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  • Gregg Edelman, Maria Tucci Head Play Reading In Westport

    Gregg Edelman, Maria Tucci Head Play Reading In Westport
    Tony Award-nominated actors Gregg Edelman (Broadway's "City of Angels,' "1776" and "Into the Woods" and Maria Tucci (Broadway's "The Rose Tattoo," "A Lesson from Aloes") head the cast in a reading of W. Somerset Maugham's satire "The Bread Winner" on...
  • Playwright Terrence McNally To Receive Westport Tribute

    Playwright Terrence McNally To Receive Westport Tribute
     Tony and Emmy Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally will be honored at “The Full McNally:  A Celebration of the Writing and Works of Terrence McNally,” presented by Westport Country Playhouse at the theater’s annual fundraising gala...
  • "Into the Woods" Reunion At Westport Playhouse

    "Into the Woods" Reunion At Westport Playhouse
    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...
  • Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots

    Home, Sweet Home: Picking Your Spots
    Diana's Pool One of the must-see attractions in eastern Connecticut is Diana's Pool in Chaplin, along the beautiful Natchaug River. This fishing, kayaking and hiking spot is also popular as a destination because of its sheer beauty. An almost rite of...
  • Westport Playhouse Premiere Of "Harbor:" No Safe Haven From Families and Relationships

    Westport Playhouse Premiere Of "Harbor:"  No Safe Haven From Families and Relationships
    The show: “Harbor” at Westport Country Playhouse” First impressions: Spending time in the Hamptons with a likable and stylish gay couple is time filled with bon mots, good cheer and perfect cocktails in Chad Beguelin's keenly-observed...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ari Brand Joins Cast In Long Wharf's "Asher Lev"

    Ari Brand Joins Cast In Long Wharf's "Asher Lev"
    Ari Brand plays the title role in "My Name Is...Asher Lev" at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven May 2 to 27.  Brand made his Broadway debut in "The Neil Simon plays," directed by David Cromer. Since then he’s played the roles of Teddy in the...
  • Marc Kudisch, Mark Nelson To Star In "Tartuffe" at Westport Playhouse

    Marc Kudisch, Mark Nelson To Star In "Tartuffe" at Westport Playhouse
    Three-time Tony Award-nominatee Marc Kudisch will play the title role in Westport Country Playhouse’s production of Molière’s “Tartuffe,” staged by David Kennedy, the theater's associate artistic director.  Mark Nelson (last...
  • Rebecca Brooksher Cast in Westport Playhouse's "Holiday" Reading

    Rebecca Brooksher Cast in Westport Playhouse's "Holiday" Reading
    Rebecca Brooksher (Lortel Award nomination Best Actress for Lincoln Center’s “Dying City”), Scott Bryce (twice nominated for a Best Actor Emmy Award for TV's "As the World Turns") and Kieran Campion (Westport Country Playhouse’s...
  • 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...