| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...
| May 24, 2014
The show: "Love/Sick" at TheaterWorks in Hartford.
What makes it special?: It's the next play of collected short pieces by John Cariani, who wrote the popular "Almost, Maine," which played last year at the theater.
First impressions: The geography...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
TheaterWorks 2014-15 five-play subscription season will open with a new play by the writer of “The Other Place” which recently played the theater.
Sharr White’s dark comedy “Annapurna,” now playing off-Broadway, will...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:50 AM
"Under my hard candy shell I am a deeply mushy romantic," says composer Jason Robert Brown.
Brown is the composer of two musicals about love, loss and understanding: Broadway's "The Bridges of Madison County" (for which he received Tony Award...
| Jul 13, 2014
Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam.
This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...
| 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....
| Aug 19, 2014
The show: "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie" at Hartford's TheaterWorks.
What makes it special?: Presentation of musical that's been popular at stages across the country and London.
First impressions: To those who know Woody Guthrie as...