Hartford Stage Announces Last Two Plays of their 56th season

HARTFORD, CT — April 9, 2019 — Hartford Stage announced today the last two plays of the Tony Award-winning regional theatre’s 56th season. Incoming Hartford Stage Artistic Director Melia Bensussen will stage the Eugene O’Neill coming-of-age comedy Ah, Wilderness! It will be Bensussen’s first production as Artistic Director at Hartford Stage. Former Hartford Stage Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to direct…

Hartford Stage Announces Three Plays for the 2019/2020 Season

Season includes works from Octavio Solis, Molly Smith Metzler and Elizabeth Williamson HARTFORD, CT — March 14, 2019 — Hartford Stage announced today three plays for the upcoming 2019/2020 season, including Quixote Nuevo by Octavio Solis, Cry it Out by Molly Smith Metzler and Jane Eyre, adapted and directed by Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson. Three additional mainstage productions will be announced in the…

Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jeeves & Wooster in “Perfect Nonsense”

The Olivier Award-winning comedy will make its North American Premiere at Hartford Stage March 21 through April 20 HARTFORD, CT — February 25, 2019 — Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creative team for Jeeves & Wooster in “Perfect Nonsense.” The Olivier Award-winning comedy from brothers David and Robert Goodale will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, March 21, through…

REVIEW: “Macbeth” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Imagine a production of Macbeth without the witches. No “When shall we three meet again?” No “Double, double toil and trouble: Fire, burn; and, cauldron, bubble.” No cauldron for that matter; no murderers to kill Banquo or Macduff’s family—only blood magically spurting from their chests. These are some of the many alterations…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “Macbeth”

“…something wicked this way comes.” (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Obie Award-winning director Melia Bensussen. Company veterans Jonathan Croy and Tod Randolph take the helm as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, two of Shakespeare’s most notorious anti-heroes. Shakespeare’s stunning classic of blind ambition and corrosive power runs from July 3 – August 5 in the Tina Packer Playhouse.…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Casting

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company announces its 2018 season casting. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows the Company’s Summer Season includes a roster of audience beloved artists, critically acclaimed actors, and a host of newcomers joining the Company. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Carey Crim’s New England Premiere of Morning After Grace, a comedic romance about…