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  • On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water

    On the Waterfront: It's the Season For Theater Near The Water
    It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool. The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
  • Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse

    Liv Rooth Featured In 'Loot' At Westport Playhouse
    Liv Rooth, who earlier this year starred in “Venus in Fur” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, is featured in the cast of Joe Orton’s sex farce, “Loot,” which plays July 16 to Aug. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse. Rooth...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Extends TheaterWorks Run

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' Extends TheaterWorks Run
    Hartfrd's TheaterWorks is extended its run of "Becoming Dr. Ruth," Mark St. Germain's bio show about the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. The solo show which stars Debra Jo Rupp (TV's "That '70s Show") centers on Westheimer's eventful life, mostly before...
  • Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth

    Debra Jo Rupp Captures Dr. Ruth
    The show: "Becoming Dr. Ruth" at Hartford's TheaterWorks First impressions: The solo bio show by Mark St. Germain, starring Debra Jo Rupp, is much improved since I saw it at its world premiere last summer at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, Mass. It'...
  • Jeffrey Hatcher's 'Mrs. Mannerly' To Open TheaterWorks' New Season

    Hartford’s TheaterWorks, under the direction of Rob Ruggiero, in will open its 2013-14 season with Jeffrey Hatcher’s “Mrs. Mannerly.” The show is described as an “irreverent, yet poignant comedy [that centers on] a ten-...
  • TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth

    TheaterWorks' New Play Examines the Life of Dr. Ruth
    If you grew up in the '70s and '80s, you remember Dr. Ruth Westheimer: the fast-talking, ever-smiling, diminutive sex therapist with the heavy accent, whose frank shop-talk about what goes on under the covers satisfied scores of television viewers....
  • 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....
  • Sneak Peek At TheaterWorks' 'Becoming Dr. Ruth'

    Sneak Peek At TheaterWorks' 'Becoming Dr. Ruth'
    Hartford's TheaterWorks is taking the unusual step of inviting audiences to a piece of the tech rehearsal on Thursday, May 30, for the solo show, “Becoming Dr. Ruth," starring Debra Jo Rupp (Tv's "That '70s Show"). Thwe play begins previews on May...
  • Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks

    Calling On Dr. Ruth About Her Play At TheaterWorks
    The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen. "Come in, come in," says the chirpy, accented voice of Ruth Westheimer, known more popularly as...
  • 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...
  • Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships

    Two Plays About Fraught Artistic Relationships
    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 Dear Elizabeth By Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Les Waters. Through Dec. 22 at...
  • City Lights: The play with the unprintable name

    This column would be so easy to write if only I worked for OC Weekly. At that rakish-and-proud-of-it publication, just about anything goes, and that includes swear words. But here I am stuck at an apparently family-friendly paper, which poses a...