Arts

Ben Folds, who will play virtually at UConn on March 4, seated behind a piano during a concert.

Musical Influencer Ben Folds Opens Jorgensen Digital Stage Spring Season

The multifaceted musician will perform virtually at UConn on March 4.

‘Amplifying Black Voices in Hollywood’ Debuts DMD Speaker Series

A focus on topics ranging from lack of Black representation on writing staffs to the distorted perspectives of TV crime dramas.

KEY WEST, FLORIDA, USA - 1982: American playwright Tennessee Williams (1911 - 1983) pictured at his desk with papers and various objects including half consumed bottles of wine in the office room of the house he owned in Key West, Florida, shortly before his death in 1983. A Tiffany lamp sits on the desk alongside a lamp with a dented shade and a typewriter. (Photo by Derek Hudson/Getty Images)

Tennessee Williams, Shakespeare Highlight Virtual CRT Spring Season

Student actors will interpret the work of the famous playwrights in the new and challenging medium of Zoom theater.

“Devil's Punch Bowl #129” (1885-1890), albumen print by Truman Ward Ingersoll. Gift of Samuel Charters and Ann Charters.

Benton ‘Anthropocene’ Exhibit Highlights Human Impact on Environment

Exploring humans' effect on the planet through centuries of art.

Art, Music Faculty Collaboration Illuminates ‘Paradox in Political Tribalism’

Following a divisive election, a multimedia collaboration asks searching questions about values and principles.

An image from Basil Twist’s “Symphonie Fantasique,” performed with fabric in a tank of water.

Ballard Forum Highlights Links Between Puppetry and Engineering

The director of the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry has been finding ways to explore the surprising connections between puppetry and engineering.

Ken Fuchs, professor of music, teaches a class on music arranging for music educators at the Music Building on March 12, 2019

New Recording with U.S. Coast Guard Band Returns Fuchs to Musical Roots

Two great forces in Connecticut music meet on a new recording of compositions by UConn's Kenneth Fuchs performed by the U.S. Coast Guard Band.

Tony Winner Kelli O’Hara Returns to Jorgensen for Digital Stage Concert

The Jorgensen Digital Stage season continues with a Dec. 5 visit from the singer and actress Kelli O'Hara.

A black and white photo of a giant balloon in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City

Pandemic Doesn’t Deflate Iconic ‘Upside Down Puppets’ of Thanksgiving Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade may be different in many ways this year, but the world-famous character balloons will still be part of the show.

1946: American actor James Stewart (1908 - 1997) as George Bailey, hugs actor Karolyn Grimes, who plays Zuzu his daughter, in a still from director Frank Capra's Christmas classic film, 'It's a Wonderful Life'. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

CRT First: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ as Old Time Radio Play

In its first-ever audio production, the Connecticut Repertory Theatre is presenting a Golden Age of Radio-style adaptation of the holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life."