The Musical Theater Lab in the Massachusetts Berkshires gets off to a promising start with the preem of "The Burnt Part Boys," a new tuner that spotlights fresh talent in a production that embraces…
You would think that, faced with a choice between a genius composer who speaks for God and a musical hack, there would be no contest. But Peter Shaffer's "Amadeus" stacks the deck, giving his…
There may be an opera in Tony Kushner's "Angels in America." Indeed, the twin plays that make up the theatrical epic possess the deep passion, grand themes and potent language that conceivably can…
Watching the magical, mystical and eye-popping production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" making its U.S. preem at New Haven's Intl. Festival of Arts & Ideas, one seems to be viewing the future of…
Composer William Finn gets a revue of his own with the preem of "Make Me a Song," bowing at Hartford's TheaterWorks in August. Tunes from Finn's Gotham shows as well as new material by him will be…
Sigourney Weaver will again team up with scribe A.R. Gurney for "Crazy Mary," slated to preem at Playwrights Horizons in May 2007.
After a season where the president of the board oversaw operations, Stamford (Conn.) Center for the Arts has a new executive director.
Tina Turner tuner "River Deep" returns for a second limited Off Broadway engagement at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater July 5-29.
Long Wharf Theater in New Haven led the pack at the 2006 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, winning play, actor and director for its production of Glen Berger's one-hander "Underneath the Lintel."
In the imaginatively produced and gloriously performed song cycle "Jam & Spice," the company of six performers and three musicians arrive dressed in 1930s garb on a cold day and a bare stage…
Sometimes you've just got to have a little faith. Though there's more than a touch of familiarity in the early scenes of "Saint Heaven," the earnest little musical receiving its world preem at…