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  • Was it Wrong for TheaterWorks to Cast White Actors in Roles Written for Puerto Ricans?

    Was it Wrong for TheaterWorks to Cast White Actors in Roles Written for Puerto Ricans?
    The recent imbroglio over Hartford’s TheatreWorks production of The Motherfucker With the Hat had a lot of theater professionals playing against type. There was playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis — not known for being hands-on or imperious...
  • Memorable Moments, Performances of 2011 Connecticut Theater Scene

    Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011. But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping. So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
  • Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse

    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse
    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods," a co-production with Baltimore's CenterStage and the Westport Country Playhouse. Mark Lamos, artistic director of the...
  • Jefferson Mays In Simon Gray's "Stage Struck" At Westport

    Jefferson Mays In Simon Gray's "Stage Struck" At Westport
    Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, currently playing on Broadway iin "The Best Man", will head the cast of the inventive comedy/thriller, "Stage Struck"  by Simon Gray, a Script in Hand playreading at Westport Country Playhouse, on Monday, March 12, 7 p.m....
  • 7Days: 8/25 - 8/31

    7Days:  8/25 - 8/31
    Thursday, August 25 FREAKS AND GREEKS If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...
  • 7 Days: What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11

    7 Days:  What To Do in Fairfield County This Week: 10/6/11 - 10/12/11
    Thursday October 6 GET HOLISTIC Is the U.S. healthcare system getting you down? Dr. Tashi Rabten, president of the Tibetan Medical Association, and the Institute for Holistic Heath Studies at WCSU are looking to help, with a workshop called "Tibetan...
  • Mark Lamos' 'Twelfth Night' at the Westport Country Playhouse

    Mark Lamos' 'Twelfth Night' at the Westport Country Playhouse
    Twelfth Night, or What You Will By William Shakespeare. Directed by Mark Lamos. Through Nov. 5 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. (203) 227-4177, westportplayhouse.org.   Did anyone fear that Mark Lamos would dumb down, or...
  • Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse

    Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse
    Tartuffe 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...
  • Bobby Steggert In Cast for Premiere of "Harbor" at Westport Playhouse

    Bobby Steggert In Cast for Premiere of "Harbor" at Westport Playhouse
    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...
  • Voting On For State's Best Tourism Site

    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...
  • "The Dining Room" Opens 2013 Westport Playhouse Season of Comedy

    "The Dining Room" Opens 2013 Westport Playhouse Season of Comedy
    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...