| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2013
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Yale School of Drama grad Bryce Pinkham, who played Brother in Hartford Stage’s “The Orphans’ Home Cycle,” will co-star in the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” on Broadway this fall. The show,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Neighborhood Studios, the summer programs run by the City of Hartford for creative teens, in collaboration with local arts venues, will wrap up its 2013 season with a series of showcases of artworks created by students in the program.
On Wednesday, July...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Hartford Stage is offering a "Christmas in July” special on tickets purchased through July 31 for its 50th anniversary season.
Tickets will be $15 off all main stage productions and $15 off Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 29-Dec. 1)...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Hartford Stage’s upcoming production of “Macbeth” received a boost with a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
The theater is one of 40 theaters selected to participate in Shakespeare...
| Jul 7, 2013
When the time comes to make a movie about Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed the agency's vast global and domestic surveillance (and you know that will happen some day soon), think of Barrett Foa.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:19 AM
In 1963, professional theaters were sprouting up around the nation, far from the bright neon lights of Broadway. There was some kind of magic in the air, particularly in Connecticut.
Happy 50th anniversary to Hartford Stage and the Goodspeed Opera...
| 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...