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  • Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown

    Ballpark Poised To Join Growing List Of Projects Remaking Downtown
    HARTFORD — For years, the barren stretch of Main Street just north of downtown Hartford was notable for a now-demolished decaying building that earned the nickname "butt-ugly." But a decades-long drought of redevelopment north of I-84 could be...
  • 'Hamlet,' "Kiss Me Kate' Top New Hartford Stage Season

    A world premiere of a provocative play by Matthew Lopez, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and a revival of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate’’ are among the highlights of Hartford Stage’s 2014-2015 season. The...
  • Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer

    Shubert, Hartford Stage Getting Makeovers This Summer
    When New Haven's Shubert Theater celebrates its 100th anniversary in December, the grand dame of Connecticut theaters will have a 21st Century look. Gone will be the angled entrance and popcorn- textured exterior in favor of a reconfigured lobby,...
  • The Family Drama Behind 'West Side Story'-Inspired 'Somewhere' At Hartford Stage

    The Family Drama Behind 'West Side Story'-Inspired 'Somewhere' At Hartford Stage
    Playwright Matthew Lopez knows the exact moment he got the theater bug — and he's got the picture to prove it. A faded snapshot from 1980 shows a nearly 4-year-old boy in the Broadway dressing room of his aunt, actress Priscilla Lopez who was...
  • Best Local Arts Organization

    Best Local Arts Organization
    1) Real Art Ways   56 Arbor St. Hartford (860) 232-1006 realartways.org 2) Hartford Stage   3) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts  
  • Best Place to See Emerging Artists

    Best Place to See Emerging Artists
    1) Real Art Ways   56 Arbor St. Hartford (860) 232-1006 realartways.org 2) Playhouse on Park   3) Hartford Stage   3) Infinity Hall Music Hall & Bistro  
  • Best Theater Venue

    Best Theater Venue
    1) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts 166 Capitol Ave. Hartford (860) 987-5900 bushnell.org 2) Hartford Stage   3) TheaterWorks at City Arts on Pearl  
  • Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade

    Connecticut Theater Needs? It's All A Facade
    There’s a lot of fix-ups, re-freshening and upgrades going on at Connecticut theaters in the last few years and this summer but is it simply putting the best face forward on a more serious infrastructure issue? And even if it is, in a still-...
  • Long Wharf To Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'

    Long Wharf To  Open 50th Season With Diverse 'Our Town'
    Long Wharf Theatre’s 50th anniversary season will open with an American classic written by a familiar New Haven-area figure. Artistic director Gordon Edelstein will stage Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on the main stage. The...
  • For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly

    For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly
    NEW YORK — With Broadway increasingly relying on stars, glitz and noise — often timed to hit just weeks before the Tony Awards deadline — the nominations for this year's prizes took a different path. The most-nominated show when the...
  • Talking to Baryshnikov about 'Man in a Case'

     Talking to Baryshnikov about 'Man in a Case'
    This weekend, one of the most famous international names in dance, Mikhail Baryshnikov, returns to Chicago as the star of "Man in a Case," a performance piece built by Paul Lazar and Annie-B Parson of Big Dance Theater. It is an adaptation of two short...
  • Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly

    Windsor Woman Poisoned Multiple Tenants Of Her Home For The Elderly
    For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died. Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....