Written by Nick Ryan in conjunction with Split Knuckle Theatre
Coordinated by Greg Webster and Bart. P. Roccoberton Studio Theatre
Private Dick Jack Stone is hired to solve the savage murder of a young dock worker Charlie De Wit. There’s a brutal gang war on in Capital City and the Band of the Black Hand is taking over from the Streets to the Mayor’s office. As Stone journeys into the depths of Capital City, he begins to feel the clutch of the Black Hand. Join Split Knuckle Theatre and the Connecticut Repertory Theatre for this joint production exploring the sensual, dark, and mysterious world of Film Noir, in a show that incorporates modern Indonesian shadow puppetry and jazz music. Running Time: Approximately 80 minutes
Warning – There is a strobe lighting effect used during the performance.
The 2015 Nutmeg Summer Season
Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre
Join us at the barricade, fly with us to Neverland and lace up your roller-skates for an incredible summer of theatre with three shows the entire family will enjoy – Les Misèrables: A Musical Celebration, Peter Pan and Xanadu.
Terrence Mann in Broadway’s PIPPIN
Three-time Tony Award Nominee Terrence Mann returns to CRT this summer! Broadway’s original Javert in Les Misèrables and the Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Terrence Mann most recently closed the run of the Tony-winning revival of Pippin, starring as Charles. Terrence Mann has starred in Broadway productions of CATS as Rum Tum Tugger, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Addams Family, and Barnum. See this Broadway legend in your own backyard.
Terrence Mann reprises the role of Javert
in Les Misèrables A Musical Celebration
May 28 – June 7
A Musical by ALAIN BOUBLIL and CLAUDEI-MICHAEL SCHONBERG
Based on a novel by VICTOR HUGO
Music by CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHONBERG
Lyrics by HERBERT KRETZMER
PETER PAN June 18 – July 3
A Musical Based on the Play by Sir J.M. Barrie
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Music by Morris (Moose) Charlap
Additional Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Additional Music by Jule Styne
Originally directed, choreographed and adapted by Jerome Robbins Starring Terrence Mann as Captain Hook
July 9 – 19
Book by Douglas Carter Beane
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar
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CRT, part of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Connecticut, is the professional producing arm of the Department of Dramatic Arts. CRT stages an array of the best in theatre, from classic plays and musicals to premieres of the latest contemporary work, featuring some of the nation’s finest theatre professionals on stage with the department’s most promising students. The synergy between professionals and advanced student artists creates extraordinary theatre and a unique learning environment.