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  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
  • Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut

    Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut
    Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of "Gypsy"  July 10 to 20.  It is the third  and final show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes the musical "A...
  • 'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series

    'The Sunshine Boys' Part Of Nutmeg Summer Series
    Life backstage and behind the curtain will make up three shows in this season’s Nutmeg Summer Series presented at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. “A Chorus Line” opens the three-show series June 5 to 14....
  • Mike Reiss' 'Comedy Is Hard' To Premiere At Ivoryton

    Mike Reiss' 'Comedy Is Hard' To Premiere At Ivoryton
    The world premiere of Mike Reiss’ play “Comedy Is Hard” will play the Ivoryton Playhouse Sept. 24 to Oct. 12. Reiss, a producer and writer for TV’s “The Simpsons” as well as a host of other TV shows and films,...
  • Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'

    Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'
    Combining live actors and puppets, the University of Connecticut’s puppet arts program and Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s atmospheric narrative poem “Goblin Market.”...
  • Monkee's Mickey Dolenz To Star In New Comedy By 'Simpsons' Writer

    Monkee's Mickey Dolenz To Star In New Comedy By 'Simpsons' Writer
    Actor, writer and our favorite Monkee Micky Dolenz will star in Mike Reiss’ new play, “Comedy Is Hard,” premiering Sept. 24 to Oct. 12 at the Ivoryton Playhouse. Dolenz, who just began a tour with pop group The Monkees last week,...
  • Cast Set For Connecticut Rep 'Chorus Line' at UConn

    Cast Set For Connecticut Rep 'Chorus Line' at UConn
    Cast is set for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer Series production “A Chorus Line” which will play June 5 to 15 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. The cast will feature Lori Ann...
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...
  • Jorgensen's 'Gypsy' A Good Rendition Of A Great Musical

    Jorgensen's 'Gypsy'  A Good Rendition Of A Great Musical
    The show: "Gypsy" at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. What makes it special?: Leslie Uggams stars in the show, making her the first African American actress to take on the iconic role in an Equity production. First...
  • Exuberant, Imaginative 'Endurance' At Long Wharf

    Exuberant, Imaginative 'Endurance'  At Long Wharf
    Five years ago Greg Webster had a dream in which a man in a business suit stood atop a copier machine as he was being attacked by paper. Not long after, while he was late-night channel surfing, Webster came across a documentary on British explorer Sir...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...