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  • New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season

    New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season
    Let the casting debates begin! Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
  • The Bijou Theatre Features "Real People. Real Voices."

    The Bijou Theatre Features "Real People. Real Voices."
    Part of MouseMuse Productions' "Real People. Real Stories." series 8 p.m. September 29 at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228, mousemuse.com   Ina Chadwick has brought storytelling shows to Fairfield Theatre Company, to...
  • Hartford Stage's 50th Season Includes Premiere of Musical Comedy, Classics

    A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
  • Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know

    Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know
    The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
  • A Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...
  • Hartford Stage's 2013-14 Season

    Hartford Stage's 2013-14 Season
    Hartford Stage has a 2013-2014 season: September 12 through November 10: Marivaux’s lusty comedy La Dispute and Shakespeare’s bloody tragedy Macbeth, played in repertory with the same director—new Hartford Stage artistic director Darko...
  • Dana Steingiold Joins Cast Of 'Beau Jest' Play Reading at Westport

    Dana Steingiold Joins Cast Of 'Beau Jest' Play Reading at Westport
    Dana Steingold, who received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award for her performance as Little Red Ridinghood in Westport Country Playhouse’s “Into the Woods,” will be in the cast for the theater's Script in Hand play reading of the...
  • Long Wharf Theatre Sets "Sparks" Program For "Clybourne Park"

    Long Wharf Theatre Sets "Sparks" Program For "Clybourne Park"
    In conjunction with the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Bruce Norris, "Clybourne Park," which New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre is producing later this spring, the theater is offering the third season of "SPARK," an inter-active program for...
  • John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre

    John Cunningham, Jordan Lage in "Ride The Tiger" At Long Wharf Theatre
    John Cunningham is Joe, Douglas Sills is John and Jordan Lage is Sam in William Mastrosimone's new play, "Ride the Tiger" slated for New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. And if you want to assume they're Joe Kennedy, JFK and mobster Sam Giancano, well, there...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Elaine Stritch

    Great Old Broad Series: Elaine Stritch
    Yesterday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age reminded me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Named New Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...