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  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett¬† (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad. ¬†Also featured in the show,...
  • 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...
  • The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys

    The Hartford Theater Scene Adjusts, With New Faces and Old Standbys
    A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful. The...
  • Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage

    Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage
    How do you make a serial killer likable? One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...
  • Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!

    Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!
    It's the attack of the teen Shakespeares! The Hartford Stage Young Company presents its Breakdancing Shakespeare breakdown of the bard's Two Gentlemen of Verona through August 15 at 7 p.m. (hartfordstage.org). This is the eighth annual Breakdancing...
  • Barrett Foa Of 'NCIS' In 'Music Man' At UConn

    When the time comes to make a movie about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the agency's vast global and domestic surveillance (and you know that will happen some day soon), think of Barrett Foa. After all,...
  • 50 Years Of Great Theater

    In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut. Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...
  • Acting Like A Kid: Some Helpful Advice From One Who Knows

    Acting Like A Kid: Some Helpful Advice From One Who Knows
    You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show. This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
  • 'Time Stands Still' At TheaterWorks A Finely Nuanced Production

    The show: "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies at Hartford's TheaterWorks First impressions: There are minefields aplenty in this tale about the relationship between a wounded war photojournalist and her foreign correspondent partner. The setting...
  • Johanna Day Cast In Premiere of 'Oblivion' At Westport

    Johanna Day Cast In Premiere of 'Oblivion' At Westport
    Johanna Day (Broadway’s “Proof,” Yale Rep’s “The Realistic Joneses,” Hartford Stage’s “Peter and Jerry”) is featured in the cast of the world premiere of “Oblivion” by Carly Mensch,...
  • Mosie, The Dog, Makes Stage Debut At 'Breakdancing Shakespeare'

    Mosie, The Dog, Makes Stage Debut At 'Breakdancing Shakespeare'
    Mosie the dog will make his stage debut as Launce’s dog, Crab, in “Breakdancing Shakespeare: Two Gentlemen of Verona” at Hartford Stage with performances at 7 p.m. on Aug. 13 to 15. Mosie, an eight-year-old wire haired terrier mix...