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  • Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf

    Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf
    Kathleen Turner will star and direct in a new adaptation of "The Killing of Sister George" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. Jeffrey Hatcher will write the adaptation of the play by Frank Marcus, whose estate has given Hatcher permission to re-...
  • 'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle

    'Water By the Spoonful' Named Best Play By Connecticut Critics Circle
    The Connecticut Critics Circle named Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning  “Water by the Spoonful” the best play of the 2011-12 season.  The production, which was commissioned, developed and had a world premiere production at...
  • My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season

    My Top 10 Shows On Connecticut Stages This Past Season
    I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
  • Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players

    Watching the Tonys? Root For The Home Players
    Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10. What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
  • Kathleen Turner Coming to Long Wharf in November

    Kathleen Turner Coming to Long Wharf in November
    Kathleen Turner is returning to the Long Wharf Theatre, in a revival of The Killing of Sister George which will feature the celebrated Body Heat and Serial Mom film actress as both star and director. Turner starred in Long Wharf’s 1987 production...
  • 'I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti' Has Some Delicious Bits

     'I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti' Has Some Delicious Bits
    The show: “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St. First impressions: The world premiere stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci’s memoir of coming to grips with why she isn't as successful in...
  • "Loved/Lost/Spaghetti" Extends TheaterWorks Run

    "Loved/Lost/Spaghetti" Extends TheaterWorks Run
    The run of TheaterWorks' world premiere of "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" is extended a week. The Hartford show, orioginally slated to end July 7, will now end on July 14. The solo show, starring Antoinette LaVecchia, is the story of a New Yorker'...
  • CONNetic Dance Company's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Wadsworth

    CONNetic Dance Company's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Wadsworth
    A Midsummer Night's Dream June 23, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $30, The Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford, purchase tickets at (860) 251-9194 or conneticdance.com.   Since the CONNetic Dance Company was founded in 2006, the...
  • Sharing Visions For Hartford

    Sharing Visions For Hartford
    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...
  • "Motherf-----" Playwright Objects To TheaterWorks Casting

    "Motherf-----" Playwright Objects To TheaterWorks Casting
    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...
  • Stephen Adly Guirgis's Facebook Statement About TheaterWorks Controversy

    Stephen Adly Guirgis's Facebook Statement About TheaterWorks Controversy
    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...
  • Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors Denounce TheaterWorks Casting

    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...