Three new musicals from "emerging artists" will be featured in the inaugural Festival of New Artists at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., running Jan. 20-21. The readings are of new…
Broadway musicals are starring in the American school curriculum for the first time, in a synergistic effort that promises not only potential new audiences but a fresh revenue stream.
Goodspeed Musicals will have a permanent Gotham scout. Casey Hushion is the New York-based artistic associate charged with finding new material for its two Connecticut theaters.
Jim Ireland has ankled his role as managing director of Hartford Stage. In a surprise announcement Thursday, Ireland, 62, said he was leaving "to pursue other professional opportunities."
Alison Harris, the executive director of the Westport Country Playhouse, has announced plans to exit the newly expanded and renovated summer theater by the end of 2006.