| May 27, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Hartford’s TheaterWorks, under the direction of Rob Ruggiero, in will open its 2013-14 season with Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly.”
The show is described as an “irreverent, yet poignant comedy [that centers on] a ten-...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
If you grew up in the '70s and '80s, you remember Dr. Ruth Westheimer: the fast-talking, ever-smiling, diminutive sex therapist with the heavy accent, whose frank shop-talk about what goes on under the covers satisfied scores of television viewers....
| May 22, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Tim Alymeyer, who appeared in TheaterWorks’ “Three Days of Rain” and “Take Me Out,” is returning to the Hartford theater for Donald Margulies’ “Time Stands Still,” staged by artistic director Rob Ruggiero....
| May 22, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Hartford's TheaterWorks is taking the unusual step of inviting audiences to a piece of the tech rehearsal on Thursday, May 30, for the solo show, “Becoming Dr. Ruth," starring Debra Jo Rupp (Tv's "That '70s Show"). Thwe play begins previews on May...
| Mar 10, 2013
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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Through March 3, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford, (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org
Tender, funny, and magical, this new play has emerged as one of the most-produced contemporary scripts around the country, and for...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:54 PM
“Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook,” featuring the music of Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Wicked,” “The Magic Show”) is returning for another do-over when it will receive a workshop production this fall at...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Goodspeed Musicals is producing a “new” show this fall by Stephen Schwartz, who did the songs for Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, Working and The Baker’s Wife.
Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, features songs from—hey!— Wicked,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:17 AM
In writing his play "Almost, Maine," John Cariani knew he didn't want any lobsters, galoshes or characters saying "ayuh."
Like the persevering people of the state he grew up in, the play's popularity grew slowly, steadily. Despite a short-lived off-...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Courtney Thomas, who was in "Emotional Creature" at off-Broadway's Signature Theatre, and Jamil Morgan , who was in "Romeo and Juliet" at Connectiocut Free Shakespeare, will star in Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop" at Hartfiord's TheatertWorks.