| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Notice that the latest trend in gift-giving is the "experiential gift?"
Instead of that sweater, slippers or cheese board, I'm noticing more people giving (and asking to be given) gifts of experiences: a day at the spa, a balloon ride, a...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Need someone to play a potty-mouthed, ex-alcoholic nun? An abusive, alcoholic wife of a college professor? A washed-up, alcoholic writer?
Call Kathleen Turner, an actress who has made a career of hard-edged, in-your-face, booze-soaked roles.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Grand Masonic Lodge, 304 International Circle, Cockeysville, for Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a former economist and founding partner of the Towson law firm of Treanor Pope and Hughes, who died June 4.
| Aug 19, 2012
What happens to a theater when it loses its founding director — especially when that person is such a singular and high-profile force for decades in the community?
Hartford's TheaterWorks faced a series of quick and dramatic hurdles following the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Long Wharf Theatre unveiled Tuesday its renovated facility, the largest improvement project in the theater's nearly 50 year history.
The renovation maintains "the quirky charm of this industrial space but it also makes it more comfortable and accessible...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Kathleen Turner returns to the (now newly renovated) Long Wharf Theatre stage beginning Nov. 28, as she directs and stars in The Killing of Sister George. The comedy, written by Frank Marcus in 1964, centers on June Buckridge, a radio program star by...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:33 AM
You can't help but feel the maternal touch of Phylicia Rashad.
She exudes warmth, calm and centeredness that brings to mind ideal qualities of a mom. Her voice is honeyed and clear, her answers are specific and instructional, and when she says, "Oh,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 1:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Clark, the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to 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...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:10 PM
The execs at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, located just off I-95 and just off the waves crashing from Long Island Sound, are keeping a close look at the tides and generation weather from Sandy.
So far -- following one high tide around noon on...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Long Wharf Theater, located just off Long Island Sound in New Haven, reports that their facility, which is undergoing interior and exterior renovations, appears to be intact.
A theater spokesman reports that after a Tuesday morning inspection there...