| 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 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
What would you ask the wizard? Where did he get his magic? Is he returning to Oz anytime soon? And what do witches and nuns have in common?
Not one but two wizards of "ahs" — "Wicked" author Gregory Maguire and the musical's composer Stephen...
| 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-...