| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Bird-watching may not seem like the most involving subject for a comedy, and ... well, this movie proves it isn't, though director David Frankel ("The Devil Wears Prada") assembles an all-star trio for it. Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson play...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
In a career less than a decade old, Pablo Schreiber has been in one of the most critically acclaimed series, "The Wire," on Broadway opposite Brian Dennehy in a Clifford Odets revival, and now as Anton, the cool shaman on CBS' "A Gifted Man."
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:34 AM
George C. White, founder and former executive director of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford called it a “family affair.”
Repeated references to the theater community as “family” and “home” marked the...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
* (out of four)
Aside from an international staring contest and the World Series of Texting, there aren’t many challenges less suited for a movie than competitive bird watching. Excuse me; apparently bird watching is called “birding,”...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
| Mar 22, 2012
The evening was billed as “Artist Encounter”: Actors Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane took to the Goodman Theatre stage Tuesday night for a conversation with the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones and Rick Kogan.
For the audience,...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:55 AM
Brian Dennehy told me a neat story that didn't make it into my feature story in this Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant about Samuel Beckett and the publishing of the scriopt to "Krapp's Last Tape."
Dennehy, who stars in the show that...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 1:25 PM
You would think an old reel-to-reel recorder could be a problem to operate on stage.
But it worked just fine at Thursday night's opening of Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape" at
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Krapp's Last Tape
Through Dec. 18. Long Wharf Theatre Stage II, 222 Sargent Drive. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org.
Krapp, the solo character in Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape, now playing at Long Wharf with Brian Dennehy recreating a role he has...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 12th Annual Monte Cristo Award in April 16.
Douglas is an alum of the Waterford theater center and has been active on its board over the years....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011.
But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping.
So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...