| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Venus in Fur
Through Nov. 18, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org
Don't be fooled by the dingy realism of the anonymous rehearsal room where Venus in Fur takes place: this play calls on mythic precursors and is meant...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Brian Hutchison will play opposite Valerie Harper in the Matthew Lombardo play, "Looped" when the play comes to the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Jan. 24 to Feb. 6
Both actors were in the 2010 Broadway...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Chris Rock will reprise his Broadway debut role in Stephen Adly Guirgis' "The Mother.... With the Hat" for six performances at L.A. Theatre Works, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The production will be a radio theater staging recorded in front of live audiences for...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:45 AM
For many Connecticut theatergoers, the best show around during a presidential election is not on local stages -- which may account for some disappointing box office figures when expectations were higher for some shows.
"Whenever there's a national...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:07 AM
The indie film based on Christopher Shinn’s Hartford-inspired play “Four” will get its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
The play was the first produced work by the Wethersfield-raised playwright. In 2003 TheaterWorks in...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Antoinette LaVecchia will star in the world premiere of the solo show, "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" at Hartford's TheaterWorks.
The new comedy is adapted by Jacques Lamarre from the memoir of Giulia Melucci and directed by Rob Ruggiero....
| 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...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
TheatreWorks Florida's production of the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical "Little Shop of Horrors" already has enjoyed a successful run at the Garden Theatre, so it's no wonder that it's 90-minute Fringe Festival version chugs along like a well-oiled...
| Jun 3, 2012
As Rob Ruggiero stirs a simmering spaghetti sauce, adding a touch of this and that, Antoinette LaVecchia cranks out sheets of freshly-made sheets of golden pasta.
"This is very good practice for me," she says as she lays out the strips to dry on the...
| May 29, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Jacques Lamarre is a pretty busy man these days.
The director of communications at Hartford's Mark Twain House & Museum adapted Giulia Melucci's memoir "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" into a stage work which will have its world premiere at...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:00 AM
I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
June 1-July 8, $17-$76, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford, (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org.
When Hartford-based playwright Jacques Lamarre spotted Giulia Melucci's memoir I Loved, I Lost, I Made...