| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:26 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:42 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com.
Monday Night Cabaret Series
REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Todd Allen Long performs this Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 27-28, in the Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series with his new solo show "How Did I Get Here?"
Long will be accompanied by Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy on piano....