But I really want to direct, goes the common refrain in Hollywood. And these days on Broadway too. Jeffrey Seller, one of the producers behind "Rent," "Avenue Q" and "In the Heights," stirred up a…
Style is of the essence in the deliciously dark, elegant and playful musical comedy about a distant heir who facilitates the demise of eight icky kin who stand in his way to a Downton Abbey-sized…
Mikhail Baryshnikov will star in the world premiere of a dance-theater work based on an Anton Chekhov short story, "The Man in a Case," at Hartford Stage Feb. 21-March 24.
"Can I please have my passport back?" asks a figure that haunts Elliot, a soldier who served in Iraq who is finding daily civilian and family life hard to take in his old Philadelphia home turf. But…
Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer finalist Quiara Alegria Hudes will preem her latest play, "Water by the Spoonful," at Hartford Stage Oct. 20-Nov. 13.
What promises to be a juicy untold tale of intrigue, inspiration and ego unfolds as a Renaissance primer, stuffed with enough research to fill a mini-series.
Longtime artistic director Michael Wilson will exit Hartford Stage at the end of the 2010-11 season, ending a 13-year tenure.
A mist of memories wafts over Hartford Stage's delicate and affectionate production of "To Kill a Mockingbird." But one the nostalgic glow fades, a separate yet honorable version emerges in helmer…
Playing the life rather than the symbol is the challenge for any contemporary revival of "A Raisin in the Sun." Perfs must go beyond the potent iconography of the African-American family in Lorraine…
Hartford Stage is ambitiously showcasing Tennessee Williams' range with a two-evening program of eight one-act plays. The plays, directed by Hartford a.d. Michael Wilson, embrace both the sublime and…