| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let the casting debates begin!
Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:46 AM
A libidinous audition, an encounter between Martin Luther King Jr. and a mysterious motel maid, life among residents of a Maine community and returning war correspondents are some of the subjects of plays that make up the 2012-13 season for Hartford&...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Kathleen Turner will star and direct in a new adaptation of "The Killing of Sister George" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
Jeffrey Hatcher will write the adaptation of the play by Frank Marcus, whose estate has given Hatcher permission to re-...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.
The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
| Jun 10, 2012
Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10.
What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Kathleen Turner is returning to the Long Wharf Theatre, in a revival of The Killing of Sister George which will feature the celebrated Body Heat and Serial Mom film actress as both star and director.
Turner starred in Long Wharf’s 1987 production...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The show: “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.
First impressions: The world premiere stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci’s memoir of coming to grips with why she isn't as successful in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The run of TheaterWorks' world premiere of "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" is extended a week. The Hartford show, orioginally slated to end July 7, will now end on July 14.
The solo show, starring Antoinette LaVecchia, is the story of a New Yorker'...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:50 AM
A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 23, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $30, The Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, purchase tickets at (860) 251-9194 or conneticdance.com.
Since the CONNetic Dance Company was founded in 2006, the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Robert Reader, education programs manager at Hartford Stage is the 2012 recipient of the theater's annual Barry Award at which honors excellence in service to the institution.
For over 25 years, Reader has served in the capacity of instructor and...