| Oct 21, 2010
| 9:20 AM
1,2,3 Fag!: Local comics Seth Dodson ("Impress These Apes" champion), John Hartman ("Baby Wants Candy") and Kellen Alexander (from iO and The Playground teams) perform an interconnected, four-scene improv set with multiple characters. The Katydids and...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Stage, TV and screen actor Christopher Lloyd will star as Willy Loman in the Weston (Vt.) Playhouse production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" at Werner Centennial Center at Westminster School in Simsbury Tuesday Oct. 12 at 7 p.m.
| 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.
| Apr 9, 2011
| 9:53 AM
Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86.
Lumet's death was confirmed Saturday by Marc Kusnetz, who is the husband of Lumet's stepdaughter,...
| 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,...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:16 PM
With the arrival of the new year comes another batch of local stage productions. A pair of Arthur Miller dramas will help get 2011 off and running.
The first of these, "The Crucible," bows in Friday at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor Theater. Directed by...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run.
The Bard's most visually attractive,...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:50 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named by the General Assembly after Kent county in England. Its Indian name was Scatacook, meaning a place where a river divides.
ORIGINS: The area was originally part of the western lands formerly held by Hartford and Windsor. In...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:53 PM
"True Stories of False Confessions"
Edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin
Northwestern University Press, 514 pages, $27.95
Recent decades have seen more than 100 death row exonerations in the United States, sparking tough questions about how such...