Monday, June 3, 2013


Connecticut theater is not without its red carpet event.  The Connecticut Critics Circle, a group that includes many of the reviewers who write, blog and have radio shows on our outstanding theater world, will be honoring the best of the best this Monday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive.  This event is free and open to the public.

This year's nominations for outstanding production of a play include:  “Almost, Maine”   from Hartford TheaterWorks,  "American Night" by Yale Rep, "Clybourne Park" from Long Wharf, "Marie Antoinette" by Yale Rep, "The Dining Room" from Westport Country Playhouse and "Twelfth Night" by Hartford Stage.

The nominations for outstanding production of a musical are:“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”  by Hartford Stage, "Carousel" by Goodspeed Musicals, "Hairspray" by the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" by Summer Theatre of New Canaan, "Next to Normal" by MTC Mainstage, and "The Immigrant" by Seven Angels.

Other categories include outstanding actor and actress, outstanding featured actor and actress, best director of a play and a musical, outstanding ensemble, outstanding debut, outstanding choreography, set design, costumes, lighting and sound.

Reservations are required.  Please call Steven Scarpa at Long Wharf Theatre at -203-772-8255 or 203-787-4284 or


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