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  • Crowds ignore rainy weather at Jamaican Jerk Festival

    Crowds ignore rainy weather at Jamaican Jerk Festival
    The smell of jerk-seasoned chicken permeated the air at Markham Park on Sunday as thousands of festival-goers listened to musical acts, watched fashion shows, flew kites and chowed down during the 13th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Even with...
  • New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman

    New musical from 'Frozen' songwriters about an awkward computer repairman
    The new musical from the Academy Award-winning songwriters of "Frozen" will tell the story of a socially awkward computer repairman named Dan who becomes attracted to Lindsay, a t-shirt designer. But his overactive imagination keeps getting in the way...
  • 'Wicked' Still Wonderful, But Sound Quality Needs A Fix

    'Wicked' Still Wonderful, But Sound Quality Needs A Fix
    The show: "Wicked" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. What makes it special?: The fourth visit of the popular musical, now in its 11th year on Broadway. First impressions?: For this return visit to Hartford the question isn'...
  • In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself

    In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself
    "Birdman," the latest movie from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, is generating significant awards buzz for its comeback leading man, Michael Keaton,  and a supporting cast that includes Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts. One of...
  • Intoxicating Run Boy Run Bringing Its Progressive Bluegrass To CT

    Intoxicating Run Boy Run Bringing Its Progressive Bluegrass To CT
    As part of its whirlwind CD release tour, Run Boy Run, a rapidly rising, progressive bluegrass, folk and old-timey American vernacular band, presents its seductive syncopated sounds at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at First Church of Christ Congregational in...
  • CRT prepares for '25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'

    Gavin McNicholl was inspired by a 2010 production of "Urinetown" at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre. "'Urinetown' is what made me want to come here," said McNicholl, who is now a sophomore in the performing arts program at the Storrs campus. "So...
  • November's Calendar

    November's Calendar
    Abbey Choir As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
  • 'Everyday Rapture' actress has a song in her heart

    Even saving her full-out voice in rehearsal, Jodie Langel generates enough power to light the stage at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park. So it's easy to see how she can climb into the lead role of the real Sherie Renee Scott and take an audience...
  • Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' to star in 'Finding Neverland' on Broadway

    Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' to star in 'Finding Neverland' on Broadway
    It's like every "Glee" character's dream, except it's real. Matthew Morrison will play the lead role of J.M. Barrie in "Finding Neverland," the much-anticipated musical that is set to open in the spring in Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The actor...
  • Matthew Morrison to Return to Broadway in 'Finding Neverland'

    Matthew Morrison, the Broadway alum who's currently wrapping up his final season on "Glee," will take over the lead role in "Finding Neverland," the Harvey Weinstein-produced musical that opens in the spring. Morrison, whose legit credits include...
  • Sting musical 'The Last Ship' struggling at Broadway box office

    The sea has been choppy for "The Last Ship," the new Broadway musical from pop star Sting. The high-profile production about love and labor strife in a depressed English shipping village officially opened in New York last week to mixed reviews. Box-...