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  • The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes

    The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes
    The SantaLand Diaries By David Sedaris. Directed by Rob Ruggiero. Through Dec. 23 at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   "My costume is green. I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock,...
  • Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships

    Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships
    The Killing of Sister George Directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. Through Dec. 23 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org Dear Elizabeth By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Les Waters. Through Dec. 22 at...
  • City Lights: The play with the unprintable name

    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...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Theater Venue

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Theater Venue
    1) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts 166 Capital Ave. Hartford (860) 987-5900 bushnell.org   2) Hartford Stage 50 Church St. Hartford (860) 527-5151 hartfordstage.com   3) TheaterWorks at City Arts on Pearl 233 Pearl St....
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Professional Theater Company

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Professional Theater Company
    1) Hartford Stage 50 Church St. Hartford (860) 527-5151 hartfordstage.org   2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts 166 Capital Ave. Hartford (860) 987-5900 bushnell.org   3) TheaterWorks at City Arts on Pearl 233 Pearl St....
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Exhibit

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Exhibit
    1) Medieval to Monet (Wadsworth Atheneum) 2) Jenni Freidman - More Joy Than Sorrow (Gallery of American Art at TheaterWorks) 3) Andrew Wyeth: Looking Beyond  
  • TheaterWorks in Hartford Takes on MLK

    TheaterWorks in Hartford Takes on MLK
    The Mountaintop By Katori Hall, Through May 5 TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   This play is a brave leap of imagination that takes just a little too long to achieve lift off. Katori Hall has taken up the...
  • Haunting Set Of 'Mountaintop' Takes On Life Of Its Own

    Audiences at Hartford's TheaterWorks production of "The Mountaintop" will be transported in time and place, not just by the power of the script, staging and actors, but by the specificity of place: a dingy '60s motel room in Memphis, with soiled...
  • David Sedaris' The SantaLand Diaries Playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford

    David Sedaris' The SantaLand Diaries Playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford
    Mix satire and Christmas together and you've got The SantaLand Diaries by acclaimed humorist David Sedaris, now playing at TheaterWorks. Starring Jeff Kready (pictured), the story revolves around an unemployed writer in desperate need of money who takes...
  • Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame

    Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame
    Need someone to play a potty-mouthed, ex-alcoholic nun? An abusive, alcoholic wife of a college professor? A washed-up, alcoholic writer? Call Kathleen Turner, an actress who has made a career of hard-edged, in-your-face, booze-soaked roles. Now add...
  • Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"

    Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"
    Venus in Fur Through Nov. 18, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   Don't be fooled by the dingy realism of the anonymous rehearsal room where Venus in Fur takes place: this play calls on mythic precursors and is meant...