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  • 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' 'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season

    TheaterWorks'  'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season
    What ever happen to Tiny Tim after Scrooge became benefactor to the Cratchett family that famous Christmas morning? Did he survive that operation? Did he go to Oxford? Or did he end up a busker outside a seedy music hall in East London? And Susan...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' A Sassy, Funny Parody

    TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' A Sassy, Funny Parody
    The show: "Christmas on the Rocks" at Hartford's TheaterWorks What makes it special: World premiere of a holiday show featuring short pieces by seven established playwrights: Theresa Rebeck, Jonathan Tolins, John Cariani, Matthew Lombardo, Jeffrey...
  • 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...
  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music
    Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
  • 'Ride The Tiger' Funny, Fascinating

    The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...
  • Three New Musicals In Development At Goodspeed Festival

    Three New Musicals In Development At Goodspeed Festival
    The Eighth Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists begins its three-day festival of three new works on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Goodspeed Opera House with a staged reading of "Nine Wives," followed on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. with...
  • Lucas Hall, Jessica Watkins in "Almost, Maine" At TheaterWorks

    Lucas Hall, Jessica Watkins in "Almost, Maine" At TheaterWorks
    Lucas Hall, Jessica Watkins, Eric Bryant and Laura Esposito make up the ensemble cast of John Cariani's "Almost, Maine," the next production at Hartford's TheaterWorks. The play, one of the most produced shows on regional stages in the past few years,...