| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:23 PM
New York City deals heat up as season cools down
As families head home after the holidays and children return to school, New York City is on sale for travelers willing to brave the cold temperatures in exchange for lower prices.
New York's first-ever...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
There's something about the dating travails of 20-something singles that makes them ripe for sitcom treatment. Think "Friends" or "How I Met Your Mother."
"I Love You Because," onstage at the Winter Park Playhouse has that vibe. Four walking...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Ronnie Burkett and Wakka Wakka Productions will be the guest artists at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center's 22nd Annual National Puppetry Conference, which begins June 9 and culminates with public performances June 16 and 17. Pre-Conference...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Kevin Gray, the Broadway actor-turned-educator, will direct The Hartt School production of the musical “Time After Time,” March 8 to 11 at Millard Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Ave at the University of Hartford in West Hartford.
The musical is...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:33 PM
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.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:14 AM
New York City
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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:54 PM
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...