| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Ina Garten looks out from center stage at a live presentation, she sees an audience of hundreds of eager faces, hungry to share an in-person experience with the food star known as "The Barefoot Contessa."
Garten, who comes to Hartford's Bushnell...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28.
2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| 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 11, 2013
| 12:30 PM
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu
Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., $25-$75, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, thebushnell.org
As a teenager, Matisyahu — the shape-shifting Chassidic-reggae-hip-hop...