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  • NBC Chief Bob Greenblatt Shares in 'Gentleman's Guide' Tony Haul, Sets 'Unsinkable' Revival

    Most legit producers dream of winning a Tony Award. Bob Greenblatt was on a plane flying into New York from Los Angeles when the moment came for him on Sunday. It's no secret that the NBC Entertainment chairman harbors an abiding love for musical...
  • Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda

    Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda
    So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now? No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...
  • West Hartford Hauntings To Hold Open Auditions

    West Hartford Hauntings To Hold Open Auditions
    WEST HARTFORD — The annual West Hartford Hauntings cemetery tour is calling all would-be spooks and specters to casting tryouts for the event's 10th anniversary. "It's just so much fun," said Sarah St. Germain, coordinator of public programs for...
  • Tana Hicken, actress and teacher

    Tana Hicken, actress and teacher
    Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....
  • Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet

    Hartford Stage Has Its Hamlet
    Yale School of Drama grad Zach Appelman (Broadway's "War Horse," Julie Taymor's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and the title role in "Henry V" at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre) will star in the title role in Hartford Stage's "Hamlet."...
  • If The Show's Not Ready For Critics, Should Tickets Be Cheaper?

    If The Show's Not Ready For Critics, Should Tickets Be Cheaper?
    When I was a kid growing up outside Boston, I would make it a point to see "preview" performances of Broadway-bound shows, in part because the tickets were cheaper. And it made sense, too, for both me and the show's producers. After all, these...
  • 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...
  • The O'Neill Turns 50: Where Plays Go To Grow

    There must have been something in the water in the early 1960s, something that made people want to have a show right here. Suddenly, there were regional theaters everywhere — Hartford, New Haven, East Haddam, Providence and of course Waterford....
  • Betty Buckley In Cabaret At The O'Neill

    Betty Buckley In Cabaret At The O'Neill
    Tony Award-winning actor Betty Buckley is presenting two shows on Friday, Aug. 1, as part of the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford. The 7 p.m. is sold out but tickets remain for the 9:30 p.m. show. (She...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season
    "These Paper Bullets,” the world premiere rock adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring new songs by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the highlights of the six-show 2013-14 season at New Haven’s Yale...