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  • Review: A Beautifully Staged, Fun 'Twelfth Night'

    The show: "Twelfth Night" at Hartford Stage First impressions: You can get lost in love and in the garden maze in Hartford Stage's stylish production of this Shakespearean perennial. There are so many couplings, re-couplings, un-couplings and double...
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season

    Connecticut Critics Circle Nominate Best Of Theater Season
     Whew! There's a slew of nominations for The Connectocut Critics Circle Awards honoring the best of the state's 2012-13 theater season. Winners will be named next week and will be honored at a ceremony June 10 at New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre. The...
  • Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage

    Set Designer Creates Maze Magic For 'Twelfth Night' At Hartford Stage
    For set designer Alexander Dodge, it often starts with an image. In the case of the visual inspiration of Hartford Stage's production of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," it was the suggestion of a garden maze by director Darko Tresnjak. The result is...
  • Marc Kudisch Joins Cast Of "Hamlet" At Yale Rep

    Marc Kudisch Joins Cast Of "Hamlet" At Yale Rep
    Multi-Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch (Hartford Stage's "Summer and Smoke") joins the Yale Repertory Theatre production of "Hamlet" starring Emmy Award winner and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti.  Kudisch plays Claudius and the Ghost of Hamlet's Father....
  • "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...
  • 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...
  • NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups

    NEA Gives $345,000 In Grants To 12 Connecticut Arts Groups
    The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects. Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...