| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:50 AM
There must be something in the air with “The Tempest.”
Julie Taymor made a film version of it not to long ago. Yale Summer Cabaret produced it last year. Darko Tresnjak will direct his version of it in May at Hartford Stage, where he is the...
| 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 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....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:55 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...