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…

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,…

Single and Group Tickets Now on Sale for Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season

Hartford, CT – July 13, 2019 – Single and group tickets for Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season are now on sale. The Tony Award-winning regional theatre’s upcoming season will captivate audiences with classic and contemporary stories of redemption, reconnection, rediscovery, resilience, reinvention and resplendence. Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season features Melia Bensussen’s directorial debut as Artistic Director, Eugene…

Hartford Stage Announces Cynthia Rider as New Managing Director

HARTFORD, CT — June 5, 2019 — David R. Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, and incoming Artistic Director Melia Bensussen have announced the appointment of Cynthia Rider as Managing Director of the Tony Award-winning theatre. Rider, who previously served as Executive Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, will assume the role in July. She takes over the position from…