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  • Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub

    Gelston House Adds Gastro Pub
    Over its more than 150-year history, the Gelston House in East Haddam has been a tavern, a fine dining establishment, an inn and always a spot that served up beautiful views of the Connecticut River with its meals. An institution in town second only...
  • Although The Existence Of Pirate Treasure Is Questionable, Rocky Hill's Bulkley Park Is A Jewel

    It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River. There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
  • Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker

    Edward P. Bugnaski, tool and die maker
    Edward P. Bugnaski, a retired tool and die maker who was also a World War II veteran, died Oct. 28 of pneumonia at Menno Village, a Chambersburg, Pa., retirement community. He was 96. The son of Polish immigrants, Edward Paul Bugnaski was born in...
  • Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed

     Love, Passion Of 'Most Happy Fella' Returns To Goodspeed
    In the musical "The Most Happy Fella," an older, far-from-handsome man — an Italian immigrant who owns a Napa Valley vineyard — falls in love with a much younger and beautiful woman named Rosabella, a San Francisco waitress. The theme of...
  • Movie Musical 'Holiday Inn' Heads to Stage at Connecticut's Goodspeed

    Holiday entertainment this year will include a new stage tuner. "Holiday Inn," based in the 1942 Paramount movie musical centering on a country inn open only on major holidays, will have its stage preem next fall at the Goodspeed Opera House in East...
  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • Another State Property Falls Into Ruin

    It remains a mystery why the state cannot protect vacant properties it owns. A costly mystery. The most recent example is the former Sunrise Resort in East Haddam, a 144-acre property along the pristine Salmon River that the state bought in 2009 for $3....
  • "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...
  • Goodspeed Artists Colony Participants Named

    The names of 35 established and emerging writers, composers and lyricists representing teams for 20 developing shows -- including the creators of "Urinetown" -- will converge on the Goodspeed campus in East Haddam at the end of January to be the inaugural...
  • 50 Years Of Great Theater

    In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut. Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...