By Don Church & Tony Schillaci, Critics On The Aisle™
It’s a long-night’s work trying to fill legit theaters in these hard-knock times, but TheaterWorks in downtown Hartford seems to have a winning formula with emerging playwrights and acclaimed directors.
Jacques Lamarre (Courtesy of Jacques Lamarre)
Rob Ruggiero, interim artistic director of TheaterWorks has [...]
by Don Church and Tony Schillaci, Critics On The Aisle™
(c) 2010 Diane Sobolewski/Goodspeed Musicals
When all the creative ingredients of a musical are carefully measured, combined and lovingly stirred, the most delicious result is what Goodspeed Musicals is currently serving up with Irving Berlin’s delectable “Annie Get Your Gun.”
Rob Ruggiero directing Jenn Gambatese as Annie Oakley.
by Don Church and Tony Schillaci, Critics On The Aisle™ photo by Elisa Hall, Goodspeed Musicals
When it comes to multitasking, Connecticut-based director Rob Ruggiero is a super-star with his recent directorial debut on Broadway, a gig at TheaterWorks in [...]
(l-r) Paul Terzenbach, TJ Linnard, Ashley Robinson, Adam Barrie in "Shakespeare's R & J"
by Don Church & Tony Schillaci
“Romeo and Juliet” is still one of the most popular and frequently produced of Shakespeare’s brilliant and lyrical plays. Its most recent adaptation “Shakespeare’s R& J” is playing [...]