| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Stephen King (pictured), the unrivaled master of horror lit, has hit a new creative peak in recent years, and he still seems to pump out scary books at a breakneck pace; Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining (!), is rumored to be in the works, and his...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Shhh, don't tell anyone but Art Garfunkel, from the famed ‘60s rock-folk duo Simon & Garfunkel, will do a show at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford on Saturday, July 27.
Well, it's not really a concert per se. It's described as “an intimate...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:10 PM
You know, in 100 years, it's pretty obvious the times we now live in will be referred to as the Fifty Shades of Grey Era. If that's overreaching a bit, it'll at least be apparent to future Harford-ites that the 2011 erotic tale had a good run; this...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Connecticut Ballet will present its first subscription season at Stamford Center for the Arts’s Palace Theater and the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts’s Belding Theater in Hartford beginning in the fall.
The company’s 32nd...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Joey deBettencourt will star as Boy, along with Megan Stern and John Sanders in the national tour of “Peter and the Starcatcher” that will play Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts Feb. 18 to Feb. 23. The tour begins next...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
| Jun 20, 2013
The show: National tour of "Billy Elliot" at Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford.
What makes it special?: The tour of the London and Broadway hit was long in coming to the Bushnell, so long that the Broadway run has closed.
| Jun 9, 2013
What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse?
Go for some Shakespearean magic.
That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
How can you cope with the cancellation of that irrepressible, deliriously uncentered Broadway-brouhaha TV series "Smash"? By getting tickets to the Bushnell stop on the national tour of Catch Me If You Can.
Based on the 1980 memoirs of con man and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Cathy Rigby returns to Connecticut with a short four-performance run of "Peter Pan," which will play at Waterbury's Palace Theater.
Rigby has been performing the role of the boy who won;t grow up, off and on, for 23 years.
The show plays Feb. 15-17....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:55 AM
"An Evening with Eric Kunze", a cabaret show featuring the stage actor-singer, will be held Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. at Hartford's Town & Country Club.
The show will benefit the development of a new musical "Brindlebeast," by Wethersfield resident...