| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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.
"Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:04 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
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...
| 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...