Connecticut Theater News and Reviews

Broadway's Original Mary Poppins, Ashley Brown, Leads Goodspeed Workshop of Queen Mother
By Hayley Levitt · Jul 30, 2014

The new musical examines the life of silent film star Charlie Chaplin's mother, Hannah Hill.

Multiracial Gypsy Announces Complete Casting
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 26, 2014

Leslie Uggams will lead the company as Mama Rose at Connecticut Repertory Theatre.

Leslie Uggams to Star in Multiracial Gypsy at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
By Bethany Rickwald · Jun 5, 2014

The musical will run at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre.

The Bikinis Will Play Connecticut's Long Wharf Theatre
By David Gordon · May 27, 2014

The musical celebration of the 1960s will run in July.

Adam Heller to Star as Tevye in Goodspeed Musicals' Production of Fiddler on the Roof
By Hayley Levitt · May 16, 2014

Performances of the Sholem Aleichem-inspired musical will begin next month.

Becoming Dr. Ruth
By Sandy MacDonald · Jun 19, 2013
Diminutive sexpert Dr. Ruth — in the person of Debra Jo Rupp — explains it all: where babies come from, and her own origins, too.
Dear Elizabeth
By Sandy MacDonald · Dec 11, 2012
Sarah Ruhl's play about the correspondence between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell doesn't have sufficient emotional impact.
The Killing of Sister George
By Sandy MacDonald · Dec 10, 2012
The Oscar and Tony nominated actress stars in and directs this somewhat engaging revival.
Something's Afoot
By Christopher Caggiano · Oct 26, 2012
This trifle of a musical murder mystery is neither scary nor funny.
Satchmo at the Waldorf
By Sandy MacDonald · Oct 15, 2012
Terry Teachout's taut bioplay about Louis Armstrong features the miraculous John Douglas Thompson in numerous roles.