| May 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A Broadway-bound musical about a charming serial killer and a play about a misunderstood French icon received top honors from the Connecticut Critics Association, honoring the best of the 2012-13 theater season in the state
Hartford Stage's production...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Joe Manganiello, star of HBO's "True Blood" and the male stripper film "Magic Mike" will play the iconic role of Stanley Kowalksi in the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" this fall.
The actor said in...
| Jun 9, 2013
What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse?
Go for some Shakespearean magic.
That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:19 AM
In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut.
Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Amy Herzog's play "Belleville" begins with a young American in Paris arriving home in the middle of the day to find her husband, the husband she thought was at work as a junior physician, sitting at his computer, consuming pornography.
| Jan 23, 2013
If this were a scene from the new movie “John Dies at the End,” the waiter serving breakfast to actor ......
| May 17, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Most of the theater noise is in Hartford this week, but those shows connect deeply with other parts of Connecticut.
Gem of the Ocean, one of the later and less-revived of the late, great August Wilson's 10-play cycle documenting African-American life...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Three graduate student plays from the Yale School of Drama are selected for the seventh annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays, May 4 to 12 at the Iseman Theater,1156 Chapel St,, New Haven. The plays will run in repertory with 12 performances over nine...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
A Spring Theater preview? But doesn't the regular theater season end in May?
For some of the state's half-dozen major regional theaters, that's true. Others, which follow a spring-to-winter schedule instead of the academic-year calendar preferred in...
| 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 26, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The show: The world premiere of Will Eno's “The Realistic Jones” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, opening Thursday night.
First impressions: I’m a loss for words. Words, what are they anyway? Language, in small doses. Bite-...