Hartford Stage Achieves $1,000,000 Matching Challenge

Surpasses Raise the Curtain Fundraising goal for the 2020/2021 Season Hartford, CT, July 13, 2021 – Hartford Stage has met the $1,000,000 Matching Challenge issued by a coalition of donors in January and has surpassed their Raise the Curtain Fundraising goal for the season. The donors who issued this challenge include long-time board leaders…

Hartford Stage Announces Plans for In-person 2021/2022 Season

Artistic Director Melia Bensussen to direct season re-opening production of Ah, Wilderness! by Eugene O’Neill A Christmas Carol will be replaced this season with It’s a Wonderful Life June 10, 2021 – Today, Hartford Stage announced plans to reopen the theatre to in-person performances for the 2021/2022 Season beginning in October 2021. The theater will…

Hartford Stage Announces the Inaugural American Voices New Play Festival

Hartford, CT, May 26, 2021 – Hartford Stage is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural American Voices New Play Festival. The virtual festival will feature three new American plays by writers with Latinx and Hispanic roots — Ash Tree by Georgina Escobar, Her Math Play by Christina Pumariega, and Simona’s Search by Martín Zimmerman. Each play will…

Single and Group Tickets Now on Sale for Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season

Hartford, CT – July 13, 2019 – Single and group tickets for Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season are now on sale. The Tony Award-winning regional theatre’s upcoming season will captivate audiences with classic and contemporary stories of redemption, reconnection, rediscovery, resilience, reinvention and resplendence. Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season features Melia Bensussen’s directorial…

Hartford Stage Announces Last Two Plays of their 56th season

HARTFORD, CT — April 9, 2019 — Hartford Stage announced today the last two plays of the Tony Award-winning regional theatre’s 56th season. Incoming Hartford Stage Artistic Director Melia Bensussen will stage the Eugene O’Neill coming-of-age comedy Ah, Wilderness! It will be Bensussen’s first production as Artistic Director at Hartford Stage. Former Hartford Stage Artistic…

Hartford Stage Announces Three Plays for the 2019/2020 Season

Season includes works from Octavio Solis, Molly Smith Metzler and Elizabeth Williamson HARTFORD, CT — March 14, 2019 — Hartford Stage announced today three plays for the upcoming 2019/2020 season, including Quixote Nuevo by Octavio Solis, Cry it Out by Molly Smith Metzler and Jane Eyre, adapted and directed by Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson. Three additional mainstage productions…

REVIEW: “Macbeth” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Imagine a production of Macbeth without the witches. No “When shall we three meet again?” No “Double, double toil and trouble: Fire, burn; and, cauldron, bubble.” No cauldron for that matter; no murderers to kill Banquo or Macduff’s family—only blood magically spurting from their chests. These are…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Casting

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company announces its 2018 season casting. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows the Company’s Summer Season includes a roster of audience beloved artists, critically acclaimed actors, and a host of newcomers joining the Company. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Carey Crim’s New England Premiere of Morning After…

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