| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Between Britain and the United States, Paul Weller has forged two different careers. There, he’s one of the essential figures of the last 40 years of popular music, a chart-topping, arena-filling superstar rightly revered as the leader of mod-...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Can this be the Golden Age of the Monkees?
Rock’s original manufactured group outsold the Beatles in 1967, and filled arenas in the 1980s. Reruns of their fondly remembered television show and the run of ridiculously catchy singles that...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When it comes to spring color, Washington knows how to put on a show.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms each year to commemorate the gift of some 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation's capital in 1912.
While the festival had...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Tony Award nominated Linda Eder (Broadway’s “Jekyll & Hyde”) will be giving a master class for the Warner Theatre Center for the Arts Education in Torrington on Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Eder’s 14 solo...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:33 PM
John Bonanni is exiting hisrole as executive director of Torrington's Warner Theatre after one and a half years.
According to an announcement regarding his resignation from the theater, Bonanni will seek to become "an executive producer via his New...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Momix, the Washington-based dance-theater company, will premiere its latest, “Alchemia” Saturday, Jan 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 13 at 2 p,m, at the Warner Theatre in Torrington.
The 10-member company will be featured in the 75-minute...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:36 AM
There was some gathering of more than 80 folks Wednesday at Hartford Stage, bringing together the leadership of six producing theaters with the governor and other state honchos.
It was the first time board members, artistic directors, managing...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Torrington’s Warner Theatre will present the world premiere of a new musical, “Liberty, A Monumental New Musical” Saturday, June 30 to July 14.
The show, written by Dana Leslie Goldstein with music by Jon Goldstein, centers on a young...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:40 AM
New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will receive a grant of $224,5000 over four years by The Werth Family Foundation for its in-school residency program. The grant will add three teaching artists to the theater’s education department in the New...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...