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  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Long Wharf Theatre: $500 And 50 Years Later

    Long Wharf Theatre: $500 And 50 Years Later
    Local politicians said Long Wharf Theatre placement in the city's meat packing district was like adding "cabbages to Tiffany's." Jon Jory was 24 when he left Yale School of Drama after his second year to start Long Wharf Theater. "We would go around...
  • Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage

    Cast for 'Vanya/Etc.' Set For Hartford Stage
    Mark Nelson (Broadway’s “The Invention of Love,” “Rumors,” Long Wharf Theatre’s “Under the Lintel,” “My Name Is Asher Lev”) heads the cast in Christopher Durang’s Tony Award winning play,...
  • 'A Gentleman's Guide' Leads In Outer Critics Circle Nominations

    'A Gentleman's Guide' Leads In Outer Critics Circle Nominations
    The Broadway awards season has got off to a splendid start for the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered at Hartford Stage in 2012. The Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations came out this week and the...
  • 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...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • James Avery dies at 65; played father figure on TV's 'Fresh Prince'

    James Avery dies at 65; played father figure on TV's 'Fresh Prince'
    James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65. His death was confirmed by his manager,...
  • Actor James Avery dies at local hospital

    James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65. His death was confirmed by his manager,...
  • Long Wharf's 'Consultant' A Too-Often Muddled Comedy-Drama

    Long Wharf's 'Consultant'  A Too-Often Muddled Comedy-Drama
    The show: "The Consultant" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre What makes it special?: World premiere of a play by Heidi Schreck First impression?: A corporate office play set at the height of The Great Recession in 2009 is a ripe source of material....
  • Cast Set for Long Wharf's 'Last Five Years'

    Cast Set for Long Wharf's 'Last Five Years'
    Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke srstarĀ  in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical “The Last Five Years”, which plays May 7 to June 1 on the main stage in New Haven. Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater,...
  • How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan

    How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan
    Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and renown playwriting educator Paula Vogel (“How I Learned to Drive”) will be speaking at Wesleyan University’s Memorial Chapel Monday, April 14 at 8 p.m. The writer of such plays as “The...