| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire has announced its 2013 season of shows. The slate begins in January with the revue “Now & Forever: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” (which contains songs from Lloyd Webber’s biggest hits,...
| 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,...
| Oct 7, 2012
I rarely rode my bike around Chicago this summer, which was different from all the summers before. I can't pinpoint exactly why, except to say that cycling on the city streets, which I once did as breezily as Mary Poppins, feels more dangerous than it...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Snooki, watch out. Here come The Bikinis.
A new musical, "The Bikinis," will get a workshop production at Goodspeed Musical's Norma Terris Theatre in Chester for a run Aug. 9 to Sept. 2.
The show centers on a reunion of a '60s girl group from the Jersey...
| 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.
| 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,"...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:03 PM
When Leif Burns learned the Southwest Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts’ music program would be heading to New York for a choir festival, he was not initially thrilled with the idea.
“I’m not very fond of large cities,”...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Heather Ayers (Broadway’s “A Little Night Music” and “Young Frankenstein”) will be featured in the cast of the world premiere of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which will bow at Hartford Stage...
| 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 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...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Theater producers love turning movies into musicals, and the energetic, Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” looks like a good candidate for a screen-to-stage makeover. But after years of negotiations proved fruitless, a planned London...