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  • Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'

    Olympia Dukakis Strong, Memorable As Prospera In 'The Tempest'
    The show: “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. in the Berkshires, starring Olympia Dukakis.  Didn’t we just see “The Tempest?”: Several times, if you count Hartford Stage’s stylish production and...
  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse

    Review: Tartuffe at Westport Country Playhouse
    Tartuffe Directed by David Kennedy. English translation by Richard Wilbur. Through Aug. 5 at the Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport. (203) 227-4177; http://www.westportplayhouse.org   In the past two decades, there’ve been...
  • Elizabeth Williamson Is New Play Person at Hartford Stage

    Elizabeth Williamson Is New Play Person at Hartford Stage
    Elizabeth Williamson  is the new senior dramaturg and director of new play development at Hartfoird Stage. Williamson served the past four years as associate artistic director and literary manager for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City, where...
  • Breakdancing Shakespeare Returns To Hartford Stage with "Much Ado"

    Breakdancing Shakespeare Returns To Hartford Stage with "Much Ado"
    Hartford Stage Young Company, made up of students from the Greater Hartford area, will present "Breakdancing Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing" on Monday, Aug. 6 at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at the theater on 50 Church St. in downtown Hartford. The company is...
  • Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage

    Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage
    Jill Adams is the new president of Hartford Stage's board of directors.  A seven-year veteran of the Board and a resident of North Granby, Adams is president and principal owner of the Adams & Knight advertising agency. A graduate of Catholic...
  • Ryan King Among Actors At National Playwrights Conference

    Ryan King Among Actors At National Playwrights Conference
    Casting is set for the plays featured in the staged readings at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford. Ryan King (Hartford Stage’s “Dying City”) is featured July 3 and 4 in “...
  • Chinese Deliveryman's Nightmare Comes To Stage As 'Stuck Elevator'

    Chinese Deliveryman's Nightmare Comes To Stage As 'Stuck Elevator'
    "Stuck Elevator" began in 2005 when Bryon Au Yong began following news stories about a Chinese restaurant deliveryman from the Happy Dragon who disappeared after dropping off an order of curried shrimp and fried rice in the Bronx. Co-workers found his...
  • Tonys To Regionals: Move Over, Here Comes New York City Theaters

    Suddenly, the competition to get a Tony Award for outstanding regional theater just got more crowded. The administration committee for the Tony Awards announced last week that New York-based theater companies will now be eligible to receive the regional...
  • A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets

    A Different Magic For 'Midsummer Night's Dream': Puppets
    What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse? Go for some Shakespearean magic. That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
  • My Interview With Jean Stapleton, Part of the Hartford Stage Family

    My Interview With Jean Stapleton, Part of the Hartford Stage Family
    The news of the death of actress Jean Stapleton at the age of 90 was sad but not surprising this weekend. The actress was in failing health for years. Indeed she withdrew from the lead in the Hartford Stage production of Horton Foote's "The Trip to...
  • "Twelfth Night" Runs Through June 16th at Hartford Stage

    "Twelfth Night" Runs Through June 16th at Hartford Stage
    Twelfth Night Through June 16, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org   Eye candy alert! Hartford Stage's production of one of Shakespeare's most accessible comedies, Twelfth Night, is saturated with color and...