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  • Film Version of Christopher Shinn's "Four" To Premiere At L.A. Film Fest

    Film Version of Christopher Shinn's "Four" To Premiere At L.A. Film Fest
    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...
  • Antoinette LaVecchia To Star In TheaterWorks "Loved/Lost/Spaghetti"

    Antoinette LaVecchia To Star In TheaterWorks "Loved/Lost/Spaghetti"
      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....
  • Satchmo Play, Judith Ivey, World Premieres Highlight Long Wharf Theatre Season

    Satchmo Play, Judith Ivey, World Premieres Highlight Long Wharf Theatre Season
    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...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    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...
  • "The Santaland Diaries" To Return To Hartford TheaterWorks

    Crumpet is back. The sardonic elf in the stage adaptation of David Sedaris' "The Santaland Diaries" by Joe Montello returns for another holiday engagement Dec. 4 to 23 at Hartford's TheaterWorks. Rob Ruggiero, interim artistic director, will stage the...
  • "Venus in Fur" Extended For Hartford's TheaterWorks

    "Venus in Fur" Extended For Hartford's TheaterWorks
    The run of David Ives' comedy "Venus in Fur" at Hartford's TheaterWorks is extending one week. The show, originally set to close Nov. 11, will now ends its run Nov.18. Added performances are Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday,...
  • Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"

    Voyeurism Meets S&M in TheaterWorks' "Venus in Fur"
    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...
  • Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell

    Brian Hutchison Re-teams With Valerie Harper In "Looped" at Bushnell
    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...
  • Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works

    Chris Rock back in 'Mother.... With the Hat' at L.A. Theatre Works
    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...
  • Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming

    Elections Throw Wrench In Some Theater Programming
    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...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Kready Is Crumpet in Hartford's TheaterWorks

    Jeff Kready Is Crumpet in Hartford's TheaterWorks
    Jeff Kready, who played the lovably square Mr. Snow in Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" at the Goodspeed Opera House, will play Crumpet, the cynical Macy's Elf in "The Santaland Diaries," the statge adaptation of David Sedaris' comic holiday essays....