| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Chris Rock will reprise his Broadway debut role in Stephen Adly Guirgis' "The Mother.... With the Hat" for six performances at L.A. Theatre Works, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The production will be a radio theater staging recorded in front of live audiences for...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Through March 3, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford, (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org
Tender, funny, and magical, this new play has emerged as one of the most-produced contemporary scripts around the country, and for...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Jonathan Epstein, a frequent actor in the Massachusetts Berkshires, stars as abstract artist Mark Rothko in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play "Red." The two-actor play will be produced at Hartford's TheaterWorks and run March 23 to May 6.
| May 29, 2012
| 9:01 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Tallulah is back and the Bushnell has got her.
Valerie Harper, who received a Tony Award nomination playing legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead, returns to the role for the launch of the national tour of “Looped” at the Belding Theater at the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Robert Reader, education programs manager at Hartford Stage is the 2012 recipient of the theater's annual Barry Award at which honors excellence in service to the institution.
For over 25 years, Reader has served in the capacity of instructor and...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Yale grad Babak Tafki and Remi Sandri star in the East Coast premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s “The North Pool,” directed by Giovanna Sardelli at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Mass. in the Berkshires.
The play by Joseph, a Pulitzer...
| 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...