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  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Jeffrey Hatcher's 'Mrs. Mannerly' To Open TheaterWorks' New Season

    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-...
  • 'Room Service' Hits Hysterical Highs At Westport Playhouse

    The show: "Room Service" at Westport Country Playhouse What makes it special?: Final show of the season of comedy at the playhouse. First impressions: It takes a little while before this 1937 show biz comedy by John Murray and Allen Boretz gets...
  • TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'

     TheaterWorks Explores The Elegance Of Etiquette With 'Mrs. Mannerly'
    Ah, if only Mrs. Mannerly were around today — and stationed at every theater lobby in America. She would not tolerate a cell phone going off, or texting or talking, or a myriad of other audience sins that have the potential of ruining a night in...
  • 'Mrs. Mannerly' Needs A More Focused Script

    'Mrs. Mannerly' Needs A More Focused Script
    The show: "Mrs. Mannerly" at TheaterWorks in Hartford. What makes it special?: Return of one of the theater's favorite playwrights, Jeffrey Hatcher ("Murderers," "Tuesdays with Morrie," "Three Viewings") First impressions: I'll try to say this in...
  • Loving Living Where There's So Much Going On

    What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more. What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all! In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
  • TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth

    TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth
    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....
  • Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth

    Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth
    The show: "Becoming Dr. Ruth" at Hartford's TheaterWorks First impressions: The solo bio show by Mark St. Germain, starring Debra Jo Rupp, is much improved since I saw it at its world premiere last summer at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. It'...
  • On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water

    On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water
    It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season in theater, dance, music, more
    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...