| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Multi-Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (Hartford Stage's "Summer and Smoke") joins the Yale Repertory Theatre production of "Hamlet" starring Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti.
Kudisch plays Claudius and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father....
| Jun 28, 2012
The show: "The Odd Couple," a presentation of Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
First impressions: Many thousands of years ago — OK, maybe not that long ago —...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Watching Sarah Ruhl's unique but irritating "Eurydice" at South Coast Repertory is much like awakening from a particularly disturbing dream then being unable at first to shake off its impact.
There is much of value in director Marc Masterson's...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Southern California can once again boast about having some of the sunniest weather in our snow-blanketed nation. But now it has a big, bright, daffy rainbow to brag about as well. Mark Ruckerâs staging of âA Midsummer Nightâs Dreamâ at......
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Shakespeare still packs 'em in. There wasn't a vacant seat in sight at the opening of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at South Coast Repertory — and after word gets out, there'll likely be few throughout the run.
The Bard's most visually attractive,...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:44 AM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there will be an NFL season in 2011. Labor talks collapsed on Friday, the union decertified and star players asking for a preliminary injunction making the future season is more than a little shaky.
It seems every...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:37 PM
Editor's note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the year 2011 in local theater.
South Coast Repertory's "The Trip to Bountiful" was described in this column a few months ago as "an engrossing journey with extraordinary performances...
| Sep 15, 2008
Shame. It's so motivating. All of us, except perhaps candidates for higher office, will do just about anything to avoid humiliation. The word originally meant to hide bare flesh, and, as Adam and Eve discovered, it's all in the fig leaf.
| Jul 1, 2009
| 2:49 PM
(WGN-AM)-A Joliet man who allegedly brought a gun to a fistfight has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.
Jose R. Gonzalez, 21, of the 400 block of the Chase Street, was charged for the...