| Apr 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create.
We infuse our writing with clever,...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Pat Sajak, the host of TV's long-running game show "Wheel of Fortune," will star in the Neil Simon comedy, "The Odd Couple" at UConn's Nutmeg Summer Series.
The show, which also stars, Joe Moore, will play June 21 to July 7 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen...
| May 9, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Square One Theatre Company's final offering of their 22nd season is The Good Doctor by Neil Simon, a series of droll vignettes based on comic short stories written by Anton Chekhov. In one, a working-class man sneezes on his boss at the opera and can't...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Tyne Daly, Lili Taylor, Alison Fraser are among the actors featured this summer in the plays and musicals at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the Massachusetts Berkshires.
As previously announced, the 58th season will feature: Oscar Wilde’s...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The Park Avenue Players, Laguna Beach High School's dramatic acting group, will stage Neil Simon's "Rumors" to close out the theatrical year.
The production will open Friday night and run through June 3, the Players announced in a news release.
| May 29, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Huntington Beach resident Eric Eberwein had little use for theater during his years at Edison High School. But when he went on to Cal State Long Beach to pursue a degree in journalism, he took some theater arts classes to complete his degree requirements....
| 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.,...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Mike Nichols picked up his sixth Tony Award on Sunday for directing the recent revival of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman."
Nichols, 80, thanked Rebecca Miller, the daughter of the playwright, as well as the cast and crew of the production. The...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Tony and Emmy Award-winner Martin Short will bring his comedy concert, "A Musical Evening of Comedy" to Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 13
The show will benefit the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center at Hartford Hospital....
| Jun 17, 2012
It might seem at first like an odd coupling: the puckish host of "Wheel of Fortune," one of the longest running game shows in television history, performing in theater in rural Connecticut.
But Pat Sajak doesn't see it that way. "The Odd Couple" is a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Pat Sajak's (left) been a part of our lives since the heyday of "Wheel of Fortune" in the '80s. (Many of us fondly remember Martin Short's "SNL" fascination with him as well.) He's in Connecticut playing neat-freak Felix Unger against Joe Moore's (right)...
| Jun 28, 2012
The show: "The Odd Couple," a presentation of Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
First impressions: Many thousands of years ago — OK, maybe not that long ago —...