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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...
  • Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth

    Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth
    The show: "Becoming Dr. Ruth" at Hartford's TheaterWorks First impressions: The solo bio show by Mark St. Germain, starring Debra Jo Rupp, is much improved since I saw it at its world premiere last summer at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. It'...
  • 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...
  • Williamstown Festival's 'Johnny Baseball' Saved By Second Act

    Williamstown Festival's 'Johnny Baseball' Saved By  Second Act
    The show: "Johnny Baseball" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Williamstown, Mass. What makes it special?: It's a musical centering on the Red Sox "curse." First impressions: This baseball musical is not so much "Damn Yankees" as the "Damned...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • 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...