| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Directed by David Kennedy. English translation by Richard Wilbur. Through Aug. 5 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. (203) 227-4177; http://www.westportplayhouse.org
In the past two decades, there’ve been...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Tony Award-nominee Bobby Steggert (Broadway’s “Ragtime”), Emmy Award-nominee Paul Anthony Stewart (“Guiding Light”), Kate Nowlin and Alexis Molnar are featured in the cast of the world premiere of "Harbor" at Westport Country...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite.
From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Westport Country Playhouse will present “a celebration of laughter” with its 2013 season of five comic productions -- ranging from wild farce to dark humor -- playing next year from April through October.
The 83rd year of the theater will...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The show: “Tryst” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks
First impressions: Story of a con man in 1910 London who weds, beds and then sheds spinsters of their modest fortunes has its appeal in this fast-moving production that has suspense, romance,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Harbor opens this Tuesday at Westport Country Playhouse, a comedy about a dysfunctional but loving family living in Sag Harbor. Ted and Kevin have been together for ten years without incident, but Kevin's troublemaking sister Donna and her 15-year-old...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:38 AM
There will be an "Into the Woods" reunion of sorts at the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, May 6, following the 3 p.m. performance of the revival of the play at the theater, directed by Mark Lamos.
The 25th anniversary cast reunion will include...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:10 AM
In 1950, Stephen Sondheim was an apprentice at Westport Country Playhouse. Now, 62 years later, they'll be staging his fractured-fairy tale musical Into the Woods throughout the month of May. It's the 25th anniversary production of the imaginative play,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:55 AM
American Theater just got an historic gift.
Now the question is: Can Connecticut theaters capitalize on it?
The Robina Foundation gave Yale Repertory Theatre and the Yale School of Drama $18 million gift to permanently endow and continue the Yale Center...
| May 6, 2012
Little Red Riding Hood has grown up.
Danielle Ferland, who played the sassy and spirited crimson-caped girl 25 years ago in the original Broadway production of "Into the Woods," is playing the role of The Baker's Wife in a revival of the musical at the...
| Sep 28, 2008
Paul Newman, the legendary movie star and irreverent cultural icon who created a model philanthropy fueled by profits from a salad dressing that became nearly as famous as he was, has died. He was 83.
Newman died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn.,...