| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The upcoming production of British playwright Simon Stephens' Punk Rock, playing at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre until April 7, follows affluent boarding-school 17-year-olds William Carlisle (Connor Donnally, left) and Lilly Cahill (Alyson...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Through April 7, at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre, crt.uconn.edu
Now that everybody's had a chance to do Spring Awakening, not to mention Hair and Rent, what other modern angry-young-men shows are there for high school or college...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present Simon Stephens' "Punk Rock" March 28 to April 7, in the Studio Theatre on the Storrs campus.
Stephens is described as "an award-winning English playwright characterized as part of the “in-yer-face” ...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Kit Flannigan (Broadway's "Inherit the Wind," "The Man Who Came to Dinner," "All My Sons"), Laurence Lau (off-Broadway's "Psycho Therapy," national tour of "August: Osage County") and David McCann are the Equity actors in the regional premiere of...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 6:50 AM
My Fair Lady at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre is made for theater geeks whose love of Broadway begins in the splashy 1980s. Directed by CRT artistic director Vincent Cardinal, the production stars Terrence Mann — Broadway's original Rum Tum...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Pat Sajak, the host of TV's long-running game show "Wheel of Fortune," will star in the Neil Simon comedy, "The Odd Couple" at UConn's Nutmeg Summer Series.
The show, which also stars, Joe Moore, will play June 21 to July 7 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Sean Martin Hingston who was in Broadway's "Pormises, Promises," "Curtains," "Contact" and "Crazy for You" will star as the Pirate King in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta "The Pirates of Penzance," the third and final selection of Connecticut...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.
The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Connecticut Repertory Theatre has a formidable summer season lined up, starting with its production of the Dale Wasserman-penned Man of La Mancha opening on Thursday, the story of the imprisoned Miguel de Cervantes during the heyday of the Spanish...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...