| 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
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| Sep 28, 2014
"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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Tony Award-winning actor Betty Buckley is presenting two shows on Friday, Aug. 1, as part of the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford. The 7 p.m. is sold out but tickets remain for the 9:30 p.m. show. (She...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:14 AM
There’s a lot of fix-ups, re-freshening and upgrades going on at Connecticut theaters in the last few years and this summer but is it simply putting the best face forward on a more serious infrastructure issue?
And even if it is, in a still-...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2014
When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look.
Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Those attending the grand opening of the 1,600-seat Shubert Theater on Dec. 11, 1914, would especially remember comedian Sam Bernard singing "Who Paid the Rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle When Rip Van Winkle was Away?"
The show was "The Belle of Bond...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
There was a blizzard. The star refused to go on stage. It looked like a disaster in the making for the world premiere of "My Fair Lady" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven.
It was Feb. 4, 1956 and Rex Harrison was freaking out after he sang for the...