| 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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
| Jun 17, 2012
It might seem at first like an odd coupling: the puckish host of "Wheel of Fortune," one of the longest running game shows in television history, performing in theater in rural Connecticut.
But Pat Sajak doesn't see it that way. "The Odd Couple" is a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Pat Sajak's (left) been a part of our lives since the heyday of "Wheel of Fortune" in the '80s. (Many of us fondly remember Martin Short's "SNL" fascination with him as well.) He's in Connecticut playing neat-freak Felix Unger against Joe Moore's (right)...
| 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 —...
| 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...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The upcoming production of British playwright Simon Stephens' Punk Rock, playing at UConn's Connecticut Repertory Theatre until April 7, follows affluent boarding-school 17-year-olds William Carlisle (Connor Donnally, left) and Lilly Cahill (Alyson...
| 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” ...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Christopher Hirsh will be Walter Burns and MFA actor Olivia Saccomanno will be Hildy Johnson in John Guare's stage adaptation of the 1940 film "His Girl Friday" at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre on the UConn campus at Storrs.
Hirsh is a graduate...
| 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,...
| 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...