Additional Performance of “Jane Eyre” Scheduled at Hartford Stage

HARTFORD, CT — February 26, 2020 — In response to popular demand, an additional performance of Jane Eyre, adapted and directed by Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson, has been scheduled for Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. The show will close on Saturday, March 14. Jane Eyre has received rave reviews from audiences and critics alike.…

Play Which Inspired the Film “The King’s Speech” Comes to Hartford Stage

Former Hartford Stage Artistic Director Michael Wilson will direct  Hartford, CT – February 24, 2020 – Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King’s Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist…

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…