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  • Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'

    Fall Theater Season Full Of Classics Such As 'Hamlet,' 'Our Town,' 'Holiday Inn'
    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...
  • Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'

     Garden Theatre opens season with TheatreWorks' 'Sweeney Todd'
    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...
  • NEA Grants More Than $1 Million To Connecticut Arts Groups

    NEA Grants More Than $1 Million To Connecticut Arts Groups
    The National Endowment for the Arts announced its latest round of funding, awarding 15 grants to Connecticut arts groups, totaling $1,024,200. Receiving the largest funding is the state office of the arts under the Department of Economic and Community...
  • Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut

    Leslie Uggams To Star In 'Gypsy' In Connecticut
    Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of "Gypsy"  July 10 to 20.  It is the third  and final show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes the musical "A...
  • Garden Theatre's 2014-15 season

     Garden Theatre's 2014-15 season
    The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
  • TheaterWorks' 'The Other Place' Intense, Emotional

    TheaterWorks' 'The Other Place' Intense, Emotional
    The show: "The Other Place" at Hartford's TheaterWorks What makes it special?: Hartford production of recent Broadway play by Sharr White. First impressions: How do you talk about "The Other Place" without giving the revelations away? It's a challenge...
  • '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...
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    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. ...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Love/Sick' A Dark, Amusing Look At Romance

    TheaterWorks' 'Love/Sick' A Dark, Amusing Look At Romance
    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...
  • TheaterWorks Announces 2014-15 Season

    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...
  • Power Of Love Takes Center Stage At Long Wharf, TheaterWorks

    Power Of Love Takes Center Stage At Long Wharf, TheaterWorks
    "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...