| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Through April 7, at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre, crt.uconn.edu
Now that everybody's had a chance to do Spring Awakening, not to mention Hair and Rent, what other modern angry-young-men shows are there for high school or college...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present Simon Stephens' "Punk Rock" March 28 to April 7, in the Studio Theatre on the Storrs campus.
Stephens is described as "an award-winning English playwright characterized as part of the “in-yer-face” ...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Pat Sajak (left) returns to the Storrs campus after Felix Unger in CRT's recent production of The Odd Couple to partake of The Drowsy Chaperone, another odd coupling that finds Sajak playing a rabid musical theatre fan, one who makes the mistake of...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A Broadway-bound musical about a charming serial killer and a play about a misunderstood French icon received top honors from the Connecticut Critics Association, honoring the best of the 2012-13 theater season in the state
Hartford Stage's production...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season.
Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Comedian Kevin Meaney will go drag when stars as Edna Turnblad in Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of the musical "Hairspray," April 25 to May 5 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
Meaney starred in the CBS sitcom,...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Kit Flannigan (Broadway's "Inherit the Wind," "The Man Who Came to Dinner," "All My Sons"), Laurence Lau (off-Broadway's "Psycho Therapy," national tour of "August: Osage County") and David McCann are the Equity actors in the regional premiere of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Will Haden, a second year MFA actor and Hannah Kaplan, a senior BFA actor, are the leads in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" which begins performances tonight at the Nafe Katter Theatre on the...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:13 AM
The regional premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s satirical play, “O Beautiful” will kick off the 2012-13 season at Connecticut Repertory Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
Described as “a theatrically inventive mash up of...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:30 AM
In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's new production of William Shakespeare's classic love story Romeo and Juliet, Mercutio (Andrea Pane, left), Romeo (Will Haden, center) and Benvolio (Ryan Marcone) do what any sensible teenage men of their time would do:...