Private Lives


Our Transformation

Next begins the final phase of renovations

This work will continue to increase patron comfort, amenities, and accessibility with the installation of a passenger elevator; renovations of the lower lobby and bar area; relocation and updates to the box office and house manager’s office; and improvements to the building…
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Meet the Artist

A Discussion with Set Designer Alexander Dodge

Perhaps you’ve seen Bell, Book & Candle, The Tempest, Twelfth Night or A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at Hartford Stage and marveled at the beautiful sets. They are all the work of award-winning set designer Alexander Dodge.
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Noël & Gertie

Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence

Noël Coward and Gertrude Lawrence first met as child actors in 1913, and were friends from then on. She became an international star in revues and musical theatre…
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Quotable Coward

A few witty gems from the master

“I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age – which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.”
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Meet the Staff

Pete Carey, Subscriptions Manager

“When you subscribe to Hartford Stage…you become part of the Hartford Stage family, and you are helping to support the fantastic art that goes on to our stage.”
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Spotlight On: the Student Performance Series

Each year, Hartford Stage welcomes thousands of young people to our Student Performance Series. These young people come to us from all over Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. For many of them, it is their first time seeing live theatre.
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Short Takes

Renovations, Sensory-Friendly Performance, Community Night & More

The ongoing transformation of Hartford Stage; The Jungle Book; Our first Sensory-Friendly performance of A Christmas Carol; Community Night benefit performance.
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