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News and Media

Press Releases & News Items:

April 15, 2020
Hartford Stage reschedules Ah, Wilderness! and The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) in response to COVID-19 crisis

March 25, 2020
Hartford Stage announces four plays for 2020/2021 – the first full season selected by Obie Award-winning Artistic Director Melia Bensussen

March 20. 2020
Hartford Stage announces Employee Reductions in response to COVID-19 crisis

March 12, 2020
Hartford Stage cancels all remaining performances of Jane Eyre and run of The King’s Speech in response to COVID-19

February 26, 2020
Additional performance of Jane Eyre scheduled by popular demand on Thursday, March 12

February 24, 2020
The original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King’s Speech comes to Hartford Stage in March

February 12, 2020
Hartford Stage to present the Hartford Public Library with inaugural Inspiration Award during its annual Gala in April

January 30, 2020
Education @ Hartford Stage announces partnership with the CREC Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts Half Day Program to host Youth Summer Studio Theatre Classes

January 15, 2020
New adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s beloved novel Jane Eyre from Elizabeth Williamson, who also directs, will debut in February at Hartford Stage

January 9, 2020
PlayDate babysitting program to extend through remainder of 2019/2020 season

December 12, 2019
Obie Award-winning playwright and actor Nilaja Sun to perform her acclaimed solo show, Pike St.

November 27, 2019
Hartford Stage will present The Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)

November 13, 2019
Hartford Stage and The Mark Twain House & Museum to present Marley and Scrooge: Frenemies Reimagined, a free community event, on Tuesday, December 10

November 12, 2019
Twenty-eight Connecticut children cast in youth ensemble for A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas at Hartford Stage

November 11, 2019
Hartford Stage hosts 17th annual Community Night Performance of  A Christmas Carol on December 4

November 7, 2019
Connecticut’s beloved holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas, returns for its 22nd Season

November 5, 2019
Sixth annual sensory friendly performance of A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas will be held Saturday, December 7

October 24, 2019
Hartford Stage and Christ Church Cathedral partner to launch PlayDate, a free babysitting service for theatregoers, during Cry it Out

September 26, 2019
Pike St. playwright Nilaja Sun to serve as guest artist for Project: Transform

September 23, 2019
New partnership between Education @ Hartford and CT Inclusive Arts seeks to increase access to the arts for students of all abilities

September 18, 2019
Hartford Stage hosts art exhibition showcasing the work of local Latinx artists during run of Quixote Nuevo

September 17, 2019
Cry It Out, Molly Smith Metzler’s ode to modern-day motherhood, brings the laughs to Hartford Stage in October

August 12, 2019
Hartford Stage opens 2019/2020 season with Quixote Nuevo by award-winning playwright Octavio Solis

August 9, 2019
Hartford Stage to hold children’s auditions for the 22nd annual production of A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas

July 24, 2019
Education @ Hartford Stage announces cast and creative team for teen musical ensemble production of Once Upon a Mattress

July 13, 2019
Single and group tickets now on sale for Hartford Stage’s 2019/2020 season

July 10, 2019
Casting and performance dates announced for Breakdancing Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 9, 2019
Hartford Stage to host second fundraising golf tournament on September 12

July 3, 2019
Hartford Stage announces new board member appointments at Annual Meeting

June 5, 2019
Hartford Stage announces Cynthia Rider as new Managing Director

May 29, 2019
Hartford Stage extends run for the world premiere musical The Flamingo Kid through Saturday, June 15

May 21, 2019
Hershey Felder Returns to Hartford Stage in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

May 20, 2019
Hartford Stage to Hold Equity Principal Auditions for 2019/2020 Season

April 29
Auditions to be held for Breakdancing Shakespeare’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on May 8

April 25, 2019
Screenwriter Neal Marshall and Producer Michael Phillips to discuss the making of The Flamingo Kid film on Sunday, June 2

April 9, 2019
Hartford Stage announces last two plays of the 2019/2020 season

April 4, 2019
Stage One board members launch crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for Project: Transform

April 1, 2019
Hartford Stage announces cast and creative team for the world premiere musical The Flamingo Kid

March 28, 2019
Hartford Stage announces one additional play for the 2019/2020 season

March 14, 2019
Hartford Stage announces three plays for the 2019/2020 season

February 25, 2019
Hartford Stage announces cast and creative team for Jeeves & Wooster in “Perfect Nonsense”

January 28, 2019
Education @ Hartford Stage Accepting Entries for Annual Write On Young Playwrights’ Competition

January 22, 2019
Hartford Stage announces cast and creative team for Dominique Morisseau’s Detroit ’67

January 9, 2019
Hartford Stage announces OBIE Award-winning director Melia Bensussen as next Artistic Director

December 13, 2018
Zach Appelman, Richard Bekins, Mia Dillon and Beth Riesgraf lead the cast for the world premiere of Samuel Baum’s The Engagement Party

November 23, 2018
Hartford Stage to Host 16th Annual Community Night Performance of A Christmas Carol on November 28

November 19, 2018
Hershey Felder Returns to Hartford Stage in Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

November 8, 2018
Hartford Stage Hosts Fourth Annual Holiday Food Drive to Support Hands On Hartford

November 7, 2018
Hartford Stage Announces Youth Ensemble Cast for the 21st Season of A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas

November 5, 2018
Hartford Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team for the 21st Season of A Christmas Carol–A Ghost Story of Christmas

October 23, 2018
Mike Stotts to Step Down as Managing Director of Hartford Stage in January 2019

October 10, 2018
Hartford Stage to stage fifth annual sensory friendly performance of A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas on Saturday, December 1

September 17, 2018
Stephen Louis Grush will play the lead in Shakespeare’s Henry V at Hartford Stage