| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Tallulah is back and the Bushnell has got her.
Valerie Harper, who received a Tony Award nomination playing legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead, returns to the role for the launch of the national tour of “Looped” at the Belding Theater at the...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 5:18 PM
With Mayor Pedro Segarra having won election in his own right and a new-look city council, we asked local leaders and observers what the city's priorities should be.
BE BOLD, DECISIVE
By RAMANI AYER
No. 1. Be a cheerleader. The capital should be a...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Robert Reader, education programs manager at Hartford Stage is the 2012 recipient of the theater's annual Barry Award at which honors excellence in service to the institution.
For over 25 years, Reader has served in the capacity of instructor and...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Yale grad Babak Tafki and Remi Sandri star in the East Coast premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s “The North Pool,” directed by Giovanna Sardelli at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Mass. in the Berkshires.
The play by Joseph, a Pulitzer...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.
Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:01 AM
We're use to late summer announcements from Hartford's TheaterWorks for its new seasons.
But this year interim artistic director Rob Ruggiero says the line-up will be out soon.
But first he wants some feedback from audiences on some of the plays he's...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Check out playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis' full response to the controversy regarding his criticism of the casting process and of artistic director and theater founder Steve Campo in TheaterWorks' production of his play "The Motherf----- in the Hat" whi...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011.
But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping.
So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Jonathan Epstein, a frequent actor in the Massachusetts Berkshires, stars as abstract artist Mark Rothko in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play "Red." The two-actor play will be produced at Hartford's TheaterWorks and run March 23 to May 6.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis is protesting the current Hartford production of his Broadway play — “The Motherf----- With the Hat" — because the theater failed to seek out Puerto Rican actors in the leading roles.
Guirgis pasted a...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The return of Judith Ivey, a "world premiere" work about Louis Armstrong and the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Clybourne Park" are among the shows for the 2012-13 season at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven.
The 48th season opens with the new one-person...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 3:00 PM
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) denounces what it considers "the inappropriate
casting of two non-Latinos in the Latino specific roles of “Jackie” and Veronica” in TheaterWorks current production of The Motherf**ker...