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  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows. "Whenever there's a national...
  • Hurricane Sandy Delays Flights In New Orleans

    Hurricane Sandy Delays Flights In New Orleans
    Although New Orleans is not in the path of Hurricane Sandy, the effects are still being felt. Hundreds of passengers at Louis Armstrong International Airport are making alternate plans.As hurricane Sandy packs a punch on the east coast, the impact is felt...
  • Tourism Proposal: Create The Connecticut Theater Trail

    If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and  a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?  Is the state tourism office missing a market?  After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
  • New Haven's Theater Scene is Bursting

    New Haven's Theater Scene is Bursting
    Most states are lucky to have one theater that's won the Tony Award for Best Regional Theater. Connecticut has five, and two of them are in New Haven. The Yale Repertory Theatre [1120 Chapel St., New Haven; (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org], right downtown on...
  • New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season

    New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season
    Let the casting debates begin! Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong

    New Play at Long Wharf Theatre's Stage II Explores the Life of Louis Armstrong
    The Long Wharf Theatre explores the life of jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong with the opening of Satchmo at the Waldorf, and the start of the theatre's 2012-13 season. The play, written by Terry Teachout after he completed his biography of Armstrong...
  • 'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload

    'Hello, Dolly,' hello, workload
    A matchmaker meets her biggest challenge in "Hello, Dolly!," the latest production taken on by Laguna Beach High School's Park Avenue Players that opens this weekend. The play, which takes place at the turn of the century in New York, first debuted in...
  • The Whifffenpoofs Sing for Cynthia Nixon on Friday at first Yale Artists for Equality Concert

    To some, the Whiffenpoofs might represent some fantasy of Yale—quaffing ale in harmony at Mory’s, pining for the days when the college was all male and students wore tuxedos instead of denim. Oh, they dress well and sing like angels. But The...
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2013-14 season

     Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra announces 2013-14 season
    An Orlando Ballet collaboration, tributes to Elton John and Louis Armstrong, beloved Rossini opera "The Barber of Seville" and performances by Eatonville-boy-turned-Broadway-star Norm Lewis and pianist Jon Kimura Parker are among the highlights of the...
  • Airline at MSY Expanding

    Airline at MSY Expanding
    Frontier Airlines is expanding its services at Louis Armstrong International Airport. Frontier will now offer a non-stop flight from MSY to Trenton, New Jersey. Trenton will be the 39th destination available from the ten carriers that serve the...
  • 'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait

    'Satchmo At the Waldorf' A Solid, Engaging Portrait
    The show: "Satchmo at the Waldorf" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre First impressions: "People don't know me," says John Douglas Thompson, giving a masterful performance, at the beginning of Wall Street Journal drama critic Terry Teachout's one-actor...