Politics and religion are incendiary subjects onstage, especially during the home stretch of a presidential election.
First chance to hear Christopher Shinn's latest, "Now or Later," now playing at London's Royal Court Theater, will come during Hartford Stage's "Brand:NEW" play reading series Nov. 6 to 20.
Think "Little Big Man" meets the Bard and you'll have some idea of the narrative sweep, thematic reach and whiz-bang theatricality surrounding Richard Nelson's "How Shakespeare Won the West," the…
Just before her wedding, an Eisenhower-era bride-to-be has issues with her all-in-control intended in this take on "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Puck is turning out to be an unlucky part at Hartford Stage.
While it lacks the political and theatrical significance of its 1970 premiere with Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, David Storey's "Home" still provides an opportunity for great actors to show how…
"What are you afraid of?" characters ask all too often in "See Rock City and Other Destinations," a road trip tuner that travels a lot of geographical territory but covers limited emotional distance…
Like private conversations that drift in the air on a beach, Ellen Melaver's gentle breeze of a play, "Not Waving," has a casual, intimate and random quality that slowly accumulates interest as the…
South African scribe Athol Fugard will present the world preem of his latest work, "Coming Home," at New Haven's Long Wharf Theater Jan. 14-Feb. 8.
When "Half a Sixpence" transferred from the West End to Broadway in 1965, the tuner had the ingratiating Brit charmer Tommy Steele as rags-to-riches-to-rags shop clerk Arthur Kipps, the exuberant…
Instead of its typical bleak landscape, helmer Anders Cato's production of Samuel Beckett's famous waiting game is set in a bright, white box of a set, turning Vladimir and Estragon's world clinical…