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  • '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...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before 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...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Extends TheaterWorks Run

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Extends TheaterWorks Run
    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...
  • Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse

    Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse
    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. Rooth...
  • Review: "The Lion in Winter" Roars In Stockbridge

    Review: "The Lion in Winter" Roars In Stockbridge
    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...
  • Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know

    Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know
    The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...