| Oct 26, 2014
Hal Holbrook will celebrate his 90th birthday in February on stage in Hartford performing his solo show "Mark Twain Tonight!"
The Tony and Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award nominee will return with the show for which he has performed over the past...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:34 AM
Caryl Churchill's scathing social satire "Cloud 9" — being staged at Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Studio Theatre space Oct. 23 through Nov. 2 — has many things in common with Tom Stoppard's play "Arcadia," which is playing through Oct. 25...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Over 80 years after right-wing Nationalists tried to silence him, by murdering him in a shameful political action during the Spanish Civil War and dumping his body in a mass grave, Federico Garcia Lorca continues to speak.
Theater artists have been...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Call it "A Gentleman's Guide To Theater and Tourism."
After all, it's just a pilot program, the scope is modest and you won't find any parades, celebrities or fireworks associated with this new project.
But for Connecticut theater, this is a big deal....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
His intelligence and wit are legendary. Now you can witness both for yourself when playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard presents a free lecture at Yale's University Theatre on Monday at 5:15 p.m. The event is open to the public.
The richly worded...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Some Shakespeare, a touch of Stoppard and then things get really Wilder (Thornton, that is). That's just some of the major writers whose works will highlight a busy stage season on Connecticut. Throw in a new musical at Goodspeed, a new comedy by a...
| Jul 13, 2014
Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam.
This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...
| Apr 26, 2014
The show: "The House That Will Not Stand" at New Haven's Yale Repertory Theatre
What makes it special?: Co-world premiere of a play by Marcus Gardley.
First impressions?: It takes a bit to get into the rhythms, language and music of this stylized...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Monday night’s tribute to Meryl Streep in New York where she received the Monte Cristo Award from Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center was an evening of appreciation, nostalgia and a reality check.
To help launch the 50th...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Yale Repertory Theatre's new season just got shorter. Instead of a season of six plays that begins in September, there will be five productions with the first show starting in October for the Tony Award-winning New Haven theater that is affiliated with...