| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| Oct 5, 2014
St. Francis Breast Health Talks
Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
During his 40 years of college coaching, Jim Calhoun lived in the moment with an eye on the future.
But a year into retirement, Calhoun is more comfortable recounting the past. A new documentary on the life of the former UConn men's basketball coach...
| Sep 25, 2014
The show: "Evita" at Bushnell in Hartford.
What makes it special: Tour of Broadway revival.
First impressions: She's back, that Broadway leading lady who's glamorous, beloved by the masses and has a killer signature number. No, she's not Dolly Levi...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The Bushnell Performing Arts Center is freshening up a bit. As part of its Family Fun Day at Hartford's Envisionfest festivities Saturday, Sept. 20, the public will get a look at the new website that will be officially launched at 11 a.m. with "big...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:32 PM
HARTFORD -- This beauty pageant had a twist: Contestants walked the runway in saris instead of swimsuits and super-thin was not in.
Welcome to Miss India Connecticut, held Sunday afternoon at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The biannual...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:34 AM
I once opened for Joan Rivers at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. She was coming in from New York to do a fundraiser, and the house was packed. I was there to warm up the crowd and introduce her. As somebody who had spent her life working on...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Daunted by autumn? Stymied by the new school year? Be not afraid. A cadre of blue-collar comedians are coming to Connecticut to help you laugh away your blues.
Bill Engvall, an original member of the Blue Collar stadium comedy tours that criss-crossed...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Over the past 18 years, I am sure many Connecticut residents have seen posters, electronic signs or newspaper announcements for the Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble. Some of you are our regular audience and others, have no idea who we are, or what we do....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts becomes Chez Che when the national tour of the Broadway revival of "Evita" comes to the Mortensen Hall Tuesday to Sunday, Sept. 23 to 28.
Ricky Martin who starred in the revival will not be part of the tour...