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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Loving Living Where There's So Much Going On

    What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more. What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all! In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
  • New Holiday Spoofs By Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, Others

    New Holiday Spoofs By Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, Others
    Here’s a bit of counter programming for the holiday season that takes the seasonal classics and puts a spin on them. Hartford’s TheaterWorks asked playwrights whose works played the theater to write a short play about 10 minutes or so,...
  • 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...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more
    The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden has released its 2013-14 season schedule, which as usual combines theater, dance, music, film and more. Here are the fine-arts highlights for the season — which include the Broadway musical "Hairspray," an Orlando...
  • 'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season

    'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season
    Hartford TheaterWorks’ 2013-14 season opens with a well-mannered play. The season will begin in October with Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly,” directed by Ed Stern, former artistic director of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park...
  • Indie Film Of 'Four,' Based on Christopher Shinn Play, To Receive Wider Distribution

    Indie Film Of 'Four,' Based on Christopher Shinn Play, To Receive Wider Distribution
    “Four,” the independent film based on the Hartford-set play by Christopher Shinn (who was born in Hartford and raised in Wethersfield), will be released starting Sept. 13 at 10 AMC Theaters across the nation. Winner of the 2012 Urbanworld...
  • 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...
  • Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company

    Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company
    Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...