| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Germano's Trattoria is now Germano's. The name change, according to Cyd Wolf, brings two separately named operations, the trattoria and Germano's Cabaret, under one umbrella.
The name change comes with the launch of new menu for the cabaret that will...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Annapolis became a major cultural metropolis this month, thanks to the presentation of two musical masterworks — one by a major 19th-century symphony composer, the other by a major 19th-century opera composer. Both works, which premiered within 20...
| Mar 14, 2007
"I want to show you something."
Johnny Holliday is standing in the front hallway of his home in Kensington. His graying hair is parted, as always, perfectly to the left, not a single strand out of place. He grins, flashing his immaculately white upper...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:45 AM
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a sweet poem for actress Helen Hayes' daughter, Mary McArthur. Then, six years later, he penned her another one on the reverse of the same page that's, well, a little unsettling. Would you write to a 7-year-old about the "thumb-...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Helen Hayes won the first Tony Award for actress in a play in 1947, the inaugural year for Broadway's biggest honor. Her prize for her performance in "Happy Birthday" is currently being sold in an auction that will end Tuesday. But bidders expecting the...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Emery Battis, a veteran stage actor whose career spanned more than 70 years and who worked frequently at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven during its first decades, died Sept. 20 at an assisted-living facility in Marlboro, Mass. He was 96 and died of...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:36 AM
The summer theater season in the Berkshires klcks off next week at Barrington Stage's second theater in Pittsfield, Mass. with the New England premiere of "Lungs."
Aaron Posner directs the Duncan Macmillan play which features Ryan King (Hartford Stage'...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 3:05 AM
A memorial celebration to honor the life and career of Cheshire Connecticut native Ron Palillo, best known as Horshack on TV’s "Welcome Back, Kotter" will be ob Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd St. in New York....
| May 6, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83.
Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
| Mar 20, 2012
When Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne were not reigning supreme on the Broadway stages of the 1930s and 1940s, they were reposing at Ten Chimneys, their summer house in Genesee Depot, Wisc. The Midwestern location — as distinct from the usual celebrity...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Actress and author Michele Greene has put her home in the Hollywood Dell on the market at $1.05 million.
The classic Spanish-style house was built in 1923 and redone in 2004 with extensive upgrades. Once home to director King Vidor and, later, actress...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:34 PM
â¢ "Boardwalk Empire" rolled out its first episode Sunday, and 7.1 million HBO subscribers tuned in to the three airings of the new drama that night. That marks the best numbers for a debut on the paycaster since "Deadwood" premiered after an episode...