| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
| Jun 10, 2012
Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10.
What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Nov 14, 2011
A quick spin around the block won't cut it anymore.
Today's vehicles pack so much technology that savvy car buyers need to take a modern approach to the old-fashioned test drive. It's no longer enough to kick the tires and turn on the air conditioning....
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:35 PM
It takes a village to create a village -- at least in the case of Goodspeed's Artists Village comprising of 17 new homes to be used as housing for artists year-round.
State, town and individuals rallied to support the $5.5 million new housing project,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Don't let the long weekend pass you by without doing something besides shopping. Goodspeed Opera House's production of City of Angels closes this Sunday, so you've only got a few days left to catch it. It's a jazzy, whodunit thriller, pairing the realm of...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:35 AM
"Something's Afoot," a big hit for the Goodspeed Opera House when it produced the British musical whodunit in 1973, will return to the East Haddam theater as the third show of its 2012 season.
The musical, which transferred from Goodspeed to Broadway...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, Tony Award-winning co-director of the Broadway smash, "Book of Mormon" will lead a panel discussion on the musical as part of Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists next month.
Nicholaw, who also...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:25 PM
The upcoming Broadway musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It” may have a familiar whiff to Connecticut audiences.
This new-old Gershwin show bears a striking resemblance to “They All Laughed” which was also marketed as a new-old...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 11:47 AM
There’s been a spirited debate in the letters section of the Hartford Courant this past week. Elaine Kaufmann from West Hartford started it off in Independence Day with this shot across the bow:
“Perhaps I do not have the necessary sense of...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:55 AM
The 140-pound mountain lion who wandered all the way from South Dakota to die on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford 12 months ago was a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon in Connecticut, if you believe the wildlife experts.
Or it was finally proof that the...