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  • Dining Review: Milagros in Wethersfield

    Dining Review: Milagros in Wethersfield
    Milagros 40-B Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, (860) 436-9794   The restaurant business is a tough one. In their first year, new restaurants routinely face a stiff challenge winning over fickle customers. And getting the word out without a big...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients

    Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients
    Karen Plaza was among 100 Rocky Hill residents, town leaders and correction officers who gathered outside the Capitol Wednesday to protest the state's plan to use a private nursing home to provide long-term care for prisoners and mental patients....
  • Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington

    Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington
    Christopher Shinn's political drama, "Now or Later," will have its U.S. premiere at Boston's Huntington Theatre Company this fall. Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will direct the play which runs Oct. 12 to Nov. 10 at the...
  • 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...
  • September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness

    September 25, 2011: Can I Get a Witness
    The state legislature is holding hearings on Connecticut Light & Power's response to Hurricane Irene. Right now they're talking to municipal leaders, but on Monday, citizens will get their shot.   For the first time in history, the state will allow...
  • Michael Wilson To Direct "Talley's Folly" In New York

    Michael Wilson To Direct "Talley's Folly" In New York
    “The Best Man,” the hit revival of the Gore Vidal play may have ended its limited Broadway run last Sunday but Michael Wilson, former artistic director at Hartford Stage who staged the work, has another New York gig.  Wilson will direct a...
  • Changing Use Of Death Penalty Argues For Abolition

    In 1786, citizens gathered in New London to watch the public hanging for homicide of Hannah Occuish, a 12-year-old girl of mixed race. She might have been the youngest person in the United States ever to meet such a fate. In 1905, 73-year-old Gershom...
  • Film of Christopher Shinn's "Four" Completed; Pitching Sundance

    Film of Christopher Shinn's "Four" Completed; Pitching Sundance
    Here's an update in the film version of "Four," the London and off-Broadway play by Hartford-born and Wethersfield-raised playwright Christopher Shinn. Though last year plans fell apart because of financing to film in the area the movie version of the...
  • Theaters On Political Wave? Not This Election in Connecticut

    With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign. I look...
  • Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf

    Kathleen Turner To Star, Direct 'Killing of Sister George' At Long Wharf
    Kathleen Turner will star and direct in a new adaptation of "The Killing of Sister George" at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven. Jeffrey Hatcher will write the adaptation of the play by Frank Marcus, whose estate has given Hatcher permission to re-...
  • Connecticut's Tony Adams Play To Receive Reading In New York

    Connecticut's Tony Adams Play To Receive Reading In New York
    Anthony Adams, CFO with the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development before his retirement four years ago, is also a playwright whose new work, “A Letter from the Bishop” will have a reading June 11 at 7 p.m. at St....