Hare’s ‘Stuff’ to hit Hartford Stage

Prod'n currently playing at London's National Theater

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — David Hare’s new play “Stuff Happens,” which takes aim at the Bush and Blair administrations, will get its first public exposure in the U.S. with a reading at Hartford Stage later this month. It’s currently playing at London’s National Theater.

The Connecticut theater is presenting the U.S. premiere of Hare’s 1986 play “The Bay at Nice,” starring Estelle Parsons, Oct. 14-Nov. 14.

“Stuff Happens” is part of the theater’s annual weeklong play-reading series (Oct. 25-31). Event also will feature the first look at Gore Vidal’s new play “On the March to the Sea” (Oct. 30), featuring Chris Noth; Regina Taylor’s “The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove” (Oct. 28); and another presentation of Tony Kushner’s “Only We Who Guard the Mystery Shall Be Unhappy” (Oct. 25).

The exact date of the Hare reading has not been determined.

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