| 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 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Both David Reed-Brown and Robin Lynch knew what they wanted to do with their lives when they were very young. Lynch was found dangling from her crib as a baby, the beginning of a lifelong love of aerial stunts. Reed-Brown did magic shows starting at age...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Like his casting of "Hamlet," director Darko Tresnjak is looking for actors in "Private Lives" who are younger than those traditionally cast.
Ken Barnett, who played the dashing, deadly Monty in the Hartford Stage production of "A Gentleman's Guide To...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
In the late '70s, a new kind of touring show emerged, one that featured not one headliner but rather a quartet of female stars, each performing a set of songs as well as performing a number or two together. It was called "4 Girls 4" and the women included...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:38 AM
For skiing enthusiasts, it's the most wonderful time of the year: time for a new Warren Miller movie.
"No Turning Back" is this year's installment in the legendary, 65-year extreme-skiing documentary franchise. In the movie, athletes Tyler Ceccanti,...
| 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...