| Oct 22, 2013
The show: "Mrs. Mannerly" at TheaterWorks in Hartford.
What makes it special?: Return of one of the theater's favorite playwrights, Jeffrey Hatcher ("Murderers," "Tuesdays with Morrie," "Three Viewings")
First impressions: I'll try to say this in...
| Oct 15, 2013
The show: "Room Service" at Westport Country Playhouse
What makes it special?: Final show of the season of comedy at the playhouse.
First impressions: It takes a little while before this 1937 show biz comedy by John Murray and Allen Boretz gets...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Dale Hodges stars in the title role of the play “Mrs. Mannerly” by Jeffrey Hatcher that opens the 2013-14 season at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. Raymond McAnally plays the role of young Jeffrey. McAnally was also in Long Wharf Theatre’...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ben Steinfeld (Broadway’s “Cyrano de Bergerac’’, “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”) heads the cast of the American farce “Room Service,” which plays the Westport Country Playhouse Oct. 8 to 27, ending its...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” the solo bio show of the famed sex educator Ruth Westheimer that played Hartford’s TheaterWorks earlier this year will make its off-Broadway bow next month at the Westside Theatre.
Written by Mark St. Germain,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:11 PM
WHAT: The Garden Theatre will open its season this Friday, Sept. 13, with TheatreWorks Florida's production of "Nunsense," in which five sassy nuns do their darndest to organize a variety show.
In the show, several of the Little Sisters of Hoboken...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Shubert in New Haven prides itself on its historical significance. This was the theater where Rodgers & Hammerstein, Neil Simon and many other theater legends chose to try out their new works before they went to Broadway. The 2013-14 Shubert "Best...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
A year ago, Hartford Stage announced that they'd found a new artistic director. Michael Wilson had left the theater after 13 years to concentrate on Broadway opportunities, scoring immediately with revivals of The Best Man and The Trip to Bountiful.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:46 PM
13 IN 13
Playwright Joseph Reed Hayes is producing 13 entertainment events throughout 2013, including the following two plays. "Solos" will be performed at the Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. "The Little Dickens" will be...
| Aug 20, 2013
The show: "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies at Hartford's TheaterWorks
First impressions: There are minefields aplenty in this tale about the relationship between a wounded war photojournalist and her foreign correspondent partner. The setting...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan.
The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...