| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:55 AM
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...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:25 PM
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.
| Feb 5, 2012
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:50 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Students at Pine Grove Elementary School on Dulaney Valley Road were set to be doubly entertained this week with educational performances on and off campus.
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, second-grade students at Pine Grove Elementary School were scheduled to...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Jonathan Epstein, a frequent actor in the Massachusetts Berkshires, stars as abstract artist Mark Rothko in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play "Red." The two-actor play will be produced at Hartford's TheaterWorks and run March 23 to May 6.
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:18 PM
With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be.
BE BOLD, DECISIVE
By RAMANI AYER
No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:40 PM
This column would be so easy to write if only I worked for OC Weekly.
At that rakish-and-proud-of-it publication, just about anything goes, and that includes swear words. But here I am stuck at an apparently family-friendly paper, which poses a...
| 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 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.
Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
| Aug 19, 2012
Speculation about the mysterious resignation of TheaterWorks' founding artistic-executive director has persisted in the Connecticut theater community since December, when Steve Campo took an indefinite medical leave of absence.
There was renewed interest...