| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:08 PM
With Ellsworth S. Grant's passing goes a vast storehouse of Connecticut history. Fortunately, he left much of it behind in the dozens of books and articles he wrote.
Writing was just one of the many ways in which Mr. Grant, who died March 6 at the age...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Ed Asner surveyed the building and grounds of what used to be the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Tuesday morning.
It’s turf the seven-time Emmy Award winner (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Lou Grant,” “...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:25 AM
People who see "People" are the luckiest people in the theater world.
At least those catching Alan Bennett's "People," a London Hit that will be screened live as part of London's National Theatre Live broadcasts and shown in selected Connecticut cinemas...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 4:57 AM
The National Theatre of London’s acclaimed contemporary staging of William Shakespeare's “Timon of Athens” will be presented as a National Theatre Live in HD event live on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. and repeated again at 7 p.m. at...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Talk about a high profile cast -- and somewhat of a family affair, too...
Members of the Naughton Family as well as Westport's extended theatrical family will make up the cast of a reading of Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Stopry," part of Westport...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:20 PM
National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's "The Magistrate" starring Oscar nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow at cinemas and theaters across North America this week, including screens in Connecticut. There...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Veteran Broadway actor Will Rhys plays Scrooge in a one-man stage stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, playing Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m
Rhys adapted the stage piece and...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?
Is the state tourism office missing a market?
After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
| Oct 10, 2012
Turhan Bey, 90, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katharine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, died Sept. 30 in the Austrian capital after a long...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Hurry up and slow down. That's one way to look at a road trip. You don't hop a plane and zip off halfway around the world. You slide in behind the wheel and get a grip, you feel the planet, you experience the travel. Travel becomes part of the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Sometime between Melanie Griffith as "Working Girl" and Hillary Clinton as presidential contender, the pantsuit retired from the ranks of high fashion, as well as from most women's closets.
Make room for its resurgence. Pantsuits commanded designer...