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  • A Classical Voice For Hartford Stage's 'Breath & Imagination'

    Jubilant Sykes has sung classical and spiritual music at the Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, London's Barbican Centre and the Hollywood Bowl. But Hartford Stage is a decidedly different venue for a veteran of...
  • Hartford Stage Tackles the Life of African-American Classical Singer Roland Hayes

    Hartford Stage Tackles the Life of African-American Classical Singer Roland Hayes
    Breath & Imagination dramatizes the life of pioneering African-American classical singer Roland Hayes (1887-1977), who went from singing on a Georgia plantation to wowing European monarchs. Hayes is played by baritone Jubliant Sykes (pictured), who can...
  • "Moonlight and Magnolias" About Script Struggles of "Gone With the Wind"

    "Moonlight and Magnolias" About Script Struggles of "Gone With the Wind"
    "Moonlight and Magnolias," Ron Hutchinson's comedy about the making of the script to "Gone With the Wind" begins performances this week at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road. Previews begin Wednesday, Jan,. 23, opens Friday, Jan. 25 and...
  • Hartford's 'Water By The Spoonful' Opens Off-Broadway

    Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again? That's what happened to me with...
  • Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage

    Spurring a Conversation About Faith at Hartford Stage
    The new Hartford Stage show Breath & Imagination is living up to its name by breathing fresh air into the music-theater genre and adding imaginative touches to everything from the casting to the post-show discussions. The show is a biography of...
  • Who's Breathing and Imaginative in the New Play-With-Music Breath & Imagination at Hartford Stage

    Who's Breathing and Imaginative in the New Play-With-Music Breath & Imagination at Hartford Stage
    Breath & Imagination, Hartford Stage's new show (running Jan. 11 through Feb. 9) about groundbreaking African-American lyrical tenor vocalist Roland Hayes, has announced its cast. It’s a small cast—two singers and a piano accompanist, but...
  • World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season

    World Premiere of "These Paper Bullets" Highlights Yale Repertory Theatre 2013-14 Season
    "These Paper Bullets,” the world premiere rock adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” featuring new songs by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is one of the highlights of the six-show 2013-14 season at New Haven’s Yale...
  • New Musical Co-Directed By Harold Prince To Hartford Stage

    New Musical Co-Directed By Harold Prince To Hartford Stage
    Legendary director Harold Prince will co-stage a new musical which is being developed to premiere at Hartford Stage for the 2014-15 season Prince, 85, revealed the news in an interview with Peter Marks of the Washington Post regarding the postponement...
  • Musical Comedy Premiere Highlights Hartford Stage's 50th

    A world premiere of an original musical comedy, two classic performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater’s five artistic directors and a “rejuvenated” “A Christmas Carol” will be among the highlights of Hartford Stage&...
  • Hartford Stage's 50th Season Includes Premiere of Musical Comedy, Classics

    A premiere of an original musical comedy, two classics performed in repertory, a reunion of the theater's five artistic directors, and a "rejuvenated" Dickens' favorite are highlights of Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary season beginning in September....
  • A Connecticut Theater Club? Say, That's The Ticket

       Are Connecticut theaters missing out on a new audience? New engagement? New revenue?  The thought occurred to me when a colleague asked me a simple question: How can she buy a gift certificate for someone who can then choose whatever show they want...