| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:15 PM
So what’s next for the up-until-last-month-little-known creative team of “Love/Murder?” Director Darko Tresnjak is working with Steve Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman on a new musical, “Campaign of the Century.” I wouldn’t...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Did you see the two-page spread in Sunday’s New York Times filled with glowing quotes from critics of the new musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder?” The show, which premiered at Hartford Stage and directed by its...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle wirh cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
| Dec 1, 2013
What ever happen to Tiny Tim after Scrooge became benefactor to the Cratchett family that famous Christmas morning? Did he survive that operation? Did he go to Oxford? Or did he end up a busker outside a seedy music hall in East London?
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Can you believe the protests, the internet chatter, the angst surrounding the controversial revival of a Broadway musical?
No, I’m not talking about Carrie Underwood’s performance in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” last...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Douglas Lyons, a BFA musical theater grad of The Hartt School at the University of Hartford who went on to be in the cast of Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" and now "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," has a new CD out.
The New Haven native is...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving.
Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder."
“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Greg Nobile may just be the youngest person on Broadway with a producing credit.
Well, “producer” in the new sense of the word where savvy go-getter bundle the checks of folks who want to invest in a show. And the 21-year-old Branford native...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
'The Hartford Stage Company, with no time for trifles, made its debut in its new theater last night, confronting Shakespeare and 'Othello.' "
So began The Courant review on April 2, 1964, by the critic who went under the initials "T.H.P." (T.H. Parker)....