| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Stuart Ward will be the guy and Dani De Waal the girl is the national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical “Once,” which will play the Shubert Theater in New Haven in Feb. 26 to March 2. The tour of the romantic musical opens at the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
When I think of the Waterboys, I think of other bands doing their songs.
I think of that paramount bar band the Mocking Birds, who would play once a month at Cafe Nine in New Haven throughout the 1990s. Drummer Scott MacDonald (also known locally as co-...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Apr 7, 2013
Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical?
The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Cheshire's Peter Lockyer stars as Jean Valjean in the touring production of "Les Miserables" pokaying this weekend at the Shubert Theater in New Haven.
Broadway credits include "The Phantom of the Opera," "Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme," "Miss Saigon" and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
What to give that theater lover for Christmas? Here are a few recommendations.
On my bedside table already is “Fosse” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $32), Sam Wasson’s well-researched and crafted biography of director-choreographer Bob...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Raffi, the internationally acclaimed children's performer, will visit the Shubert on April 29. The concert, officially titled "Raffi #belugagrads Concert," is the latest in a series of highly successful shows. Raffi has become a household name as a result...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Connecticut's NAACP is in turmoil.
Fierce and prolonged infighting in Bridgeport and Waterbury has forced state and national officers of the civil rights group to step in and order "reorganizations" of those branches. A bitter election battle two...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:15 AM
North Haven Memorial Day Parade: May 25, 10:30 a.m. North Haven Middle School, 55 Bailey Rd., North Haven.
Orange Memorial Day Parade: May 26, 10:30 a.m. High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Rd., Orange, (203) 891-4790.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Last year, the fourth-best crowd for a women's-only tennis event was swallowed up by the seventh-largest tennis center in the world.
It's been that way for a while at the New Haven Open. The tournament drew a total of 53,004 during its nine-day run...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:09 AM
The news of the death of actress Jean Stapleton at the age of 90 was sad but not surprising this weekend. The actress was in failing health for years. Indeed she withdrew from the lead in the Hartford Stage production of Horton Foote's "The Trip to...