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  • CRT produces 'Olives and Blood,' by UConn professor Michael Bradford

    On Oct. 2, "Olives and Blood" will open at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, making its regional theatre and Connecticut premiere. Written by Connecticut resident and UConn professor Michael Bradford, the play explores the mystery surrounding the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut Repertory Theatre announces 2014-15 lineup

    The Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) has announced its 2014-15 season, filled with classic comedies and challenging, engaging new work. "There is a point in life when each of us must give up the luxury of being 'nobody,' if only for a moment, to...
  • 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...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep

    Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep
    Equity actors Libby George (national tour of “August: Osage County”) and Mark Elliot Wilson (film “We Need to Talk About Kevin”) head the cast of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of Charles Mee’s “Big Love&...
  • Mike Reiss' "Rubble" Bows At NYC Fringe Festival; Stars Bruce Vilanch

    Mike Reiss' "Rubble" Bows At NYC Fringe Festival; Stars Bruce Vilanch
    Bristol native Mike Reiss, who wrote “I’m Connecticut” which has hit runs at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre and the Ivoryton Playhouse, has a new play. “Rubble” will bow at the New York International Fringe Festival with...
  • Rocco Sisto Heads '3 Musketeers' Cast

    Rocco Sisto Heads '3 Musketeers' Cast
    Three-time Obie Award-winning actor Rocco Sisto plays Cardinal Richelieu in Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s production of “The Three Musketeers” which runs Nov. 21 to Dec. 8 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in...
  • 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...