| May 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season.
Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Several locations in downtown Hartford will be “Knit Hit” on Sunday, May 19, as the Greater Hartford Arts Council, knitting groups and fiber artists go “guerilla knitting” in a series of site-specific yarn installations all over...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Valerie Harper, a four-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominated actress, was hospitalized over the weekend in New York City where she was rehearsing for the tour of the comedy "Looped," which was set to begin later this month in Hartford.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions.
The show is a biography of...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 10:16 AM
R.J. Julia Booksellers, one of the premiere independent bookstores in the state, is hosting a discussion of January Joiner, the new Laura Jacqmin play which begins performances that same week at the Long Wharf Theater. Jacqmin and the show’s...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:45 PM
The doctor is in.
At least Dr. Ruth is when the solo show based on the popular sex therapist’s life and career comes to TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St. in Hartford.
“Dr. Ruth, All the Way” by Mark St. Germain and starring Debra Jo Rupp...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:59 PM
1) Hartford Stage
50 Church St.
2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
166 Capital Ave.
3) TheaterWorks at City Arts on Pearl
233 Pearl St....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:00 AM
It's was a marketing goof and a holiday hoot -- but at the end of the day it netted $1,100 for TheaterWorks in Hartford.
For $10, audience members could take their picture with Jeff Kready, aka Crumpet the Macy's Elf in the theater's production of...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:30 AM
What did the best in Connecticut theater add up to in 2012?
My four favorite shows were all world premieres, two of them musicals and two of them plays. Beyond that fresh quartet, I was smitten by two additional musical revivals from our local producing...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:02 PM
1) Medieval to Monet (Wadsworth Atheneum)
2) Jenni Freidman - More Joy Than Sorrow (Gallery of American Art at TheaterWorks)
3) Andrew Wyeth: Looking Beyond
| May 15, 2013
| 12:50 PM
A Strawberry Festival will start at 4 p.m. May 18 at the Shade Creek Ridge Church of the Brethren,1623 Ridge Road, Hooversville. Free will donations will be accepted. The proceeds will benefit the orphans in Honduras program.