| Jan 13, 2013
Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again?
That's what happened to me with...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer will be honored this spring with the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford,
Plummer will receive the award at a fundraiser in at the Edison Ballroom in New York...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Greg Kotis, book writer and lyricist and composer Mark Hollmann who both won Tonys for the Broadway music “Urinetown” will be among the artists working on new material during the first first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Is Connecticut becoming the home of music theater residencies?
A $50,000 grant from The Johnny Mercer Foundation will help launch the first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency program from music theater writers.
This will make a...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director.
Jett will provide oversight and vision for the program, teach in the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:19 AM
If you're the acclaimed puppeteers of Handspring Puppet Company, how do you follow the Tony Award-winning, international hit, the "epic "War Horse?"
By turning to Shakespeare, of course.
What is being called "an experimental version of 'A Midsummer...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 11:18 AM
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Satchmo at the Waldorf
By Terry Teachout. Directed by Gordon Edelstein. Through Nov. 4 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Dr., New Haven. (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
Not laughing or blowing his treasured trumpet. The great...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 2:10 PM
A Raisin in the Sun
Through Nov. 3 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, westportplayhouse.org
Better late than never, Lorraine Hansberry's game-changing 1959 Broadway hit A Raisin in the Sun is making its Westport Country...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Four new musicals -- "When We Met," "String," "A Good Man" and "The ToyMaker" -- have been selected for the 2012 National Music Theater Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford this summer.
"When We Met" has a book by Dan Collins,...
| May 2, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Quiara Alegría Hudes’s “Water by the Spoonful,” the 2012 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Which was commissioned, developed and produced by Hartford Stage, will be published by TCG Books on Aug. 1.
It will be quickly followed...