| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season.
Then time stood still.
Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...
| Jul 30, 2013
The show: "Johnny Baseball" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass.
What makes it special?: It's a musical centering on the Red Sox "curse."
First impressions: This baseball musical is not so much "Damn Yankees" as the "Damned...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:57 PM
The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has released its 2013-14 season schedule, which as usual combines theater, dance, music, film and more. Here are the fine-arts highlights for the season — which include the Broadway musical "Hairspray," an Orlando...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The show: “The Lion in Winter” at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage (formerly the Berkshire Theatre Festival) in Stockbridge, Mass.
What makes it special?: Treat Williams and Jayne Atkinson dig into dialogue in James Goldman’s still...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool.
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Liv Rooth, who earlier this year starred in “Venus in Fur” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, is featured in the cast of Joe Orton’s sex farce, “Loot,” which plays July 16 to Aug. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Twenty-nine creative artists from northwest Connecticut will participate on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, in the fourth annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour.
The free event, presented by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, is in Kent and New...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
| Apr 21, 2013
Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer.
But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Hartfrd's TheaterWorks is extended its run of "Becoming Dr. Ruth," Mark St. Germain's bio show about the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer.
The solo show which stars Debra Jo Rupp (TV's "That '70s Show") centers on Westheimer's eventful life, mostly before...