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  • Germano's Trattoria changes its name

    Germano's Trattoria changes its name
    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...
  • Two musical masterworks make for great Annapolis weekend

    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...
  • Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call

    Johnny Holliday's career was an easy call
    "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...
  • Poems said to be handwritten by F. Scott Fitzgerald to be auctioned

    Poems said to be handwritten by F. Scott Fitzgerald to be auctioned
    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-...
  • Tony Award won by Helen Hayes in 1947 up for auction

    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...
  • Longtime Long Wharf Actor Emery Battis Dead at 96

    Longtime Long Wharf Actor Emery Battis Dead at 96
    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...
  • Ryan King, Brooke Bloom in "Lungs" at Barrington Stage in Berkshires

    Ryan King, Brooke Bloom in "Lungs" at Barrington Stage in Berkshires
    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'...
  • Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad

    Ron Palillo Memorial in NYC Oct. 3; Actor, Connecticut Native, UConn Grad
    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....
  • Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    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...
  • A house of many styles, often confusing

    A house of many styles, often confusing
    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...
  • Michele Greene lists Hollywood Dell home

    Michele Greene lists Hollywood Dell home
    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...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Boardwalk Empire' renewed after red-hot premiere | 'Ruined' playwright Lynn Nottage succeeds | Two 'Lost' stars may be reuniting

     
    • "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...