| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2014
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Luke Macfarlane, who played Scotty Wandell on ABC’s “Brothers &; Sisters,” will be part of the three-actor cast in the world premiere of Matthew Lopez’ “Reverberation” at Hartford Stage.
The Canadian actor’s...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:50 AM
There's a change in the 2014-15 schedule for Hartford's TheaterWorks and it's hoping for a touchdown.
Production artistic director Rob Ruggiero says that the early spring show (which follows this season's "Annapurna," "Christmas on the Rocks" and Mark...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Hartford Stage is currently accepting entries for its annual Write On Young Playwrights' Competition. Write On is open to all Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island residents in grades 9 through 12. From among these applicants, five to six are...