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  • Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical

    Hugh Jackman To Star In P.T. Barnum Movie Musical
    Bridgeport's P.T. Barnum will be the subject of a new movie musical: "The Greatest Showman on Earth" starring Hugh Jackman. Filming is expected to begin this summer in New York City, according to deadline.com. Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj...
  • Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT

    Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT
    There's a change in the 2014-15 schedule for Hartford's TheaterWorks and it's hoping for a touchdown. Production artistic director Rob Ruggiero says that the early spring show (which follows this season's "Annapurna," "Christmas on the Rocks" and Mark...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A Messy Marital Drama

    TheaterWorks' 'Annapurna' A  Messy Marital Drama
    The show: "Annapurna" at Hartford's TheaterWorks. What makes it special?: Another show by Sharr White, whose fine "The Other Place" was produced by the theater earlier this year. First impressions: One look at Evan Adamson's grungy trailer set and...
  • 'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene

    'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene
    To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity. "I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
  • Philanthropy Should Not Be So Rare

    Philanthropy Should Not Be So Rare
    Hartford has long been a theater town, thanks to people like Ned and Sunny Roberts. If only the region had more of them. This year is the 50th anniversary of the arts foundation created by the two theater lovers. The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts...
  • Goodspeed To Present Workshop Testing 'Honeymooners' As Musical

    Goodspeed To Present Workshop Testing 'Honeymooners' As Musical
    "The Honeymooners" as a musical? The folks at Goodspeed are hoping it's a "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon" idea. The East Haddam-based theater, in association with Jeffrey Finn productions, will present a private workshop of a new musical based on the...
  • Premiere Of 'Love and Money' To Highlight Westport Season

    Premiere Of 'Love and Money'  To Highlight Westport Season
    A.R. Gurney is one of the most produced playwrights at the Westport Country Playhouse with 14 mainstage works. Now it can add another title to its list — a world premiere. Artistic director Mark Lamos — and a longtime Gurney collaborator...
  • 7 Days

    Thursday Fused Tauk plays heavy, all-instrumental rock fusion tunes with a wide array of genre influences mixed in. The band's newest album "Collisions" is said to have finally captured the intensity of its live shows, and that's what they'll be...
  • New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows

    New Tourism Campaign Touts Connecticut's Theaters, Shows
    Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism." After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project. But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Students Develop Mobile Apps For City Of Hartford And Local Organizations

    Hartford residents looking to obtain a birth certificate, pay a tax bill, or participate in a public hearing may soon find navigating city government a little easier thanks to a kiosk on its way to City Hall. Just around the corner, theater-goers can...