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  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    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...
  • Baryshnikov Hits Road With Show That Premiered In Hartford

    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...
  • New Musical To Be Among Works at Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" Festival

    New Musical To Be Among Works at Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" Festival
    “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...
  • Hartford Stage Has Ticket Sale Through July 31

    Bargain alert! 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)...
  • Bryce Pinkham To Co-Star in Musical 'Love/Murder' On Broadway

    Bryce Pinkham To Co-Star in Musical 'Love/Murder' On Broadway
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Bushnell's Dream: Arts Center Sees A Chance To Create A Real Neighborhood

    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....
  • 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...
  • 50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors

    50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors
    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...
  • 'La Dispute by Marivaux' Runs Through Nov. 10 at Hartford Stage

    'La Dispute by Marivaux' Runs Through Nov. 10 at Hartford Stage
    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...
  • Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' Runs Through Nov. 10

    Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' Runs Through Nov. 10
    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...
  • A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth' At Hartford Stage

    A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth'  At Hartford Stage
    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...