| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When Chris Cornell gets up on stage, he’s a familiar sight.
The iconic singer, who turns 50 next year, looks practically the same as when he first fronted Soundgarden, a band that, along with Nirvana and Pearl Jam, helped put Seattle and grunge on...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Long Wharf Theatre
222 Sargent Drive
2) Shubert Theater
3) Yale Repertory Theatre
| Feb 20, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Public libraries have been about more than books for decades, but the digitization of information and head-spinning pace of technological innovation has resulted in an expansion of offerings that Andrew Carnegie, or Jules Verne for that matter, could...
| Oct 26, 2014
Hal Holbrook will celebrate his 90th birthday in February on stage in Hartford performing his solo show "Mark Twain Tonight!"
The Tony and Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee will return with the show for which he has performed over the past...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Want to know the ins and outs of the Broadway musical? Just ask Seth Rudetsky.
What show to take to your kids to see? Why some musicals make it and others don't? What was amazing or startling or bizarre about a particular show tune by Streisand or...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Six-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award-winner Audra McDonald will headline Long Wharf Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala on June 5.
Her Broadway accolades in all four acting categories (best leading and featured actress in a musical and also in a...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:26 AM
One of the come-ons for the Hartford Stage production of Elizabeth Egloff's "Ether Dome" was that the play's real-life inspiration, pioneering anesthesiologist Horace Wells, also, according to some scholars, inspired Robert Louis Stevenson classic...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea.
The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere.
Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
| May 4, 2014
Some actors who win Tony Awards, become stars in films, TV and on the concert stage, don't look back from where they began.
But Anika Noni Rose returns to her Hartford area roots regularly, connecting with the community and spreading the gospel of...
| May 31, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The news that “Menopause the Musical” is returning to Connecticut is not exactly a headline grabber.
After all, the show has been entertaining scads of largely female audiences for years in theaters across the country. It’s even...