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  • On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water

    On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water
    It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more
    The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has released its 2013-14 season schedule, which as usual combines theater, dance, music, film and more. Here are the fine-arts highlights for the season — which include the Broadway musical "Hairspray," an Orlando...
  • Williamstown Festival's 'Johnny Baseball' Saved By Second Act

    Williamstown Festival's 'Johnny Baseball' Saved By  Second Act
    The show: "Johnny Baseball" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass. What makes it special?: It's a musical centering on the Red Sox "curse." First impressions: This baseball musical is not so much "Damn Yankees" as the "Damned...
  • Indie Film Of 'Four,' Based on Christopher Shinn Play, To Receive Wider Distribution

    Indie Film Of 'Four,' Based on Christopher Shinn Play, To Receive Wider Distribution
    “Four,” the independent film based on the Hartford-set play by Christopher Shinn (who was born in Hartford and raised in Wethersfield), will be released starting Sept. 13 at 10 AMC Theaters across the nation. Winner of the 2012 Urbanworld...
  • 'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season

    'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season
    Hartford TheaterWorks’ 2013-14 season opens with a well-mannered play. The season will begin in October with Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly,” directed by Ed Stern, former artistic director of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park...
  • Stage Thrust: Awkward Transition Week For Local Theater

    Stage Thrust:  Awkward Transition Week For Local Theater
    Welcome to the annual Awkward Transition Week in the local theater calendar. The college students have gone home. The regional theaters, which follow a fall-to-spring season, are wrapping up their final shows. (Gem of the Ocean ends June 5 at Hartford...
  • Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jonathan Epstein shines as Mark Rothko in John Logan's Red at Hartford's TheaterWorks
    It's 1958. Painter Mark Rothko is at the height of his fame, and has accepted one of the most ambitious commissions of the 20th century: to create a series of large canvases for the prestigious Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram Building...
  • Best Professional Theater Co.

    Best Professional Theater Co.
    1) Hartford Stage New Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresjnak has managed to steer the theater company not only through a time of transition, when there’s greater competition for a shrinking share of entertainment-related dollars, but...
  • Theaters adapt to the age of Twitter

    Theaters adapt to the age of Twitter
    What do we pay for when we buy a ticket to a play or a movie or a symphony? On one side of the generation gap is the idea that plays — not audience members — are to be seen and heard, in the dark, with all attention directed forward. And on...
  • Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"

    Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"
    Veteran actress Brenda Thomas will head the cast of TheaterWorks' production of the rarely produced Philip Hayes Dean's 1970 play, "The Sty of the Blind Pig." Tazewell Thompson directs the Hartford production which runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 26. Thonmas was in...
  • Barry Sellers, Hartford Stage's Draper, Celebrates 30 Years with Exhibit

    Barry Sellers, Hartford Stage's Draper, Celebrates 30 Years with Exhibit
    The work of Barry Sellers, draper at Hartford Stage for 30 years, is being celebated with an exhibit that features costumes, photographs and commentary at the theater. An invitation only reception will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the theater. Sellers has...