| May 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A collection of upcoming local events from May 17-21.
A blues vibe
Hotspot Vibe at 1935 is about to get pretty bluesy as they welcome Buddha Blue Band from 8:30 until 11:30 p.m. May 17. This newly formed group covers everyone from B.B. King to Adele....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:29 PM
D’Andre Howard has been convicted of first-degree murder and attempted murder in one of the grisliest crimes in the northwest suburbs in recent years. With the verdict, jurors rejected Howard’s claims that he was insane when he killed three...
| May 31, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The news that “Menopause the Musical” is returning to Connecticut is not exactly a headline grabber.
After all, the show has been entertaining scads of largely female audiences for years in theaters across the country. It’s even...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:22 AM
When the Broadway industry convenes on Sunday at Radio City Music Hall for the annual Tony Awards, theater artists in Los Angeles will be gathering in a separate ceremony of their own to honor an undisputed Broadway legend -- Barbara Cook.
| May 9, 2014
| 9:19 AM
As the publicity for the latest "X-Men" movie ramps into fifth gear, veteran Broadway producer Sonia Friedman took the opportunity to announce late Thursday that Hugh Jackman -- Wolverine himself -- will return to the New York stage in a production of Jez...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A little more than halfway through "Violet," the musical revival that recently opened on Broadway, the show's central characters gather in a Memphis dance hall. The band, playing directly behind the actors, starts thumping, and people start boogieing....
| May 8, 2014
| 9:14 AM
There’s a lot of fix-ups, re-freshening and upgrades going on at Connecticut theaters in the last few years and this summer but is it simply putting the best face forward on a more serious infrastructure issue?
And even if it is, in a still-...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli play, "columbinus", on May 17-18, 2014.
Audition Dates and Times:
Saturday, May 17, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
| May 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Dressed in skinny jeans, flats, a white shirt and still wearing her stage makeup, the petite Ashley Blair Fitzgerald sits cross-legged in a small conference room after her matinee performance in "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Arena Stage in Washington.
| May 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was a homecoming party all right.
Pop stars Fergie, Gwen Stefani and Shirley Manson, and a bevy of leggy models including Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio, Angela Lindvall and Liberty Ross, were among guests who came out Thursday night to fete Italian...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary season will open with an American classic written by a familiar New Haven-area figure.
Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on the main stage. The...