| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?
Is the state tourism office missing a market?
After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:15 AM
New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre is going to open for business this summer with several shows that it will present (as opposed to the ones it produces itself).
First up will be the comedy, “A Couple of Blaguards” by Frank McCourt, the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven launches "Passport," a new patron initiative.
By paying $25 per month fee, patrons see a play whenever they like, as many times as they like.
Theatergoers will have unlimited access to every production in the 2012-13...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The mixed-but-very-vocal reaction in the blogasphere surrounding the concept of premium pricing for not-for-profit theaters (let the market decide; think airline tickets) got me to thinking...
...About thinking outsode the box office.
What would I...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded.
The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The new comedy "January Joiner" takes its title from those people who make New Year's resolutions to join a gym, eat healthier, and lose those holiday pounds. But the name has a disparaging subtext, implying these folks are destined to become "February...
| Mar 24, 2013
A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Hartford's TheaterWorks, under artistic producing director Rob Ruggiero, announced a list of shows it is considering for the 2013-14 season. Other shows not on the list may also wind up on "the final five," which will be announced later this spring.
| May 22, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Eric Ting, associate artistic director at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, was awarded an Obie Award Monday night in New York for his direction of “We Are Proud To Present A Presentation …” by Jackie Sibblies Drury, which played...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
| Oct 12, 2012
The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre
First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...