| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:55 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:39 PM
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 “...
| Jun 16, 2013
"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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2013
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-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:09 AM
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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:50 AM
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...