| 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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:29 AM
I haven't heard the word "hootenanny" used since Lyndon Johnson was President, but there's some free-wheeling '60s-style jamming going on after Sunday matinee performances of "Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie" at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:49 AM
"Life's pretty tough," once said Woody Guthrie. "You're lucky if you live through it."
The American balladeer had a lot to say and to sing about, and much of it is captured in "Woody Sez," a show that begins previews at Hartford's TheaterWorks on...
| 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 13, 2014
| 10:12 PM
A couple of things are conspicuously absent from TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Sweeney Todd," onstage at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden.
The first would be Sweeney’s British accent.
The second would be the sense of menace that...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:01 PM
The Garden Theatre opens TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" this Friday, Sept. 12. "Sweeney," a dark musical, runs through Oct. 5 and kicks off the Garden Theatre's 2014-2015 season.
"Sweeney Todd" will...
| 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...