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  • Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know

    Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know
    The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
  • Stephen Schwartz Show "Snapshots" To Bow At Goodspeed's 2nd Stage

    Stephen Schwartz Show "Snapshots" To Bow At Goodspeed's 2nd Stage
    “Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook,” featuring the music of Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Wicked,” “The Magic Show”) is returning for another do-over when it will receive a workshop production this fall at...
  • Goodspeed Musicals takes Snapshots of Schwartz

    Goodspeed Musicals is producing a “new” show this fall by Stephen Schwartz, who did the songs for Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, Working and The Baker’s Wife. Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, features songs from—hey!— Wicked,...
  • Persevering, Romantic 'Almost, Maine' At TheaterWorks

    Persevering, Romantic 'Almost, Maine' At TheaterWorks
    In writing his play "Almost, Maine," John Cariani knew he didn't want any lobsters, galoshes or characters saying "ayuh." Like the persevering people of the state he grew up in, the play's popularity grew slowly, steadily. Despite a short-lived off-...
  • Cast Set For "The Mountaintop" at Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Courtney Thomas, who was in "Emotional Creature" at off-Broadway's Signature Theatre, and Jamil Morgan , who was in "Romeo and Juliet" at Connectiocut Free Shakespeare, will star in Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop" at Hartfiord's TheatertWorks. Rob...
  • 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...
  • Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage

    Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage
    The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions. The show is a biography of...
  • Paper Weight: R.J. Julia Hosts Long Wharf Theater's January Joiner team, and Other Weighty Writers

    R.J. Julia Booksellers, one of the premiere independent bookstores in the state, is hosting a discussion of January Joiner, the new Laura Jacqmin play which begins performances that same week at the Long Wharf Theater. Jacqmin and the show’s...
  • 'Dr. Ruth, All The Way' Set For Hartford's TheaterWorks

    'Dr. Ruth, All The Way' Set For Hartford's TheaterWorks
    The doctor is in. At least Dr. Ruth is when the solo show based on the popular sex therapist’s life and career comes to TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St. in Hartford. “Dr. Ruth, All the Way” by Mark St. Germain and starring Debra Jo Rupp...
  • The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes

    The SantaLand Diaries is an Unlikely Holiday Classic, Complete With Green Tights and Pointy Shoes
    The SantaLand Diaries By David Sedaris. Directed by Rob Ruggiero. Through Dec. 23 at TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   "My costume is green. I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock,...
  • "Santaland" Lap Deal

    "Santaland" Lap Deal
    It's was a marketing goof and a holiday hoot -- but at the end of the day it netted $1,100 for TheaterWorks in Hartford.  For $10, audience members could take their picture with Jeff Kready, aka Crumpet the Macy's Elf in the theater's production of...
  • 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...