| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When Ina Garten looks out from center stage at a live presentation, she sees an audience of hundreds of eager faces, hungry to share an in-person experience with the food star known as "The Barefoot Contessa."
Garten, who comes to Hartford's Bushnell...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:05 AM
"This Filthy World," John Waters stand-up show about his life and career and overall observations, will be presented at the Garde Arts Center, 325 State St. in New London on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The filmmaker, actor, director, writer and artist...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
John Waters — This Filthy World
7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. (860) 444-7373, gardearts.org
A discussion with John Waters is that rarest of celebrity things: an actual discussion.
He's happy to reel...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let the casting debates begin!
Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state.
Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:15 AM
On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:47 AM
Manhattan Short Film Festival
Sept. 29 at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 1, 2 p.m.; at the WHC, and The Palace, Danbury, Sept. 30, 7 p.m; at the Bijou, Bridgeport Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 2, 4 p.m.; at the Garde...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:13 PM
The Monkees bitched that they didn't get the respect they deserved as musicians because they weren't allowed to play on their first two albums, and because the group had been created by committee to star in a TV comedy show. But there's no reason they...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Leaders in Connecticut's arts community were stunned Wednesday over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut more than $11 million in payments to local arts programs as of July 1.
The proposed cuts have raised concern as more than 20 different programs have a...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:55 AM
Lin Manuel Miranda is moving on.
The Tony Award-winning creator and star of the Broadway production of “In the Heights” is on the phone talking from Los Angeles where his latest project, “Bring It On!” begins performances Sunday...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Let's be honest, we all plan on spending some quality time indoors this winter catching up on some of the great films of the past year. Why not enjoy those movies in style? The Garde Arts Center's annual New London Winter Film Festival kicks off this...