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  • Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse

    Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse
    Liv Rooth, who earlier this year starred in “Venus in Fur” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, is featured in the cast of Joe Orton’s sex farce, “Loot,” which plays July 16 to Aug. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse. Rooth...
  • Tonys To Regionals: Move Over, Here Comes New York City Theaters

    Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded. The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
  • Review of Tartuffe at the Yale Summer Cabaret

    Review of Tartuffe at the Yale Summer Cabaret
    Tartuffe Through June 15 at the Yale Summer Cabaret, 217 Park Street, New Haven. (203) 432-1566, www.yalecabaret.org.   Briskly played and cunningly trimmed to come in at well under two hours, the Summer Cabaret’s Tartuffe is more “Oof&...
  • Leslie B. Cutler, Director of Summer Stock Shows And Their Stars, Dies, 93

    Leslie B. Cutler, Director of Summer Stock Shows And Their Stars, Dies, 93
    Leslie Cutler, a director known for his staging of stars in summer stock and other productions, earlier this month in New York, He was 93. Cutler directed of scores of productions over a half-century career, most notably at the Kenley Players in Ohio....
  • Phylicia Rashad To Be Honored At Westport Gala

    Phylicia Rashad To Be Honored At Westport Gala
    Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, who directed Westport Country Playhouse’s production of “A Raisin in the Sun” last fall (and who wlll also be staging the upcoming production of “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf...
  • After 36 Broadway Shows, John Gromada Gets Tony Nom For Sound

    After 36 Broadway productions over 27 years, John Gromada, who has created soundscapes for dozens of productions at Hartford Stage, Westport Country Playhouse and Long Wharf Theatre, is nominated for his first Tony Award for his work in the play “...
  • "Marie Antoinette," "Gentleman's Guide" Get Top Honors From Ct Critics

    "Marie Antoinette," "Gentleman's Guide" Get Top Honors From Ct Critics
    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...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage

    Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage
    For set designer Alexander Dodge, it often starts with an image. In the case of the visual inspiration of Hartford Stage's production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," it was the suggestion of a garden maze by director Darko Tresnjak. The result is...
  • Roundabout: "Catch Me If You Can" at The Bushnell

    Roundabout: "Catch Me If You Can" at The Bushnell
    How can you cope with the cancellation of that irrepressible, deliriously uncentered Broadway-brouhaha TV series "Smash"? By getting tickets to the Bushnell stop on the national tour of Catch Me If You Can. Based on the 1980 memoirs of con man and...
  • Westport Country Playhouse Showing 'Annie' This Weekend

    Westport Country Playhouse Showing 'Annie' This Weekend
    The play Annie, based on the Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie dating all the way back to 1924, premiered in East Haddam, Connecticut at the Goodspeed Opera House in 1976. Now, Music Theatre of Connecticut's School of Performing Arts students...