| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Sometimes I feel like I've talked to Tevye as many times as Tevye has talked to God. Such is the ubiquity of "Fiddler on the Roof," a musical that, in my small profession, is as constant a presence as a judge for a lawyer, a fire for a fireman or a pesky,...
| Aug 7, 2014
Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production.
Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids.
"I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Guilford is one of four Connecticut towns celebrating a 375th anniversary this year. The others are Stratford, Fairfield and Milford; all were settled by English Puritans looking to start new lives in the New World.
The quartet of anniversaries is...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State.
Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The Puritans just didn't have much fun.
Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater.
Oh, there was the time just before the...
| Sep 10, 2013
What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory?
Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Two Roads Brewery
1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, (203) 375-3361, tworoadsbrewing.com
Half Full Brewery
43 Homestead Ave., Stamford, (203) 309-2821, halffullbrewery.com
Hey kids, let's open up a brewery! A lot of people must be having the same...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:12 AM
Pictures in the News | December 19, 2012...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:29 AM
It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More.
Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state.
They include: Connecticut Free...