| Feb 26, 2015
| 11:30 AM
The show: "Reverberation" at Hartford Stage.
What makes it special?: World premiere of a play by Matthew Lopez who wrote "The Whipping Man" and "Somewhere."
First impressions: Looking at Andromache Chalfant's towering set — a literal slice of...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:22 AM
AVON — The Avon Free Public Library has announced that it will host a series of lectures, films and other events this spring on the plays of William Shakespeare.
"Shakespeare: A Festivus for the Rest of Us" kicks off on March 28 at 2 p.m. at the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 4:41 PM
HARTFORD — State funding for the arts has been reduced by more than $3 million and reconfigured with few arts and cultural leaders knowing how much — if anything — they will receive in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget.
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:57 AM
Tonight's first preview performance of "Reverberation" at Hartford Stage is canceled.
The show was canceled due to the illness of an actor, according to a theater spokesman. Refunds or exchanges for another performance can be made through the box...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:50 PM
There are two ways to fight this cold winter. Huddle inside and feel like you are trapped or don some happy clothes (that would be nything that is not black or brown) and head out for any of the slew of choices the weekend brings when it comes to “...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and her spouse Tony Award-nominee Will Swenson will star in Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer in the Massachusetts Berkshires.The production will run...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:04 PM
What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
| Jan 26, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Hartford Stage is canceling its Tuesday 7:30 p.m. performance of “Private Lives" because of the anticipated severity of the snow storm.
The theater will add an extra performance on Thursday, Feb. 5 to the schedule to accommodate theatergoers. ...
| Jan 16, 2015
The show: "Private Lives" at Hartford Stage.
What makes it special?: Artistic director Darko Tresnjak stages Noel Coward's sophisticated romantic farce.
First impressions: Tresnjak brings his exquisite taste to a smashing-looking production. But his...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:15 AM
The Tony Award-winning Broadway production of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" will launch a national tour in September, with Chicago as the first stop. The 44-week tour, which producers announced Wednesday, will take the dark musical comedy to...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:53 AM
A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse.
"Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...