| Mar 19, 2010
| 8:27 AM
The second year of Valerie Harper's "Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff is notable not only for the title star's consistently engaging performance, but also for the guest stars it incorporated - with the list reading like a who's who of that era's media...
| Jan 30, 2010
The Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7 after the final performance of its current show, "Camelot," as leaders of the 90-year-old landmark theater search for ways out of serious financial difficulties.
Among the options they are considering is a...
| Sep 14, 2010
Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played con man Kid Twist in the 1973 movie "The Sting," Valerie Harper's father on TV's "Rhoda" and Betty White's boyfriend on "The Golden Girls," has died. He was 86.
Gould, who also was known for his stage...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:07 PM
— Charlie Sheen was fired Monday from “Two and a Half Men” by Warner Bros. Television following the actor’s bouts of wild partying, repeated hospitalizations and a bitter media campaign against his studio bosses.
The action was...
| May 5, 2012
| 3:55 AM
This Sunday's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads," that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Hartford's TheaterWorks presents the world premiere of "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti," a stage adaptation based on the best-selling memoir by Giulia Melucci.
Rob Ruggiero directs the stage adaptation written by Jacques Lamarre. The show, which...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 8:55 PM
In what is sure to ignite the theater chat rooms with casting speculation, Goodspeed Musicals announced that it will open its 2012 season with a production of "Mame," which will run April 22 to July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
| Jul 22, 2011
It’s not a surprise that an indie film wanted to base a premise on a Greek philosopher that had a theory about a mirror Earth orbiting the sun opposite us, filled with our doubles, living our lives.
And I’m guessing the sci-fi look of the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The show: “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St.
First impressions: The world premiere stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci’s memoir of coming to grips with why she isn't as successful in...