| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:45 AM
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,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:01 AM
“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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:45 AM
For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows.
"Whenever there's a national...
| Jul 30, 2013
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...
| 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,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Sexual scenes on stage between two actors are never easy. So when the Tony Award-nominated play by David Ives, "Venus in Fur," called for a riding crop, black patent leather thigh-high boots, dog collars and a slap or two of S&M, a fetishist element was...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:57 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
TheaterWorks announced that it would produce Donald Margulies' topical drama Time Stands Still for the theater's 2011-12 season.
Then time stood still.
Big changes at the theater — a shift of leadership, some budgetary concerns and other factors...