| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Robert Reader, education programs manager at Hartford Stage is the 2012 recipient of the theater's annual Barry Award at which honors excellence in service to the institution.
For over 25 years, Reader has served in the capacity of instructor and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:39 AM
There's going to be one more theatrical meal before the run of TheaterWorks' world premiere of "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" closes on July 14.
An extra performance has been added for a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Saturday, July 14.
The solo show,...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:45 AM
Tallulah is back and the Bushnell has got her.
Valerie Harper, who received a Tony Award nomination playing legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead, returns to the role for the launch of the national tour of “Looped” at the Belding Theater at the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Yale grad Babak Tafki and Remi Sandri star in the East Coast premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s “The North Pool,” directed by Giovanna Sardelli at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Mass. in the Berkshires.
The play by Joseph, a Pulitzer...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:33 PM
The show: “Tryst” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks
First impressions: Story of a con man in 1910 London who weds, beds and then sheds spinsters of their modest fortunes has its appeal in this fast-moving production that has suspense, romance,...
| Aug 19, 2012
What happens to a theater when it loses its founding director — especially when that person is such a singular and high-profile force for decades in the community?
Hartford's TheaterWorks faced a series of quick and dramatic hurdles following the...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Name: Antoinette LaVecchia
Found at: TheaterWorks (Hartford)
What is the one thing that has defined your life so far?
My father's decision to bring us to the United States has been the greatest thing to define my life so far.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:05 AM
British playwright Karoline Leach's melodrama set in Edwardian London, Tryst, premiered off-Broadway in 2006, then took a trip to Los Angeles and a few other places before it reached Hartford this year. Andrea Maulella and Mark Shanahan (pictured) play...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:19 AM
1) Hartford Stage
New Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresjnak has managed to steer the theater company not only through a time of transition, when there’s greater competition for a shrinking share of entertainment-related dollars, but...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.
Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
| Aug 19, 2012
Speculation about the mysterious resignation of TheaterWorks' founding artistic-executive director has persisted in the Connecticut theater community since December, when Steve Campo took an indefinite medical leave of absence.
There was renewed interest...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 2:30 PM
There's quite a bit of ballet in the Garden Theatre's season of live performances — a bonus for those who might find they are unable to attend an Orlando Ballet performance during its regular run at the Bob Carr downtown.
On the theatrical side,...