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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater

    Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams To Run New Orleans Theater
    Hartford Stage’s associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own. Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in the...
  • Theater News: Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams New Orleans-Bound

    Theater News: Hartford Stage's Maxwell Williams New Orleans-Bound
    Hartford Stage's associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own. Maxwell Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in...
  • Best Bets in Greater Hartford for January

    You've had your fill of holiday movies, turkey dinners and, yes, even chocolate. It's time to feed your soul on something satisfying and different. January offers plenty of choices. Daniels Band "Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...