| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:30 PM
There's quite a bit of ballet in the Garden Theatre's season of live performances — a bonus for those who might find they are unable to attend an Orlando Ballet performance during its regular run at the Bob Carr downtown.
On the theatrical side,...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The show: “Tryst” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks
First impressions: Story of a con man in 1910 London who weds, beds and then sheds spinsters of their modest fortunes has its appeal in this fast-moving production that has suspense, romance,...
| Aug 19, 2012
What happens to a theater when it loses its founding director — especially when that person is such a singular and high-profile force for decades in the community?
Hartford's TheaterWorks faced a series of quick and dramatic hurdles following the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:05 AM
British playwright Karoline Leach's melodrama set in Edwardian London, Tryst, premiered off-Broadway in 2006, then took a trip to Los Angeles and a few other places before it reached Hartford this year. Andrea Maulella and Mark Shanahan (pictured) play...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:19 AM
1) Hartford Stage
New Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresjnak has managed to steer the theater company not only through a time of transition, when there’s greater competition for a shrinking share of entertainment-related dollars, but...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The Killing of Sister George
Directed by and starring Kathleen Turner. Through Dec. 23 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Les Waters. Through Dec. 22 at...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The Eighth Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists begins its three-day festival of three new works on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Goodspeed Opera House with a staged reading of "Nine Wives," followed on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. with...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Lucas Hall, Jessica Watkins, Eric Bryant and Laura Esposito make up the ensemble cast of John Cariani's "Almost, Maine," the next production at Hartford's TheaterWorks.
The play, one of the most produced shows on regional stages in the past few years,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Mix satire and Christmas together and you've got The SantaLand Diaries by acclaimed humorist David Sedaris, now playing at TheaterWorks. Starring Jeff Kready (pictured), the story revolves around an unemployed writer in desperate need of money who takes...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Need someone to play a potty-mouthed, ex-alcoholic nun? An abusive, alcoholic wife of a college professor? A washed-up, alcoholic writer?
Call Kathleen Turner, an actress who has made a career of hard-edged, in-your-face, booze-soaked roles.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:27 AM
The Greater Hartford Arts Council kicks off Aetna Arts Week on Sunday, Nov. 11. The rest of the week, through Saturday, Nov. 17, features free and low-cost arts activities hosted by local organizations.
Local artist Anne Cubberly will lead an art...