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  • 'Hamlet,' "Kiss Me Kate' Top New Hartford Stage Season

    A world premiere of a provocative play by Matthew Lopez, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and a revival of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate’’ are among the highlights of Hartford Stage’s 2014-2015 season. The...
  • 'Love And Other Fables' Musical Postponed At Hartford Stage

    'Love And Other Fables' Musical Postponed At Hartford Stage
    The new musical "Love and Other Fables," Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season-ender slated for a world premiere in May, is off the schedule for now. John Rando, the director of the musical romantic comedy centering on the ancient Greek story-...
  • In Praise Of The "Stickiness' Of Arts Leaders

    Things are getting pretty nostalgic lately, what with the 50th anniversary celebrations first at Goodspeed Musicals and now at Hartford Stage -- with more half-century milestones coming up next year from Waterford's Eugene O'Neill Theater Center and New...
  • Former Dean of Hartt Malcolm Morrison Dies

    Former Dean of Hartt Malcolm Morrison Dies
    Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle with cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
  • Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' Opening On Broadway

    Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' Opening On Broadway
    Darko Tresnjak and Joey Parnes — the Broadway newbie and the veteran producer — sit in the orchestra section of the Walter Kerr Theatre looking remarkably serene. After all, it was the last day to put in any finishing touches before critics...
  • Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom

    Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom
    In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles. Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
  • But I Really Want to Direct: Broadway Producers Try Creative Role

    But I really want to direct, goes the common refrain in Hollywood. And these days on Broadway too. Jeffrey Seller, one of the producers behind "Rent," "Avenue Q" and "In the Heights," stirred up a bit of surprise earlier this year when he branched out...
  • NY Times' Cheers For Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' On Broadway

    NY Times' Cheers For Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' On Broadway
    Most New York critics gave killer reviews to the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered last year at Hartford Stage and which opened on Broadway Sunday night at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Leading the cheers was...
  • Ken Tigar, Jonathan Crombie in 'Freud's Last Session'

    Ken Tigar plays famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and Jonathan Crombie is writer C.S. Lewis is “Freud’s Last Session” at Hartford’s TheaterWorks. The Mark St. Germain play, directed by Maxwell Williams, associate artistic...
  • Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season

    Coward, Bergman, Nottage and Ayckbourn Works In '14 Westport Season
    Works by Noël Coward, Ingmar Bergman, Alan Ayckbourn and Lynn Nottage will be featured in the five-play 2014 season at Westport Country Playhouse. The theme of the 84th season of the theater will be love — which is also the season theme of...
  • Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!

    Theater Roundabout: Shakespeare Everywhere!
    It's the attack of the teen Shakespeares! The Hartford Stage Young Company presents its Breakdancing Shakespeare breakdown of the bard's Two Gentlemen of Verona through August 15 at 7 p.m. (hartfordstage.org). This is the eighth annual Breakdancing...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...