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  • 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...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...
  • Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"

    Brenda Thomas Heads Cast in TheaterWorks' "The Sty of the Blind Pig"
    Veteran actress Brenda Thomas will head the cast of TheaterWorks' production of the rarely produced Philip Hayes Dean's 1970 play, "The Sty of the Blind Pig." Tazewell Thompson directs the Hartford production which runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 26. Thonmas was in...
  • Barry Sellers, Hartford Stage's Draper, Celebrates 30 Years with Exhibit

    Barry Sellers, Hartford Stage's Draper, Celebrates 30 Years with Exhibit
    The work of Barry Sellers, draper at Hartford Stage for 30 years, is being celebated with an exhibit that features costumes, photographs and commentary at the theater. An invitation only reception will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the theater. Sellers has...
  • TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of Making Of A Broadway Musical

    TV's 'Smash' Looks At Backstage Drama Of  Making Of A Broadway Musical
    David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River. That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
  • "Motherf-----" Playwright Objects To TheaterWorks Casting

    "Motherf-----" Playwright Objects To TheaterWorks Casting
    Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis is protesting the current Hartford production of his Broadway play — “The Motherf----- With the Hat" — because the theater failed to seek out Puerto Rican actors in the leading roles. Guirgis pasted a...
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis's Facebook Statement About TheaterWorks Controversy

    Stephen Adly Guirgis's Facebook Statement About TheaterWorks Controversy
    Check out playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' full response to the controversy regarding his criticism of the casting process and of artistic director and theater founder Steve Campo  in  TheaterWorks' production of his play "The Motherf----- in the Hat" whi...
  • Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors Denounce TheaterWorks Casting

    The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA)  denounces what it considers "the inappropriate casting of two non-Latinos in the Latino specific roles of “Jackie” and Veronica” in TheaterWorks current production of The Motherf**ker...
  • TheaterWorks' Steve Campo Responds to "Motherf-----" Casting Controversy

    I talked with Steve Campo, artistic director and founder of Hartford's TheaterWorks, on Wednesday when the news broke surrounding playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' criticisms of the casting process of the theater's production of his play "The Motherf-----...
  • "Spoonful"'s Quiara Alegria Hudes Defends Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis

     "Spoonful"'s Quiara Alegria Hudes Defends Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis
    A Hispanic playwright came to the defense of Stephen Adly Guirgis ("The Motherf----- with the Hat") after a letter to the editor of the New York Times was circulated from TheaterWorks' artistic director Steve Campo. The letter read in its entirety: ...