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  • 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...
  • Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell

    Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell
    Brian Hutchison will play opposite Valerie Harper in the Matthew Lombardo play, "Looped" when the play comes to the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Jan. 24 to Feb. 6 Both actors were in the 2010 Broadway...
  • Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works

    Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works
    Chris Rock will reprise his Broadway debut role in Stephen Adly Guirgis' "The Mother.... With the Hat" for six performances at L.A. Theatre Works, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The production will be a radio theater staging recorded in front of live audiences for...
  • 'Abundance' Review: A Bumpy Journey West For Two Women

    The show: "Abundance" by Beth Henley at Hartford Stage First impressions: This sweeping frontier saga centers on two special-delivery brides in the American West in the 1860s, and follows their tumultuous lives over 25 years as they face near-...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Spaghetti' Gets Another Helping At George Street Playhouse

    TheaterWorks' 'Spaghetti' Gets Another Helping At George Street Playhouse
    "Spaghetti" is having a second helping. "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti," which had its world premiere at Hartford's TheaterWorks last year, will have another production at a regional theater next spring. George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick,...
  • 'Ride The Tiger' Funny, Fascinating

    The show: "Ride the Tiger" by William Mastrosimone at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: You can't keep your eyes off the characters in this juicy, funny and fascinating new play that is part myth, part political melodrama and part pulp...
  • 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...
  • Hartford's TheaterWorks Eyes List Of Shows For New Season

    Hartford's TheaterWorks Eyes List Of Shows For New Season
    Hartford's TheaterWorks, under artistic producing director Rob Ruggiero, announced a list of shows it is considering for the 2013-14 season. Other shows not on the list may also wind up on "the final five," which will be announced later this spring. The...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music
    Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows. "Whenever there's a national...