Friday, November 1, 2013

'Freud's Last Session' At Stratford Theatre by Mike Sembos

What would happen if a late-in-his-career Sigmund Freud had invited a then-young C.S. Lewis over to his place for some conversation on the day England entered World War II? Square One Theatr…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

'The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet' By MALCOLM JOHNSON

The final moments in the Capulets' tomb are not foolproof, but even when played in a wading pool, they are wrenching.

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Thursday, June 21, 2007
Friday, June 15, 2007
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
Friday, June 8, 2007

Show-Tune Showman By FRANK RIZZO

Composer Jerry Herman Stars In A 'Feel Good' Documentary

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Of Boyhoods Gone Terribly Wrong By MALCOLM JOHNSON

The new play, which opened Thursday, may well be the most chilling LaBute nightmare yet.

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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Wednesday, June 6, 2007


'Crazy Mary' Chronicles Family's Betrayals

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Sunday, June 3, 2007

The Red-Hot Hartford Mama By MATT EAGAN

Exhibit Recalls Glory Days Of Sophie Tucker, Bawdy Songstress Of Vaudeville Legend

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Friday, June 1, 2007

Redgrave's 'Nightingale' Flies Low By DONNA LARCEN

Actress's Performance Outshines Her Own Play

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Thursday, May 31, 2007

Wesleyan-spawned musical going to Broadway by Frank Rizzo

'In The Heights' was written when Lin-Manuel Miranda was student in Middletown

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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Actor Never Forgot Roots In Hartford By ANN MARIE SOMMA

Young and hungry for success, actor Charles Nelson Reilly, who died Friday, left Hartford for a bright future in Los Angeles decades ago.

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Chekhov Classic Celebrates Real Life By DEBORAH HORNBLOW

Long Wharf's 'Vanya' Is A Gem

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Thursday, May 24, 2007
Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Politics And Dialectics By DEBORAH HORNBLOW

Dialogue Weak In 'Unmentionables'

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Monday, May 21, 2007

Topic Of Cancer By FRANK RIZZO

It Took A Spinal Tumor To Slow TheaterWorks' Rob Ruggiero, But He's Back In Action

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TheaterWorks stalwart to star in 'Driving Miss Daisy' by Frank Rizzo

Rosemary Prinz, the actress who has starred in more shows than any other TheaterWorks actor, is returning to Hartford to star in Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Driving Miss Dais…

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Sunday, May 13, 2007

Arts Groups Ill-Served By Lack Of Reliable Funding Process By FRANK RIZZO

Lawmakers Remedy Rell's Budget Betrayal - In Their Own Way

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'Jersey Boys' Working Their Way Back By FRANK RIZZO

After Weeks Of Preparation In New Haven, Musical Ready to Hit The Road

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Splendid 'Singin' In The Rain' On Stage By DEBORAH HORNBLOW

Goodspeed Gets Everything Right

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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Despite Tony, '110 In The Shade' Unworthy Of Redux By MALCOLM JOHNSON

Even with the radiant Audra McDonald as the plain but brainy Lizzie Curry, "110 in the Shade" will raise few temperatures.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Broadway At Long Last For 'Radio Golf' By MALCOLM JOHNSON

August Wilson's Revisions Late In His Life And A Star-Studded Cast Make Last In 10-Play Cycle A Pleasure

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Splash Dance
Story By FRANK RIZZO Courant Staff Writer Photos By MICHAEL McANDREWS

Goodspeed's 'Singin" Set Recycles Water, Protects Audience

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Monday, May 7, 2007

Two Elder Actresses Still At The Top Of Their Game By MALCOLM JOHNSON

Tennis-Focused 'Deuce' Often Drops Ball, But It's A Fine Set Point For Angela Lansbury, Marian Seldes

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Friday, May 4, 2007

Kurt Weill, With Tears By MALCOLM JOHNSON

Musical About A Great Love Story Is Sure To Touch The Heart

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Thursday, May 3, 2007

Fathers and sons in the dark heart of England By MALCOLM JOHNSON

Directed with style and imagination and co-designed by Melly Still, this look at the Thomas Coram foundling hospital exposes the horrors of cruel and harsh times, while resounding with glori…

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