| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:34 AM
"Intimate Apparel'' is the title of the last play in the Westport Country Playhouse's 2014 season. It's also the star.
There are six people in the play, but what they're wearing and how they wear it is as important as any words that come out of their...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Hartford Stage Company has a special deal for younger r fans. Theatergoers between ages 21 and 35 can purchase a special StagePass membership for just $89, which allows them to see six 2014/2015 productions for less than $15 per show. StagePass also...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:29 AM
To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity.
"I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Besides honoring three women who excel, Wednesday's Polaris Awards dinner featured some other surprises including talent that goes way beyond what some of Hartford's most well-known well-knowns are known for, and a silent auction accoutrement that set a...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:13 AM
You can put pounds on and take them off all in one weekend as Connecticut gets ready for a marathon, a garlic fest, a couple of chili competitions and more.
The more includes the North Central Agency on Aging’s 40th anniversary gala today, Oct 9,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Hartford has long been a theater town, thanks to people like Ned and Sunny Roberts. If only the region had more of them.
This year is the 50th anniversary of the arts foundation created by the two theater lovers. The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:26 AM
One of the come-ons for the Hartford Stage production of Elizabeth Egloff's "Ether Dome" was that the play's real-life inspiration, pioneering anesthesiologist Horace Wells, also, according to some scholars, inspired Robert Louis Stevenson classic...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea.
The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:01 AM
For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died.
Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:22 PM
On Monday, Noah Haidle's "Smokefall" opens on the main stage of the Goodman Theatre. If you follow theater in Chicago, you might have read something about this remarkable play about a Grand Rapids, Mich., family seen across several generations. It...