| Oct 19, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Bringing "Fela!" to Broadway was astonishing to producer Stephen Hendel.
Having the show go to London where the National Theatre produced the musical in repertory with "Hamlet" (and later filmed for "NT Live!" HD broadcasts) was amazing.
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Playwrights, get cracking.
Open submissions begin today, Sept. 17 and ends Oct, 24 for next summer’s National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Submission fee is $35 and covers the cost of the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Christopher Shinn's new play "Teddy Ferrrara" will receive its world premiere in early 2013 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.
The drama by the Wethersfield-raised playwright is described: "It's Gabe's senior year of college and his future looks bright: he...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:15 PM
Playwright Anne Commire wrote about subjects certain to make her audience squirm, repeatedly confronting what she called "the breaking points of women."
"The idea of someone who's continuously being pushed to the edge is what fascinates me," she once...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:14 PM
Dozens of friends and family members of a mother who disappeared in Orlando passed out fliers on Friday, hoping to find anyone with information that could lead to her safe return.
Friends and family say Michelle Parker, a 33-year-old mother of three, was...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Yvonne Stewart wants her daughter back home.
Standing outside the now-closed Jesse Black's Saloon on East Oak Ridge Road — what has become ground-zero for their search efforts — Stewart made another plea Monday for the return of Michelle...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
An app recently launched by the company that owns Orlando's Fashion Square Mall makes finding a movie and your favorite store easier for mobile device owners.
Mall owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) launched the iOS and Android...
| Aug 11, 2011
As Janice McCarthy stood and spoke in front of a parking lot surveillance video that captured the last hours of her husband's life, her argument about the need to change the culture of police work became clear.
"What you experience on a daily basis is...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Television crime shows have helped popularize autopsies, but in reality these postmortem exams are becoming rarer every year. Today, hospitals perform autopsies on only about 5 percent of patients who die, down from roughly 50 percent in the 1960s. That's...