Staged reading of Michael McGuire's play "The Caretakers"

The drama focuses on a couple who become caretakers of an island lighthouse. They are trying to run away from their tragic past — but it can’t be escaped so easily.

Bradley Cooper dazzles as "The Elephant Man"

Bradley Cooper quite literally transforms himself in the new Broadway revival of “The Elephant Man” from a Hollywood hunk into a man of “physical hideousness, incapacitating deformities and unremitting pain.”

Mohegan Sun hosts Albano's "Nutcracker"

The Albano Ballet Company’s “Nutcracker” has been a tradition at Mohegan Sun for 13 years. This season, though, it’s all taking place in a different venue: the Sun’s Cabaret Theatre.\n

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Check out asteroid Hebe

Just outside the orbit of Mars, an asteroid large enough to be observed this month with binoculars or a small telescope is emerging into view.

Confessions of a memorabiliac

There are plenty of folks who aren't "hoarders" but nonetheless fiercely hold on to an item or two that might seem illogical to someone else. I call these people memorabiliacs — and, yes, I count myself a member of this august...

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Upcoming concerts and shows in the region

Seth Meyers - May 2 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12; $49.50

Craig Ferguson - Feb. 13 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12; $45-$65

Ginuwine, Next, Jon B. - Feb. 14 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12; $58, $78

Regis and Joy Philbin - March 14 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12; $75

The Whispers and Stephanie Mills - Jan. 9 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $38, $58

Chris Brown, Trey Songz - Feb. 20 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport; tickets on sale at noon Dec. 12; $59.75-$199.50

Breaking Benjamin - Feb. 13 at The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 12; $35