Murder on the Orient Express

Stagenotes: Murder on the Orient Express

Artist to Artist

Samantha Flint, Stage Manager

"As soon as I could walk, I was taking dance classes. From dance, it was an easy leap to musical theatre in middle school – even getting cast in some bigger roles. As much as I enjoyed performing, after my freshman year of high school I had a hunch that I wasn’t destined to be onstage forever." Read more...

Samantha Flint

Watch: Behind the Scenes Video

Costume Designer William Ivey Long

Costume designer William Ivey Long discusses his inspiration for the costumes in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express in this captivating video provided courtesy of the McCarter Theatre. Watch Video...

William Ivey Long

"The Train of My Dreams..."

Agatha Christie and the Orient Express

Christie made plans to travel to the West Indies and Jamaica, but, two days before her intended departure, she impulsively threw out her reservations and booked passage to Baghdad via the luxurious Orient Express. Read more...

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

A Potted Biography

A short biography of author Agatha Christie and some key facts about her career. Also included: A brief interview with her grandson and great grandson. Read more...

Agatha Christie

Production Sponsor Spotlight

Bank of America

"Hartford Stage won our Neighborhood Builder Award, which was a $200,000 grant that came with leadership training for the Executive Director. It’s an unrestricted grant. Every year, the award goes to one organization in one of Bank of America’s 45 communities." Read more...

Bank of America

Giving Teens a Voice at Hartford Stage

An Interview with Amara McNeil

Amara McNeil has been active in Teen Council since the beginning. An 11th grader at Classical Magnet School, Amara was kind enough to answer some questions about her experience with leadership and the Hartford Stage Teen Council. Read more...

Amara McNeil

Meet the Staff

Kyle Abraham, Development Associate

"I grew up in Sharpsburg, Georgia, a small town southwest of Atlanta. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Theatre Management from the University of Evansville. After graduating, I moved to Santa Fe where I worked at Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival." Read more...

Kyle Abraham

Short Takes

News from Hartford Stage

Edward Gorey lobby display; Gala preview; Stratford Festival trip, Seabury Education partnership; Aetna New Voices fellows; The Age of Innocence. Read more...

The Age of Innocence