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  • Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching

    Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching
    Dale Hodges stars in the title role of the play “Mrs. Mannerly” by Jeffrey Hatcher that opens the 2013-14 season at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. Raymond McAnally plays the role of young Jeffrey. McAnally was also in Long Wharf Theatre’...
  • Ben Steinfeld Heads Cast At Westport Playhouse's 'Room Service'

    Ben Steinfeld Heads Cast At Westport Playhouse's 'Room Service'
    Ben Steinfeld (Broadway’s “Cyrano de Bergerac’’, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) heads the cast of the American farce “Room Service,” which plays the Westport Country Playhouse Oct. 8 to 27, ending its...
  • 'Mrs. Mannerly' Needs A More Focused Script

    'Mrs. Mannerly' Needs A More Focused Script
    The show: "Mrs. Mannerly" at TheaterWorks in Hartford. What makes it special?: Return of one of the theater's favorite playwrights, Jeffrey Hatcher ("Murderers," "Tuesdays with Morrie," "Three Viewings") First impressions: I'll try to say this in...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season

    TheaterWorks'  'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season
    What ever happen to Tiny Tim after Scrooge became benefactor to the Cratchett family that famous Christmas morning? Did he survive that operation? Did he go to Oxford? Or did he end up a busker outside a seedy music hall in East London? And Susan...
  • 'Room Service' Hits Hysterical Highs At Westport Playhouse

    The show: "Room Service" at Westport Country Playhouse What makes it special?: Final show of the season of comedy at the playhouse. First impressions: It takes a little while before this 1937 show biz comedy by John Murray and Allen Boretz gets...
  • 'Hamlet,' "Kiss Me Kate' Top New Hartford Stage Season

    A world premiere of a provocative play by Matthew Lopez, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and a revival of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate’’ are among the highlights of Hartford Stage’s 2014-2015 season. The...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' A Sassy, Funny Parody

    TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' A Sassy, Funny Parody
    The show: "Christmas on the Rocks" at Hartford's TheaterWorks What makes it special: World premiere of a holiday show featuring short pieces by seven established playwrights: Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, John Cariani, Matthew Lombardo, Jeffrey...
  • Ken Tigar, Jonathan Crombie in 'Freud's Last Session'

    Ken Tigar plays famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and Jonathan Crombie is writer C.S. Lewis is “Freud’s Last Session” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. The Mark St. Germain play, directed by Maxwell Williams, associate artistic...
  • TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'

     TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'
    Ah, if only Mrs. Mannerly were around today — and stationed at every theater lobby in America. She would not tolerate a cell phone going off, or texting or talking, or a myriad of other audience sins that have the potential of ruining a night in...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...