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16-Year-Sentence For Credit Card Thief Who Crawled On Theater Floors

A Philadelphia man who authorities say crawled along movie theater floors to steal credit cards from women’s purses has been sentenced in federal court in Connecticut to 16 years in prison.


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New Play About Yankees Opens Next Month

A new play about the New York Yankees will star “The Sopranos” star Joe Pantoliano as Yogi Berra, Francois Battiste as Reggie Jackson, Chris Henry Coffey as Joe DiMaggio, Christopher Jackson as Derek Jeter and Bill Dawes as Mickey Mantle.


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Wounded Cyclist Tapes Anti-Gun Violence Ad

A Southbury bicyclist man wounded in the shootings at a Colorado movie theater is appearing in a television ad aimed at getting voters’ and candidates’ attention before the first presidential debate– and to shed some light on gun violence.


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Broadway Star Enjoys Summers With Connecticut Repertory Theater

By PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut is getting a big assist from a Broadway star as it works to establish itself as a summer destination for high-quality theater. […]


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Theater On Ice: Spotlight On Danbury Ice Cabaret Ensemble

By Joanne Greco Rochman No longer do skaters need to choose between skating and acting. They can do theater on ice! That’s right the Danbury Ice Cabaret Ensemble (D.I.C.E.) is a competitive team that brings […]


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Four Getaway Packages for an Overnight in Connecticut

By Dani Frank Waking up in the same bed and heading down to the same bacon, eggs and coffee getting to be a little monotonous? An overnight winter escape may be just the thing to […]


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A Peek Behind the Curtain: February Theatre Preview

By Joanne Greco Rochman This February, there is an abundance of great performances and great stories from the stage. Check out our picks for must-see theatre in Connecticut this month. The Bushnell 166 Capitol Avenue […]


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Top Spot For Cutting-Edge Theater: TheaterWorks Hartford

By Joanne Greco Rochman When a theater is doing a play with a title that can’t be printed in the public domain, that’s edgy theater.  When its season is full of plays that are so […]


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January Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the area. But if you want to catch the best the art scene has to offer, check out this quick guide to our can’t-miss picks for January.



Connecticut’s Best Holiday Shows

By Joanne Greco RochmanGoing home for the holidays may be a tradition, but more and more Connecticut theater productions are also becoming holiday traditions.Whether you’re shopping for groceries for that Thanksgiving Day dinner or rushing […]