| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:48 AM
The Broadway and Chicago actress Susie McMonagle is to star in the upcoming Drury Lane Theatre production of "Next to Normal," the theater has announced.
McMonagle will play the role of the mother Diana, first performed by Alice Ripley. She'll be...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:56 AM
LeRoy McClain (Broadway’s “Cymbeline," "The History Boys") will join Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Broadway's "Next to Normal") in the cast of Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, “Clybourne Park,”...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Alice Ripley, who won a Tony Award for her performance of the bi-polar mother in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, "Next to Normal," is cast in the upcoming production of Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The Bridgeport Theatre Company has dreamed up a fundraiser for their upcoming season that's a bit more interesting than a bake sale or car wash. This Saturday, they'll be recreating Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, complete with a light show, sound...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:06 PM
An anniversary qualifies as a good time to throw yourself a party. That's what the Red Branch Theatre Company is doing to mark its fifth season. Its two-night cabaret program on Saturday and Sunday, March 15 and 16, is a chance for the Columbia-based...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Sting is preparing an album of original material for release later this year, his first since "Sacred Love" in 2003.
The rocker's publicist told the New York Times that the album, to be titled "The Last Ship," will be out Sept. 24 and will consist in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Sting returns to his roots for "The Last Ship," a new musical based on the singer-songwriter’s childhood, with an eye toward Broadway.
The show, set in a struggling English shipyard in the 1980s, also has spawned an album of the same name -- his...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A Broadway-bound musical about a charming serial killer and a play about a misunderstood French icon received top honors from the Connecticut Critics Association, honoring the best of the 2012-13 theater season in the state
Hartford Stage's production...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The "Little Miss Sunshine" minibus is fueling up to head cross-country again, this time from the West Coast to New York.
The stage musical based on the Oscar-winning 2006 movie will reportedly open at the off-Broadway Second Stage Theatre in New York...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Two components of many a Chicago summer of live entertainment are absent this year — there's no Cirque du Soleil tent at the United Center and no Riverfront Theater at the Tribune Company's Freedom Center. So you'll have to go camping for fun...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season.
Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...