| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Lyricist, singer and songwriter Johnny Mercer will receive a tribute in song next week at the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Centerin Waterford.
“AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE”, A Johnny Mercer Celebration,"...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Up until now the only people who have any detailed idea what the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play was really about were limited to the 6,000 or so folks who saw the world premiere of “Water By the Spoonful” at Hartford Stage.
Now the rest...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:34 AM
George C. White, founder and former executive director of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford called it a “family affair.”
Repeated references to the theater community as “family” and “home” marked the...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...