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  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages

    This Season of New Haven Theater Features New Works on Old Stages
    The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...
  • The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys

    The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys
    A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful. The...
  • 3 Playwrights Get $150,000 Each At Windham-Campbell Awards Ceremony

    Whenever playwrights get about a half million dollars to help their careers I think it’s a good day. And it was a great day this week at Yale’s Sprague Hall in New Haven when three playwrights -- among nine writers in all -- were the...
  • New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived

    New Haven's Fall Art Scene Is Renovated And Revived
    New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations. The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
  • Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad

    Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad
    Westport Country Playhouse, which has one show (the backstage romp Room Service) left to go on its 2013 season, and has already announced its 2014 season (Coward’s A Song at Twilight, Bergman’s Ibsen-based Nora, Ayckbourn’s Things We...
  • August Wilson's 'Fences' Remains Riveting At Long Wharf Theatre

    August Wilson's 'Fences' Remains Riveting At Long Wharf Theatre
    The show: August Wilson's "Fences" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven What makes it special?: The revival is directed by Phylicia Rashad, who has starred in and staged several of Wilson's works. First Impressions: It's been near 30 years since Wilson'...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Talking To Julie Harris About 'The Road To Mecca' At Long Wharf Theatre
    In 1997 I interviewd Julie Harris and Linda Purl oin advance of the production of Athol Fugard's "the Road to Mecca" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.  By FRANK RIZZO In Athol Fugard's play, ``The Road to Mecca,'' Julie Harris plays an elderly woman...
  • In Praise Of The "Stickiness' Of Arts Leaders

    Things are getting pretty nostalgic lately, what with the 50th anniversary celebrations first at Goodspeed Musicals and now at Hartford Stage -- with more half-century milestones coming up next year from Waterford's Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and New...
  • 'The Underpants' Cast Set For New Haven, Hartford

     'The Underpants' Cast Set For New Haven, Hartford
    George Bartenieff, Didi Conn, Jenny Leona, Jeff McCarthy, Burke Moses and Steve Routman make up the cast of Steve Martin’s “The Underpants” which will bow at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre Oct. 16 to Nov. 10 before coming to...