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  • $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project

     $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project
    Is Connecticut becoming the home of music theater residencies? A $50,000 grant from The Johnny Mercer Foundation will help launch the first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency program from music theater writers. This will make a...
  • 'The Great American Mousical' Plays at the Goodspeed in Chester

    'The Great American Mousical' Plays at the Goodspeed in Chester
    The Great American Mousical Through Dec. 9, The Norma Terris Theatre, 33 North Main St., Chester, goodspeed.org   In the 1960s comedy Bedazzled, Julie Andrews' name is invoked like an incantation. Instead of "Abracadabra," it's "Juuullllie...
  • If You Please, I Rise To Defend Black Bears

    Your honor and august members of the jury (the great gun-toting state of Connecticut), I have been engaged by Yogi, Boo Boo, Smokey, Teddy et al. to defend them, and their flesh-and-blood brothers and sisters, in a class-action suit against imminent...
  • "Experiential" Gifts for Christmas; "Experience" Theater

    "Experiential" Gifts for Christmas; "Experience" Theater
    Notice that the latest trend in gift-giving is the "experiential gift?" Say what? Instead of that sweater, slippers or cheese board, I'm noticing more people giving (and asking to be given) gifts of experiences: a day at the spa, a balloon ride, a...
  • CT Closeup: Haddam

    CT Closeup:  Haddam
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Originally part of Haddam, and named for Little Haddam in Hertfordshire, England, the eastern side of town was settled around 1685 and incorporated as a separate town in 1734. LANDMARKS: East Haddam is home to two of Connecticut's...
  • Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut

    Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut
    Costume Shops Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent. Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
  • Sandy Spares Goodspeed From Damage

    Sandy Spares Goodspeed From Damage
    A spokesman for the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam reported that no damage occured to the theater, which is located on the banks of the Connecticut River or on its low-lying new artist housing. There was no performances scheduled for yesterday...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • The War Against The Giant Space Rocks

    We should declare war on space rocks. A meteor exploded over Russia the other day at the precise time that a "killer asteroid" whizzed within 17,000 miles of earth. Coincidence? Don't bet on it. It's time for President Barack Obama to wake up and...
  • Portland Officials Hold Hope For Converting A Portion Of Air Line Railroad Into Hiking Trail

    Portland Officials Hold Hope For Converting A Portion Of Air Line Railroad Into Hiking Trail
    A few weeks ago, I wrote a column reminiscing about my childhood adventures along the former Air Line Railroad in my hometown of Portland and whether that portion of the former Boston to New York route would ever be converted to a hiking trail. I...
  • Raising Curtains on the Hartford Theater Scene

    Raising Curtains on the Hartford Theater Scene
    Hartford has seldom seen more changes in its theater scene than it has in the past year. Two of the city's best-known theaters have had turnovers at their topmost ranks. In the June of 2010, Michael Wilson announced he was leaving Hartford Stage [50...