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  • Success from sorrow, and a predecessor for 'Smokefall'

    Success from sorrow,  and a predecessor for 'Smokefall'
    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...
  • UConn To Mark Life Of Educator, Actor, Philanthropist Nafe Katter

    UConn To Mark Life Of Educator, Actor,  Philanthropist Nafe Katter
    There will be a celebration of the life of Nafe Katter — who died in August at the age of 87 — at the theater that bears his name un the UConn campus in Storrs on Monday at 7 p.m. There should be great stories of the gentleman educator, actor,...
  • Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking

    Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking
    Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance! I love this dream. I travel frequently to...
  • 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...
  • Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda

    Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda
    So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now? No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...
  • Road to the Tonys: A Decade of Turning Skeptics into Believers in 'Gentleman's Guide'

    Tally up the packleading 10 Tony nominations for "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," and the Broadway musical looks like the clear favorite of the season. But add up some of the other numbers the tuner has racked up -- 10 years of struggling to...
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...
  • 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party

    'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' A Great Comic Party
    The show: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Hartford Stage First impressions: Throw a dart at a map and you're likely to find one theater or another in the provinces doing Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy. There's good reason for...
  • Long Wharf To Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'

    Long Wharf To  Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'
    Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary season will open with an American classic written by a familiar New Haven-area figure. Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on the main stage. The...
  • Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade

    Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade
    There’s a lot of fix-ups, re-freshening and upgrades going on at Connecticut theaters in the last few years and this summer but is it simply putting the best face forward on a more serious infrastructure issue? And even if it is, in a still-...
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations
    It was a richly rewarding Tony Award morning for two regional theater companies, including one in Southern California. "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the darkly comic musical that ran at the Hartford Stage Co. in Connecticut and the Old Globe...