| Feb 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
'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)....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:23 AM
“Open Season,” a new musical based on a play by Bill Cain, will be part of Hartford Stage’s annual “Brand:NEW” play reading series that will run Oct. 23 to 27.
Cain, a Jesuit, teacher and playwright, wrote “Standup...
| Sep 24, 2013
The show: "La Dispute" at Hartford Stage
What makes it special?: Kickoff show of the theater's 50th anniversary and the play will alternate with "Macbeth" through early November.
First impressions: An amuse bouche of a production, the mid-18th century...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2013
What ever happen to Tiny Tim after Scrooge became benefactor to the Cratchett family that famous Christmas morning? Did he survive that operation? Did he go to Oxford? Or did he end up a busker outside a seedy music hall in East London?
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
What brought me to Hartford in 2009 was my desire to do more … with the community, my career, socially … just more.
What I found was that "Hartford Has It" all!
In Hartford, I found an amazing group of young professionals called HYPE...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Can you believe the protests, the internet chatter, the angst surrounding the controversial revival of a Broadway musical?
No, I’m not talking about Carrie Underwood’s performance in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” last...
| 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.
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle wirh cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
| 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...