| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:15 AM
The Great American Mousical
Through Dec. 9, The Norma Terris Theatre, 33 North Main St., Chester, goodspeed.org
In the 1960s comedy Bedazzled, Julie Andrews' name is invoked like an incantation. Instead of "Abracadabra," it's "Juuullllie...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:55 AM
This month "Mary Poppins" celebrates its sixth anniversary on Broadway.
But Christopher Shin of South Windsor, who is in the ensemble of the musical, is celebrating another sixth anniversary this year.
Shin, 26, -- not to be confused with playwright...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:02 PM
“Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two” brings the animated Disney musical to video games. But does it go far ......
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Julie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Some major Broadway productions and downtown New York cultural venues remained closed Wednesday as the East Coast continues to get back on its feet following Sandy. Power outages have forced many institutions south of midtown to suspend operations.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 9:36 AM
Deftones performed to a sold-out Rams Head Live crowd on Friday night, delivering a fast-paced 90-minute set that leaned on classics from 1995 through 2000, much to the delight of the heavily goateed crowd. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Christopher Houlihan, who has been called "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of American organists," will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Abingdon Episcopal Church in Gloucester.
While studying at Trinity College in Hartford,...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let the casting debates begin!
Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
| Sep 9, 2012
Con O'Shea-Creal remembers the first time he was 30 feet above the stage, upside-down, tap dancing against the proscenium arch's top to the song "Step in Time" in the national tour of the musical "Mary Poppins."
"I thought, 'This is awesome," he says....
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Hartford has seldom seen more changes in its theater scene than it has in the past year. Two of the city's best-known theaters have had turnovers at their topmost ranks.
In the June of 2010, Michael Wilson announced he was leaving Hartford Stage [50...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Madeline Trumbull (Broadway’s Newsies”) and Con O’Shea-Creal (Broadway and tour of “White Christmas”) will play the leads in the new leg of the national tour of “Mary Poppins,” which opens at the Bushnell...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:50 AM
At the ripe age of 86, Dick Van Dyke is having an eventful year, both professionally and personally.
The "Mary Poppins" actor is scheduled to appear in a one-night live performance in September that will benefit the Malibu Stage Playhouse. The Sept. 12...