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  • Leaving Suburb Behind For Rural Adventure

    Most summers, I sweet-talked some adult into making the long drive to East Haddam to visit Gillette Castle. William Gillette, the actor who built the place, had a child's aesthetics. He did, after all, construct himself a castle, one with a miniature...
  • All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery

    All Aboard Essex Clipper Dinner Train For Dining, Scenery
    Some restaurants boast beautiful views of Long Island Sound. Other dining rooms overlook well-manicured gardens or bustling downtown centers. The Essex Clipper Dinner Train offers a unique view of an ever-changing landscape as the train winds through...
  • Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec

    Questions In The Goodspeed Search For A New Exec
    Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam. This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...
  • 'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings

    'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings
    A Broadway musical about a Jewish shtetl, a Russian pogrom and a poor milkman who talks to God? Sounds crazy, no? "To us it was simply the next show to do," says Sheldon Harnick, who wrote the lyrics to the show that would become the beloved...
  • Removing An Eyesore And Giving The Future Of Migratory Fish Hope

    COLCHESTER - When you look at the numbers it can be a daunting task: more than 4,000 dams span streams and rivers across the state – a testament to the power of the state's early industries. The Connecticut River watershed? The most dammed watershed...
  • Putin Should Bring His Skates To Norwich

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and I have something in common: We both play senior hockey. I hasten to note that the similarities end there. I have been smacking a vulcanized rubber disc around for 60 of my 64 years. Putin, 61, took it up several...
  • A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest

    A Roaring Brook Runs Through The Forest
    Every state seems to have a Middletown in it. You can walk down a Main Street in nearly every city and town. And every forest seems to have a Roaring Brook flowing through it. Lyme's version of Roaring Brook is special, running clear and pristine from...
  • Adam Heller Heads Cast For Goodspeed's 'Fiddler on the Roof'

    Adam Heller Heads Cast For Goodspeed's 'Fiddler on the Roof'
    Adam Heller will be Tevye in the 50th anniversary production of "Fiddler on the Roof" which plays Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The production, directed by Rob Ruggiero ("Show Boat," "The Most Happy Fella," "Carousel") plays June 27 to Sept. 7....
  • Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade

    Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade
    There’s a lot of fix-ups, re-freshening and upgrades going on at Connecticut theaters in the last few years and this summer but is it simply putting the best face forward on a more serious infrastructure issue? And even if it is, in a still-...
  • Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Works Well With Red Sox Twist

    Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Works Well With Red Sox Twist
    The show: "Damn Yankees" at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. What makes it special?: This version of the musical replaces the Washington Senators who battle the New York Yankees in the storyline with the Boston Red Sox. What makes this review...
  • Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin

    Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin
    If you asked true blue Boston Red Sox fans during much of the 20th century if they would sell their soul to the devil in order to lift the famed "curse" from their team, you would probably get more than a few volunteers. That's Joe DiPietro's wicked...