| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
You've had your fill of holiday movies, turkey dinners and, yes, even chocolate. It's time to feed your soul on something satisfying and different. January offers plenty of choices.
"Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:38 AM
"This is the best role," declares Lucie Arnaz of her acrobatic turn as Berthe in the national tour of the magical modern/medieval musical "Pippin." "It's the shortest role I've ever done."
There's a lot packed into the part, however. Arnaz appears...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:20 AM
A typical Saturday night for Rose Perrault includes watching past episodes of the popular award-winning television series, 'Arrested Development' and 'Breaking Bad.'
But this past Saturday night found her at the Bushnell meeting the guys responsible for...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 9:30 AM
"Pippin" is a decades-old, treasured, award-winning circus-themed musical about a prince in search of meaning. And the Tony Award–winning Broadway revival is coming to Hartford with a cast member who is also treasured and well-known. Lucie Arnaz,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:00 AM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts will hold a pre-show ticket lottery for Hartford performances of the musical “Wicked,” which runs Nov. 5 through Nov. 23. A limited number of $25 tickets will be available and entries will be...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The show: "Wicked" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
What makes it special?: The fourth visit of the popular musical, now in its 11th year on Broadway.
First impressions?: For this return visit to Hartford the question isn'...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
| Nov 22, 2014
She was the fresh-faced redheaded charmer with a voice that could fill the room when she starred as Broadway's "Annie" decades ago. Now, Andrea McArdle is all grown up and coming to Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts with three other well-...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra continued its 2014-2015 Masterworks Series in the Belding Theater, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, with a program of contrasts.
The evening began with a juxtaposition of the "Tragic Overture" by Brahms and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman.
Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com.
Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...
| Nov 22, 2014
Christmas in Connecticut might conjure images straight out of a Currier and Ives lithograph for many, but for those of us who live here we know the holiday means a diversity of tradition well beyond (while still including) horse-drawn sleigh rides and...