| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.
Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
| Aug 19, 2012
Speculation about the mysterious resignation of TheaterWorks' founding artistic-executive director has persisted in the Connecticut theater community since December, when Steve Campo took an indefinite medical leave of absence.
There was renewed interest...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:30 PM
There's quite a bit of ballet in the Garden Theatre's season of live performances — a bonus for those who might find they are unable to attend an Orlando Ballet performance during its regular run at the Bob Carr downtown.
On the theatrical side,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The show: “Tryst” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks
First impressions: Story of a con man in 1910 London who weds, beds and then sheds spinsters of their modest fortunes has its appeal in this fast-moving production that has suspense, romance,...
| Aug 19, 2012
What happens to a theater when it loses its founding director — especially when that person is such a singular and high-profile force for decades in the community?
Hartford's TheaterWorks faced a series of quick and dramatic hurdles following the...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:48 AM
The sexual sizzle in David Ives' power play "Venus in Fur" will be generated by real-life engaged couple Liv Rooth and David Christopher Wells when the show plays Hartford TheaterWorks.
The Tony Award-nominated play, directed by Rob Ruggiero, runs Oct. 5...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Clea Alsip will play "Childie" opposite Kathleen Turner in the revised revival of "The Killing of Sister George" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre.
Turner will alsio direct the Frank Marcus play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. The production will run Nov....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:31 PM
“The Little Dog Laughs” -- again.
The last time Douglas Carter Beane’s wicked comedy played the area was at Hartford’s TheaterWorks oin a production that starred Candy Buckley, Chad Allen and most notably Jeremy Jordan as the...