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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • 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...
  • Connecticut's Tony Adams Play To Receive Reading In New York

    Connecticut's Tony Adams Play To Receive Reading In New York
    Anthony Adams, CFO with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development before his retirement four years ago, is also a playwright whose new work, “A Letter from the Bishop” will have a reading June 11 at 7 p.m. at St....
  • A sandy — or scary — Halloween

    Salisbury Autumn Wine Festival Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to the Maryland Autumn Wine Festival at historic Pemberton Park. Sample numerous Maryland wines while enjoying live entertainment and food from local vendors. You'll also get a 6-ounce...
  • BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s

    BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s
    Appropriately, given the prominent TV references, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 SuperPops season this weekend with a rerun — a program called "The Golden Age of Black and White." This celebration of 1950s television and...
  • Musical, With Book By Yale Grad Marina Keegan, Gets Fundraising Boost

    Efforts to raise funds to produce "Independents," the musical with a book by Marina Keegan, the journalist-playwright who died in a car accident last weekend after graduating magna cum laude from Yale, took a big jump this week. The Kickerstarter...
  • "Independents," Music By Yale's Marina Keegan, Gets Placement At NYC Festival

    "Independents," Music By Yale's Marina Keegan, Gets Placement At NYC Festival
     "Independents," a new musical with a book by Marina Keegan, the journalist-playwright who died in a car accident last month, after graduating magna cum laude from Yale, will make its bow for five performances at the New York International Fringe...
  • The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing

    The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing
    One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons

    Great Old Broad Series: Estelle Parsons
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Hartford's TheaterWorks Shares "Consideration" List

    We're use to late summer announcements from Hartford's TheaterWorks for its new seasons. But this year interim artistic director Rob Ruggiero says the line-up will be out soon. But first he wants some feedback from audiences on some of the plays he's...
  • 'Freud's Last Session': A dying man of science and a young Christian

    'Freud's Last Session': A dying man of science and a young Christian
    "Freud's Last Session," the hit off-Broadway play now in commercial residence at the Mercury Theatre, replete with the original New York cast, imagines that a dying and exiled Sigmund Freud invites a young man to his study in London, on the very eve of...