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  • '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...
  • Stars To Turn Out For Phylicia Rashad At Westport Event

    Stars To Turn Out For Phylicia Rashad At Westport Event
    Westport Country Playhouse is known for bringing out the big names for its annual fundraiser. This year’s lineup celebrating the career of actor-director Phylicia Rashad on Sept. 16 includes: Lin-Manuel Miranda (Tony Award-winning composer/...
  • Colin Quinn's New Show Set For Ridgefield

    Colin Quinn's New Show Set For Ridgefield
    “Colin Quinn Unconstitutional,” a new comedy written by and starring comedian Colin Quinn, will play the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E Ridge Road, Ridgefield, on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. as part of the “13 Colonies Tour”. The new...
  • Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching

    Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching
    Dale Hodges stars in the title role of the play “Mrs. Mannerly” by Jeffrey Hatcher that opens the 2013-14 season at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. Raymond McAnally plays the role of young Jeffrey. McAnally was also in Long Wharf Theatre’...
  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett  (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Also featured in the show,...
  • Could A Connecticut Theater Revive Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson'?

    Now that the lost 40-minute film footage Orson Welles created for his production of the William Gillette farce, "Too Much Johnson," had been found, restored, presented and praised -- could an a stage production of Welles' vision happen? Perhaps a...
  • Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage

    Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage
    How do you make a serial killer likable? One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...
  • Dudley Knight dies at 73; innovative UC Irvine drama teacher

    For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic, unforced accents and dialects. He believed that actors in a...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More. Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state. They include: Connecticut Free...
  • Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre

    Theater Review: Smokey Joe's Cafe at Long Wharf Theatre
    Smokey Joe’s Café Through July 28 at the Long Wharf Theater. (203) 787-4282, www.longwharf.org   I’ve always argued that some Broadway shows—Hair, Tommy, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent and the sleazy revival of Cabaret—often...
  • New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong

    New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong
    The Long Wharf Theatre explores the life of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong with the opening of Satchmo at the Waldorf, and the start of the theatre's 2012-13 season. The play, written by Terry Teachout after he completed his biography of Armstrong...