| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Arguably, Noel Coward's most famous play is the witty still-in-love divorce comedy, "Private Lives."
But the playwright's own private life was that of a discreet gay British gentleman, a subject he explored indirectly in his late-in-life play, "A Song...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways.
And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
| Mar 1, 2014
The show: Noel Coward's "A Song at Twilight" at Hartford Stage
What makes it special?: This late-Coward play is staged by Mark Lamos, former artistic director of Hartford Stage in the theater's 50th anniversary season.
First impressions?: It's...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:14 AM
“It was an emotional event,” says Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, who was at the White House’s Executive Building Monday, Feb. 24 for the screening of “The Trip to Bountiful,” Lifetime Television&...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:15 AM
A world premiere of a provocative play by Matthew Lopez, William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and a revival of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me Kate’’ are among the highlights of Hartford Stage’s 2014-2015 season.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The Broadway awards season has got off to a splendid start for the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered at Hartford Stage in 2012. The Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations came out this week and the...
| Apr 11, 2014
The show: "Somewhere" at Hartford Stage.
What makes it special?: A play by Matthew Lopez, featuring his aunt, Tony Award-winning actress Priscilla Lopez.
First impressions: The battle between dreams and reality is rich fodder for drama, made more...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Loved ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ when it premiered at Hartford Stage in 2012?
The recording of the now-Broadway musical will be available digitally Feb. 25 and as a CD on April 1.
Meanwhile the show has somewhat bounced...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Darko Tresnjak and Joey Parnes — the Broadway newbie and the veteran producer — sit in the orchestra section of the Walter Kerr Theatre looking remarkably serene. After all, it was the last day to put in any finishing touches before critics...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:15 PM
So what’s next for the up-until-last-month-little-known creative team of “Love/Murder?” Director Darko Tresnjak is working with Steve Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman on a new musical, “Campaign of the Century.” I wouldn’t...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Did you see the two-page spread in Sunday’s New York Times filled with glowing quotes from critics of the new musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder?” The show, which premiered at Hartford Stage and directed by its...