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  • 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. ...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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.”...
  • UConn's Jackie Burns Is New Elphaba in Broadway's "Wicked"

    Jackie Burns, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, UConn BFA alum and Connecticut native, is now starring as Elphaba in the hit musical "Wicked" on Broadway.  Burns started in the role on Tuesday. Also starring in the show is Chandra Lee Schwartz, also from...
  • Joyce DeWitt Joins 'Simpsons' Writer's New Play at UConn

    Joyce DeWitt Joins 'Simpsons' Writer's New Play at UConn
    Just when you thought the project was already pretty interesting....Joyce DeWitt, the actress best known for the '70s sitcom "Three's Comedy," will star in the new play by "The Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss which will receive its world premiere in...