| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Health and wellness guru — and sweat mistress of TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — Jillian Michaels will bring her “Maximize Your Life” tour to the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford May 2.
In her two-...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
| Mar 24, 2013
A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Valerie Harper is exiting the tour of Matthew Lombardo’s “Looped” for medical reasons.
The actress, 73, was hospitalized earlier this month in New York City when she was rehearsing for the tour which was to kick off at Hartford’...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:15 PM
"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody," a musical comedy revue that bears a striking similarity to the sensibilities of a certain best-selling book, returns to the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 1 to 3 at 7:30 p.m. ...
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Feb 24, 2013
Tom Kitt remembers seeing punk-pop group Green Day for the first time. He was a student at New York's Columbia University in the '90s and saw them in concert on MTV.
"I just knew they were special," he says over a lunch interview in Manhattan recently....
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Jan 26, 2014
What's it like to play the title character in one of London and Broadway's biggest hits — and be anonymous at the same time?
For the puppeteers who master the steeds in the five-time Tony Award winning play "War Horse," it's emotionally rich,...