartford Stage....
  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
  • "5-50-500": New Proposal for Connecticut's Tony Award-Winning Regional Theaters

    In the midst of new plans and strategies for arts funding in the state, I'd like to suggest still another -- and it's offered gratis -- without a consulting fee attached. (No, you're welcome). I'm calling it "5-50-500." It would give the five Tony...
  • "February House": Sunday In The Parlor With George

    "February House": Sunday In The Parlor With George
    By FRANK RIZZO, frizzo@courant.com The Hartford Courant February 24, 2012 The show: "February House" The place: Stage II at Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. What is it?: World premiere of musical with script by Seth Bockley; music and...
  • Mark Nelson To Star In "My Name Is Asher Lev" At Long Wharf

    Mark Nelson To Star In "My Name Is Asher Lev" At Long Wharf
    Mark Nelson will be featured in the final show of the 2011-12 season at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre: "My Name Is Asher Lev." The show replaces the stage adaptation of "Sophie's Choice." Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage "Asher Lev," which...
  • Longtime Long Wharf Actor Emery Battis Dead at 96

    Longtime Long Wharf Actor Emery Battis Dead at 96
    Emery Battis, a veteran stage actor whose career spanned more than 70 years and who worked frequently at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven during its first decades, died Sept. 20 at an assisted-living facility in Marlboro, Mass. He was 96 and died of...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Cynthia Thomas Returns Home for "Ain't Misbehavin' "

    Cynthia Thomas Returns Home for "Ain't Misbehavin' "
    After a decades-long career, Cynthia Thomas only got close to performing in her home turf when she did a production of “Once on This Island” at UConn in Storrs. Until now. Thomas is one of five singers in the revival of the musical revue...
  • "Mame," "Carousel" to Get Revivals at Goodspeed Opera House

    "Mame," "Carousel" to Get Revivals at Goodspeed Opera House
    In what is sure to ignite the theater chat rooms with casting speculation, Goodspeed Musicals announced that it will open its 2012 season with a production of "Mame," which will run April 22 to July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Composer...
  • Eric Ting Heads Long Wharf's "Spark" Program

    Eric Ting Heads Long Wharf's "Spark" Program
    "Macbeth 1969," Long Wharf's Theatre upcoming adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy frames the haunting tragedy of ambition and murder in a hospital in the American Midwest in 1969. The second season of "SPARK!," a new program led by Associate Artistic...