| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2013
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:44 PM
Legislators scrambled Wednesday to finish their work on the final day of the 2013 session – granting final approval for more than $2 billion in bond projects, allowing police to withhold crime-scene photographs of murder victims, and legalizing...
| Feb 20, 2013
There is plenty of snow, the best in many years for snowshoeing.
After all, the whole point of snowshoes is to make it possible to walk in deep snow.
You received snowshoes for Christmas? Or maybe you got them for Christmas last winter,...
| Apr 7, 2013
Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical?
The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:19 AM
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...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Fans of National Geographic Channel's reality show "Abandoned" which stars Sellersville's Jay Chaikin can now find out more about the items Jay uncovers on a blog written by Jay's wife Ricki at the National geographic Channel web site. On the......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
By some estimates, there are more than 60,000 unregistered all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes in Connecticut. There are also very few places where you can legally ride them.
The result is a long-running guerrilla campaign of "rogue" riders taking to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 AM
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