| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
As you news media consumers know, an earth-shaking event took place last week; big enough to blow the presidential campaign, the pope's travels, the Supreme Court and health care, and even Kate Middleton's latest frock off the magazine covers.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:33 AM
During the holidays some families like to watch home movies, and others revisit some of Hollywood’s family films. We did a little of both.
During Christmas we watched Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man,” and Rodgers & Hammerstein&...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Julie Andrews will direct a new musical, "The Great American Mousical," based on a children's book the award-winning actress wrote with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton.
The show will receive a workshop production Nov. 8 to Dec. 2 at Goodspeed...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:11 AM
Meg Chambers Steedle was a little intimidated by her first starring TV role, but not because it required her to sing and dance.
The 2008 graduate of Northwestern University's School of Communications stars opposite Steve Buscemi in the Prohibition-era...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Julie Andrews is wearing a white cap with the word "Think" embroidered on it as she sits down to tea in the Victorian parlor of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The star of iconic and beloved musicals and films such as "My Fair Lady," "Camelot,"...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., $5-$10, Q&A with Christopher Plummer, hosted by Ira Joe Fisher, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.com.
For Christopher Plummer, the oldest actor to win an...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:10 PM
I remember this time last year when it came time to review the theater season in Connecticut. I felt pretty discouraged. Sure there was plenty of fine work but few shows really knocked my critical socks off with the kind of productions that you...
| Jan 25, 2012
Most people have seen the 1965 film version of the musical The Sound of Music. But Wichita’s Heights High School brings a more complex version of the story to the stage Friday and Saturday night along with the favorite musical numbers.
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.”
Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 6:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 3:55 AM
"Fraulein Maria," Doug Elkins & Friend's terrific dance-theater piece which was developed at Trinity College in Hartford and played Hartford Stage in 2011, is being "retired," giving its final performances Aug. 22 to 26 sat Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival...