| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Daryl Hannah, "Lost" star Naveen Andrews and "Stargate Universe" alum Brian J. Smith are among the 14 actors cast in Netflix's upcoming original show "Sense8," Variety has confirmed.
The sci-fi drama is the first TV project from "Matrix" writers-...
| May 12, 2014
The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards.
The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle wirh cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK — There are shows that revive aging material through revisionism. And there are productions that prefer to celebrate the pull of nostalgia, especially when the songs are great. "Pippin," the brilliant Diane Paulus revival of the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:32 AM
The 2013 Tony nominations were announced Tuesday morning in New York by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster and "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
"Bring It On," "A Christmas Story," "Kinky Boots" and "Matilda: The Musical" were nominated as...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
This week Tony Award ballots are due and although I am not one of the 700-plus voters, it’s still fun to do a virtual ballot.
So in a combination of wishful thinking and strategic predictions my Tony Award votes go to: Best musical (“...
| Jun 30, 2011
My Fair Lady
July 7-17, Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, (860) 486-4226, crt.uconn.edu
The CT Repertory Theater on the UConn campus in Storrs is in the middle of a summer season of musical theater, with My Fair Lady opening on July 7. The Advocate spoke...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Pat Sajak, the host of TV's long-running game show "Wheel of Fortune," will star in the Neil Simon comedy, "The Odd Couple" at UConn's Nutmeg Summer Series.
The show, which also stars, Joe Moore, will play June 21 to July 7 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Sean Martin Hingston who was in Broadway's "Pormises, Promises," "Curtains," "Contact" and "Crazy for You" will star as the Pirate King in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta "The Pirates of Penzance," the third and final selection of Connecticut...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Connecticut Repertory Theatre has a formidable summer season lined up, starting with its production of the Dale Wasserman-penned Man of La Mancha opening on Thursday, the story of the imprisoned Miguel de Cervantes during the heyday of the Spanish...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 7:47 AM
I had read references to the Fielders troubles on social media sites for the past few weeks. From those reports, I knew that Jose Canseco had pitched on July 9 and that Manager Tim Johnson had quit shortly before that game.
I had heard that practically...