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  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' wins best musical

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' wins best musical
    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," a macabre musical about a social climber who comically bumps off the members of an aristocratic family, took home the Tony for new musical on Sunday. The new-musical category was regarded as one of the tightest of...
  • 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...
  • 2014 Tony Nominations: 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Makes a Killing (FULL LIST)

    In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor. "Hedwig and the...
  • The Family Drama Behind 'West Side Story'-Inspired 'Somewhere' At Hartford Stage

    The Family Drama Behind 'West Side Story'-Inspired 'Somewhere' At Hartford Stage
    Playwright Matthew Lopez knows the exact moment he got the theater bug — and he's got the picture to prove it. A faded snapshot from 1980 shows a nearly 4-year-old boy in the Broadway dressing room of his aunt, actress Priscilla Lopez who was...
  • Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer

    Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer
    When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look. Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
  • Mikhail Baryshnikov makes a 'Case' for restless creativity

    Mikhail Baryshnikov makes a 'Case' for restless creativity
    NEW YORK — Mikhail Baryshnikov's earliest experience in the theater began when he was a child of just 4 or 5 in present-day Latvia, then a part of the Soviet Union. His mother, a Russian speaker unfamiliar with the local tongue, would drag along her...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • Could A Connecticut Theater Revive Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson'?

    Now that the lost 40-minute film footage Orson Welles created for his production of the William Gillette farce, "Too Much Johnson," had been found, restored, presented and praised -- could an a stage production of Welles' vision happen? Perhaps a...
  • Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget

    Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget
    What makes a theatrical disaster more than just an insufferable evening in the theater? It's that people keep referencing it for years...and years...and years. >>"Mark Twain: The Musical" at the Hartford Armory: In a blatant attempt to attract tourism...
  • A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth' At Hartford Stage

    A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth'  At Hartford Stage
    The show: William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage What makes it special?: The second show in repertory, with "La Dispute," which opens the theater's 50th anniversary season. First impressions?: Think "Breaking Bard." Walter White's...
  • Long Wharf Honors John DeStefano, Yale's Richard Levin

    Things are getting pretty nostalgic lately, what with the 50th¬†anniversary celebrations first at Goodspeed Musicals and now at Hartford Stage — with more half-century milestones coming up next year from Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill...