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  • "The Santaland Diaries" To Return To Hartford TheaterWorks

    Crumpet is back. The sardonic elf in the stage adaptation of David Sedaris' "The Santaland Diaries" by Joe Montello returns for another holiday engagement Dec. 4 to 23 at Hartford's TheaterWorks. Rob Ruggiero, interim artistic director, will stage the...
  • "Venus in Fur" Extended For Hartford's TheaterWorks

    "Venus in Fur" Extended For Hartford's TheaterWorks
    The run of David Ives' comedy "Venus in Fur" at Hartford's TheaterWorks is extending one week. The show, originally set to close Nov. 11, will now ends its run Nov.18. Added performances are Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday,...
  • Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell

    Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell
    Brian Hutchison will play opposite Valerie Harper in the Matthew Lombardo play, "Looped" when the play comes to the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Jan. 24 to Feb. 6 Both actors were in the 2010 Broadway...
  • Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works

    Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works
    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...
  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows. "Whenever there's a national...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • 'Venus in Fur,' 'Almost, Maine,' 'Time Stands Still' Top TheaterWorks season

    'Venus in Fur,' 'Almost, Maine,' 'Time Stands Still' Top TheaterWorks season
    A libidinous audition, an encounter between Martin Luther King Jr. and a mysterious motel maid, life among residents of a Maine community and returning war correspondents are some of the subjects of plays that make up the 2012-13 season for Hartford&...
  • Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf

    Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf
    Kathleen Turner will star and direct in a new adaptation of "The Killing of Sister George" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. Jeffrey Hatcher will write the adaptation of the play by Frank Marcus, whose estate has given Hatcher permission to re-...
  • 'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle

    'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle
    The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning  “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.  The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
  • My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season

    My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season
    I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
  • Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players

    Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players
    Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10. What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...