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  • 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...
  • Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' Runs Through Nov. 10

    Hartford Stage's Production of 'Macbeth' Runs Through Nov. 10
    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 intermission, the show...
  • A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth' At Hartford Stage

    A Powerful Production Of 'Macbeth'  At Hartford Stage
    The show: William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at Hartford Stage What makes it special?: The second show in repertory, with "La Dispute," which opens the theater's 50th anniversary season. First impressions?: Think "Breaking Bard." Walter White's...
  • Esau Pritchett Heads Cast In 'Fences' At Long Wharf Theatre

    Esau Pritchett  (Broadway’s “A Free Man of Color”) plays Troy Maxson, the commanding father in August Wilson’s “Fences” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, directed by Phylicia Rashad.  Also featured in the show,...
  • Could A Connecticut Theater Revive Orson Welles' 'Too Much Johnson'?

    Now that the lost 40-minute film footage Orson Welles created for his production of the William Gillette farce, "Too Much Johnson," had been found, restored, presented and praised -- could an a stage production of Welles' vision happen? Perhaps a...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • 'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway

    'Becoming Dr. Ruth' To Close Off-Broadway
    Another show that transferred from Hartford to New York didn’t as well ar Hartford Stage's "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” which starred Bera Jo Rupp in the solo bio-show, received further development...