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  • Orville Mendoza Cast As Engineer In Presenting Houses' 'Miss Saigon'

    Orville Mendoza Cast As Engineer In Presenting Houses' 'Miss Saigon'
    Orville Mendoza will play The Engineer in a production of the musical “Miss Saigon” which will play the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Sept. 17 to 22. The show is produced by Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas City,...
  • Gidyap! "War Horse" Demonstration Set For Hartford's Bushnell

    Gidyap! "War Horse" Demonstration Set For Hartford's Bushnell
    It’s better than a petting zoo. Puppeteers from the national tour of “War Horse” will be at the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford for two free half-hour interactive demonstrations on Saturday,...
  • Tallulah Bankhead Remembered At Ivoryton Playhouse

    Tallulah Bankhead Remembered At Ivoryton Playhouse
    The run of Matthew Lombardo's "Looped" starring Stefanie Powers as Tallulah Bankhead at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts this week prompted a letter from Henry E. Josten, 90, of Deep River. He said the actress performed at the Ivoryton...
  • Governors' Portraits Unlock State's History

    I've noted that some citizens of Connecticut have expressed chagrin at the cost of governors' portraits. While I won't evaluate the aesthetic merits of Gov. M. Jodi Rell's portrait, I will say I have no qualms regarding its existence and its placement...
  • 'Flashdance' Tour Underwhelming

    The show: The tour of "Flashdance" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. First impressions: In terms of the movie musicals of the '70s and '80s, "Flashdance" may be the most incredulous. Adrian Lyne's visually arresting (in an...
  • Loving Living Where There's So Much Going On

    What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more. What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all! In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
  • A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets

    A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets
    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-...
  • Shhhh. Art Garfunkel Plans Under-the-Radar Show In West Hartford

    Shhhh. Art Garfunkel Plans Under-the-Radar Show In West Hartford
    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...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    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...
  • 'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell

    'War Horse' Puppet Masters Bring Their Secrets To The Bushnell
    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,...
  • 'Ralphie' Talks About His 'Christmas Story' At Bushnell

    'Ralphie' Talks About His  'Christmas Story' At Bushnell
    You know him as Ralphie, the bespectacled fourth-grader with the December-long quest with getting an Official Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle in 1983's "A Christmas Story," the film that grew from under-the-radar movie, to cult...