| 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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 1:04 PM
In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Summer Nutmeg Series production of Damon Runyon's classic Guys and Dolls, hustler Sky Masterson (Ken Clark) sings to Miss Sarah Brown (Sarah Schenkkan) of the Save-A-Soul Mission after placing a bet with Nathan Detroit...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:30 AM
It’s Friday, and there’s a ton of stuff going on tonight. How to pick what to do? Well, here’s five great things happening around Hartford.
The Green Lantern just premiered at midnight, and it breaks the mold of recent superhero...
| 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 4, 2012
| 12:54 PM
The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.
The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
| 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)...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 11:35 AM
In Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant, I write about Jerry Adler, who is featured as an actor in the premiere of the Mike Reiss comedy "I'm Connecticut" at the Harriet Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus, a production of Connecticut Repertory...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Four-time Daytime Emmy Award winner Kim Zimmer, best known to soap opera viewers as fan favorite Reva on "Guiding Light" and as Echo DiSavoy on the ABC soap "One Life To Live," will star as Mrs. Hayes in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre regional premiere...