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  • Hartford's TheaterWorks Eyes List Of Shows For New Season

    Hartford's TheaterWorks Eyes List Of Shows For New Season
    Hartford's TheaterWorks, under artistic producing director Rob Ruggiero, announced a list of shows it is considering for the 2013-14 season. Other shows not on the list may also wind up on "the final five," which will be announced later this spring. The...
  • Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music

     Garden Theatre's 2013-14 season full of music
    Variety is the watchword for the Garden Theatre's 2013-14 theater season. The plays on tap range from old faithfuls such as "Nunsense" to a world premiere based on "Alice in Wonderland" to big Broadway-style musicals "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and...
  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • 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....
  • TheaterWorks Hartford's New Play, 'Tryst,' is a Melodrama/Thriller Mash-Up

    TheaterWorks Hartford's New Play, 'Tryst,' is a Melodrama/Thriller Mash-Up
    Tryst Ends Sept. 9, TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl Street, Hartford, (860) 527-7838, theaterworkshartford.org   Cello and thunder usher in the first moments of Tryst, on TheaterWorks’ suitably claustrophobic stage, decorated with large black and white...
  • Raising Curtains on the Hartford Theater Scene

    Raising Curtains on the Hartford Theater Scene
    Hartford has seldom seen more changes in its theater scene than it has in the past year. Two of the city's best-known theaters have had turnovers at their topmost ranks. In the June of 2010, Michael Wilson announced he was leaving Hartford Stage [50...
  • Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks

    Liv Rooth, David Christopher Wells Star In "Venus in Fur" At TheaterWorks
    The sexual sizzle in David Ives' power play "Venus in Fur" will be generated by real-life engaged couple Liv Rooth and David Christopher Wells when the show plays Hartford TheaterWorks. The Tony Award-nominated play, directed by Rob Ruggiero, runs Oct. 5...
  • Clea Alsip in "Killing of Sister George" Opposite Kathleen Turner

    Clea Alsip in "Killing of Sister George" Opposite Kathleen Turner
    Clea Alsip will play "Childie" opposite Kathleen Turner in the revised revival of "The Killing of Sister George" at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. Turner will alsio direct the Frank Marcus play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. The production will run Nov....
  • "The Little Dog Laughed" To Open In New Haven

    "The Little Dog Laughed" To Open In New Haven
    “The Little Dog Laughs” -- again.  The last time Douglas Carter Beane’s wicked comedy played the area was at Hartford’s TheaterWorks oin a production that starred Candy Buckley, Chad Allen and most notably Jeremy Jordan as the...
  • New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season

    New Haven Fall Arts Preview: A Lively, Unpredictable Theater Season
    Let the casting debates begin! Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...