| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011.
But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping.
So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will receive a grant of $224,5000 over four years by The Werth Family Foundation for its in-school residency program. The grant will add three teaching artists to the theater’s education department in the New...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Is there room on stage for a comic book experience? (Besides "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark," that is.)
"The Intergalactic Nemesis: Live-Action graphic Novel," a theatrical mash-up of graphic novels, theater and a radio drama, will play the Belding...
| Jan 7, 2012
This is the sixth and final in a series of editorials on what the state should do in 2012.
Since taking office in mid-2010, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has taken action to remove the city's two leading eyesores — the former H.B. Davis building,...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 3:55 AM
How did "Memphis" do in Hartford?
"Memphis," the touring production of the Tony Award-winning show, reports good box office numbers for its one-week run at the 2,800-seat Mortensen Hall at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Calling Nanny 911.
The touring company of the musical "Mary Poppins," which opened on Broadway in 2006, will open the 2012-13 Broadway series at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
The show will play for a one and a half week run,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Touring companies of Broadway's "Billy Elliot," "American Idiot," "Sister Act," and "Million Dollar Quartet" will make up much of the 2012-13 Broadway series for the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
Also on tap as an off-...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Leaders in Connecticut's arts community were stunned Wednesday over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut more than $11 million in payments to local arts programs as of July 1.
The proposed cuts have raised concern as more than 20 different programs have a...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:13 AM
It's been a long and hard — not to mention spooky and ooky — road to get "The Addams Family"musical first to Broadway and then on tour. The national road company opens its one-week run Tuesday at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said.
Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:45 AM
The show: The national tour of "Les Misérables" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
Again?: Well, it's been 25 years since "Les Misérables" opened on Broadway with its pop opera (or as it was more commonly...