| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
My Week with Marilyn
Rated R. 101 mins.
Michelle Williams gives an Oscar-worthy performance as Marilyn Monroe in director Simon Curtis's thoughtful adaptation of diaries by Colin Clark. Eddie Redmayne movingly portrays Colin, the star-struck young...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:14 PM
The ominous opening of Hartford Stage's season, Arthur Miller's The Crucible, marks the first time in their history they've tackled the 1953 Tony Award-winning play about Goody Proctor and growing witch-related paranoia in Salem at the end of the 17th...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:20 AM
If Irene has seized your power and still won't give it back, I have two things to say to you: that I am deeply sorry, and that I do not know how you are reading this right now. Here are some entertaining goings-on to distract you from your woes.
| 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 15, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Through Oct. 9, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org
Be in your seat before curtaintime for this production of The Crucible, lest you miss the most startling moment of staging the show has to offer, which is...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Fake Volcano Can Solve Climate Problems, Scientists Say (Source: FOX News)
There will be an unexpected sight high in the skies over the British county of Norfolk next month: a huge balloon attached to the ground by a giant hosepipe.
It isn't obvious,...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:30 PM
In the pantheon of great American playwrights, three names stand out: Eugene O'Neill, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams. And few would dispute the notion that, when assessing Williams' work, his masterpiece was "A Streetcar Named Desire," which won the...
| Nov 20, 2011
As we approach Thanksgiving, you're welcome to 10 helpings of these turkey facts:
1 Hunting a wild turkey is exceedingly difficult. The bird may appear dumb and slow, but looks can be deceiving. In fact, Tom Turkey has fantastic hearing, amazing...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Si bien el Día de Acción de Gracias es la ocasión perfecta para sentarse alrededor de la mesa y disfrutar de los seres queridos, también es cierto que este día se ha convertido en una gran vitrina para Hollywood. En esta fecha, los grandes estudios...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:25 AM
- Some disabled folks are angry over Gov. Dannel Malloy's Thanksgiving message in which he wrote of those "afflicted with handicaps that make their lives immeasurably difficult" and gave thanks for service providers who "bring them hope where maybe they...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:21 AM
Diamonds are a girls best friend. And so are the third assistants on a movie set.
This is the story of acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier directing his first (and last) movie, The Prince and the Showgirl. It was the mid-50s and Marilyn Monroe was the...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 8:00 PM
COSTA MESA — Estancia High School's drama department is taking on an American theater classic about the Salem witch trials that uses allegory to connect the colonial-era story to McCarthyism.
Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" made its 1953 stage debut...