| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Leslie Uggams, the Tony and Emmy Award winning actress will be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's production of "Gypsy" July 10 to 20.
It is the third and final show in the 2014 Summer Nutmeg Series, which includes the musical "A...
| May 17, 2014
| 11:00 AM
On a soundstage in Brooklyn, the cast of "The Good Wife" is filming a tense scene for the show's fifth-season finale, airing Sunday night on CBS. Series protagonist Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) has returned to Lockhart/Gardner, the law firm she...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Without zombies, dragons or back-from-the-dead characters, "The Good Wife" has to tell compelling personal dramas to win viewers.
Star Julianna Margulies, an outstanding regular cast and big-name guest stars have bolstered the CBS drama. But the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Life backstage and behind the curtain will make up three shows in this season’s Nutmeg Summer Series presented at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
“A Chorus Line” opens the three-show series June 5 to 14....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Bristol native Mike Reiss, who wrote “I’m Connecticut” which has hit runs at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre and the Ivoryton Playhouse, has a new play.
“Rubble” will bow at the New York International Fringe Festival with...
| Jun 8, 2013
The show: "I'm Connecticut" at the Ivoryton Playhouse in Essex
First impressions: Would the romantic comedy by the Emmy Award-winning writer-producer of "The Simpsons" — and Connecticut native — Mike Reiss, be as hysterically funny as when I...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Jerry Adler (Hesh in TV's "The Soprano,s" "Mad About You") and Harris Doran will reprise their roles in Mike Reiss' romantic comedy "I'm Connecticut" which runs June 5 to 23 at the Ivoryton Playhouse.
The show had its world premiere in 2011 at the...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:35 AM
For the second week in a row, "Rescue Me" ends with a cliffhanger. Last week's was whether Tommy would get busted for his latest romp with Sheila. This week's is a tad more serious. But before we get to Tuesday......
| Dec 4, 2011
| 11:35 AM
In Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant, I write about Jerry Adler, who is featured as an actor in the premiere of the Mike Reiss comedy "I'm Connecticut" at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus, a production of Connecticut Repertory...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Although I’m Connecticut author Mike Reiss is from Simsbury, his comedy is most indebted to New Yorker Woody Allen, at least at first glance. The play had its world premiere last Thursday night at UConn’s Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. It's...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 4:35 PM
After getting a verbal smack down from Franco about being a crappy father and husband, Tommy Gavin decides that just maybe it's time to clean up his act. Of course nothing ever goes easy for Tommy. He earnestly tells his......