Short Takes Short Takes Too Darn Hot! Save the date for the hottest party in town—Party in the Paint Shop 6: TOO DARN HOT—on Saturday, April 25. More details… “The Sammies” Hartford Stage earned the First Annual Samuel Clemens Award, a.k.a. “The Sammies,” for Community Partner of the Year from The Mark Twain House & Museum. Awards also went to The Hartford, Hartford Trinity College Magnet School, and volunteer John Holder. Thanks Sammie! Our Best Group Sales Specials ON SALE NOW! Groups of 10 or more can now book select performances of both The Pianist of Willesden Lane and Kiss Me, Kate for as much as 40% off the regular ticket price. Visit our Group Sales page, or contact Theresa MacNaughton at 860-520-7114.