| Mar 4, 2011
John W. Miner, a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was an investigator in the 1962 death of Marilyn Monroe and made headlines in recent years when he revealed the contents of private tapes the actress recorded for her psychiatrist...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:46 PM
The new season doesn't start for another month, but the Costa Mesa Playhouse is getting a head start this weekend.
Friday night through Sunday only, the playhouse will stage its annual musical fundraiser, this one entitled "That Was Then ... This is Now!...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:22 AM
Modern psychiatry has robbed the world of its monsters. We know so much more about the brain, about the complex interaction of chemicals that determines an individual's fate, than ever before. Thus to look upon a heinous act and attribute it to...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:08 PM
On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage.
As inaugural winner of the Tribune...
| 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...