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  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' gets most nominations
    It was a richly rewarding Tony Award morning for two regional theater companies, including one in Southern California. "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the darkly comic musical that ran at the Hartford Stage Co. in Connecticut and the Old Globe...
  • Hartford's Got Arts Going On

    Hartford's Got Arts Going On
    Creative people — from actors to musicians, and poets to painters — are coming to Hartford. What draws them here? What do they need to flourish? We asked four Hartford residents active in the city arts scene to contribute their thoughts. Three...
  • Hartford Stage: The Big Bang Theater Theory

     Hartford Stage: The Big Bang Theater Theory
    'The Hartford Stage Company, with no time for trifles, made its debut in its new theater last night, confronting Shakespeare and 'Othello.' " So began The Courant review on April 2, 1964, by the critic who went under the initials "T.H.P." (T.H. Parker)....
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • Brian Murray Stars In 'Song At Twilight'

    Brian Murray Stars In 'Song At Twilight'
    Brian Murray, Mia Dillon and Gordana Rashovich star in the Noel Coward’s bittersweet comedy -- and one of his last works -- “A Song at Twilight” at Hartford Stage. Mark Lamos, former artistic director of Hartford Stage and now at...
  • Tresnjak To Direct LuPone, Racette In Opera

    Tresnjak To Direct LuPone, Racette In Opera
    Darko Tresnjak, artistic director of Hartford Stage, will direct theater diva Patti LuPone and opera diva Patricia Racette in “The Ghosts of Versailles” in early 2015 at the Los Angeles Opera. James Conlon will conduct the new production of...
  • Xianni Santiago, Hartford

    Xianni Santiago, Hartford
    Xianni Santiago, 21 year-old resident of Hartford, was walking in the vicinity of Church and Main Streets when she passed through the CTNow radar. We caught up with her in front of Hartford Stage and asked her about her jacket. Topping a Wal-mart T-...
  • Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget

    Connecticut Theatrical Disasters Too Memorable To Forget
    What makes a theatrical disaster more than just an insufferable evening in the theater? It's that people keep referencing it for years...and years...and years. >>"Mark Twain: The Musical" at the Hartford Armory: In a blatant attempt to attract tourism...
  • 'Song At Twilight' Cast Talks About 'Outing' During Noel Coward's Era

    'Song At Twilight' Cast Talks About 'Outing' During Noel Coward's Era
    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...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    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...
  • 'A Song at Twilight' At Hartford Stage Lacks Punch, Precision

     'A Song at Twilight' At Hartford Stage Lacks Punch, Precision
    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...