"Is this it?" asks the leading character of her midpoint life in "Happy Now?," Lucinda Coxon's smart and sardonic gal-play receiving its American preem at Yale Rep. Following a heralded run at…
Stamford Theater Works, the Equity theater offering Off Broadway fare to its Connecticut auds, is bringing down the curtain after 20 years.
The idea of connecting the reigns of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and Vlad the Impaler -- the bloodthirsty inspiration for Dracula -- is an intriguing jumping-off point for a play.
Daniel Reichard ("Jersey Boys") plays the title character in the stage adaptation of "Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas," which preems at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., Dec…
That original maverick, Huck Finn, is front and center telling his own story in Goodspeed Musicals' satisfying staging of "Big River."
An aching, desperate and even existential loneliness hovers over Mark Lamos' cool appraisal of John Steinbeck's own stage adaptation of his 1937 novel, "Of Mice and Men," getting a handsome revival…
When this latest modern-dress version of Sophocles' "Antigone" begins with the chorus declaiming "We, the People" and the Oedipus clan decrying "Family is forever," one braces for another…
Politics and religion are incendiary subjects onstage, especially during the home stretch of a presidential election.
First chance to hear Christopher Shinn's latest, "Now or Later," now playing at London's Royal Court Theater, will come during Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" play reading series Nov. 6 to 20.
Think "Little Big Man" meets the Bard and you'll have some idea of the narrative sweep, thematic reach and whiz-bang theatricality surrounding Richard Nelson's "How Shakespeare Won the West," the…
Just before her wedding, an Eisenhower-era bride-to-be has issues with her all-in-control intended in this take on "A Midsummer Night's Dream."