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  • Hartford Stage Opens 51st Season With New Seats, Renovations for Patrons

    Hartford Stage Opens 51st Season With New Seats, Renovations for Patrons
    The seats are springier, the lobby is spiffier and the ambience is perfect for setting a scene — or a play. That's the assessment of the theater execs, state and city politicians, funders and actors who checked out Hartford Stage at its renovation...
  • Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview From 2008

    Broadway's Elaine Stritch Dies; Frank Rizzo Interview  From 2008
    Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008. Elaine Stritch is...
  • Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Comedy 'June Moon' Just Swell At Williamstown Theatre Festival
    The show: "June Moon" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass. What makes it special?: It's the first main stage show of the 60th season of the famed summer theater in the Berkshires — and a production of a rarely-produced...
  • Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec

    Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec
    Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam. This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...
  • Big E, Big Mo' and Farm-To-Chef Week Highlight Connecticut's Weekend

    Big E, Big Mo' and Farm-To-Chef Week Highlight Connecticut's Weekend
    It’s nearly fall but there are still a couple of weekends to eke out of summer.   So enjoy the choices.   Of course, September means Eastern States Exposition time. Head to the Big E fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts beginning...
  • Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels

    Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels
    Like many mid-sized cities, Hartford often seems to have an inferiority complex. But one thing the city does not need to feel inferior about is its collection of late 20th- and early 21st-century buildings designed by some of the nation's leading Modern...
  • New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows

    New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows
    Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism." After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project. But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
  • 'Shakespeare In Love''s Tom Stoppard To Give Free Yale Lecture

    'Shakespeare In Love''s  Tom Stoppard To Give Free Yale Lecture
    His intelligence and wit are legendary. Now you can witness both for yourself when playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard presents a free lecture at Yale's University Theatre on Monday at 5:15 p.m. The event is open to the public. The richly worded...
  • Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season

    Grand-Drama 'Ether Dome' Opening Hartford Stage Season
    The patient has been under for a while, quietly resting and gathering strength, and is ready to wake up. "Ether Dome," a new grand-scale drama about Horace Wells, the Hartford-based dentist who pioneered the use of anesthesia in the mid-19th century, is...
  • West Hartford Hauntings To Hold Open Auditions

    West Hartford Hauntings To Hold Open Auditions
    WEST HARTFORD — The annual West Hartford Hauntings cemetery tour is calling all would-be spooks and specters to casting tryouts for the event's 10th anniversary. "It's just so much fun," said Sarah St. Germain, coordinator of public programs for...
  • Tana Hicken, actress and teacher

    Tana Hicken, actress and teacher
    Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....