Hartford Stage Extends PlayDate Babysitting Program Through Remainder of 2019/2020 Season

Free childcare service for theatre-going parents and caregivers will begin on January 18 during Pike St. HARTFORD, CT — January 9, 2020 — PlayDate, the pilot babysitting program jointly developed by Hartford Stage and Christ Church Cathedral last year, will extend through the remainder of the 2019/2020 season. PlayDate provides free convenient, reliable babysitting for parents…

Nilaja Sun Brings Acclaimed Solo Show “Pike St.” to Hartford Stage

Hartford, CT – December 12, 2019 – Obie Award-winning playwright and actor Nilaja Sun will perform her acclaimed solo show, Pike St., at Hartford Stage Thursday, January 9, to Sunday, February 2, 2020. Pike St. will be directed by Ron Russell, who also serves as Sound Designer. In Pike St., Sun vividly brings to life three generations of a Puerto Rican family…

Hartford Stage will present The Reduced Shakespeare Company in “The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)” for a Limited Engagement Run

“Audacious, often outrageous and bawdy; the frantic pacing reminds you of an old-time burlesque or vaudeville review.” Boston Stages Tickets go on sale Friday, November 29 Hartford, CT – November 27, 2019 – Who knew that cavemen told “rock rock” jokes or that Molière was a comedian? Audiences will discover these untold secrets and more when Hartford…

“A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas” Returns to Hartford Stage for its 22nd Season

Hartford, CT – November 7, 2019 – Connecticut’s beloved holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas, returns to thrill and delight Hartford Stage audiences for its 22nd season. This heartwarming adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale runs Friday, November 29, through Saturday, December 28. Adapted and originally directed by former Hartford Stage Artistic Director Michael Wilson, A Christmas…

Hartford Stage Offers Sensory Friendly Performance of “A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas”

Hartford, CT, November 5, 2019 – The sensory friendly performance of A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas has become an important annual tradition at Hartford Stage. Now in its sixth year, the sensory friendly performance – designed to create an accessible, welcoming theatre experience for children and adults with autism or other sensory-input disorders, as well as…

Hartford Stage and Christ Church Cathedral Partner to Launch PlayDate, a Free Babysitting Service for Theatregoers

HARTFORD, CT — October 24, 2019 — Hartford Stage and Christ Church Cathedral are partnering to provide free babysitting services for theatregoers. PlayDate will offer reliable, convenient babysitting for parents and guardians eager to relax and enjoy a live theatre performance. The service will be available during the 2 p.m. matinee performances of Cry it Out on Saturday, November 2,…

Playwright Nilaja Sun to Serve as Guest Artist for “Project: Transform” at Hartford Stage

Applications now being accepted from Connecticut high school student writers, actors, rappers, dancers, musicians, poets and artists Hartford, CT – September 26, 2019 – Project: Transform returns to Education @ Hartford Stage this fall, with acclaimed Pike St. playwright, actor and teaching artist Nilaja Sun serving as guest artist. Connecticut high school students with a talent for writing, acting, dancing, music,…