Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Search Results

You searched for "Karen Isaacs". We've found 540 items matching your search term. Too many results? Try filtering your search by town, category, or publication date.

Living Features • Published Feb. 25, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Another Loss, Shakespeare, Financial Challenges, and More

Another Loss: Christopher Plummer is the latest death of a major theatrical stars keep piling up. Plummer, a longtime Connecticut resident, died at 91. His career spanned film,...

Read More

Living Features • Published Feb. 11, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Missing the Greats, Looking to the Future, Legacy Theatre on Track, and More

Theater Loses Great Performers: In the last two weeks, theater (as well as film and television) lost three terrific performers. While they were all elderly, they will be missed....

Read More

Living Features • Published Jan. 28, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Good News, Changes at Goodspeed, Plays in Development, and More

Good News: Everyone involved in theater and the performing arts were heartened when Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the renowned scientist and immunologist serving as the director of the...

Read More

Living Features • Published Jan. 14, 2021 12:01 a.m.

State Grants for the Arts, Save Our Stages, and More

Early Christmas Gifts: Christmas came early for many Connecticut theaters when in late December Governor Ned Lamont announced $9 million in grants to state arts organization...

Read More

Living Features • Published Dec. 17, 2020 12:01 a.m.

A Community Carol, Re-imagined Dance, A Very Ella Christmas, and More

Hartford Stage: The popular version of A Christmas Carol that sells out at Hartford Stage was canceled, but through Monday, Dec. 21, A Community Carol will...

Read More

Living Features • Published Dec. 03, 2020 12:01 a.m.

A Classic Story on the Radio, Holiday Laughs, A Classic Story on the Radio, Holiday Laughs,

A Radio Play on Stage: You may have seen the move It’s a Wonderful Live many times, but have you seen the live radio play? You should. MTC in Norwalk is presenting ...

Read More

Living Features • Published Nov. 25, 2020 07:00 a.m.

By Sofa, by Car, or Outdoors in the Fresh Air, Here’s How to Have a Happy Holiday

Sofa?Car?Or outdoors, socially-distanced?These are the options for enjoying holiday entertainment and attractions in Connecticut and New York City.All of us have our...

Read More

Living Features • Published Nov. 19, 2020 12:01 a.m.

A Thanksgiving Tradition, A Classic Film,

An Immigrant’s Story, and More

A Thanksgiving Weekend Tradition: It’s not theater, but a Connecticut tradition will continue, though in a different form. Orchestra New England (ONE), based in New Haven, has for 40 years...

Read More

Living Features • Published Nov. 05, 2020 12:01 a.m.

A Gala, a Series, and a Lot of Online Opportunities

Virtual Benefit: Branford’s new Legacy Theatre is holding a virtual gala, A Day at the Theatre, on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The entertainment sounds great and includes...

Read More

Living Features • Published Oct. 22, 2020 12:01 a.m.

The Everyday Banality of Destablizing Democracy; Bobby’s Last Crusade; a Play Reading Club; and More

Collaborative Work: It’s billed as a “workplace” comedy but Russian Troll Farm next up at TheaterWorks also seems very timely. According to press...

Read More

Living Features • Published Oct. 07, 2020 07:00 a.m.

What Will Theater Look Like in 2021?

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Connecticut earlier this year, many of the rest of us took the time at home to hone our bread baking skills, kill time on social media, or catch up on that...

Read More

Living Features • Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:01 a.m.

One Night Only, Men in Boats, No Fancy Dress Required, More West Side Story

One Night Only: Goodspeed is partnering with arts organizations around the country to present a virtual concert event. Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland, streams live ...

Read More

Living Features • Published Sep. 24, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Shakespeare’s Scariest, a Little Irish, Cabaret, Viva Broadway, and More

Helping Halloween: Elm Shakespeare Company is offering teens a way to enjoy the scary season of Halloween safely. It’s with the Teen Troup, which has teens working with...

Read More

Living Features • Published Sep. 10, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Concerts by the River, More Approvals,Concerts by the River, More Approvals,

Concerts by the River: Goodspeed by the River Concerts will continue at least through Sunday, Sept. 27. David Lutken, who starred in the production of The Will Rogers...

Read More

Living Features • Published Aug. 13, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Theater Community Remains Active Despite COVID Cancellations

Hartford Stage Update: Good and bad news. The bad news first: the theater has postponed/canceled all 2020-’21 productions through June including A Christmas Carol. ...

Read More

Living Features • Published July 30, 2020 12:01 a.m.

More Changes, Next Season, Looking Back, and More

Bushnell, More Date Changes: No sooner had the Bushnell announced dates for its Broadway series, then the scheduled changed again. This time it is about Hamilton. The show was...

Read More

Living Features • Published July 16, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Honoring Achievements in an Abbreviated Theater Season

Outstanding Achievement: The Connecticut Critics Circle has presented outstanding achievements awards for the 2019-’20 season. Rather than do the usual nominations and selection of winners, ...

Read More

Living Features • Published July 02, 2020 12:01 a.m.

No Goodspeed, More Cancellations, Some Highlights

No Goodspeed: South Pacific, which Goodspeed had hoped to produce this fall, has been postponed to 2021. Executive Director Michael Gennaro said that “in the end, as much...

Read More

Living Features • Published June 18, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Online Summer Camps, Reimagining, and Looking Forward to Next Year

Next Year: Ivoryton Playhouse has canceled its 2020 season. They hope the lights will be back on in 2021.Shubert: The Shubert in New Haven is looking ahead ...

Read More

Living Features • Published June 04, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Balancing Heart, Humanity, Humor at TheatreWorks; Another Cancellation; Instead of the Tony Awards: and More

TheaterWorks Season: Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero announced a 2020-’21 season for TheaterWorks in Hartford, though no dates were attached. As he said, “I have...

Read More

Living Features • Published May 20, 2020 07:00 a.m.

Arts & Ideas Festival Takes it Online

What can you do during a pandemic when you run an event that takes places all over a city and includes audiences in spaces small and large, indoors and outdoors?New Haven’s...

Read More

Living Features • Published May 20, 2020 07:00 a.m.

Arts Organizations Look to Future, Make Plans to Reconnect

“We will survive.”That is the consensus among leaders of six of Connecticut’s major arts organizations.Elaine C. Carroll, chief executive officer of the New...

Read More

Living Features • Published May 07, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Revised Theater Schedules Begin to Come Together

Another Schedule Change: West Hartford’s Playhouse on Park is among the state’s professional theater companies to announced schedule changes. Its Stop/time dance...

Read More

Living Features • Published May 06, 2020 07:00 a.m.

Memories of Mom’s Kitchen

Growing up, I was lucky enough to have three meals a day. They just showed up.Breakfast when we got up. Lunch, all bagged up and ready to go during the school year. And dinner, often with...

Read More

Living Features • Published April 23, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Theater: Uncertainty is Alive and Well

Uncertainty is alive and well. Theaters are juggling when and how to present shows. Award shows are either going on or not, schedules for the 2020-’21 season are being announced, and more...

Read More