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  • 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)....
  • New Musical To Be Among Works at Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" Festival

    New Musical To Be Among Works at Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" Festival
    “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...
  • Hartford Stage's 'La Dispute' Needs Fewer Speeches, More Humor

    Hartford Stage's 'La Dispute' Needs Fewer Speeches, More Humor
    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...
  • 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...
  • TheaterWorks' 'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season

    TheaterWorks'  'Christmas On The Rocks' An Irreverent Twist On Season
    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? And Susan...
  • Loving Living Where There's So Much Going On

    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...
  • Musical 'Rent' To Go On At Trumbull High - Or Will It?

    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...
  • 'Hamlet,' "Kiss Me Kate' Top New Hartford Stage Season

    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. The...
  • Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' Opening On Broadway

    Hartford Stage's 'Gentleman's Guide' Opening On Broadway
    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...
  • Malcolm Morrison, Director And Former Dean of Hartt School Dead At 73

    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...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide' Box Office Surges, But Still Far From Capacity

    'Gentleman's Guide' Box Office Surges, But Still Far From Capacity
    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...