| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The long-awaited Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts finally opened to much fanfare in November. But there were plenty of other high points this year. Here's a sampling:
• Variety all-stars: Anna Carol gave layers to abrasive Brit twit...
| Nov 25, 2014
“Sherlock” fans had extra reason to be thankful before this week's holiday — series producer Sue Vertue tweeted a photo […]...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Melancholy runs deep in "Private Peaceful," a richly appointed British period piece about fraternal loyalty adapted from the book of the same name by "War Horse" author Michael Morpurgo.
Set in rural England during the turn of the 20th century, the...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:37 AM
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•Choose Civility: Being Thankful. Nov. 26, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2-6. Ticket required....
| Nov 21, 2014
Sunday, Nov. 23
Craft sale Hickory Ridge Community Association hosts a Holiday Craft Shop from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Hawthorn Center, 6175 Sunny Spring in Columbia. Hand-crafted items from a variety of vendors will be available for purchase. Free...
| Oct 26, 2014
Hal Holbrook will celebrate his 90th birthday in February on stage in Hartford performing his solo show "Mark Twain Tonight!"
The Tony and Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee will return with the show for which he has performed over the past...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 3:00 PM
In an age of vacuous celebrity, in which body parts can go viral and a good plastic surgeon can get you a bigger pay day than talent, it is heartening to report that Broadway's leading men still come in all shapes and sizes.
Here, a character actor...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Five years ago, while painting a house in Connecticut, Alexander Sharp decided he'd like to attend the Juilliard School.
Sharp, a British transplant who'd spent two years traveling in Latin America and flipping houses in the U.S. after he graduated from...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 10:26 AM
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," the stage play based on the popular 2003 novel by Mark Haddon, opened on Broadway on Sunday in an imported production from London's National Theatre.
The play follows the adventures of a teenage boy,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
| Sep 18, 2014
Barbara Gaines' raw and visceral Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of "King Lear" begins, poorly, with the titular monarch, he who hath ever but slenderly known himself, fast-forwarding through the songs of Frank Sinatra.
Smashing his plastic...