| May 1, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Last May, Da'Vine Joy Randolph graduated from the Yale School of Drama, unclear what her future as an actor would hold.
On Tuesday morning, she was nominated as best featured actor in a musical for her performance in "Ghost: The Musical," in a role of...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Hartford has seldom seen more changes in its theater scene than it has in the past year. Two of the city's best-known theaters have had turnovers at their topmost ranks.
In the June of 2010, Michael Wilson announced he was leaving Hartford Stage [50...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Jesse Michael Farmer, 25, of Martinsburg, W.Va., died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center.
Born Nov. 24, 1986, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, he was the son of Michael Wilson and Carolyn Lynn Stuller Farmer of Blythewood, S.C....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Jim Ireland, the energetic and outspoken managing director of Hartford Stage from 2002 to 2005, died at Monday at the Vitas End of Life Care Hospice in Winter Park, Fla. He was 69. Cause of death was complications from lung cancer
He lived in Orlando,...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:32 PM
“The Best Man,” the hit revival of the Gore Vidal play may have ended its limited Broadway run last Sunday but Michael Wilson, former artistic director at Hartford Stage who staged the work, has another New York gig.
Wilson will direct a...
| Jun 10, 2012
Connecticut theater fans will have a few folks with local connections to root for when they tune in to Tony Award telecast on CBS 8 p.m. Sunday night, June 10.
What could be a dramatic and emotional moment would be a win for Da'Vine Joy Randolph,...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Christopher Baker, senior dramaturg, and Hana S. Sharif, associate artistic director, will leave Hartford Stage this month to pursue other facets of their careers, according to an announcement artistic director Darko Tresnjak made to the staff.
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Elaine Calder, who was managing director of Hartford Stage during Michael Wilson’s first few years as artistic director, is the new executive director of the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada. She held that position earlier in her career,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:55 AM
“Divine Rivalry,” which had its world premiere at Hartford Stage two years ago, is having a future life, now co-written by Michael Kramer and D.S. Moynihan. (Kramer, a noted journalist, was the solo author when the play was produced in...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Maxwell Williams, resident director at Hartford Stage, is now the new associate artstic director at the theater.
He succeeds Hana Sharif.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Max over the past year," says artistic director Darko Tresnjak,...