I'm Connecticut, From Emmy-Winning "Simpsons" Writer, to Debut at Connecticut Repertory Theatre

News   I'm Connecticut, From Emmy-Winning "Simpsons" Writer, to Debut at Connecticut Repertory Theatre
 
Connecticut Repertory Theatre will stage the world premiere of Emmy Award-winning "Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss' I'm Connecticut as part of its 2011-2012 season.

Connecticut native Reiss penned the work that takes aim at the residents of the "Nutmeg State." Vince J. Cardinal will direct the Dec. 1-10 run.

According to CRT, "I'm Connecticut is a love story about a young man who grew up in Simsbury now living in New York City and searching for love. Amid the anxieties of dating he begins to ask himself what a Nutmegger really is. If you’ve ever wondered about the identity of The Land of Steady Habits, be prepared for a hysterical surprise."

The organization is also planning mainstage productions of Thornton Wilder's Our Town (Oct. 6-16), Steven Svoboda's Odysseus D.O.A. (Feb. 23-March 4, 2012); and the Tony-winning Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater musical Spring Awakening (April 12-28, 2012).

The studio series will include Moliere's The Miser (Oct. 27-Nov. 6, 2011) and Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (March 22-April 1, 2012).

Connecticut Repertory Theatre performs at the University of Connecticut's School of Fine Arts. For tickets phone (860) 486-4226 or visit crt.uconn.edu.

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