| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis is protesting the current Hartford production of his Broadway play — “The Motherf----- With the Hat" — because the theater failed to seek out Puerto Rican actors in the leading roles.
Guirgis pasted a...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Check out playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' full response to the controversy regarding his criticism of the casting process and of artistic director and theater founder Steve Campo in TheaterWorks' production of his play "The Motherf----- in the Hat" whi...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) denounces what it considers "the inappropriate
casting of two non-Latinos in the Latino specific roles of “Jackie” and Veronica” in TheaterWorks current production of The Motherf**ker...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 11:15 PM
I talked with Steve Campo, artistic director and founder of Hartford's TheaterWorks, on Wednesday when the news broke surrounding playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' criticisms of the casting process of the theater's production of his play "The Motherf-----...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Stop in to the lobby of TheaterWorks to view the work of self-taught Hartford artist Andres Chaparro, whose jazz-inflected paintings (like the untitled work pictured) are born more from spontaneous emotion than a concern for traditional conventions. They'...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:15 AM
A Hispanic playwright came to the defense of Stephen Adly Guirgis ("The Motherf----- with the Hat") after a letter to the editor of the New York Times was circulated from TheaterWorks' artistic director Steve Campo.
The letter read in its entirety: ...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Stephen Adly Guirgis attended Saturday night's performance of TheaterWorks' production of his play, "The Motherf----- with the Hat" in Hartford.
The playwright last Wednesday went public with his objections to the audition process of the show which had...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:25 AM
The recent imbroglio over Hartford’s TheatreWorks production of The Motherfucker With the Hat had a lot of theater professionals playing against type.
There was playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis — not known for being hands-on or imperious...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Thursday: Goofy Goobers — Christmas Party, Sullys Pub, Hartford; SuperGreen w/Geoff Williard, $4. 9 p.m. Hungry Tiger, Manchester; Tina Fabrique and Ensemble, $40-$50. 7:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, Hartford.
Friday: The Alehounds, 9 p.m. Irish...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011.
But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping.
So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
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...