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  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Shubert Provides Premiere Experience To The Area

    Shubert Provides Premiere Experience To The Area
    Those attending the grand opening of the 1,600-seat Shubert Theater on Dec. 11, 1914, would especially remember comedian Sam Bernard singing "Who Paid the Rent for Mrs. Rip Van Winkle When Rip Van Winkle was Away?" The show was "The Belle of Bond...
  • Waterboys Play New Haven's Shubert Theater this Saturday, Sept. 21

    When I think of the Waterboys, I think of other bands doing their songs. I think of that paramount bar band the Mocking Birds, who would play once a month at Cafe Nine in New Haven throughout the 1990s. Drummer Scott MacDonald (also known locally as co-...
  • Cast Set For National Tour Of 'Once'

    Cast Set For National Tour Of 'Once'
    Stuart Ward will be the guy and Dani De Waal the girl is the national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical “Once,” which will play the Shubert Theater in New Haven in Feb. 26 to March 2. The tour of the romantic musical opens at the...
  • 'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Once' Top New Season For Bushnell

    'Kinky Boots,' 'Pippin,' 'Once' Top New Season For Bushnell
    Tony topppers “Kinky Boots,” “Pippin” and “Once” are the highlights of the 2014-15 Broadway season at Hartford’s Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The announcement to subscribers and group sales leaders...
  • Best Professional Theater Company

    Best Professional Theater Company
    1) Long Wharf Theatre 222 Sargent Drive  New Haven  (203) 787-4282 www.longwharf.org     2) Shubert Theater   3) Yale Repertory Theatre  
  • New Haven Open Consolidates Seating Into Lower Portion

     Last year, the fourth-best crowd for a women's-only tennis event was swallowed up by the seventh-largest tennis center in the world.     It's been that way for a while at the New Haven Open. The tournament drew a total of 53,004 during its nine-day run...
  • 50 Years Of Drama, Dance And Dedication At Goodspeed

    50 Years Of Drama, Dance And Dedication At Goodspeed
    Would the story of the Goodspeed Opera House make a good musical? The thought occurred to me while I was interviewing Michael Price, who's been with the Victorian theater on the Connecticut River in East Haddam for 46 of its 50 years. During lunch at...
  • Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits

    Great Performances: Julie Harris' Connecticut Credits
    Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections: In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...
  • 'Sequence 8' Offers Cool Thrills At International Festival

    'Sequence 8'  Offers Cool Thrills At International Festival
    The show: "Sequence Eight" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas What makes it special?:  The same hip, easy-going-yet-kinetic, hanging-out spirit that the Montreal-based Les 7 Doigts de la Main...
  • 'Once,' '"We Will Rock You' Coming To New Haven's Shubert

    'Once,' '"We Will Rock You' Coming To New Haven's Shubert
    Did you like "Once" when you saw it once, twice, thrice on Sunday night's Tony Awards? Or how about "Bring It On!" Or "Mamma Mia! Then get ready for the 2013-14 Broadway series of New Haven's Shubert Theater, which will be celebrating its 99th year....
  • New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?

    New Haven's International Arts Festival: What's Hot This Year?
    It's about sharing the experience. That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...