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  • Former Hartford Stage Director Michael Wilson To Direct His First Film, 'Showing Roots'

    Former Hartford Stage Director Michael Wilson To Direct His First Film, 'Showing Roots'
    Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will be making his major motion picture bow, directing the film “Showing Roots,” which will star Cicely Tyson (Tony Award winner for “The Trip to Bountiful”), Maggie Grace...
  • New Plays, Boar's Head Festival And More Around CT This Weekend

    New Plays, Boar's Head Festival And More Around CT This Weekend
    Welcome to 2015. And with a new year comes plenty to do when the weekend arrives. For those of you who think the holiday season has passed, not quite yet! The annual  Boar’s Head Festival will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 9,10 and...
  • December's First Weekend Has Slew of Seasonal Choices For Connecticut

    December's First Weekend Has Slew of Seasonal Choices For Connecticut
    A new month and that means new weekend opportunities for Hartford and beyond  holiday events and more begin to fill up the calendar.   There is no more cherished holiday tradition in Hartford than the Wadsworth Atheneum’s Festival of Trees and...
  • Former Inmates Join Dworin Dancers To Tell Their Story

    Former Inmates Join Dworin Dancers To Tell Their Story
    The six women have stepped out into the light in saturated saffron blouses, and even if shadows creep into the creases from time to time, they are no longer defined by the darkness. Choices that led to incarceration threatened to consume them, yet...
  • Steve Martin's 'Picasso' At Long Wharf Is Enlightening, High Comedy

    Steve Martin's 'Picasso' At Long Wharf Is Enlightening, High Comedy
    Steve Martin's enlightening play is equally smart and silly at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. Stop me if you've heard this one: "So, Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar. And the bartender says…" OK, I'll stop. The play "Picasso at the...
  • Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival

    Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival
    Hank Phillippi Ryan knows news, and she knows crime. As a longtime investigative reporter for Channel 7 news, the NBC affiliate in Boston, she has won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and many other honors. Ryan also is an author of award-winning...
  • 'Taste of Bulkeley' Event Brings Together People, Food

    'Taste of Bulkeley' Event Brings Together People, Food
    HARTFORD — This year's Taste of Bulkeley, as much of a reunion as fundraiser, hauled in more than $5,500 to benefit student clubs and field trips at Bulkeley High School, the lead organizer said Tuesday. Dozens of people, paying $30 each, streamed...
  • Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

    Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical
    Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman. Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com. Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...
  • Christmas In CT, More Then Just A Fun Old Movie

    Christmas In CT, More Then Just A Fun Old Movie
    Christmas in Connecticut might conjure images straight out of a Currier and Ives lithograph for many, but for those of us who live here we know the holiday means a diversity of tradition well beyond (while still including) horse-drawn sleigh rides and...
  • Darko Tresnjak Casting Young Actors For 'Private Lives'

    Darko Tresnjak Casting Young Actors  For 'Private Lives'
    Like his casting of "Hamlet," director Darko Tresnjak is looking for actors in "Private Lives" who are younger than those traditionally cast. Ken Barnett, who played the dashing, deadly Monty in the Hartford Stage production of "A Gentleman's Guide To...
  • A Guide To Broadway's Hits And Misses

    A Guide To Broadway's Hits And Misses
    You're a theater-lover from Connecticut and you're taking a trip to Manhattan to catch some shows, or perhaps you're thinking of a holiday gift of tickets to someone. So you pick up a copy of "Time Out New York,'' turn to the theater listings page and...