| Apr 18, 2012
"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, handed him the Monte Cristo Award for his contributions to the theater Monday night in New York. The duo was the center...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 3:55 AM
American Theater just got an historic gift.
Now the question is: Can Connecticut theaters capitalize on it?
The Robina Foundation gave Yale Repertory Theatre and the Yale School of Drama $18 million gift to permanently endow and continue the Yale Center...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:10 PM
National Theater Institute’s (NTI) 31 students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford will present "They Were Under," an original work based on first hand and journalistic accounts, weather forecasts, and documentaries from Hurricane...
| 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...
| 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....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:17 AM
If any show could make the case that you can have fun with absolutely anything in the oft-painful run of human experience — AIDS, genocide, genital mutilation, poverty, religion, "The Lion King" — then that show is "The Book of Mormon," the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:33 AM
When Joseph Smith Jr. published The Book of Mormon in 1830, he likely wasn't expecting that an outrageously profane musical that purloined his golden title would dominate the 2011 Tony Awards. Then again, he probably wasn't anticipating "South Park"...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Michael Bush is exiting his role as artistic direcrtor of the Cabaret & Performance Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Bush had been in that position for eight years. The resignation is due, accoprding to a statement from the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:17 AM
A recently unearthed one-act play by Eugene O'Neill, "Exorcism," will receive a free reading this weekend at the 13th annual Eugene O'Neill Celebration at the Monte Cristo Cottage, the boyhood home of the playwright in New London.
| May 16, 2010
Count on funny man Woody Allen to really brighten up the mood at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
Reading his quotes from a press conference in Cannes, where he's promoting his new film, "You Will Meet a Tall, Dark Stranger," makes one want to call Dr....