Stagenotes: Seder

A Conversation with Mia Dillon

Meet the Artist

Seder marks Mia Dillon’s return to Hartford Stage. In the world premiere play by Sarah Gancher, Dillon portrays Erzsike, a mother with a mysterious past working for the AVO, Hungary’s KGB, who seeks to reconcile with her eldest daughter. Read more…

Mia Dillon

The House of Terror

Then & Now

In 2002, the House of Terror museum opened at 60 Andrássy Street in downtown Budapest. The building, a stately 19th Century villa, was home to the Nazi-affiliated Hungarian Arrow Cross Party during World War II and later to the AVO, the brutal secret police of the Hungarian Communist Party… Read more…

The House of Terror

Set Designer Nick Vaughan

Artist to Artist

Houston-based artist Nick Vaughan returns to Hartford Stage after designing the set for last season’s production of Cloud 9, directed by Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson. Read more…

Nick Vaughan

The Jewish Community Foundation

Community Sponsor Spotlight

The Jewish Community Foundation (JCF), Hartford Stage’s community sponsor for Sarah Gancher’s Seder, serves both the faith-based and secular interests of the Jewish community of Greater Hartford. Grants made by the Foundation, and its donors, go to nonprofit organizations around the globe. Read more…

Jewish Community Foundation

Stage One

A Conversation with Jacqueline Iacovazzi

Stage One was created two years ago as an initiative to engage young professionals in the Greater Hartford area who are passionate about Hartford Stage and can be leaders and advocates for the theatre in their communities and peer groups. Read more…

Jacqueline Iocovazzi

Hart to Hartt

A Conversation with Johanna Morrison

With cheerful laughter, Johanna Morrison recalls the beginning of her illustrious 18-year run as Bettye Pigeon (the Doll Vendor) and The Ghost of Christmas Past. A beautiful journey marked by only one season’s absence, and a role which she will now pass on to her friend and colleague, Rebecka Jones, for the 20th anniversary season.. Read more…

Johanna Morrison

Meet the Apprentices

A Longstanding Commitment to Education

Hartford Stage continues on its long-standing commitment to education with its apprenticeship program. Every year, 12 early-career professionals are chosen from around the country to spend a season learning from the Hartford Stage staff. Read more…


Theatre Arts Program

Capital Community College

Earlier this year, Capital Community College announced a new Associate’s Degree program in Theatre Arts, with the first classes beginning this semester. Hartford Stage, along with other neighboring arts organizations. Read more…

Capital Community College

Short Takes

News from Hartford Stage

Lobby display, Edgerton Foundation award, an evening with Darko Tresnjak and Alexandra Silber, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, the 20th anniversary of A Christmas Carol. Read more…

Short Takes