Short Takes

Short Takes

Too Darn Hot

More than 300 Hartford Stage supporters gathered April 25 for the annual gala, Party in the Paint Shop 6: Too Darn Hot. The festive evening included live and silent auctions; a sneak peek performance from Kiss Me, Kate; and a superb dinner by Billy Grant Catering.

Hamlet PosterAd Club Award

Kudos to Taylor Benedum, Hartford Stage Graphic Designer and Brand Manager, for winning a 2014 Silver Award from the Ad Club of CT for the artwork she created for Hamlet. Benedum earned past awards for her designs for The Underpants, Macbeth and Hedda Gabler.

Shrek Jr. and Snow White

Registration is now open for all Hartford Stage Education Summer Studio classes! There’s something for every age group, from three to 17 years, and classes include improvisation, creative movement, Teen Musical Theatre Intensive, and the Youth Ensemble (performing Shrek Jr. and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs). See all of the classes at