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Hartford CourantThe musical "Spamalot" opens the TriArts Sharon Playhouse running June 26 to July 7 in Sharon, CT. Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs with music direction by Eric Kang. Next up is the two-character musical "They're Playing Our Song," staged by...
Like every other form of art, operas can be inspired by just about anything — historical events, myths, epic poems, plays, even movies. Often, such operas go on to eclipse their inspiration. Puccini's "Tosca," derived from a play by Victorien...
Staff Writer“Doubt: A Parable,” the play that won John Patrick Shanley a Pulitzer and a Tony, is centered on a conflict as nebulous as its title suggests: In 1964, a no-nonsense nun with nothing to go on but circumstantial evidence and her intuition...
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Last year, Chicago's American Theater Company staged the original "Grease." In 2013, artistic director PJ Paparelli has his sights set on the original, off-Broadway version of the iconic hippie musical "Hair." According to Paparelli, ATC will stage...
In terms of talent, glamour and wide appeal, few opera singers today rank as high as mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. No wonder there's quite a buzz at the Peabody Conservatory, where Graves will join the voice faculty in the fall. People are still talking...
Hartford CourantLast Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
Culture MonsterCharlotte Stoudt reviews Adam Szymkowicz's first-date comedy "Nerve" at El Centro Theatre....
It was evident from the moment Reg Rogers stepped onstage in "Measure for Measure" in Central Park this summer that he wasn't your typical Shakespearean actor. As the acid-tongued Lucio in the Bard's comedy, Rogers quipped, cast a wry eye and generally...
Culture MonsterDavid Bowie may or may not be lending some of his songs to a planned stage production titled "Heroes: The Musical." The creative team behind Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" on Broadway is planning more changes....
Culture MonsterDavid C. Nichols reviews the Crown City Theatre revival of John Patrick Shanley's "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea."...
Orlando Theater BlogHere are details on UCF Conservatory Theatre's upcoming season, which includes such big-name shows as “Ragtime,” “The Last Night of Ballyhoo” and “The Pajama Game.” VERONICA’S ROOM A young couple out on a date...
Conflict in dramatic literature usually involves a "right" and a "wrong" with the script usually tilted toward the "good guys." In his acclaimed drama, playwright John Patrick Shanley leaves ample room for "Doubt." In this finely crafted and deeply...
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