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CT and The Stage-- A Hot and Cold Relationship

Connecticut and the stage have had a long and storied past.  It’s hard to believe that there were multiple points in history where theater and the stage were looked down upon or even banned, when today Connecticut boasts award-winning theaters that bolster our communities vibrancy.   433 more words

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Don't Miss This "Hamlet" at Hartford Stage

By Karen Isaacs

I’ve lost track of the number of productions of Hamlet I’ve seen. The last one was at the Yale Rep, directed by James Bundy and starring Paul Giammatti as Hamlet.  810 more words

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Burns and Allen, "Hamlet" at Hartford, "Joseph" at the Bushnell and More News

Inside notes and comments about Connecticut and New York Professional Theater

By Karen Isaacs

The Best of London: If you can’t get to London to see some top theater — and though I wish could, I can’t — you can see productions  broadcast live.  740 more words

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Oh, Oh It's Magic (Color Scratch Postcards)!

Travelers kicked off their fall employee giving campaign with a little magic– magic color scratch postcards, that is.  The Greater Hartford Arts Council was invited to participate in Travelers’ employee giving campaign with a number of other local organizations.  291 more words

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"Ether Dome" Is a Long but Fascinating Look at Medical History

By Karen Isaacs

 Behind every great invention are dozens of people claiming either whole or partial credit. In addition there are the skeptics and those who think only of fame, glory and profit.  965 more words

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Connecticut Theater Discounts, "Arcadia," New Plays

By Karen Isaacs

Promoting Theater with Discounts:  The Connecticut Dept. of Tourism in collaboration with six of Connecticut’s theaters is sponsoring “The Play! in Connecticut Fall Theater Festival.”  It includes discount tickets and offers for hotel and restaurants.  704 more words

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