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  • Eclipse to focus on McNally in 2015

    Eclipse to focus on McNally in 2015
    Eclipse Theatre Company, the theater that dedicates each season to the work of only one playwright, will produce three plays by Terrence McNally in 2015. In the spring is McNally’s (last represented on Broadway by the Tony Award-nominated “...
  • Playhouse's 'Angels In America' Impressive

    Playhouse's 'Angels In America' Impressive
    The show: Tony Kushner's "Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches" at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford. What makes it special?: An ambitious production for small theater company and the first Equity production of the play in many years in the...
  • Channeling Mark Twain: Hal Holbrook performs one-man show in Easton

    Channeling Mark Twain: Hal Holbrook performs one-man show in Easton
    When Hal Holbrook first portrayed Mark Twain in his one-man show in 1954, it was 10 years before the enactment of the Civil Rights Act. The show featured Twain's biting racial commentary from "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Sixty years later, the...
  • Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour

    Shuler Hensley will lead 'Grinch' tour
    Tony Award-winner Shuler Hensley will play the mean, green Grinch in the national tour of “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” at the Chicago Theatre this fall, the venue has announced. Though a veteran of...
  • Theatre UCF opens 'Kiss of the Spider Woman'

    Theatre UCF opens 'Kiss of the Spider Woman'
    The Tony Award-winning musical Kiss of the Spider Woman opens at the Theatre UCF Main Stage on Thursday, Oct. 16. The music for Kiss of the Spider Woman was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the composer-lyricist team who also scored Cabaret, Chicago...
  • ALS drama 'You're Not You' pulls its emotional punch

     ALS drama 'You're Not You' pulls its emotional punch
    As another way — that is, post-Ice Bucket Challenge — to bring attention to the neurodegenerative disorder called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the ALS-themed drama "You're Not You" is certainly a valuable film. It's unfortunate, then, that...
  • Broadway Review: 'It's Only a Play'

    Nobody does mean-nasty-vicious like Terrence McNally, bless his black heart. The pitiless playwright has exhumed "It's Only a Play," his 1986 love-hate letter to those big babies who work and play on Broadway, and updated it for today -- and for the...
  • Geoffrey Holder, actor and Tony-award winning director, dies at 84

    Geoffrey Holder, actor and Tony-award winning director, dies at 84
    Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning stage director, artist and actor, died at a New York City hospital Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 84.  Holder won a pair of Tony Awards for stage direction and costume design for the 1975 musical...
  • 'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene

    'Annapurna' Star Doesn't Mind Practically Nude Scene
    To play the character of man who has lost it all in Sharr White's "Annapurna," now playing at Harford's TheaterWorks, you need an actor devoid of vanity. "I don't know if you can find one," laughs Vasili Bogazianos who plays the character of a man who's...
  • Review: 'Not My Father's Son' by Alan Cumming

    Review: 'Not My Father's Son' by Alan Cumming
    Alan Cumming is the political consultant Eli Gold on CBS' "The Good Wife," perpetually trying to fend off scandal and electoral disaster with guile and an American accent. He is the alluring host of PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" And he is currently on...
  • Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'

    Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'
    Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage. "In a certain way, I guess the excitement probably deepens like other things do," said Smith, 83, who received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her...