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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...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • Valerie Harper Hospitalized; 'Looped' Run In Hartford Postponed

    Valerie Harper Hospitalized; 'Looped' Run In Hartford Postponed
    Valerie Harper, a four-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominated actress, was hospitalized over the weekend in New York City where she was rehearsing for the tour of the comedy "Looped," which was set to begin later this month in Hartford. The Bushnell...
  • "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway

    "Becoming Dr. Ruth' Moves From Hartford To Off-Broadway
    “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre. Written by Mark St. Germain,...
  • Tim Altmeyer, Erika Rolfsrud, Cast in TheaterWorks' "Time Stands Still"

    Tim Altmeyer, Erika Rolfsrud, Cast in TheaterWorks' "Time Stands Still"
    Tim Alymeyer, who appeared in TheaterWorks’ “Three Days of Rain” and “Take Me Out,” is returning to the Hartford theater for Donald Margulies’ “Time Stands Still,” staged by artistic director Rob Ruggiero....
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • 'Abundance' Review: A Bumpy Journey West For Two Women

    'Abundance' Review: A Bumpy Journey West For Two Women
    The show: "Abundance" by Beth Henley at Hartford Stage First impressions: This sweeping frontier saga centers on two special-delivery brides in the American West in the 1860s, and follows their tumultuous lives over 25 years as they face near-...
  • Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching

    Watch Your Manners! Dale Hodges As Etiquette Guru Is Watching
    Dale Hodges stars in the title role of the play “Mrs. Mannerly” by Jeffrey Hatcher that opens the 2013-14 season at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. Raymond McAnally plays the role of young Jeffrey. McAnally was also in Long Wharf Theatre’...
  • 'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season

    'Mrs. Mannerly' To Opens TheaterWorks Season
    Hartford TheaterWorks’ 2013-14 season opens with a well-mannered play. The season will begin in October with Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly,” directed by Ed Stern, former artistic director of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park...
  • Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still' At TheaterWorks

    Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still'  At TheaterWorks
    Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan. The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
  • Ben Steinfeld Heads Cast At Westport Playhouse's 'Room Service'

    Ben Steinfeld Heads Cast At Westport Playhouse's 'Room Service'
    Ben Steinfeld (Broadway’s “Cyrano de Bergerac’’, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) heads the cast of the American farce “Room Service,” which plays the Westport Country Playhouse Oct. 8 to 27, ending its...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...