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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Northlight announces 2012-13 season

    Northlight Theatre, which performs at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, has announced its 2012-13 season. The slate features the previously announced production of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," starring Tim Kazurinsky and George...
  • Erland Josephson dies at 88; Swedish actor, Bergman collaborator

    Erland Josephson dies at 88; Swedish actor, Bergman collaborator
    Swedish actor Erland Josephson, one of fabled director Ingmar Bergman's closest friends and collaborators, known for his portrayals of aloof intellectuals and often Bergman's alter ego in such celebrated films as "Scenes From a Marriage" and "Cries and...
  • "The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl" Musical To Play New Haven

    "The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl" Musical To Play New Haven
    Pantochino Productions Inc. presents its new family musical, “The Brothers Grimm and a Showgirl,” for a limited run of five performances March 16 to 18 at The Off-Broadway Theatre at Yale, 41 Broadway (behind Toad's Place) in New Haven. The...
  • Snakes & storms: Jason O'Mara's 'Terra Nova' adventures

    Snakes & storms: Jason O'Mara's 'Terra Nova' adventures
    In Fox's new "Terra Nova," Irish actor Jason O'Mara plays Jim Shannon, a Chicago police officer in the year 2149 who, with his family, travels 85 million years into the past to colonize Earth and build a better civilization. Future Chicago appears in the...
  • Day trip: Warhol, children's rock and cheap theater

    Day trip: Warhol, children's rock and cheap theater
    New York City Off-Broadway Week Good news: Off-Broadway week, a chance to see a play in New York City on the cheap, is here. Now through Oct. 9 (it's technically more than one week, but who's counting?) Broadway junkies can pick from a variety of...
  • A musical history lesson

     A musical history lesson
    Award-winning playwright Mary Murfitt has written stories and songs about cowgirls, small-town folks and other fictional characters. But her new musical, "Looking for Home: A Story from the Orphan Trains," is based on a little-known aspect of American...
  • Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music

    Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music
    Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44. Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
  • Film of Christopher Shinn's "Four" Completed; Pitching Sundance

    Film of Christopher Shinn's "Four" Completed; Pitching Sundance
    Here's an update in the film version of "Four," the London and off-Broadway play by Hartford-born and Wethersfield-raised playwright Christopher Shinn. Though last year plans fell apart because of financing to film in the area the movie version of the...
  • Hartford's 'Water By The Spoonful' Opens Off-Broadway

    Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again? That's what happened to me with...
  • Review: 'Freud's Last Session' doesn't lend itself to deep analysis

    Sigmund Freud considered religion a mass delusion, a sort of group neurosis ideally suited to obsessive types. C.S. Lewis was a literary intellectual who found ways of channeling his devout Christianity into even his nontheological writings, "The...
  • 'January Joiner' A 'Weight-Loss Horror Comedy'

    The new comedy "January Joiner" takes its title from those people who make New Year's resolutions to join a gym, eat healthier, and lose those holiday pounds. But the name has a disparaging subtext, implying these folks are destined to become "February...