| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Rave On: A Tribute to the Reducers Vol. 1
CD release party Sat., Sept. 22 at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Rose Barn, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford. (860) 443-5378, goodsponge.com
There was a Reducers show in the mid-1990s at Yale's GPSCY Bar....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Leslie Bricusse, the Academy Award-winning songwriter behind such monster hits as "What Kind of Fool Am I?," "Candy Man" (penned with the late Anthony Newley) and "Talk to the Animals," slipped quietly into Chicago this week. So did the producer-writer-...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:34 AM
Last Saturday night in Chicago, three theatrical producers from out of town (one American, one Canadian, one British) all showed up to see the same show. They were joined by one of Broadway's more powerful booking agents, who was seeing the show for a...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Betty Beekman is the new executive director of the National Theatre of the Deaf, now based at the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London, operated by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Beekman had been serving as interim executive director...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Theresa Rebeck's new work, "The Way of Things," will receive a staged reading as part of the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford Friday, July 27 at 7:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 28 at 8:15 p.m.
| Jul 27, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Lyricist, singer and songwriter Johnny Mercer will receive a tribute in song next week at the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Centerin Waterford.
“AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE”, A Johnny Mercer Celebration,"...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:06 AM
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - "Provincetown?" a Boston friend, who only summers on tony Nantucket, sniffed when I mentioned my plan to visit the artist colony and fishing port at the tip of Cape Cod. "You're not going to Provincetown. It's so tacky, so hectic....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:19 AM
CHICAGO - I grew up in Chicago and still go there often. But since I'm visiting my family, I rarely stay in hotels.
Friends post on Facebook about their weekends at the historic Burnham or the boutique James, the bargain Days Inn or the glitzy Wit; it...
| Aug 16, 2012
When director Frank Galati premiered "The Visit," a new musical by John Kander and Fred Ebb, at the Goodman Theatre in 2001, the legendary Chita Rivera soaked up most of the attention (although, given the timing of the production that terrible, post-Sept....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Quiara Alegria Hudes had no plans to write a trilogy after she completed her play, "Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue," which went on the be a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007.
Hudes went on to other projects, including the Broadway musical "In the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Orlando resident Rob Winn Anderson has won the 2012 Christopher Brian Wolk Award from New York's Abingdon Theatre Company for "The Tenth Son."
Anderson will be presented with his award, which comes with $1,000, on Monday, Dec. 10, in New York City....