| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:35 PM
And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott?
George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Mikhail Baryshnikov will be continuing his role in the stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s "Man in a Case," which had its world premiered at Hartford Stage last season, with a national tour of the mixed media show.
The 2013-2014 national tour...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:23 AM
“Open Season,” a new musical based on a play by Bill Cain, will be part of Hartford Stage’s annual “Brand:NEW” play reading series that will run Oct. 23 to 27.
Cain, a Jesuit, teacher and playwright, wrote “Standup...
| 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 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,...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 9:00 PM
The Bushnell, long isolated from any real neighborhood, is now planning one of its own.
Think apartments and condominiums, retail shops and restaurants, all lining Hartford's Capitol Avenue in the shadow of the state's gold-domed seat of government....
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Among themselves, they call each other by the order in which they led Hartford Stage with Jacques Cartier, who founded the theater in 1963 being "One."
"Two" through "Five" —- Paul Weidner, Mark Lamos, Michael Wilson and the theater's present...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:35 AM
A new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, an 18th century French confection of a play, is running in repertory with Macbeth at Hartford Stage Company. Both are directed by Darko Tresnjak, and the resident company of actors have the great good fun of...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Darko Tresnjak's production of Macbeth at Hartford Stage does the classic tragedy justice and accentuates the speed of the title character's descent into murderous tyranny. Clocking in at just two-and-a-quarter hours including one intermission, the show...
| Sep 27, 2013
The show: William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage
What makes it special?: The second show in repertory, with "La Dispute," which opens the theater's 50th anniversary season.
First impressions?: Think "Breaking Bard." Walter White's...