| Jun 17, 2012
It might seem at first like an odd coupling: the puckish host of "Wheel of Fortune," one of the longest running game shows in television history, performing in theater in rural Connecticut.
But Pat Sajak doesn't see it that way. "The Odd Couple" is a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Pat Sajak's (left) been a part of our lives since the heyday of "Wheel of Fortune" in the '80s. (Many of us fondly remember Martin Short's "SNL" fascination with him as well.) He's in Connecticut playing neat-freak Felix Unger against Joe Moore's (right)...
| Jun 28, 2012
The show: "The Odd Couple," a presentation of Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
First impressions: Many thousands of years ago — OK, maybe not that long ago —...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:05 PM
John Bixler (CRT's "Guys and Dolls") and Jan Radcliff (numerous roles at Michigan's Purple Ropse Theatre) are the Equity actors joining "Guiding Light" star Kim Zimmer in the regional premiere of "Odysses D.O.A.," written and directed by Stephen...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival, the largest comedy film festival in the USA, will head East to Hartfiord's Mark Twain House & Museum this month.
The "Festival Encore" will run Friday, Feb. 24; Saturday, Feb. 25; and Sunday, Feb. 26 and will be...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Mara Lieberman is the new artistic director Bated Breath Theatre Company, which is is restructuring as “a performance collective in order to bring a wide variety of cutting-edge performances to the Hartford area.”
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
John Bixler (left) plays Elliot and daytime television star Kim Zimmer (right) plays his mother, Mrs. Hayes, in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's upcoming regional premiere of Stephen Svoboda's Odysseus DOA, a contemporary reimagining of Homer's Odyssey set...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Rob Campbell and Susannah Schulman head the cast in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s "The Winter's Tale," directed by Obie Award-winner Liz Diamond, at the University Theatre (222 York St.) March 16 to April 7....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The regional premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s satirical play, “O Beautiful” will kick off the 2012-13 season at Connecticut Repertory Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
Described as “a theatrically inventive mash up of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Will Haden, a second year MFA actor and Hannah Kaplan, a senior BFA actor, are the leads in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" which begins performances tonight at the Nafe Katter Theatre on the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:30 AM
In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's new production of William Shakespeare's classic love story Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio (Andrea Pane, left), Romeo (Will Haden, center) and Benvolio (Ryan Marcone) do what any sensible teenage men of their time would do:...