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  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    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...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music
    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...
  • Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks

    Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks
    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...
  • Clea Alsip in "Killing of Sister George" Opposite Kathleen Turner

    Clea Alsip in "Killing of Sister George" Opposite Kathleen Turner
    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....
  • "The Little Dog Laughed" To Open In New Haven

    "The Little Dog Laughed" To Open In New Haven
    “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...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    TheatreWorks Florida's production of the  Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical "Little Shop of Horrors" already has enjoyed a successful run at the Garden Theatre, so it's no wonder that it's 90-minute Fringe Festival version chugs along like a well-oiled...
  • Spaghetti And Love At Theaterworks

    Spaghetti And Love At Theaterworks
    As Rob Ruggiero stirs a simmering spaghetti sauce, adding a touch of this and that, Antoinette LaVecchia cranks out sheets of freshly-made sheets of golden pasta. "This is very good practice for me," she says as she lays out the strips to dry on the...
  • Lamarre's "Pierce" To Receive Reading In Hartford

    Lamarre's "Pierce" To Receive Reading In Hartford
    Jacques Lamarre is a pretty busy man these days. The director of communications at Hartford's Mark Twain House & Museum adapted Giulia Melucci's memoir "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" into a stage work which will have its world premiere at...
  • 'Ride The Tiger' Funny, Fascinating

    The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...
  • Review: Psycho-Sexual 'Venus In Fur' Sizzles At TheaterWorks

    Review: Psycho-Sexual  'Venus In Fur' Sizzles At TheaterWorks
    The show: "Venus in Fur" at Hartford's TheaterWorks First impressions: The notion of role-playing has a multitude of meanings in David Ives' clever psycho-sexual comedy, that takes Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's infamous erotic 1870 novella and places it...
  • Engaged Couple Take Lead In TheaterWorks' Psycho-Sexual 'Venus In Fur'

    Engaged Couple Take Lead In TheaterWorks' Psycho-Sexual 'Venus In Fur'
    Sexual scenes on stage between two actors are never easy. So when the Tony Award-nominated play by David Ives, "Venus in Fur," called for a riding crop, black patent leather thigh-high boots, dog collars and a slap or two of S&M, a fetishist element was...