| 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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan.
The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
| Aug 20, 2013
The show: "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies at Hartford's TheaterWorks
First impressions: There are minefields aplenty in this tale about the relationship between a wounded war photojournalist and her foreign correspondent partner. The setting...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Another Red Chair Affair is in the history books, so another arts season has arrived in Central Florida.
The 9th Red Chair Affair gala took place Saturday night at Orlando's Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. Each year, it seems to run more smoothly,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre.
Written by Mark St. Germain,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:11 PM
WHAT: The Garden Theatre will open its season this Friday, Sept. 13, with TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Nunsense," in which five sassy nuns do their darndest to organize a variety show.
In the show, several of the Little Sisters of Hoboken...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
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’...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
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...