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  • Four cool film events in greater Hartford this week

    Four cool film events in greater Hartford this week
    1) L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival, Fri.-Sun. Over 80 comedic short films with screenings, industry panels, and lots of filmmaker networking. $7-$125. Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. 2) 2012 Academy Award...
  • Childhood Music

    My earliest memories of music are of my grandmother singing “Once in Royal David City,” as she drove me the half-hour from our house to her apartment, and of listening to my mother’s classical record colllection. The minute I took...
  • Theater review: 'The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)' from Winter Park Playhouse

    Theater review: 'The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)' from Winter Park Playhouse
    It's probably clear from the title — "The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) — that if you like musicals, you'll like this show. If you prefer to make fun of musical-theater conventions — the divas, the plot repetition, the corniness...
  • Drury Lane to make 'Promises' part of 2012 season

    “Promises, Promises,” the 1968 musical with a book by Neil Simon and a score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, will be part of the 2012 season at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, a spokesman for the theater said Monday. The retro-...
  • Q&A: 'Machine Gun Preacher' star Gerard Butler doesn't want to kick your ass

    Q&A: 'Machine Gun Preacher' star Gerard Butler doesn't want to kick your ass
    “Machine Gun Preacher” star Gerard Butler won’t name specific movies, but he recognizes that he’s made some stinkers. “There without a doubt have been movies that I’ve watched and went, ‘What a waste of time that...
  • Suburban theater for the week of July 27 to Aug. 2

    "The Second City's Girls' Night Out": Not to be confused with "Girls Night: The Musical," which just opened in the city. This Second City touring show is geared for the gentler sex — though anyone who has seen the work Second City's alumnae have...
  • Johnny Mercer Gets Salute At O'Neill Cabaret Conference

    Johnny Mercer Gets Salute At O'Neill Cabaret Conference
    Lyricist, singer and songwriter Johnny Mercer will receive a tribute in song next week at the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Centerin Waterford. “AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE”, A Johnny Mercer Celebration,"...
  • Marvin Hamlisch, 68, remembered by theater collaborators

    Marvin Hamlisch, 68, remembered by theater collaborators
    Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday in Los Angeles at 68, was one of the most honored composers in the theater world, and one of the hardest working. From his songs for "A Chorus Line," which opened in 1975 and ran on Broadway for close to 15 years, to...
  • Marriott to produce 'Mary Poppins' as part of 2013 season

    The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire has announced its 2013 season of shows.  The slate begins in January with the revue “Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” (which contains songs from Lloyd Webber’s biggest hits,...
  • Live with it

    A quarter-century ago, when I began work on the copy desk of The Baltimore Sun, I was still a hard-edged prescriptivist (though not quite as great an insufferable usage snob as when I was a graduate student in English). I knew people who thought that...
  • Best Bets: Pop

    Best Bets: Pop
    Monty Alexander: One of the great jazz pianists of our time, Alexander delved into his Jamaican roots on last year’s glorious “Harlem-Kingston Express,” which was nominated for a Grammy Award as best reggae album. Beautiful Biscayne...