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  • 'The Underpants' Cast Set For New Haven, Hartford

     'The Underpants' Cast Set For New Haven, Hartford
    George Bartenieff, Didi Conn, Jenny Leona, Jeff McCarthy, Burke Moses and Steve Routman make up the cast of Steve Martin’s “The Underpants” which will bow at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre Oct. 16 to Nov. 10 before coming to...
  • 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...
  • Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage

    Actors Doing Double Duty In 'Macbeth,' 'La Dispute' At Hartford Stage
    What's it like to prepare, rehearse and perform two shows in repertory? Repertory — where a theater presents one show on one day and an entirely different one the next — was once common practice in theaters. Connecticut audiences may...
  • Full Cast Named For Broadway's 'Love/Murder,' Via Hartford Stage

    Full Cast Named For Broadway's 'Love/Murder,' Via Hartford Stage
    There's more than a few new names in the Broadway production of the new musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" --  at least compared to when it had its world premiere at Hartford Stage. Bryce Pinkham (Yale School of Drama grad, Hartford Stage'...
  • Janine Nabers Named Aetna New Voices Fellow At Hartford Stage

    Janine Nabers Named Aetna New Voices Fellow At Hartford Stage
    Janine Nabers is Hartford Stage’s new Aetna New Voices Fellow, a season-long position previously held by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegria Hudes, as well as Daniel Beaty, Will Power and Martthew Lopez. The fellowship allows...
  • Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' is Not For the Faint of Heart

    Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' is Not For the Faint of Heart
    Darko Tresnjak’s production of Macbeth at Hartford Stage does the classic tragedy justice and accentuates the speed of the title character’s descent into murderous tyranny. Clocking in at just two-and-a-quarter hours including one...
  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Baryshnikov Hits Road With Show That Premiered In Hartford

    Mikhail Baryshnikov will be continuing  his role in the stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s  "Man in a Case," which had its world premiered at Hartford Stage last season, with a national tour of the mixed media show. The 2013-2014 national tour...
  • 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...
  • 'La Dispute by Marivaux' Runs Through Nov. 10 at Hartford Stage

    'La Dispute by Marivaux' Runs Through Nov. 10 at Hartford Stage
    A new adaptation of Marivaux's La Dispute, an 18th century French confection of a play, is running in repertory with Macbeth at Hartford Stage Company. Both are directed by Darko Tresnjak, and the resident company of actors have the great good fun of...
  • Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage

    Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage
    How do you make a serial killer likable? One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...