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  • Ryan King Among Actors At National Playwrights Conference

    Ryan King Among Actors At National Playwrights Conference
    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 “...
  • 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...
  • Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage

    Cast Named for Beth Henley's "Abundance"At Hartford Stage
      Monique Vukovic (Buddy Cop 2, Atlantic Theater Company and Housebreaking, Cherry Lane Theatre), Brenda Withers (Cyrano, Folger Theatre and The Tempest, The Pearl Theatre Company), Kevin Kelly (Henry V, Two River Theater Company and Richard III, The...
  • 'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut

    'Riding the Turnpike' Explores Sex Industry In Connecticut
    Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer. But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
  • Olympia Dukakis, John Douglas Thompson Star In 'Mother Courage'

    Over at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass. the main stage shows presented in repertory are: Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” and “Richard II” and Bertolt Brecht’s “Mother Courage and Her...
  • SITI's Cafe Variations Comes to Fairfield Friday, March 1

    SITI's Cafe Variations Comes to Fairfield Friday, March 1
    Earlier this month the Mabou Mines company descended upon Wesleyan University with its brash rearrangement of Tennessee Williams texts, tempered with Grand Guignol horror-theater posturings. On March 1 at 8 p.m., another vaunted New York-based...