Category Archives: Theater

Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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The Mansfield, Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace

Once upon a time, in the 1950’s in America there were thousands of drive-in movie theaters, now there are less than 400. There are three drive-ins left in Connecticut, among them, the Mansfield Drive-in in Tolland County which opened in 1954.  Michael Jungden came on board in 1974 as the ticket manager and then in 1991 he Read more…

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Coming Fall 2016 ~ “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

Coming in the fall of 2016, my second book, Remember Katharine Hepburn. I am so pleased to continue t educate new generations about the legacy of the most iconic actress of the 20th century. Hepburn still holds the record for winning the most leading actress Academy Awards, she won 4. The book can be pre-ordered Read more…

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A New Musical Debuting On Motherhood~ “Gross Domestic Product”

HartBeat Ensemble presents its new mainstage theater work Gross Domestic Product at the Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. The production runs April 7 – May 1, 2016 with performances scheduled Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. Opening night for Gross Domestic Product is Friday, April 8 at 7:30pm. All performances include a talk-back with Read more…

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And The Oscar Goes To….Art Carney

 In 1975 actor Art Carney won an Oscar for the best performance by an actor for the movie “Harry And Tonto.” That year he was up against Albert Finney for the “Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman for “Lenny,” Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”               Read more…

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See “Singin In The Rain” And Help Your Neighbor

FOODWORKS AND MADISON ART CINEMAS PRESENT SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN FoodWorks Natural Market joins with the Madison Art Cinemas for a presentation of the 1952 classic movie, Singin’ In The Rain on Saturday February 27th at 11 am at the Madison Art Cinemas, 761 Boston Post Road.  It stars Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald Read more…

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Tour The Stunning Palace Theater In Waterbury

Theater Tours Get an all access pass to explore nine decades of onstage history and backstage mystique during the Palace Theater’s monthly guided venue tours. Each tour is approximately 90 minutes and is led by a specially trained group of engaging volunteers well-versed in the theater’s rich history, architectural design and entertaining anecdotal information. In Read more…

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Donn Trenner~ Musical Director To The Stars

Donn Trenner, what a life this guy has had because he lived his life in music. Raised in Hamden and New Haven, Connecticut he went on to to work with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. He was the musical director, for Bob Hope, Ann-Margret, Shirley MacLaine, Gina Lollobrigida, Rachel Welch and on and Read more…

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Katharine Hepburn’s Theater In Connecticut

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate) is a “gem of a place in Connecticut with a movie star name.” Katharine Hepburn was iconic because of her fans’ recognition of her immense talent and drive. Similarly, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is successful because of you, its friends, patrons, members, and donors, and Read more…

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“Pizza, A Love Story”

To say that Gorman Bechard of Hamden, Connecticut is prolific is an understatement. This guy is a filmmaker, a novelist, screenwriter, director and on and on. His latest documentary film is called “Pizza, A Love Story.” If you know anything about New Haven, it’s all about pizza. It is a story about how the big three Read more…

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