"The Circus in Winter" developed at Goodspeed's Norma Terris


Characters deal with love and tragedy, and the population includes acrobats and sideshow figures and clowns and a dreamer named Wallace Porter searching for redemption and grace, as Goodspeed notes.

Spirit of Broadwy Theater presents "Once We Lived Here"

After founding the SBT in Norwich 17 years ago, Brett Bernardini announced earlier this year that he was stepping down at the end of 2014. But, before he leaves and passes the theater on to a successor, he has one last show to stage.\n

It's all about O'Neill this weekend

The Neo-Futurists perform "The Complete & Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill, Volume II" at Connecticut College, and the O'Neill Celebration happens Saturday at the Monte Cristo Cottage

Waterford Drama presents ‘I AM ...’

Waterford High School will present “I AM ...”, an original work created by nine students, at 7:30 p.m. from Thursday, Oct. 23, to Saturday, Oct. 25, in the school auditorium.

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California dreamin’ of a good burger

I completely forgot to write my column last month because my son, Dillon, got married in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Emma, a beautiful and gracious young woman whom I am proud to call my daughter-in-law.

Eightmile RiverFest celebrates a natural gem

The EightMile RiverFest 2014 takes place Saturday at Devil's Hopyard State Park.